Isu

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A language of Cameroon

Population

15,400 (1993 SIL), increasing.

Location

North West region: Menchum division, Wum Central subdivision, widespread to Nigeria border.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Very positive attitudes. Also use Aghem [agq], Cameroon Pidgin [wes], English [eng], Weh [weh]. Used as L2 by Aghem [agq], Weh [weh].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 10%. Poetry. Radio programs.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Different from Isu [szv] (Subu, Bimbia), which is Narrow Bantu A.20. Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.