Jukun Takum

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Diyu, Jukun, Njikum
Population

2,440 in Cameroon (2000).

Location

North West Region, Menchum division, Furu-Awa subdivision, Ntjieka, Furu-Turuwa, and Furu-Sambari villages.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Donga (Akpanzhi), Takum.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Akum [aku], Beezen [bnz], Busuu [bju], Kutep [kub], Naki [mff], South Giziga [giz], Yukuben [ybl].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1980.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 1974.

Other Comments

‘Njikum’ is preferred in Cameroon.

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