Mser

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Kotoko-Kuseri, Kouseri, Kousseri, Kuseri
Population

500 in Cameroon (Tourneux 2004).

Location

Far North Region, Logone and Chari divisions, Kousseri subdivision. Also in Chad.

Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

Bodo, Digam, Mpade (Makari), Shewe (Mani), Woulki. Comprehension of Lagwan [kot] is marginal. Related to Lagwan, Afade [aal], Malgbe [mxf], Maslam [msv], and Mpade [mpi].

Language Use

In rapid decline (Tourneux 2004).

Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

‘Mandage’ is used by the Kotoko to refer to either the northern group of Kotoko languages (Mpade [mpi], Afade [aal], Maslam [msv], Malgbe [mxf]) or the Kotoko group as a whole (including Mser [kqx] and Lagwan [mxf]). Muslim.

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