Ju|’hoan

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A language of Namibia

Alternate Names
!Xo, !Xun, Dobe Kung, Dzu’oasi, Ju’oasi, Kung, Kung-Tsumkwe, Tshumkwe, Xaixai, Xû, Zhu’oasi
Population

25,000 in Namibia (2002 J. Leclerc). Total users in all countries: 30,000.

Location

Otjozondjupa region: east central; Omaheke region: north border; Kavango East and Kavango West regions.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Dzu’oasi (Ssu Ghassi, Zhu’oase), Nogau (Agau), ‡Kx’au||’ein (||Au||ei, ||X’au||’e, ‡Kx’au||’ei, Auen, Kaukau, Koko, Kung-Gobabis).

Language Development
Nyaenyae Development Trust is teaching reading in Namibia. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2008.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Ethnic autonym: Ju|’hoan. Traditional religion, Christian.

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