Mbukushu

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A language of Namibia

Alternate Names
Gova, Kusso, Mambukush, Mampukush, Mbukuhu, Mbukushi, Thimbukushu
Population

6,100 in Namibia (2006). Population total all countries: 35,100.

Location

Northwest Ovambo and northeast Okavango Area, Andara.

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Language Status

5 (Developing). Recognized language (2001, Education Act No. 16, Article 35), implemented by Ministry of Education, 2003.

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Kwangali [kwm].

Language Use

Used as L2 by Yeyi [yey].

Language Development
Radio programs. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1986.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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