Musgu

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Mousgou, Mousgoum, Mousgoun, Munjuk, Musgum, Musuk, Muzuk
Population

61,500 in Cameroon (1982 SIL). Population total all countries: 85,900.

Location

Far North Region, Mayo-Danay division, Maga subdivision.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Beege (Jafga), Luggoy, Maniling (Mani-Iling), Mpus (Mousgoum de Pouss, Pouss, Pus), Muzuk (Mousgoum de Guirvidig), Ngilemong, Vulum (Mulwi, Vlum). Vulum dialect is mainly in Chad.

Language Use

Also use Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu].

Language Development
NT: 1964.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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