Teke-Nzikou

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A language of Congo

Alternate Names
Njiunjiu, Njyunjyu
Population

454,000 all Teke languages in Congo (Johnstone and Mandryk 2001).

Location

Plateaux Region, around Djambala.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Teke-Eboo. A hybrid of the dialects is emerging among young people.

Language Development
Small scale adult literacy program run by local group and SIL. Bible portions.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Teke-Nzikou and Teke-Eboo [ebo] can be considered dialects of the same language, though there is no group name, apart from Teke. Both dialects use the same literacy materials. A hybrid of the dialects emerging among young people. Traditional religion.