Osatu

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Ihatum, Ossatu
Population

400 (2002 SIL).

Location

South West Region, Manyu division, Akwaya subdivision, southeast of Asumbo.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 60% with Balo [bqo], 40% with Ipulo [ass] and Caka [ckx], 35% with Mesaka [iyo] and Esimbi [ags].

Language Use

Also use Cameroon Pidgin [wes].

Language Development
Literacy is in English.
Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Traditional religion.