Isu

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Bimbia, Isubu, Isuwu, Su, Subu
Population

800 (1982 SIL). Few speakers (Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007).

Location

South West Region, Fako division, Tiko subdivision, Bimbia estuary area east of Limbe and west of Douala, at the foot of Mount Cameroon. 3 villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Some children. Also use Duala [dua], Mokpwe [bri].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1843–1852.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Distinct from Isu [isu], which is Narrow Grassfields.