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 Limbé and west of Douala, at the foot of Mount Cameroon, 3 villages; Littoral region: Wouri division.

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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.