Weh

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A language of Cameroon

Population

6,900 (1994 SIL), increasing.

Location

North West Region, Menchum division, Wum Central subdivision, Weh village.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Little dialect variation. Reportedly similar to Aghem [agq].

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Also use Cameroon Pidgin [wes], Isu [isu]. Used as L2 by Aghem [agq], Isu [isu].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 20%. Poetry. Radio programs.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.