Weh

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A language of Cameroon

Population

8,000 (1993 SIL), increasing.

Location

North West region: Menchum division, Wum Central subdivision, Weh village.

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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.