Nugunu

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Behie, Beke, Gounou, Gunu, Nu Gunu, Ombessa, Yambasa, Yambassa
Population

35,000 (1987 SIL).

Location

Center Region, Mbam and Inoubou divisions, Ombessa and Bokito subdivisions, Ombessa area southwest.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Northern Gunu, Southern Gunu.

Language Use

All ages. Also use French [fra]. Used as L2 by Bati [btc], Hijuk [hij].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Poetry. Dictionary. Bible portions: 2000–2010.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].