Language of the Day for 12 September 2017


Ncane [ncr]

A language of
13,200 (2008 Misaje Council).
6a (Vigorous).
Language Use
Younger people tend to leave village for larger towns for school or work. Home, market, church. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Bum [bmv], Cameroon Pidgin [wes], Chungmboko [cug], English [eng], Hausa [hau], Kemedzung [dmo], Limbum [lmp], Nigerian Fulfulde [fuv], Noone [nhu], Sari [asj]. Used as L2 by Bum [bmv], Hausa [hau], Kemedzung [dmo], Mbororo Fulfulde [fuv], Noone [nhu], Sari [asj].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 3%. Literacy program started 2011. Schooling is in English [eng]. Bible portions: 2014.
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