Language of the Day for 12 September 2017

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Ncane [ncr]

A language of
Cameroon
Population
13,200 (2008 Misaje Council).
Status
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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