L1 users: 5 (Brenzinger 2013), decreasing. 5 elderly women, 3 speaking the N|uu dialect in Upington, 2 speaking the ||Au variety in Olifantshoek. Ethnic population: 500 (1998 N. Crawhall).
Northern Cape province: Olifantshoek and Upington towns.
8b (Nearly extinct).
N|u, ||Au, ||Ng!ke (||Ng, |Ing|ke, Ng||-|e). Reportedly similar to |Xam [xam].
The |’Auni dialect has no remaining speakers. Christian, traditional religion.