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A language of Botswana

Alternate Names
Dcui, G!wikwe, G|wi, G|wikhwe, Gcwi
Population

1,470 (Brenzinger 2013).

Location

Kweneng district: Dutlwe, Serinane, Takotokwane, Kautwane, Khekhenye, Letihakeng, Morwamosu, and Tsetseng; Ghanzi district: New Xade, East Hanahai, and Kacgae.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Khute.

Language Use

Also use English [eng], Naro [nhr], Tswana [tsn], ||Gana [gnk]. Used as L2 by !Xóõ [nmn], ||Gana [gnk].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 15–29 years: 40% in Tswana [tsn], 2% in English; 30–54 years: 2% in Tswana, 0% in English; 55 and older: 0%.