Hijuk

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A language of Cameroon

Population

400 (1992 SIL).

Location

Centre region: Mbam-and-Inoubou division, Bokito subdivision, southwest of Bokito, Batanga village, 2 quartiers.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 31% with Bafia [ksf], 87% with Basaa [bas], 30% with Yangben [yav], 40% with Mbule [mlb].

Language Use

All adults, some young people. Also use Basaa [bas], French [fra], Yangben [yav].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 0%.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].