Teke-Fuumu

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A language of Congo

Alternate Names
Fumu, Fuumu, Kiteke, South Central Teke, Teke du Pool
Population

8,150 (2000). 740,000 all Teke languages in Congo (2012 World Factbook).

Location

Pool department. Fuumu dialect: north of Brazzaville; Wuumu dialect: south and west of Lefini river, Plateaux department.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Fuumu (Fumu, Ifuumu, Mfumu), Wuumu (Iwuumu, Wumbu). Teke-Eboo [ebo],Teke-Nzikou [nzu], and Teke-Fuumu [ifm] are reportedly similar enough to easily share the same literature.

Language Use

Also use Lingala [lin].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.