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). 454,000 all Teke languages in Congo (Johnstone and Mandryk 2001).

Location

Pool Region. Fuumu dialect: north of Brazzaville; Wuumu dialect north and northwest of Lefini river.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

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 Development
Bible portions: 2009.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].