215,000 (2016). Total users in all countries: 356,800.
Bafata region: Gamamundo sector; Cacheu region; Oio region: north.
Bok (Babok, Sarar, Teixeira Pinto, Tsaam), Likes-Utsia (Baraa, Kalkus), Cur (Churo), Lund, Yu (Pecixe, Pulhilh, Siis). Some dialects may be separate languages.
Nominal prefixes, 2 plural forms; complex auxiliary verbs and aspect particles; verb suffixes; relative clauses functioning as adjectives, with nominal markers at beginning and end; pitch distinction on verbal and nominal forms; emphatic markers.
Latin script [Latn].
Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.