A language of Congo

Alternate Names
Central Teke, Ndzindziu, Njiunjiu, Njyunjyu

Plateaux department: Djambala area; Pool department.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).


Teke-Eboo. A hybrid of the dialects is emerging among young people.

Language Use

Some young people, all adults. Also use Lingala [lin].

Language Development

Small scale adult literacy program run by local group and SIL.


Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Teke-Nzikou and Teke-Eboo [ebo] can be considered dialects of the same language, though there is no group name, apart from Teke. Both dialects use the same literacy materials. A hybrid of the dialects emerging among young people. Traditional religion, Christian.

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