Tsuvan

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Matsuvan, Motsuvan, Tchede, Telaki, Teleki, Terki
Population

2,300 (2000 SIL).

Location

Far North region: Mayo-Tsanaga division, southeast Bourrah subdivision, Tchevi village, 5 quartiers found in an area 10 km in diameter northeast of Dourbeye; some in North region: Mayo-Louti division.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Home, friends, work, ceremonies. Some young people, all adults. Most also use Adamawa Fulfulde [fub], with diglossia. Also use French [fra], as medium of instruction in school.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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