Teke-Tyee

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A language of Congo

Alternate Names
Kwe, Tee, Tyee, West Teke
Population

14,400. 740,000 all Teke languages in Congo (2012 World Factbook).

Location

Lékoumou, Pool, and Bouenza departments, between Makaka and Kitembe.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 85% with Kukuya [kkw] and Eboo [ebo].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Kituba [mkw].

Language Development
Bible portions: 2010–2014.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.