Northwestern !Kung

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A language of Namibia

Alternate Names
!’O-!Khung, !Ku, !Kung, !Xun, Sekela, Vasekela Bushman, Vasekele
Population

54,000 (2002 J. Leclerc). Total users in all countries: 59,630.

Location

Kavango East and Zambezi regions; Otjozondjupa region: southeast of Omataku river.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. May be the same as Kung-Ekoka [knw].

Language Use

Also use Afrikaans [afr], especially in formal domains. Also use English [eng], especially in formal domains.

Language Development
Radio.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Large numbers migrated to Namibia and South Africa due to the Angola war.

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