Northwestern !Kung


A language of Namibia

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

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


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

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).


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

Language Use

Also use Afrikaans [afr], English [eng].

Language Development
Poetry. Radio programs.
Other Comments

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

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