Spoken L1 Language: Cameroon Pidgin

Comments on subclassification

Hancock, Ian 1987

AES status:
not endangered
Source:
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons, and Charles D. Fennig 2019
Comment:
Pidgin, Cameroon (wes-wes) = 3 (Wider communication). Since 1884 used by police, prisons, urban school children at play. Now the most widespread lingua franca in Cameroon, used by about half the population (Todd and Mühlhäusler 1978).
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