Spoken L1 Language: Cameroon Pidgin

Comments on subclassification

Magnus Huber 1999: 75-129

AES status:
not endangered
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2023
Pidgin, Cameroon (wes-wes) = 3 (Wider communication). Originated along the west coast of Africa from Sierra Leone through Nigeria to Cameroon around 1800 and used as a trade language. Now the most widespread lingua franca in Cameroon, used by about half the population.
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