Spoken L1 Language: Fang (Equatorial Guinea)

Comments on subclassification

Piper, Klaus 1989

AES status:
not endangered
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2024
Fang (fan-fan) = 3 (Wider communication). De facto language of national identity. Became dominant in the 19th century assimilating other related or less-related languages. Used in church, trade (noted for ivory and ironwork), musical oral tradition, and farming.
show big map


Details Name Title Any field ca Year Pages Doctype ca Provider da