Ngwo language


Ngwo language
Ngwo
Ngwɔ
Pronunciation ŋɡwɔ
Spoken in Cameroon
Native speakers 50,500  (2000)
Language family
Niger–Congo
  • Atlantic–Congo
Dialects
Konda
Basa
Writing system Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ngn

The Ngwo speak a Grassfields Bantu language of Cameroon. The Konda and Basa varieties are perhaps divergent enough to be considered distinct languages.

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