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Ipulo

A language of Cameroon

ISO 639-3ass

Population  2,500 (1990 SIL).
Region  South West Province, Manyu Division, Akwaya Subdivision, southeast of Akwaya.
Language map  Southwestern Cameroon, Enlarged Area, reference number 166
Alternate names   Assumbo, Asumbo, Badzumbo
Dialects  Olulu, Tinta, Etongo. Lexical similarity: 90% between the Olulu and Tinta dialects. Lexical similarity 60% with Eman [emn], 50% with Caka [ckx], 40% with Balo [bqo] and Osatu [ost], 35% with Esimbi [ags].
Classification  Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Tivoid
Language use  Some also use Cameroon Pidgin [wes], Eman, or Caka.
Comments  Agriculturalists. Traditional religion.