AKOOSE (Cameroon)

Key Information

For key information refer to the SIL Ethnologue

Lexicon/Dictionary in HTML format

There is no lexicon/dictionary in HTML format available.

Publications in PDF format


These electronic publications are published by SIL Cameroon. They represent the concrete results of research carried out by SIL field members and others. Some are preliminary work papers and not polished research. They are based on field notes and are in some cases the work of young researchers with minimal training. Language policy proposals included in technical documents do not necessarily represent the position of SIL Cameroon.

The following publications are available as PDF files. The titles are links to the actual files, which you may view using Acrobat Reader or save to your own disk.

Language Title Author Year Pages Size
AKOOSE Akoose Orthography Guide 2011 22 349
AKOOSE Phonology of Akoose 1977 91 7056
AKOOSE Some Issues in the Establishment of an Orthography for Akóóse 1985 7 59
AKOOSE The Manenguba Languages of Cameroon 1987 309 19947


AKOOSE speech
Akoose greetings in order:

  • Good Morning!
  • Good Afternoon!

Links to Published books

A Grammar of Akoose: a Northwest Bantu LanguageRobert Hedinger, 2008. A Grammar of Akoose: a Northwest Bantu Language, 303 pages.

Links to Surveys

http://www.sil.org/silesr/2003/silesr2003-007.pdfA sociolinguistic survey among the Bakossi