Eton, or Ìtón, is a Bantu language spoken by the Eton people of Cameroon. The exact number of Eton speakers is unknown, although Ethnologue cites 52,000 speakers based on a 1982 estimate by SIL. Bernard Delpech cites 250,000 inhabitants of the Eton area in 1985. The latest estimate seems to be much closer to reality 
It is mutually intelligible with Ewondo, a fact which may have delayed its study for some time.
Ethnologue cites four dialects of Eton, but its speakers generally distinguish two, a northern and a southern dialect, the latter of which is closer to the Ewondo language.
- Velde, Mark L. O. Van de. A Grammar of Eton, Mouton de Gruyter, 2008. ISBN 978-3-11-020440-7
|This Cameroon-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This Bantu language-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|