Hijuk language

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Native to Cameroon
Native speakers
400  (1992)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 hij
Glottolog hiju1238[2]

Hijuk is a minor Bantu language of Cameroon. Guthrie had left it unclassified within the Bafia languages (A.50), but according to Ethnologue 16, it has only 45% lexical similarity with Bafia, and 84% with Basaa.


  1. ^ Hijuk at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Hijuk". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online