Kol language (Cameroon)

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Native toCameroon
Native speakers
(12,000 cited 1988)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3biw

Kol is a Niger–Congo language of the Bantu family. It is spoken in the East Province of Cameroon, in the vicinity of Messaména. Alternate names for Kol language include Bikele-Bikay, Bikele-Bikeng, Bekol.


  1. ^ Kol at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kol (Cameroon)". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online

Further reading[edit]

  • Henson, Bonnie Jean. 2007. The phonology and morphosyntax of Kol. Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. xx, 592 p.