Ekajuk is an endangered language spoken in the rainforest of southern Cameroon. It is closely related to other languages in the area, such as Mambila and Bamileke. There are only about 200 speakers of Ekajuk left, and most of them are over the age of 60. The Ekajuk language is in danger of disappearing due to the fact that there are so few speakers remaining. The language is not being passed down to younger generations, and as the older generations die off, the language will die with them. This is a tragedy, as Ekajuk is a unique and beautiful language with a rich history. Ekajuk has a complex system of tones, which are used to convey meaning. For example, a high tone can indicate surprise, while a low tone can indicate sadness. This makes Ekajuk a very expressive language, and one that is difficult to translate into other languages. The Ekajuk people have a rich culture and history. For centuries, they have lived in the rainforest, sustenance farming and hunting for their food. They have a deep connection to the natural world, and their language reflects this. Ekajuk has many words for different types of animals, plants, and natural phenomena. The Ekajuk people are facing a difficult future. Their language is endangered, and their way of life is under threat from encroaching development. However, they remain a proud and resilient people, determined to preserve their culture and language.

Language group

Atlantic-Congo languages

Language locales, regions and scripts

Ekajuk, Latin