Swo language

Spoken in

  • Niger - Congo languages Benue - Congo languages Bantoide languages Bantu languages so




So ( also Fo, Shwo and Sso ) is a Bantu language and is spoken by about 9,000 people in Cameroon ( census 1992).

It is in the district of Nyong -et- Mfoumou in the province of Centre and sporadically distributed in the province in the district of Haut- Nyong Est.


Thus, a Northwest Bantu language and is part of the Makaa - Njem group that is classified as Guthrie Zone A80.

She has the dialects Melan Melan So So and So Emvane is influenced by the languages ​​Beti, Ewondo and Bulu.