Papel

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Moium, Oium, Papei, Pepel; Also, in Senegal: Moium, Oium, Papei, Pepel
  • Scriptures published:
    • New Testament (1996)
    • Portions (1981)
    • The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: No information available.
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Guinea-Bissau
  • Region: Biombo region: west of Bissau, Quinhamel area
  • Also used in: Senegal
  • Religion: traditional religion, Christian
  • Number of users: 140,200 (136,000 in Guinea-Bissau (2006); 4,200 in Senegal (2006))
  • Vitality: Developing

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)