Bafanji

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Bafangi, Bafanyi, Chufie’, Chuufi, Nchufie
Population

17,000 (2008 SIL).

Location

North West region: Ngo-Ketunjia division, Balikumbat subdivision, southwest of Ndop on Ndop plain.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly imilar to Bamali [bbq], Bamenyam [bce], and Bambalang [bmo].

Language Use

Home, neighborhood, farm. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Cameroon Pidgin [wes]. Used as L2 by Bamukumbit [bqt].

Language Development
Basic literacy materials. Poetry. Radio programs. Dictionary. Bible portions: 2014.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.