Mmen

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Bafmen, Bafmeng, Bafoumeng, Bafumen, Mme
Population

35,000 (2001 SIL), increasing. 1,000 Fungom (1993 SIL).

Location

North West region: Menchum division, Wum subdivision, along Fundong road northwest of Fundong.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Fungom (Northern Fungom, We), Cha’, Nyos.

Language Use

All ages. Also use French [fra], Kom [bkm]. Used as L2 by Kom [bkm].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25% (Fungom dialect). Dictionary.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.