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 (1994 SIL).

Location

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

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Cha’, Fungom (Northern Fungom, We), 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). Dictionary.
Other Comments

Christian (Roman Catholic).