Bamukumbit

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Bamenkombit, Bamenkoumbit, Bamoukoumbit, Bamunkum, Bamunkumbit, Mangkong, Mankong
Population

12,000 (2008 census).

Location

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

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 74% with Awing [azo].

Language Use

Adults can use Bafanji [bfj] and Bamali [bbq]. Those educated beyond primary level can use English [eng] as L2. Cameroon Pidgin [wes] is generally spoken and understood.

Language Development
Radio programs.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.