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

None known. Lexical similarity: 74% with Awing [azo].

Language Use

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

Language Development
Radio programs.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.