Elip

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Belibi, Belip, Central Yambassa, Libie, Nulibie, Nulibié
Population

6,400 (1982 SIL).

Location

Center Region, Mbam and Inoubou divisions, southeast of Bokito town, in watershed of Mbam and Sanaga rivers. Yambasa village.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Nukanya, Nulamba, Nuyambassa.

Language Use

Some young people, all adults. Positive attitudes. Also use Bulu [bum], Ewondo [ewo], French [fra], Mmaala [mmu], Yangben [yav]. Used as L2 by Mmaala [mmu], Yangben [yav].

Language Development
Bible portions: 2007.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].