Jimi

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Djimi, Jimjimen, ’Um Falin
Population

3,500 (1982 SIL).

Location

Far North Region, Mayo-Tsanaga division. Bourrha area, on Nigeria border.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Djimi, Jimo, Malabu, Wadi (Wa’i), Zumo (Zame, Zomo, Zumu). Reportedly similar to Gude [gde].

Language Use

Also use Adamawa Fulfulde [fub], French [fra].

Language Development
Bible portions: 2006–2009.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Different from Jimi [jmi] of Nigeria in Bauchi State, which is West Chadic. Muslim, traditional religion.