Nomaande

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Lemande, Mande, Mandi, Noomaante, Numaand, Numand, Pimenc
Population

6,000 (1982 SIL), increasing.

Location

Centre region: Mbam-and-Inoubou division, west and north Bokito subdivision, southwest of Bafia [ksf] language area; Littoral region: Sanaga-Maritime division, small area, eastern border.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Very positive attitudes. French [fra] is widely used.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%. Literacy rate in L2: 40%. A subject in some schools. Poetry. Newspapers. Dictionary. NT: 2008.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, Muslim, traditional religion.