Limbum

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Bojiin, Limbom, Llimbumi, Ndzungle, Ndzungli, Njungene, Nsungali, Nsungli, Nsungni, Wimbum
Population

73,000 in Cameroon (1982 SIL), increasing.

Location

North West Region, Donga-Mantung division, Nkambe subdivision, Nkambe and Ndu areas.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Tang, Wat, Wiyeh.

Language Use

All ages. Also use French [fra], Lamnso’ [lns]. Used as L2 by Lamnso’ [lns], Tigon Mbembe [nza].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Some literacy classes. Poetry. Films. Videos. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2002.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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