Mefele

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Boulahay, Bula, Bulahai
Population

11,000 (2002 SIL).

Location

Far North Region, Mayo-Tsanaga division, Mokolo subdivision, south and east of Mokolo. 6 villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Mefele, Muhura (Mouhour), Serak (Sirak), Shugule (Chougoule).

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. Bilingualism in Fulfulde [fub] increasing due to travel. French [fra] use increasing by the few children in school. Mafa [maf] use increasing among children, who learn it at school and market. Used as L2 by Cuvok [cuv].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].