Mungaka

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Bali, Li, Munga’ka, Ngaaka, Nga’ka
Population

50,100 (1982 SIL).

Location

North West Region, Mezam division, Bali subdivision; West Region, Bamboutos division, southeast Galim subdivision; Mifi division, north Bafoussam subdivision.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bali Nyonga (Bali), Nde (Bandeng), Ti (Bati).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Radio programs. Dictionary. Bible: 1961–1970.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Different from 3 languages in Democratic Republic of the Congo called Bali [bep], [bbn], [tek], Bali [ben] of Nigeria, or the Bali dialect of Chamba [ndi] of Nigeria and Cameroon, although many of these people have Chamba ethnic origins. Traditional religion, Christian.