Nyong

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Daganonga, Daganyonga, Mubako, Mumbake, Ndagam, Nyongnepa, Samba Bali
Population

30,000 in Cameroon (2008 census).

Location

North West Region, Ngo-Ketunjia division, Balikumbat subdivision, near Ndop plain in Balikumbat, Baligansin, and Baligashu villages; Mezam division, Baligham.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. They consider themselves the same ethnically as Samba Leko [ndi], but intelligibility is low.

Language Use

Also use Cameroon Pidgin [wes], English [eng].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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