Njyem

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Djem, Dzem, Ndjem, Ndjeme, Ndzem, Ngyeme, Njem, Njeme, Nyem
Population

3,500 in Cameroon. 85% monolingual. Population total all countries: 7,000.

Location

East Region, Upper Nyong division, Ngoila subdivision. Also in Congo.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

All domains. Positive attitudes. 15% also use French [fra].

Language Development
50 can read it, 10 can write it. Poetry. New media. Bible portions: 2002.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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