Nzakambay

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Mboum, Mbum, Mbum Nzakambay, Njakambai, Nzak Mbai, Nzaka Mbay, Nzakmbay
Population

18,500 in Chad (2000). Population total all countries: 31,500.

Location

Logone Oriental Region, Monts de Lam department, Baïbokoum subprefecture, Cameroon border, near Baïbokoum; Zoli dialect: Monts de Lam area. Also in Cameroon.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Nzakambay, Zoli. Similar to Karang [kzr] and Kuo [xuo].

Language Development
NT: 1968–1994.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Different from Mbay [myb], which is Nilo-Saharan, and from Mbum [mdd] of Cameroon. Traditional religion.

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