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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Galim, “Jemjem” (pej.), Nizaa, “Njemnjem” (pej.), “Nyamnyam” (pej.), “Nyemnyem” (pej.), Ssuga
Population

10,000 (1985).

Location

Adamawa region: Faro-and-Déo division, Galim area southwest of Tignère; Mayo-Banyo division, north Banyo subdivision, Sambolabbo area.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Also use Adamawa Fulfulde [fub].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: A few adults literate in Fulfulde. Few can read Roman script. Dictionary. Grammar.
Other Comments

Different from Nimbari [nmr] (Nyamnyam) of Cameroon. Sewe may be an alternate name. Ethnic autonym: Baghap. Muslim, Christian, traditional religion.