Vemgo-Mabas

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A language of Nigeria

Population

10,000 in Nigeria (1993). Population total all countries: 15,000.

Location

Adamawa State, Michika LGA, Madagali district.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Mabas, Vemgo, Visik (Vizik). 56% intelligibility of Lamang [hia], 36% intelligibility of Hdi [xed]. Possibly intelligible of Mafa [maf]. Lexical similarity: 78% with Hdi [xed], 64% with Lamang [hia], 50% with Gvoko [ngs].

Language Use

Also use Hdi [xed], Mafa [maf], Nigerian Fulfulde [fuv], Psikye [kvj].

Other Comments

Maya may be an alternate name. Different from Maba [mde] of Chad. Traditional religion, Christian.

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