Mbudum

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Mbedam
Population

6,000 (2001 SIL).

Location

Far North Region, Mayo-Tsanaga division, Mokolo subdivision, northeast of Hina.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

L1 of most Mbudum children. Positive attitudes. Some also use Fulfulde [fub] or French [fra].

Language Development
French [fra] is the language of instruction, and reportedly children speak only French during class time, although teachers sometimes give explanation in Mbudum (2003 M. Lamberty).
Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.