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. Also use Adamawa Fulfulde [fub], 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 [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.