Baba

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Baba I, Bapa, Bapakum, Papia, Papiak, Papiakum, Supapya
Autonym
Supapyak’
Population

24,500 (2005 SIL).

Location

North West region: Ngo-Ketunjia division, Babessi subdivision on Ndop plain, Baba village.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Related to Mungaka [mhk] and Bamun [bax].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Cameroon Pidgin [wes].

Language Development
Basic literacy materials. Radio. Dictionary.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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