Bafut

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Befe, Bufe, Fu, Fut
Population

105,000 (2005), increasing.

Location

North West Region, Mezam division, Tuba subdivision, Bafut.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bafut, Bufe (Afughe).

Language Use

Home, market, community. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 30%. Literacy programs in 20 schools and 30 churches. Taught in primary schools. Radio programs. Grammar. NT: 1999.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.