Mina

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Besleri, Hina
Population

11,000 (2000).

Location

Far North region: Mayo-Tsanaga division, Hina subdivision, 20 villages south of Mokolo.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Besleri, Jingjing (Dzumdzum), Kefedjevreng.

Language Use

Vigorous. All ages. Also use Adamawa Fulfulde [fub]. Also use Daba [dbq], but most not generally bilingual in it. Also use French [fra], especially educated people. Used as L2 by Mbudum [xmd].

Language Development
Positive attitudes towards literacy. Grammar.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Muslim, Christian, traditional religion.

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