4,400, all users. L1 users: No known L1 speakers (Samarin 1971). L2 users: 4,400 (2006). Ethnic population: No ethnic community.
North region: Mayo-Rey division, Touboro subdivision.
9 (Second language only).
The language of initiation rites practiced by the Gbaya, Mbum, and some Sara-Laka. Vocabulary is borrowed from Sara languages (Samarin 1971).