L1 users: 8,000 (2014 G. Boyd).
Centre region: Mbam-and-Inoubou division, Mmala canton, in and south of Bokito.
Even in the village and at home, some children use French [fra]. Speakers do not think French will replace Mmaala. Religious services. Some young people, all adults. Most also use Elip [ekm], Yangben [yav]. Most also use French [fra], from school age on. A few also use Bulu [bum], especially in the Presbyterian Church (EPC). Also use Ewondo [ewo], especially in the Catholic Church, generally in singing only. Used as L2 by Elip [ekm], Yangben [yav].
Latin script [Latn].
Christian, Muslim, traditional religion.