Mada

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A language of Cameroon

Autonym
Maɗa
Population

17,000 (1982 SIL).

Location

Far North region: Mayo-Sava division, Tokombéré subdivision, Mada massif at edge of Mandara mountains and neighboring plain.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Many also use Zulgo-Gemzek [gnd]. Some also use Matal [mfh]. Also use Wuzlam [udl]. Used as L2 by Matal [mfh], Wuzlam [udl].

Language Development
Literature. Dictionary. Bible portions: 1989.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Distinct from Mada [mda] of Nigeria, which is Benue-Congo.

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