L1 users: 13,200 (2008 Misaje Council).
North West region: Donga-Mantung division, Misaje subdivision, Bem, Chunge, Kibbo, Mungong, Nfume, and Nkanchi villages west of Nkambe; Menchum division, Bum subdivision.
SVO; prepositions; noun head initial; 15 noun classes; content-question word predominantly clause final; clause constituents marked by word order; 18 consonant phonemes, 7 vowel phonemes; tonal.
Younger people tend to leave village for larger towns for school or work. Home, market, church. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Bum [bmv], Cameroon Pidgin [wes], Chungmboko [cug], English [eng], Hausa [hau], Kemedzung [dmo], Limbum [lmp], Nigerian Fulfulde [fuv], Noone [nhu], Sari [asj]. Used as L2 by Bum [bmv], Hausa [hau], Kemedzung [dmo], Mbororo Fulfulde [fuv], Noone [nhu], Sari [asj].
Latin script [Latn].
Christian, traditional religion.