Tunen

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Banen, Banend, Nen, Penin, Penyin
Population

35,300.

Location

Center Region, Mbam and Inoubou divisions, Ndikinimeki and Makenene subdivisions; Littoral Region, Nkam division, Yingui subdivision.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Alinga (Eling, Tuling), Ndoktuna, Niguessen (Mese, Paningesen, Sese), Toboany (Itundu), Tufombo (Logananga, Ndogbang, Ndokbiakat). Similar to Nyokon [nvo], Nomaande [lem], and Tuotomb [ttf].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 2010.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

May be in Bantu A.60. Distinct from Pinyin [pny] in the Ngemba group. Traditional religion, Christian.