Menchum language

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Menchum
Befang
Native to Cameroon
Native speakers
3,000 (2000)[1]
Dialects
  • Modele–Ushaku
  • Bangui–Befang–Obang
  • Okoromandjang
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bby
Glottolog befa1241[2]

Menchum, or Befang, is a divergent Southern Bantoid language of Cameroon. It may be a Grassfields language or closer to Tivoid.

Befang is the local town and also the name of the Menchum dialect spoken there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Menchum at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Befang". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.