Fe'fe' language

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Nufi, Fotouni, Bafang[1]
Native to Cameroon
Region Haut-Nkam (Upper Nkam)
Ethnicity Bamileke Fe'efe'e
Native speakers
c. 140,000 (2005)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 fmp
Glottolog fefe1239[3]

Fe'fe' or Fe'efe'e, also known as Nufi and Bafang, is a Bamileke language spoken in Cameroon, around the town of Bafang. It was one of the four languages selected for option at the Collège Libermann at Douala (along with Duala, Basaa and Banjun).[4]

Writing system[edit]

Fe'fe alphabet
Uppercase A B C D E Ə F G Gh H I J K L M N Ŋ O P S Sh T U Ʉ V W Y Z Zh ʼ
Lowercase a ɑ b c d e ə f g gh h i j k l m n ŋ o p s sh t u ʉ v w y z zh ʼ


  1. ^ OLAC resources in and about the Fe'fe' language. Open Language Archives.
  2. ^ Fe'fe' at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Fe'fe'". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Patrick Renaud, Le Français au Cameroun in: Le Français hors de France sous la direction de A. Valdman, Editions Honoré Champion, Paris, 1979.

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