Mpumpong language

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Mpumpong
Mpumpoŋ
Pronunciation[pʰùpʰôŋ]
Native toCameroon
Native speakers
(75,000, incl. Konabem cited 1991–1996)[1]
Niger–Congo
Dialects
  • Mezime (Medjime)
  • Mpiemo
  • Mpumpong
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
mgg – Mpumpong
mcx – Mpiemo
Glottologmpon1254  Mpongmpong[2]
mpie1238  Mpiemo[3]
A.86[4]

Mpumpong (Mpongmpong) is a Bantu language of Cameroon. Maho (2009) considers Mpiemo to be a dialect.

The diagraph ⟨mp⟩ is pronounced like an English p.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mpumpong at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Mpiemo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mpongmpong". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mpiemo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online