Mefele language

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Native to Cameroon
Region Far North Province
Native speakers
11,000 (2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mfj
Glottolog mefe1242[2]

Mefele is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in northern Cameroon. Dialects are Mefele, Muhura, Serak, and Shugule. Blench (2006) considers Shugule (Shügule) a separate language.[3]


  1. ^ Mefele at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mefele". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Blench, 2006. The Afro-Asiatic Languages: Classification and Reference List (ms)