Yamba language

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Yamba
RegionCameroon
EthnicityYamba
Native speakers
80,000 in Cameroon (2000)[1]
Dialects
  • Mbem
  • Ntem
  • Mfe
  • Nkot
  • Ntong
  • Kwak
Language codes
ISO 639-3yam – inclusive code
Individual code:
kwq – Kwak
Glottologyamb1251[2]

Yamba is a Grassfields language of the Northwest region of Southern Cameroon, with a small number of speakers in Eastern Nigeria. Mbem village has the largest population of Yamba speakers in the region.

References[edit]

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