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Mambai

A language of Cameroon

ISO 639-3mcs

Population  8,000 in Cameroon (2002 SIL). Population total all countries: 10,000.
Region  North Province, Benoue Division, extreme north Bibemi Subdivision, along Mayo-Kebi River near Chad border. Also in Chad.
Language map  Northern Cameroon, reference number 62
Alternate names   Mambay, Mamgbay, Mamgbei, Manbai, Mangbai, Mangbei, Mongbay
Classification  Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, North, Adamawa-Ubangi, Adamawa, Mbum-Day, Mbum, Northern, Tupuri-Mambai

Also spoken in:

Chad

Language name   Mambai
Population  2,000 in Chad (2002 SIL).
Region  Mayo-Kebbi Ouest region, Lac Léré Department, Cameroon border west of Léré.
Language map  Southwestern Chad, reference number 88
Alternate names  Mambay, Mamgbay, Mamgbei, Manbai, Mangbai, Mangbaï de Biparé, Mangbei, Momboi, Mongbay
Language use  Also use Mundang [mua].