Medumba language

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Region Cameroon
Ethnicity Bamileke
Native speakers
unknown (210,000 cited 1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 byv
Glottolog medu1238[2]

Medumba (Mədʉmbɑ) is a Grassfields language of Cameroon.The people who speak it originate from the Nde division with the main settlements in Bangangte, Bakong, Bangoulap, Bahouoc, Bagnoun and Tonga of the West region in Cameroon. It is one major Bamileke language.

Educational materials, literature, and dictionaries for the language are produced by the Comité de Langue pour l'Etude et la Production des Œuvres Bamiléké-Medumba (CEPOM), based in Bangangte.


  1. Medumba at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Medumba". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>