Menchum language


Menchum language
Menchum
Befang
Spoken in Cameroon
Native speakers 2,980  (2000)
Language family
Niger–Congo
  • Atlantic–Congo
    • Benue–Congo
      • Bantoid
Dialects
Modele–Ushaku
Bangui–Befang–Obang
Okoromandjang
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bby

Menchum, or Befang, is a divergent Bantoid language of Cameroon. It may be a Grassfields language or closer to Tivoid.

Befang is the local town, and also the name of the Menchum dialect spoken there.



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