Language Data

  • Alternate names: Mambay, Mamgbay, Mamgbei, Manbai, Mangbai, Mangbei, Mongbay; Also, in Chad: Mambay, Mamgbay, Mamgbei, Manbai, Mangbai, Mangbaï de Biparé, Mangbei, Momboi, Mongbay
  • Scriptures published:
    • Portions (2011 — 2014)
  • Literacy: No information available.
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Cameroon
  • Region: North region: along Mayo-Kebi river near Chad border: Mayo Louti division, Guider and Figuil subdivisions; Bénoué division, Bibemi and Pitoa subdivisions
  • Also used in: Chad
  • Religion: Muslim, Christian
  • Number of users: 14,000 (8,000 in Cameroon (2002 SIL); 2,000 in Chad (2002 SIL))
  • Vitality: Vigorous

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)