Language Data

  • Alternate names: Dema, Honya, Mata, Ndoore, Ndore, Tongoyna, Toubouri, Toupouri, Tuburi, Wina; Also, in Chad: Ndore, Toubouri, Toupouri, Tuburi
  • Dialects: Bang-Ling, Bang-Were, Faale-Piyew, Podokge
  • Scriptures published:
    • Bible (2005)
    • New Testament (1988)
    • FCBH  (2004 Bible Society of Cameroon)  See above
    • The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: No information available.
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Cameroon
  • Region: Far North region: Kaélé division, southeast Moulvouday plain east of Kaélé; Mayo-Danay division, Kar-Hay subdivision
  • Also used in: Chad
  • Religion: traditional religion, Christian
  • Number of users: 284,000 (125,000 in Cameroon; 104,000 in Chad (2006))
  • Vitality: Developing

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)