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BAMILÉKÉ-BAFOUSSAM ( GHOMÁLÁ', Gham'alah, Banjun, Bandjoun, Bajoun-Baham, Baloum, Batie, Bamileke-Bandjoun, Mandju, Mahum )

Spoken as primary language by 210,000 people in most of Mifi Division, West Province, Cameroon. Also spoken as secondary language by other 100,000 Bamiléké languages speakers. Historically, Bamiléké-Bafoussam is the the mother tongue of all other Bamiléké languages and dialects. There are five recognized subgroups: Gham'alah (Ghomálá'), Fè-fèè (Fe-fe), Medumba, Yemba and Ngomba'a. Also, the Bamoun (Bamun) language is historically a Bamiléké dialect.
Chart of Bamiléké languages family
Cover of "Histoire et anthropologie du peuple Bamiléké" by Dieudonné Toukam
Linguistic Lineage for Ghomálá'
Cameroon

PATER NOSTER

Ta’a-yocpa wé tché-éhiən bong’a,

Gue tsənn-tsoû we dèlèè !

Gue jua-yoû cho dəm tsâ’hâ ;

Gue be ke yé o kouong’a tsa’té dəm tsâ’hâ ba’a tché-éhiən bong.

Ha yoc yitchî ne yoo lédjî ;

Liné mnouə tépouong-moc ba wa’ha poc diné mnouə tépouon-mé po ghe ne poc’a.

Ke nou’ou woc né lonté’ô

Pfəpté woc be Sâta.

Bi’gue gouon tsouə be ne mbou-moû, ba pawa mama

 poua gouon wapté, (ne gouon mtam’a wəng).

Amen.

Contributed by Mr. Dieudonné Toukam, M.A., Translator-Editor and author of "Parlons bamiléké", Paris, L’Harmattan, 2008, who translated the text of Matthieu 6: 9-13, La Sainte Bible, Alliance Biblique Universelle, 2000 - Email dieudonnetoukam@yahoo.com and Mr. Michel Malherbe, chief editor of "Parlons..." collection at Harmattan publishing house, Paris, France. - E-mail clubkievmm@aol.com

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