Esimbi language

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RegionSouthwestern Cameroon
Native speakers
(20,000 cited 1982)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ags

Esimbi is a Southern Bantoid language of southwestern Cameroon. It's generally classified as Tivoid but with little evidence; it has just about as much in common with Grassfields languages.[3] It is also called Isimbi, Simpi, Age, Aage, Bogue and Mburugam.


  1. ^ Esimbi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Esimbi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Blench, Roger (2010). "The Tivoid Languages" (PDF). p. 13.