Jimi language (Cameroon)

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Native toCameroon
RegionFar North Province
Native speakers
(3,500 cited 1982)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3jim

Jimi (Djimi), also known as Jimjimən and 'Um Falin, is a Chadic language spoken in Cameroon in Far North Province on the Nigerian border in and around Bourrha. Dialects are Djimi, Jimo, Malabu, Wadi, and Zumo.


  1. ^ Jimi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Jimi (Cameroon)". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.