Mmuock, also called Mmock in some regions, is the language of the Mmuock (Mmock) people of western Cameroon. A writing system is based on the Latin script. Mmuock is a tonal language: the phrase a fa lèlā can mean at least four different things depending on the tone on the second 〈a〉:
- a fǎ lèlā. she has been wrong to cry
- a fâ lèlā. she will be wrong to cry
- a fȧ lèlā. she [when she wants, or has, to] makes the mistake of crying
- a fă lèlā. she [as is in her nature] makes the mistake of crying.
- Zàlèsǣh (to one person)
- Peì zàlèsǣh (to more than one person)
- Enjoy your stay
- Zàlènáng (to one person)
- Peì zàlènáng (to more than one person)
- How do you do?
- À la ká? (to a non-elder)
- What’s up? (casual)
- Bon appetit / Have a nice meal
- À tsá Ńtsēr
- Bon voyage / Have a good journey
- Qei lènda (to one person)
- Peì qéí lènda (to more than one person)
- Thank you
- M nkongtè wúó (to one person)
- M nkongtè wéí (to more than one person)
- M nkongte̋
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