Tikar (disambiguation)

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Tikar may refer to the following places in India

Tikar may also refer to an ethnic group in Cameroon.

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Bantoid languages language family

Bantoid is a putative major division of the Benue–Congo branch of the Niger–Congo language family. It consists of the Mambiloid languages, the Dakoid languages and the Tikar language, all in Nigeria and Cameroon, and the Southern Bantoid languages, a major division which also includes the Bantu languages spoken across most of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Tikar people ethnic group in Cameroon

The Tikar is a blanket term used for several ethnic groups in Cameroon. It has been used widely for different peoples and their culture.

Semi-Bantu or Semibantu are those African languages spoken by the inhabitants of the Western grassfields of Cameroon which are Bantoid languages, but don't belong to the Bantu languages.

The Mambilla or Mambila people of Nigeria live on the Mambilla plateau. A small fraction of Mambilla migrants left the Mambilla Plateau for the Ndom Plain on the Cameroon side of the international border as well as in a couple of small villages, such as New Namba, further north towards the towns of Gashaka and Banyo. The preferred ethnonym is spelt Mambila in Cameroon and Mambilla in Nigeria. "Norr" is also used.

Bankim Place in Adamawa, Cameroon

Bankim, M'Bankim,Bamkin or Kimi is a town and commune of the division Mayo-Banyo in Adamaoua in Cameroon. It is about 95 km from Foumban and 125 km from Banyo The area's vegetation is of shrub savanna type.

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Tikare may refer to:

Mbam-et-Kim Department in Centre Province, Cameroon

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Tikar, Gujarat village in Gujarat, India

Tikar is a village in Halvad taluk of Morbi district in the state of Gujarat, India.

Tikar, Rajasthan village in Rajasthan, India

Tikar is a village in Bhilwara district in the state of Rajasthan, India.

Tikar is a Benue–Congo language of uncertain classification spoken in Cameroon by the Bankim, Ngambe and related Tikar peoples as well as by the Bedzan Pygmies. Variants of the name are Tikali, Tikar-East, Tikari, Tingkala.

The Bedzan people, also known as the Tikar, are a Pygmy people of Cameroon. The Bedzan community is primarily located in the village of Yoko, on the Tikar Plain, in the Mbam-et-Kim department of Centre Region, and is estimated at between 250 and 1,200. They live at the interface of the forest and the savannah, and their language is a dialect of Tikar, which is related to the Bantu languages.

Ndemli, or Bandem, is a language of Cameroon spoken primarily in the Nkam department of the Littoral Region; between Yabassi, Yingui and Nkondjock. Recent classifications such as Nurse (2003) place it in with the Narrow Grassfields languages, though Ethnologue does not reflect this. Ethnologue states that it is "related to Tikar" and that "the Bandobo dialect of Tikar is very similar to Ndemli", though it is not clear if Bandobo actually is Tikar.

Njerep (Njerup) is a Mambiloid language spoken in the Adamawa Region of Cameroon. Njerep is essentially extinct, with a handful who cannot speak it fully. Though word lists and grammatical information have been collected from these people, the information remains fragmented.

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Nchare Yen

Nchare Yen, also referred to simply as Nchare, or by the English styling of the name as Nshare Yen, or just Nshare, was the founder of the Kingdom of Bamum, and one of the four kings who are mainly worshiped in the traditional Bamum religion due to their achievements in the Bamum society and culture. Nchare Yen is the brother of Ngon Nso, the founder of the Kingdom of Nso. Nchare Yen was the son of an unknown Tikar chief, who him and his sister broke away from to establish their own kingdoms. According to the book Rock of God, which discusses Nso history,

Nso and Bamoun had been constantly quibbling, and to many, this seemed to be mostly sibling rivalry than any unavoidable conflict. Since Nso was founded by the sister, the brother always saw himself as the successor to the throne of Nso, according to the Tikar tradition that they both knew and respected.

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Northern Bantoid is a branch of the Bantoid languages of the Niger–Congo language family. It consists of the Mambiloid, Dakoid, and Tikar languages of eastern Nigeria and west-central Cameroon.