Besme

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Beseme, Besemme, Bodor, Hounar, Huner, ’Unar
Population

1,230 (1993 census).

Location

Southwest, Tandjilé Region, Kélo and Laï subprefectures, in Besmé, Bodor, and 3 other villages along Logone river northwest of Lai.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 51% with Kim [kia].

Language Use

Some also use Nancere [nnc] or Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.