Bua

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
’Ba, Boa, Boua, Bwa
Population

7,710 (1993 census).

Location

Moyen-Chari Region, Barh Kôh department, Sarh subprefecture, Korbol area and northeast; Guéra Region, Barh Signaka department, Melfi subprefecture.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Distinct from Niellim [nie], Fania [fni], Tunia [tug], and Day [dai]. Mana, or Kobe may be an alternate name or dialect.

Language Use

Most speakers have low proficiency in Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu].

Other Comments

Different from Bua [bww] (Bwa) of Democratic Republic of the Congo, which is Benue-Congo. Traditional religion, Muslim.