Dangaléat

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Danal, Dangal, Dangla
Population

60,000 (2005 SIL), increasing. 45,000 in Dangaléat Canton.

Location

Guera Region, Guera department, Bang-bang subprefecture; possibly in Batha Region; Western dialect: Korbo area, Central dialect: around Barlo, Koubo Adougoul; Eastern dialect: around Korlongo.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Central Dangaléat, East Dangaléat, West Dangaléat (Karbo, Korbo). Intelligibility between east and west dialects is low, but central dialect well understood.

Language Use

Also use Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu]. Used as L2 by Zerenkel [zrn].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%. Pre-school. Taught in primary schools. Poetry. Dictionary. NT: 2012.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Muslim, Christian.