Daju, Dar Sila

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Bokorike, Dadjo, Dajou, Daju, Sila, Sula
Population

63,100 in Chad (2000). Population total all countries: 70,100.

Location

Ouaddai Region, Sila department; Goz-Beïda area and east to Sudan border; Salamat Region, Barh Azoum department, camps of internally displaced people.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Not inherently intelligible with Dar Daju Daju [djc]. Lexical similarity: 74% with Daju [daj] of Darfur (Nyala and Lagowa), 60% with Shatt [shj], 57% with Logorik [liu].

Language Use

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

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 0%.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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