Doe

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A language of Tanzania

Alternate Names
Dohe, Kidoe
Population

24,000 (1987).

Location

Pwani Region, Bagamoyo district, north of Kwere [cwe] language area.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Doe has influenced Zigula [ziw] and Bondei [bou] linguistically, and has been influenced by them. Lexical similarity: 74% with Kwere [cwe], 64% with Kami [kcu], 61% with Kutu [kdc] and Zaramo [zaj], 70% with Zigula, 54% with Luguru [ruf].

Language Use

Also use Swahili [swh].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].