Fur

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A language of Sudan

Alternate Names
Dala, For, Fora, Fordunga, Forok, Forta, Furakang, Furawi, Kadirgi, Konjara, Korra, Kungara, Kurka, Lali, Onage, Yerge
Population

500,000 in Sudan (Bender 1983). Population total all countries: 501,800.

Location

North, West, and South Darfur states; some villages in east Sudan.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Sudanese Spoken Arabic [apd].

Language Development
Literacy materials developed. Grammar.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Called Furawi by Arabs; Forta by Masalit; Yerge by Daju Dar Sila; Onage by Daju Dar Fur; Forok by Tama; Korra by Zaghawa; Kadirgi by Birgid; Kurka by Meidob; Dala by Kara; Lali by Gula.

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