Kanga

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A language of Sudan

Population

8,000 (1989).

Location

South Kordofan state, Miri hills, west and southwest of Kadugli; Kufa village cluster southeast of Miri, northeast of Lima, and north of Kanga. Kufa-Lima dialect: Kufa, Toole (center), Lenyaguyox, Bilenya, and Dologi, and Lima, Kilag, and Mashaish villages, 15 km west of Kadugli.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Abu Sinun, Chiroro-Kursi, Kanga, Krongo Abdalla, Kufa-Lima. Lexical similarity: 85% with the Tumma dialect of Katcha-Kadugli-Miri [xtc] (most similar).

Language Use

Some children still use Kufa-Lima at home. Also use Sudanese Spoken Arabic [apd].

Language Development
Orthography and literacy materials produced.
Writing
Latin script.