Tsikimba

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Agaushi, Akimba, Auna, Kambari, Kamberchi, Kamberri, Kimba
Population

100,000 (2004 SIL).

Location

Niger State, Magama and Mariga LGAs, Auna and Wara areas, west of Kainji lake on Niger river.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Agaunshe, Ashen.

Language Use

All ages. Also use Hausa [hau], English [eng], or other Kambari languages.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%. Literacy rate in L2: 20% Hausa. NT: 2011.
Writing
Latin script, used since 1998.
Other Comments

Muslim, traditional religion, Christian.