Kadaru

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A language of Sudan

Alternate Names
Kadaro, Kadero, Kaderu, Kodhin, Kodhinniai, Kodoro
Population

7000

Location

South Kordofan State, Jibaal as Sitta hills between Dilling and Delami.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Dabatna (Kaaral), Kadaru (Kodur), Kafir (Ka’e), Kuldaji (Kendal), Kurtala (Ngokra), Kururu (Tagle). Dialects spoken by six clan groups living on six separate hills. Western form used by the Berko people at Habila (southwest of Jebel Sitta, neighboring the Ghulfan) may be another dialect or a separate language. Lexical similarity: 93% with Dilling [dil], 92%–87% with Debri [dil], 60% with Birked [brk].

Typology

SOV.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Ethnic autonym: Tamya.