Mukulu

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Diongor Guera, Djonkor Guera, Dyongor Guera, Gergiko, Guerguiko, Jonkor-Gera, Mokilko, Mokoulou, Mokulu
Population

12,000 (1990 SIL).

Location

Guera Region, Guera department, Bitkine subprefecture, below Guera massif, Moukoulou, Séguine, Doli, Morgué, Djarkatché (Mezimi), and Gougué villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Doliki, Gugiko, Mezimko, Mokilko, Moriko, Seginki.

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Low proficiency in Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%. Poetry. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1999–2009.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Gergiko and Gergagi (pl.) are umbrella terms of recent creation to include all villages and dialects of this language, since Mukulu (or Mokilko), which is always used in the literature, properly designates only the principal village and its speech. Traditional religion.