Ndam

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Dam, Ndamm
Population

6,500 (1990 census).

Location

Tandjile Region, Tandjile Est department, Lai subprefecture, northeast of Lai, and southeast of Bousso d’Béré; southern Chari-Baguirmi, northwest Moyen-Chari, and north Mandoul regions.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Ndam Dik (Northern Ndam), Ndam-Ndam (Southern Ndam).

Language Use

Used as L2 by Mulgi [mvh].

Language Development
Bible portions: 2001.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Distinct from Dam of Buso [bso]. Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.