Nancere

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Nanchere, Nangcere, Nangjere, Nangtchere, Nanjeri, Nantcere
Population

81,000 (2007 B. Keineng), increasing. L2 users: Used as L2 in church and for intercultural communications.

Location

Tandjile Region, Tandjile Ouest department, Béré, Delban, and Kélo subprefectures.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bolo, Kwale, Mire, Nancere du Centre.

Language Use

Vigorous. Positive attitudes. Also use French [fra]. Used as L2 by Besme [bes].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 20%–25%. Literacy rate in L2: 7%. Bilingual schools (Nancere, French) have been created in Delban and Béré, lack of personnel. Bible: 1986.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.