Runga

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Aykindang, Rounga, Roungo
Population

21,500 in Chad (1993 census), decreasing. Population total all countries: 43,000.

Location

Salamat Region, Haraze-Mangueigne department; Ouaddaï Region, Sila department. Also in Central African Republic.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Similar to Kibet [kie].

Language Use

Neutral attitudes. Most of the men also use Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu] (Boyd 1989).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 0%.
Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

The area is flooded for 6 months each year. Traditional religion, Muslim.

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