Sisaala, Tumulung

Print

A language of Ghana

Alternate Names
Hissala, Isaalung, Issala, Sisai, Sisala Tumu
Population

105,000 (2003 GILLBT).

Location

North central, Tumu district.

Language Maps
Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Gil Bagale (Galebagla), Isala, Nsihaa, Potule.

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Also use Akan [aka], Hausa [hau]. Used as L2 by Konni [kma], Paasaal [sig].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. Dictionary. NT: 1984.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 2005.

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Muslim.