Assangori

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Asong, Assoungor, Asungore, Azanguri, Bognak-Asungorung, Goran, Madungore, Soungor, Sungor
Population

23,500 (1993 census).

Location

Ouaddai Region, Assoungha department, northwest of Adré and of the Masalit [mls] language area.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Sungor, Walad Dulla. Girga and Walad Dulla are ethnic groups which may or may not speak different dialects. Madungore may be a dialect of Tama [tma]. Lexical similarity: 62%–73% with Tama [tma].

Language Use

Vigorous. Most use Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu] as L2, although at low proficiency level.

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

Muslim.