Sokoro

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A language of Chad

Population

5,000 (1994 SIL).

Location

Guera Region, Bahr Signaka department, Melfi subprefecture, Gogmi to Badanga; southeast Hadjer-Lamis Region.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bedanga, Sokoro. Lexical similarity: 55% with Tamki [tax].

Language Use

Most men also speak Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu] ( Boyd 1989).

Language Development
2002 literacy classes. Bible portions: 2001–2013.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

A Djebren area group called, Tunjur of Melfi, may have spoken a now extinct Sokoro dialect; now reportedly mainly speak Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu]. Muslim.