Somrai

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Sibine, Somray, Somre, Somrei, Soumrai, Soumray, Sounrai, Sumrai
Population

7,410 (1993 census).

Location

Tandjilé region: Tandjilé Est department, Lai subprefecture, northeast of Lai, Domogou is center.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Not intelligible of any other language. Lexical similarity: 47% with Ndam [ndm], 39% with Sarua [swy], 35% with Gadang [gdk], 33% with Tumak [tmc], 28% with Miltu [mlj].

Language Development
Pre-school classes; 2002 literacy classes. Bible portions: 1999–2012.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.