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, Laï subprefecture, northeast of Laï, Domogou is center.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

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.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.