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

Tandjile Region, Tandjile 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.