Tulishi

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A language of Sudan

Alternate Names
Kuntulishi, Thulishi, Tulesh
Population

2,500 (Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007).

Location

Janub Kurdufan state: Lagawa and northeast at Jebels Tulishi, Kamdang, Laati, Lawwa, Ntukungnge, Aabiisa, Nattilongke, Aliyooro Manadaha, Thudhi, and Kirakaati villages. Dar el Kabira dialect: 25km southwest of Lagawa.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Dar El Kabira (Logoke, Minjimmina, Truj, Turuj), Kamda (Kamdang), Tulishi. Dar el Kabira and Kamdang dialects are reportedly similar.

Language Use

Also use Sudanese Spoken Arabic [apd].

Language Development
Orthography and literacy materials developed.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].