Tulishi

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A language of Sudan

Alternate Names
Kuntulishi, Thulishi, Tulesh
Population

2500 (Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007).

Location

South Kordofan 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

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

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

Language Use

Also use Sudanese Spoken Arabic [apd].

Language Development
Orthography and literacy materials developed.
Writing
Latin script.