Toma

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A language of Guinea

Alternate Names
Toa, Toale, Toali, Tooma
Population

220,000 (2012 V. Vydrin).

Location

South, between Macenta and Kissidougou towns, Macenta, Kissidougou, and Gueckedou prefectures.

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Language Status

5 (Developing). De facto language of national identity.

Dialects

Gizima, Koima, Konokoro, Lulama, Manyaka, Vekema, Weima, Yala. Distinct enough from Loma [lom] of Liberia to need separate literature.

Language Development
Was taught in school under the 1st Republic (before 1984). Grammar. NT: 1981.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Muslim.