Tampulma

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A language of Ghana

Alternate Names
Tampele, Tamplima, Tampole, Tampolem, Tampolense, Tamprusi
Population

16,000 (2003).

Location

North central, south of Sisaala, Damongo district. 25 villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

2 inherently intelligible dialects. Lexical similarity: 62% with Chakali [cli].

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Also use English [eng].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Bible: 2000.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 1970.

Other Comments

‘Tamprusi’ is the name of the people. Christian, traditional religion.