Tunni

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A language of Somalia

Alternate Names
Af-Tunni
Population

23,000 (2006).

Location

Lower Shabeelle and Middle Jubba regions, Dhiinsoor, Baraawe, and Jilib districts.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Distinct from Somali [som] or Jiiddu [jii], usually grouped under the Digil dialects or languages. Different sentence structure and phonology from Somali [som].

Language Use

Also use Maay [ymm].

Other Comments

Maay [ymm] language influences. Nomadic. Muslim.