Tsishingini

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Ashingini, Kambari, Kamberchi, Kamberri, Salka
Population

100,000 (2004 SIL).

Location

Niger State, Magama and Mariga LGAs, Salka area.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Ibeto.

Language Use

All ages. Also use Hausa [hau], English [eng], or other Kambari languages.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 5%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–20% Hausa. Grammar. NT: 2011.
Writing
Latin script, used since 2004.
Other Comments

Primarily rural. Christian, Muslim, traditional religion.