Tedaga

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Tebou, Tebu, Teda, Tibbu, Toda, Todaga, Todga, Toubou, Tubu, Tuda, Tudaga
Population

28,500 in Chad (1993 census). Population total all countries: 42,500.

Location

Far north desert, Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti region, Tibesti department, Bardai area. Also in Libya, Niger, Nigeria.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 67% with Daza [dzd].

Language Use

Most also use some Dazaga [dzg], though at a low proficiency level. Some also use Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu].

Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Many separate groups. Seminomadic. Thousands reportedly residents of Libya. Muslim.

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