Komo

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A language of Sudan

Alternate Names
Central Koma, Como, Gokwom, Hayahaya, Koma of Daga, Madiin
Population

10,000 in Sudan (1979 W. James). Population total all countries: 18,530.

Location

South Blue Nile State, Kurmuk district, Ahmar, Tombak, and Yabus rivers area.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Beilla, Chali. Dialects may be separate languages. Lexical similarity: 52% with Uduk [udu].

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Used as L2 by Ganza [gza].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1960–1963.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], plans for future development in Ethiopia.

Other Comments

Called Aru in Uduk [udu].

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