Language of the Day for 08 August 2019


Ma'di [mhi]

A language of
Population Full
293,000 in Uganda (2014 census), increasing. Census based on tribal affiliation. Numbers probably include Southern Madi speakers. Total users in all countries: 311,000.
5 (Developing).
Language Use
Home, market, work, church. Used by all. Positive attitudes.
Language Development
Literacy campaign in progress. Taught in primary schools. Literature. Radio. Videos. Grammar. Texts. NT: 1977.