Language of the Day for 08 January 2022

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Temi [soz]

A language of
Tanzania, United Republic of
Population Full
24,600 (Mradi wa Lugha za Tanzania 2009). Ethnic population: 30,000.
Status
6a (Vigorous).
Language Use
Home, market, village. Used by all. Positive attitudes. Most also use Swahili [swh]. Swahili used in education.
Language Development
Prevalence of Swahili literacy leads to low interest in L1 literacy. Literature. Bible portions: 2007–2012.