Dagik

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A language of Sudan

Alternate Names
Dagig, Dharuwa, Duwa, Masakin Dagig, Ruwa, Thakik, “Masakin” (pej.), “Masakin Gusar” (pej.)
Autonym
Dhaduwa
Population

55,000 (2012 J. Leclerc).

Location

Janub Kurdufan state: Mesakin hills, Buram, Kamlela, Reikha, Taballa, and Tosari villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Arreme, Adobu, Tosari. Lexical similarity: 74% with Ngile [jle] (most similar).

Language Use

All ages. Also use Sudanese Spoken Arabic [apd].

Language Development
Orthography available and literacy materials in use among urban diaspora speakers. Literature. Grammar.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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