Dazaga

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Dasa, Daza, Dazza, Gorane
Population

487,000 in Chad (2013 J. Leclerc). Total users in all countries: 537,000.

Location

Barh el Gazel, Batha, Borkou, Ennedi, Hadjer-Lamis, Kanem, Lac, Wadi Fira regions.

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Language Status

3 (Wider communication).

Dialects

Reportedly similar to Tedaga [tuq]. The Azzaga dialect, the speech of the Azza, a caste division, is different from Dazaga. Its relation to Dazaga and speech of the Azza among the Teda is not known.

Language Use

Also use Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu]. Used as L2 by Tedaga [tuq].

Language Development
Newspapers. Radio programs. Dictionary. Bible portions: 2006.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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