Gula

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Bayo, Goula, Sara Goula, Sara Gula
Population

10,300 (2000). Ethnic population: 790 Malé, 580 Moufa, 550 Kofoy, 520 Souka, 260 Toussa, 140 Bemounou (1993 census).

Location

Moyen-Chari Region, Lac Iro department, Alako and Boum-Kebir subprefectures, southwest of Lake Iro.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kofoy, Malé, Moufa, Souka, Toussa. Probably related to Disa [dsi].

Language Use

Vigorous. Positive attitudes. Prefer Sara Kaba Náà [kwv] to Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu] as L2.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 0%.
Other Comments

Different from Gula Iro [glj] of Chad, which is Adamawa, and from Gula [kcm] of Central African Republic and Sudan.