Kera

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A language of Chad

Autonym
Keera
Population

44,500 in Chad (1993 census). Total users in all countries: 50,500.

Location

Mayo-Kebbi Est region: Mont d’Illi department, near Lake Tikem south of Fianga.

Language Status

5* (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 42% with Kwang [kvi].

Typology

SVO.

Language Use

Also use French [fra].

Language Development

Literacy rate in L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 10%–15%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2005.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Confused with neighboring Tupuri [tui] in some publications.

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