Kaba Naa, Sara


A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Dana, Kaba Na, Kaba Naa, Kaba Nar, Na, Sara Kaba

L1 users: 35,000 (1993 UBS). 5,560 in Bale village, 4,940 in Koskabo, 4,550 in Kyabé. Total users in all countries: 39,000.


Moyen-Chari region: Lac Iro department, centered in Kyabé. Kyabé subprefecture, Dindjebo and Dindjekono villages (Dunje dialect).

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Language Status

5 (Developing).


Dunje (Dendje, Denje, Dindje, Dinje, Dounje, Sara Dunjo), Na, Mbanga (Banga), Tie (Tiye). Sara Kaba Náà may be the same as Sara Kaba [sbz] of Central African Republic.

Language Use

Vigorous. Used as L2 by Gula [glu], Kulfa [kxj].

Language Development
NT: 1988.

Latin script [Latn], used in Chad.

Other Comments

Different from Kaba [ksp], Kaba Deme [kwg], Kulfa [kxj], or Laka [lap].

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