L1 users: 10 (1991 R. Blench). Ethnic population: 29,800 (1993 census).
Batha region: Batha Est department, Oum Hadjer subprefecture; Sila region: Djourf-Al-Ahmar department, Am Dam subprefecture.
8b (Nearly extinct).
Shifting to Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu].
Originally separated from the Masalit [mls] along the Sudan border and moved west. Muslim.