Mukulu

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Diongor Guera, Djonkor Guera, Dyongor Guera, Gergiko, Guerguiko, Jonkor-Gera, Mokilko, Mokoulou, Mokulu
Population

12,000 (1990 SIL).

Location

Guéra region: Guéra department, Bitkine subprefecture, Djarkatché, Doli, Gougué, Morgué, Moukoulou, and Séguine villages below Guera massif.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Mokilko, Seginki, Doliki, Moriko, Mezimko, Gugiko.

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Also use Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu], but with low proficiency.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%. Literature. Dictionary. Grammar. Texts. Bible portions: 1999–2017.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Gergiko and Gergagi (pl.) are umbrella terms of recent creation to include all villages and dialects of this language, since Mukulu (or Mokilko), which is always used in the literature, properly designates only the principal village and its speech. Traditional religion.

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