Mbay

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Mbai, Mbay Moissala, Mbaye, Moissala Mbai, Sara Mbai
Population

80,000 in Chad (1990 J. Keegan). Population total all countries: 88,300.

Location

Mandoul Region, Barh Sara department, Moïssala area. The traditional area is on the Chad and Central African Republic borders. Also in Central African Republic, Nigeria.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bbate, Bédégué, Bédjou, Kan (Mbay-Kan), Mougo, Ngoka (Mbang).

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1980.
Writing
Latin script, used in Chad.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.

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