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A language of Uganda

Alternate Names
Kadama, So, Toongi, “Tepes” (pej.), “Tepeth” (pej.)
Population

50 (2012 SIL), decreasing. Ethnic population: 23,400 (2014 census).

Location

Amudat, Moroto, Nakapiripirit, and Napak districts; Mount Kadam border area.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Moroto, Kadam (Kadama), Napak (Mount Napak, Toongi). Moroto and Napak dialects are reportedly more similar; Kadam is different.

Language Use

A few elderly adults. Negative attitudes. Also use Ng’akarimojong [kdj].

Language Development
Grammar.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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