Tumak

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A language of Chad

Alternate Names
Dije, Sara Toumak, Toumak, Tumac, Tumag, Tummok
Population

25,200 (1993 census).

Location

Mandoul region: Mandoul Oriental department, Gouindi subprefecture, southwest of Niellim [nie] language area; east Tandjilé and northwest Moyen-Chari regions.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Tumak, Motun (Mawer, Mod, Moden, Modin, Mot, Motin). Lexical similarity: 71% with Motun dialect.

Language Use

Some also use Sar [mwm], especially speakers of Motun dialect.

Language Development
Dictionary. NT: 1988.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Erroneously called Sara Toumak.

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