Tumak language

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Tumak
Native toChad
RegionSouthwest
Native speakers
(25,000 cited 1993 census)[1]
Dialects
  • Tumak
  • Motun
  • Mawer
Language codes
ISO 639-3tmc
Glottologtuma1260

Tumak (also known as Toumak, Tumag, Tummok, Sara Toumak, Tumac, and Dije) is an East Chadic language spoken by around 25,000 people in southwestern Chad. The language is similar to the Motun and Mawer languages. Some think they are different dialects of the same language.[1] Blench says they are different languages.[2]

References[change | change source]

  • Jean-Pierre Caprile, Lexique Tumak-Français (Tchad) (1975). Dietrich Reimer, 140 pp. ISBN 3-496-00540-8.