Toram language

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Toram
Native to Chad
Regioncentral
Native speakers
8,500 (2000) [1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 trj
Glottolog tora1267 [2]

Toram (also known as Torom and Torum) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in central Chad. Speakers seem to be shifting to Chadian Arabic. [1]

Chad Country in central Africa

Chad, officially the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country in north-central Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest, and Niger to the west. It is the fifth largest country in Africa and the second-largest in Central Africa in terms of area.

Notes

  1. 1 2 Toram at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Toram". Glottolog 3.0 . Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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