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Tupuri language

Tupuri
Native toChad, Cameroon
EthnicityTupuri people
Native speakers
230,000 (2005–2006)[1]
Niger–Congo
Language codes
ISO 639-3tui
Glottologtupu1244[2]

Tupuri (or Toupouri) is a language mostly spoken in the Mayo-Kebbi Est Region of southern Chad and in small parts of northern Cameroon. It is an Mbum language spoken by the Tupuri people with approximately 300,000 speakers.

References

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