|Native to||Sudan, Chad|
|Region||Dar Masalit (Darfur)|
mls – Masalit
mdg – Malalat
Masalit (autonym kana masara) is a Maban language spoken by the Masalit people in western Darfur. It has two sociolects: "heavy" Masalit, with a complicated agglutinative grammar, spoken by higher-ranking people and in the countryside, and "light", spoken particularly in the home and in the market, with a somewhat simplified grammatical structure and many borrowings from Sudanese Arabic, the regional lingua franca and language of education.
The Massalat moved west into Chad, and have almost entirely switched to Arabic.
Most develop will be Massalit language
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