Mire language

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Native to Chad
Region Southwest
Native speakers
5,000 (2011)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mvh
Glottolog mire1238[2]

Mire, or Mulgi, is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in the southwestern Chadian prefectures of Tandjile Prefecture and Lai Prefecture.[1] Most of the speakers, who generally practice traditional religions or Christianity, speak Ndam (65% lexical similarity) or Kimré (32% lexical similarity) as a second language.


  1. ^ a b Mire at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Mire". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.