Sungor language

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Native to Chad and Sudan
Region western Sudan and eastern Chad
Ethnicity Sungor, Erenga
Native speakers
(24,000 cited 1993 census)[1]
  • Sungor
  • Erenga
Language codes
ISO 639-3 sjg
Glottolog assa1269[2]
Linguasphere 05-DAA-ae

Sungor (Assangori) is a language of eastern Chad and western Sudan. It is a member of the Taman language family. The majority of native speakers are Muslim and most use Chadian Arabic as a second language.

Ethnologue lists the Erenga dialect under Tama.


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

Guinet, X. 1973. Esquisse d’une phonologie du Sungor. in Boyeldieu, P. (éd.), Problèmes de phonologie, Bibliothèque de la SELAF, 38 :73-100. Nachtigal, G. 1938. Die Sprache der Sungor in Wadai. [J. Lukas ed.] Mitteilungen der Ausland- Hochschule und Universität, Berlin, 41: 171-246.

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