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|Native to||Chad and Sudan|
|Region||western Sudan and eastern Chad|
|Ethnicity||Tama people, ?Kimr|
|(68,000, including Miisiirii, cited 1970–1993)|
Tama, or Damut, is the primary language spoken by the Tama people in eastern Chad and in western Sudan. It is a member of the Taman language family. Miisiirii is often considered a dialect, though it is not particularly close.
- Tama at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Tama (Chad)". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates (2010). Encyclopedia of Africa. Oxford University Press. p. 454. ISBN 0195337700.
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