The Tebul language, Tebul Ure, is a Dogon language spoken in Mali by the Tebul U (Tebul people). It was first reported under this name online by Roger Blench, who reports that it appears to be the same as a language called Oru Yille in the literature. That name is an error; it means 'two words' in the Tebul language.
The language is divergent within Dogon and may constitute its own branch of that family, though it shows some affinities with the western languages.
The Tebul people also use 'village sign', Tebul Sign Language, due to a high incidence of deafness.
- Blench, Roger; Mallam Dendo (2005). "A survey of Dogon languages in Mali: Overview". OGMIOS: Newsletter of Foundation for Endangered Languages. 3.02 (26): 14–15. Retrieved 2011-06-30..
- Blench, Dendo, & Douyon, 2005 (ms). Tebul Ure, a language of the Dogon group in Northern Mali and its affinities
- Hochstetler, J. Lee; Durieux, J.A.; E.I.K. Durieux-Boon (2004). Sociolinguistic Survey of the Dogon Language Area (PDF). SIL International. Retrieved 2011-06-30.
- Tebul Ure wordlist (Dendo and Blench, 2005)
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