Tupuri language

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Native to Chad, Cameroon
Ethnicity Tupuri people
Native speakers
230,000 (2005–2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tui
Glottolog tupu1244[2]

Tupuri (or Toupouri) is a language mostly spoken in the Mayo-Kebbi Est Region of southern Chad and in small parts of northern Cameroon. It is an Mbum language spoken by the Tupuri people with approximately 300,000 speakers.


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