Daju Mongo language

Daju Mongo
Native to Chad
Region Daju Hills
Native speakers
34,000 (1993 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 djc
Glottolog dard1243[2]

Daju Mongo, or Wadai Daju, is an Eastern Sudanic language, one of three closely related languages in the area called "Daju" (the other two being the Nyala language and the Sila language. It is spoken in Chad by the Dar Daju Daju people near the Darfur border. There are three dialects, Bardangal, Eref, and Gadjira.


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

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