Ndam language

Ndam language
Spoken in Chad
Region Southwest
Native speakers 6,500  (1990)
Language family
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ndm

Ndam, also known as Dam and Ndamm, is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in the southwestern Chadian prefectures of Tandjilé and Lai. Most of the speakers generally practice traditional religions, Islam, or Christianity. There are two dialects of Ndam—northern and southern, respectively—Ndam Dik, and Ndam-Ndam.[1]


  1. ^ Raymond G. Gordon, Jr., ed (2005). "Ethnologue report for language code:ndm". Ethnologue, Languages of the World. Dallas, Texas: SIL International. http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=ndm. Retrieved 2008-06-30. 

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