Tem Language
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Tem Language
Region Togo, Ghana, Benin
Ethnicity Tem people
Native speakers
290,000 in Togo and Benin (2001-2012)[1]
ca. 50,000 in Ghana (1987-1993)[2]
Latin (Tem alphabet)
Tem Braille
Language codes
Glottolog temm1241[3]

Tem (Temba), or Kotokoli (Cotocoli), is a Gur language spoken in Togo, Ghana, and Benin. It is used by neighboring peoples.

Writing System

Uppercase A B C D ? E ? F G Gb H I ? J K Kp L M N Ny ? ?m O ? P R S T U ? V W Y Z
Lowercase a b c d ? e ? f g gb h i ? j k kp l m n ny ? ?m o ? p r s t u ? v w y z

High tone is indicated by an acute accent: á é í ó ú , no accent indicates low tone. Long vowels are indicated by doubling the letter: aa ee ii oo uu , both are accented id the tone is high: (áá etc.), only the first is accented if the tone is descending (áa), only the second is accented if the tone is ascending (aá).


  1. ^ Tem at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Tem at Ethnologue (13th ed., 1996).
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tem". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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