27 relations: Acholi dialect, Adhola dialect, Alur language, Anuak language, Belanda Bor language, Bethwell Allan Ogot, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eastern Sudanic languages, Ethiopia, Islamization of the Sudan region, Jur language, Kenya, Kumam dialect, Lango dialect, Luo dialect, Luo peoples, Mutual intelligibility, Nilotic languages, Päri language, Shilluk language, South Sudan, Southern Luo language, Sudan, Tanzania, Thuri language, Uganda, Western Nilotic languages.
Acholi (also Acoli, Akoli, Acooli, Atscholi, Shuli, Gang, Lwoo, Lwo, Lok Acoli, Dok Acoli) is a Southern Luo dialect spoken by the Acholi people in the districts of Gulu, Kitgum and Pader (a region known as Acholiland) in northern Uganda.
Adhola, also known as Jopadhola and Ludama, is a dialect of Southern Luo spoken by the Adhola people (a.k.a. Jopadhola or Badama) of Uganda.
Alur (Dho-Alur) is a Western Nilotic language spoken in the southern West Nile region of Uganda and the northeastern Ituri Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Anuak or Anywa is a Nilotic language of the Nilo-Saharan language family.
Belanda Bor, or just Bor, is a Luo language of South Sudan.
Bethwell Allan Ogot (born 1929) is a historian from Kenya.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (République démocratique du Congo), also known as DR Congo, the DRC, Congo-Kinshasa or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa.
In most classifications, the Eastern Sudanic languages are a group of nine families of languages that may constitute a branch of the Nilo-Saharan language family.
Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.
The Islamization of the Sudan region (Sahel) encompasses a prolonged period of religious conversion, through military conquest and trade relations, spanning the 8th to 16th centuries.
Jur, also known as Luo (Luo, Dheluwo), is a language spoken by the Luo people of Bahr el Ghazal region in South Sudan.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
Kumam is a Southern Luo dialect of Uganda.
Lango (also called Lwo, Lwoo, or Leb-Lango) is a Southern Luo dialect spoken by the Langi people of Uganda.
The Luo dialect, Dholuo (pronounced) or Nilotic Kavirondo (pejorative colonial term), is the eponymous dialect of the Luo group of Nilotic languages, spoken by about 6 million Luo people of Kenya and Tanzania, who occupy parts of the eastern shore of Lake Victoria and areas to the south.
The Luo (also spelled Lwo) are several ethnically and linguistically related Nilotic ethnic groups in Africa that inhabit an area ranging from South Sudan and Ethiopia, through Northern Uganda and eastern Congo (DRC), into western Kenya, and the Mara Region of Tanzania.
In linguistics, mutual intelligibility is a relationship between languages or dialects in which speakers of different but related varieties can readily understand each other without prior familiarity or special effort.
The Nilotic languages are a group of Eastern Sudanic languages spoken across a wide area between South Sudan and Tanzania by the Nilotic peoples, who traditionally practice cattle-herding.
Päri, or Lokoro, is a Luo language of South Sudan.
Shilluk (natively Dhøg Cøllø or d̪ɔ́cɔ̀llɔ̀) is a Luo language spoken by the Shilluk people of South Sudan and Sudan.
South Sudan, officially known as the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa.
Southern Luo is a dialect cluster of Uganda and neighboring countries.
The Sudan or Sudan (السودان as-Sūdān) also known as North Sudan since South Sudan's independence and officially the Republic of the Sudan (جمهورية السودان Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast Africa.
Tanzania, officially the United Republic of Tanzania (Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania), is a sovereign state in eastern Africa within the African Great Lakes region.
Thuri (Turi) is a Luo language of South Sudan.
Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa.
The Western Nilotic languages are one of the three primary branches of the Nilotic languages, along with the Eastern Nilotic languages and Southern Nilotic languages; Themselves belonging to the Eastern Sudanic subfamily of Nilo-Saharan.