Belanda Viri

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A language of South Sudan

Alternate Names
Belanda, Biri, Bviri, Gamba, Gumba, Mbegumba, Mvegumba, Viri
Population

16,000 (Welmers 1971).

Location

West Bahr el Ghazal state: Wau and Jur River counties, Bringi, Bagari, Dadu, Ngoku, Ngisa, Farajallah, Ngotakala, Ngongba, Natabo, Momoyi, and Raffili villages; Raga county, Kuru, 65 km east of Deim Zubeir; West Equatoria state: Tembura and Ibba areas.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Belanda Bor [bxb]. Used as L2 by Belanda Bor [bxb].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Ethnonym: Viri.