Diriku

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A language of Namibia

Alternate Names
Dciriku, Diriko, Gciriku, Manyo, Mbogedo, Mbogedu, Rugciriku, Rumanyo, Shimbogedu
Population

10,200 in Namibia (2006). Population total all countries: 36,200.

Location

Okavango.

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Language Status

4 (Educational). Recognized language (2001, Education Act No. 16, Article 35), implemented by Ministry of Education, 2003.

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Simaa [sie] and Kwangali [kwn].

Language Use

Administration.

Language Development
Taught in primary and secondary schools. Radio programs. Dictionary. NT: 1988.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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