Dinka, Northwestern

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A language of South Sudan

Population

80,000 (1986).

Location

Abyei area; Unity State, Abiemnhom and Pariang counties.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Alor, Ngok-Kordofan, Pan Aru, Ruweng. Lexical similarity: 88% with Southwestern Dinka [dik] and Southeastern Dinka [dks], 84% with South Central Dinka [dib].

Language Use

All domains. All ages.

Writing
Latin script.