Nubi

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A language of Uganda

Alternate Names
Kinubi, Ki-Nubi
Population

26,100 in Uganda (2002 census), decreasing. Population total all countries: 41,730.

Location

Mostly larger population areas, eg., Bombo, Arua, Koboko, Yumbe, and Kumi. Also in Kenya, United States.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Conflicting reports of intelligibility with Sudanese Creole Arabic [pga]. 90% of the lexicon comes from Arabic.

Language Use

Home. Mostly adults. Positive to neutral attitudes, especially among youth. Also use surrounding languages.

Language Development
Grammar.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Came from Sudan and originally settled near Bombo town, but now have dispersed. Muslim.

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