Kacipo-Balesi

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A language of South Sudan

Alternate Names
Baale, Kacipo
Population

5,000 in South Sudan (2010 SIL). Almost all monolingual. Total users in all countries: 9,120.

Location

Jonglei State, Pibor county, Boma plateau, near Ethiopia border, Rumeat, Upper Boma and Mewun villages; East Equatoria State, northwest corner.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 40%–54% with Murle [mur], 35% with Mursi [muz].

Typology

VSO.

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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