Lokoya

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A language of South Sudan

Alternate Names
Ellyria, Koyo, Loirya, Lokoiya, Lokoja, Loquia, Lowoi, Oirya, Owoi, Oxoriok
Population

12,400. No monolinguals.

Location

East Equatoria State, Longairo and Okaru; Central Equatorial State, Juba county, Ngangala and Liria.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 64% with Otuho [lot], 57% with Lopit [lpx], 56% with Dongotono [ddd].

Language Use

Bilingual in Otuho [lot].

Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Ethnic groups: Irya and Owe.