Narim

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A language of South Sudan

Alternate Names
Lariim, Larim, Lariminit, Larimo, Longarim, Nariim
Population

3,620 (Fukui 1984).

Location

East Equatoria State, north Budi county, Chawa, Kerenge, Tataman, Thuguro, Kali, Lobeli, Kaduchak, Longatuk, Lokwakipi, and Loriok villages.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 74% with Murle [mur], 83% with Didinga [did].

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use English [eng].

Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 2009.

Other Comments

Larim is the form preferred by L1 speakers. Longarim is the Didinga name.