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.

Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 2009.

Other Comments

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