Morokodo

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A language of South Sudan

Alternate Names
Ma’di
Population

50,000 (2011). 280 Biti.

Location

West Equatoria State, north Mundri West and Maridi counties, south Mvolo county.

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Language Status

4 (Educational). Recognized language (2011, Transitional Constitution, Article 6(1)), primary education, literacy efforts.

Dialects

Biti, Ma’du, Morokodo. Lexical similarity: 63% with Jur Modo [bex], 41% with Beli [blm], 45% with Bongo [bot], 43% with Baka [bdh].

Language Use

The Ma’du dialect may be extinct (1984). All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Many also use Moru [mgd].

Language Development
Developed orthography and literacy materials in use. Taught in primary schools.
Writing
Latin script.