Lutos

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Alternate Names
Ruto
Population

17,000 in Central African Republic (1996). Population total all countries: 18,980.

Location

Bamingui-Bangoran Prefecture, Ndélé subprefecture; Nana-Grébizi Prefecture, Kaga Bandoro subprefecture; Ouham Prefecture, Kabo subprefecture. Also in Chad.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Konga, Lutos (Louto, Luto, Rito, Routo, Ruto), Nduga (Ngougua), Nduka (Ndouka, Ndoukwa), Wada (Wad). Lutos dialect in Chad; Ruto and Nduka dialects in Central African Republic. Not intelligible with Sar [mwm] or Ngambay [sba].

Writing
Unwritten.

Also spoken in:

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