Lulogooli

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A language of Kenya

Alternate Names
Llogole, Llugule, Logooli, Lugooli, Luragoli, Maragoli, Maragooli, Ragoli, Uluragooli
Population

618,000 in Kenya (2009 census), increasing. Population total all countries: 618,300.

Location

Western Province, Vihiga district.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 70%–80% with Idakho-Isukha-Tiriki [ida]. A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia [luy].

Language Use

Vigorous. Home, community. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Oluluyia [luy] varieties. Also use Swahili [swh].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Taught in primary schools. Poetry. Radio programs. Films. Bible: 1951.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

‘Mulogoli’ is a person from Maragoli.

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