Soo

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A language of Uganda

Alternate Names
So, Tepes, Tepeth
Population

50 (Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007), decreasing. Ethnic population: 5,000 (Dimmendaal 2007).

Location

East, 3 separate areas, Moroto and Nakapiripirit districts; Moroto, Napak, and Kadam mountains border.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Kadam, Moroto, Napak (Mount Napak). Moroto and Napak dialects are reportedly more similar; Kadam is different.

Language Use

A few elderly adults. Negative attitudes. Also use Ng’akarimojong [kdj].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].