Thuri

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A language of South Sudan

Alternate Names
Dhe Thuri, Jo Thuri, Shatt, Wada Thuri
Population

6,600 (Tucker and Bryan 1956).

Location

North Bahr el Ghazal State, Aweil Centre county, Bar-Mayen and Nyabulo; Lol river west of Marial-Bai; Raga county, east of Deim Zubeir on roads to Wau.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Bodho (Dembo, Demen, Dhe Boodho, Dombo), Colo (Dhe Colo, Jo Colo, Jur Shol), Manangeer (Jur Manangeer).

Language Use

Thuri groups are nearly absorbed into Dinka groups. 100% also use Southwestern Dinka [dik]. Also use Luwo [lwo].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Different from Shatt [shj] in the Daju group.