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. Also use Southwestern Dinka [dik] and Luwo [lwo].

Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Different from Shatt [shj] in the Daju group.