Language of the Day for 11 January 2019

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Turkana [tuv]

A language of
Kenya
Population Full
989,000 (2009 census). 593,000 monolinguals.
Status
5 (Developing).
Language Use
Vigorous. Home, social gatherings. All ages. Some also use English [eng]. Some also use Swahili [swh], and this is increasing. Also use Daasanach [dsh], Pökoot [pko]. Used as L2 by El Molo [elo].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Bible: 2001.
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