Alur

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Alternate Names
Aloro, Alua, Alulu, Dho Alur, Jo Alur, Lur, Luri
Autonym
DhuAlur
Population

750,000 in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Johnstone and Mandryk 2001). Total users in all countries: 1,735,000.

Location

Ituri province: Mahagi territory, northwest to Djalasiga area.

Language Status

5* (Developing).

Dialects

Jonam, Ngora. Lexical similarity: 96% between the Jonam and Ngora dialects.

Language Use

A few also use Bangala [bxg]. Also use Congo Swahili [swc]. Used as L2 by Ndrulo [dno].

Language Development

Literature. Radio. Videos. Dictionary. Texts. Bible: 1936–2016.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.

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