Alur

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Alur

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

750,000 in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Johnstone and Mandryk 2001). Total users in all countries: 1,367,000.

Location

Orientale 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

Also use Bangala [bxg].

Language Development
Poetry. Radio programs. Films. Videos. Dictionary. Bible: 1936–1955.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.

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