Nubi

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A language of Uganda

Alternate Names
Ki-Nubi, Kinubi
Population

28,800 (2014 census), decreasing. Census based on tribal affiliation. Total users in all countries: 44,300.

Location

Scattered. Arua, Bombo, Koboko, Kumi, Luwero, Ngora, and Yumbe districts: generally in larger population areas.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Conflicting reports of intelligibility with Sudanese Creole Arabic [pga]. 90% of the lexicon comes from Arabic.

Language Use

Home. Mostly adults. Mixed attitudes, from positive to neutral, especially among youth.

Language Development
Grammar.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Came from Sudan and originally settled near Bombo town, but now have dispersed. Muslim.

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