Olumarachi

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A language of Kenya

Alternate Names
Marachi
Population

L1 users: 155,000 (2009 census).

Location

Busia county: northwest of Nzoia river.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Olukhayo [lko]. A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia [luy].

Language Use

All domains. Also use English [eng], Oluluyia [luy], Swahili [swh].

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Radio.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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