Thuri

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A language of South Sudan

Alternate Names
Dhe Thuri, Jo Thuri, Shatt, Wada Thuri
Population

6,600 (Tucker and Bryan 1956).

Location

Aweil state: Aweil Center county, Bar-Mayen and Nyabulo; Lol state: Raga county, east of Deim Zubeir on roads to Wau; Lol river west of Marial-Bai.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Bodho (Dembo, Demen, Dhe Boodho, Dombo), Colo (Dhe Colo, Jo Colo, Jur Shol), Manangeer (Jur Manangeer).

Language Use

Thuri groups are nearly absorbed into Dinka groups. All also use Southwestern Dinka [dik]. Also use Luwo [lwo].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Different from Shatt [shj] in the Daju group.

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