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Nilotic languages in a sentence

1. Also, historically, the Southern Nilotic languages have undergone extensive contact with a "missing" branch of East Cushitic that Heine (1979) refers to as Baz.

2. The Nilotic peoples are peoples indigenous to the Nile Valley who speak Nilotic languages.

3. Nilotic languages, such as Luo, Kalenjin, Maasai and Nuer, are spoken in lesser numbers, primarily in the African Great Lakes and Nile Valley.

4. Bukusu is spoken in Kenya, separated from ethnic Masaba by Nilotic languages on the border.

5. Linguistic evidence points to the eastern Middle Nile Basin south of the Abbai River, as the nursery of the Nilotic languages.

6. Their language, called Dinka or "Thuɔŋjäŋ" (Thoŋ ë Muɔnyjäŋ), is one of the Nilotic languages of the eastern Sudanic language family.

7. Acholi is a dialect of Southern Luo, one of the Western Nilotic languages.

8. As in many Nilotic languages, Datooga case is marked by tone.

9. From 1946 to 1947, he was Secretary to the Language Committee of all Nilotic languages.

10. According to Vossen (1982), the Eastern Nilotic languages are basically classified as follows by the comparative method.

11. Sample basic vocabulary of Eastern Nilotic languages from Vossen (1982):

12. Karl Lepsius had established the Nilotic languages as a family, with Western, Eastern, and Southern branches.

13. In Uganda, they include the Baganda and several other tribes In the north, the Lango and the Acholi peoples predominate, who speak Nilotic languages.

14. They form a division of the larger Nilotic language family, along with the Western Nilotic languages and the Eastern Nilotic languages.

15. Southern Nilotic languages appear to have been influenced considerably by Cushitic (Afro-Asiatic) languages.

16. The Kalenjin languages are a family of a dozen Southern Nilotic languages spoken in Kenya, eastern Uganda and northern Tanzania.

17. Of Nilo-Saharan, the Eastern Sudanic branch is well represented by several Nilotic languages, eastern as well as western.

18. It belongs to the Luo branch of the Western Nilotic subfamily of the Nilotic languages.

19. Linguistic evidence points to the eastern Middle Nile Basin south of the Abbai River, as the nursery of the Nilotic languages.

20. The Proto-Aroid vowel system is also more similar to those of the Surmic and Nilotic languages (Yigezu 2006, 2013).

21. Linguistically, Luo is one of the Nilotic languages.

22. Shilluk, like most Nilotic languages, differentiates vowels according to their place of articulation.

23. In other Nilotic languages in the region, this rule applies without the "L" and "N".

24. Typical of Nilotic languages, Sabaot uses advanced tongue root (ATR) to express some morphological operations: Sabaot SIDO Website:

25. Word order in Lokoya is generally Verb-Subject-Object, as is typical for most Eastern Nilotic languages.

26. Due to extensive fieldwork and research, Southall was also able to become fluent in several languages including Nilotic languages, Swahili and French.

27. Word order in Dongotono is generally Verb-Subject-Object, as is typical for most Eastern Nilotic languages.

28. The Burun languages are a branch of the Nilotic languages.

29. Most resemble those of neighboring Nilotic languages.

30. The Nilotic peoples are peoples indigenous to the Nile Valley who speak Nilotic languages.