Nuer is a member of the Western Nilotic group of the Nilo-Saharan
languages spoken in southern Sudan and western Ethiopia by about
Nuer is written with a version of the Latin alphabet using an
orthography adopted at the Rejaf Language Conference in 1928 which
has been modified to some extent by missionaries since then.
Naath dial diethɛ kɛ a lɔr kä
päärkɛ kɛ ciaŋ malä a
mäni cuŋkiɛn. Tekɛ kɛ car
kɛnɛ nhok ti de lät kɛ raan kɛ
dämaan a gɔa.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with
reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood. (Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)