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Lokoya

Lokoya is a member of the Eastern Nilotic branch of the Nilo-Saharan language family. It is spoken in South Sudan to the east of the city of Juba by about 12,400 people. Over names for Lokoya include Ellyria, Koyo, Loirya, Lokoiya, Lokoja, Loquia, Lowoi, Oirya, Owoi and Oxoriok.

Lokoya is most closely related Lotuko, and also quite closely related to Lokoya, Lopit, Lokoya and Dongotono.

There is no standard way to write Lokoya. The spelling system shown below is one possible way.

Lokoya alphabet and pronunciation

Lokoya alphabet and pronunciation

Lokoya is a tonal language with four tones: high, low, mid and high falling. The high tone can be marked with an acute accent; the low tone with a grave accent, and the high falling tone with a circumflex accent. The mid tone is not marked.

Download Lokoya alphabet charts in PDF or Excel

Details of the Lokoya alphabet provide by Wolfram Siegel

Links

Information about Lokoya
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lokoya_language
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lokoya_(langue)
http://www.ethnologue.com/language/lky

Nilo-Saharan languages

Acholi, Alur, Aringa, Avokaya, Baka, Bari, Beli, Bongo, Daza, Dholuo, Dinka, Dongotono, Fur, Jur Modo, Kanuri, Karamojong, Keliko, Komo, Lotuko, Lokoya, Lopit, Lugbara, Maasai, Ma'di, Morokodo, Moru, Narim, Nuer, Nobiin, Old Nubian, Olu'bo, Shilluk, Toposa, Uduk, Wa'di, Zaghawa, Zarma

Other languages written with the Latin alphabet


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