Guru language

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Native to South Sudan
Native speakers
unknown (undated figure of nearly extinct in DRC)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bqu
Glottolog bogu1241[2]

Guru, or Boguru, is a poorly documented South Sudanese Bantu language of uncertain affiliation (though listed as unclassified Zone D.30 by Guthrie). A number of speakers are refugees in DR Congo; there are no known remaining speakers in South Sudan.[1]


  1. ^ a b Guru at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Boguru". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online