Guru language

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Native to South Sudan
Ethnicity 500 in South Sudan (no date)[1]
Extinct (date missing)[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). For a while, a number of speakers were refugees in DR Congo, but the language is apparently now extinct there as well.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Guru at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Boguru". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online