Luo language (Cameroon)

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Not to be confused with Luo languages.
Native to Cameroon
Region Atta
Native speakers
1  (1995)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 luw
Glottolog luoc1235[2]

The Luo language is an unclassified language spoken in a section of the Atta region of Cameroon. It is a critically endangered language, with only one speaker remaining in 1995. Ethnologue calls it "nearly extinct," but admits that it is highly likely that this language is extinct.


  1. ^ Luo at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Luo". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.