Shilluk language

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To be distinguished from Sillok language.
Shilluk
Dhɔki Cɔlɔ, Dhɔ Cɔlɔ
Native to South Sudan
Region Upper Nile State
Ethnicity Shilluk
Native speakers
unknown (180,000 cited 1982)[1]
Latin
Official status
Official language in
Shilluk Kingdom
Language codes
ISO 639-3 shk
Glottolog shil1265[2]

Shilluk is a Nilotic language spoken by the Shilluk people of South Sudan. It is closely related to Luo.

Alphabet[edit]

A a Akurɔ
Ä ä Älɔ
Ɛ ɛ Ɛrɔ
E e Edhi
I i Idhɔ
Ï ï Ïdhdhi
Ͻ ɔ Ͻdɔ
Ö ö Ölɔ
O o Olidhɔ
U u Unɔ (Nimi Unidhyangɔ)
W w Waŋɔ
Y y Yadhɔ
B b Bulɔ
C c Cäŋɔ
D d Dyɛlɔ
DH dh Dhyaŋɔ
G g Gaagɔ
J j Jaldwɔŋɔ
K k Kalɔ
L l Lɛɛlɔ
M m Majɔ
N n Namɔ
Ƞ ŋ Ƞu (Ƞuurɔ)
NH nh Nhuudhɔ
NY ny Nyaŋɔ
P p Päärɔ
R r Reejɔ
T t Tulɔ
TH th Thwölɔ

Shilluk Numbers[edit]

[citation needed]
0 Bugɔnɔ 0 Zero
I Akyɛlɔ 1 One
II Aryɛwɔ 2 Two
III Adägɔ 3 Three
IV Aŋwɛnɔ 4 Four
V Abïjɔ 5 Five
VI Abïkyɛlɔ 6 Six
VII Abïryɛwɔ 7 Seven
VIII Abïdägɔ 8 Eight
IV Abïŋwɛnɔ 9 Nine
X Pyärɔ 10 Ten
XI Pyärɔ wïj da akyɛlɔ 11 Eleven
XII Pyärɔ wïj da aryɛwɔ 12 Twelve
XIII Pyärɔ wïjɛ da Adägɔ 13 Thirteen
XIV Pyärɔ wïjɛ da aŋwɛnɔ 14 Fourteen
XV Pyärɔ wïjɛ da abïjɔ 15 Fifteen
XVI Pyärɔ wïj da abïkyɛlɔ 16 Sixteen
XVII Pyärɔ wïj da abïryɛwɔ 17 Seventeen
XVII Pyärɔ wïj da abïdägɔ 18 Eighteen
XIX Pyärɔ wïj da abïgwɛnɔ 19 Nineteen
XX Pyärri aryɛwɔ 20 Twenty
Г Pyärri Abïjɔ 50
XØIV Pyärri abïŋwɛn wädhi gɛn da abïŋwɛnɔ 99 ninety nine
Ø Miyɔ 100
ØØ Miy Aryɛwɔ 200
ØØØ Miy Adägɔ 300
ØZ Miy Aŋwɛnɔ 400
Z Miy abïjɔ 500
S Alïbɔ 1,000
SS Alïb aryɛwɔ 2,000
SSXIV Alïb aryɛw ki pyär wädhi gɛn da akyɛlɔ 2,014
SSS Alïb adägɔ 3,000
Alïb aŋwɛnɔ 4,000
Λ Alïb abïjɔ 5,000
S¢ØSXØIV Alïb abïŋwɛn ki miy abïŋwɛn ki pyärri abïŋwɛn wädhi gɛn da abïŋwɛnɔ 9,999
¢ Alïb pyärɔ 10,000
ЖH Alïb pyärri abïŋwɛnɔ 90,000
H Alïb miyɔ 100,000
Alïb miy abïŋwɛnɔ 900,000
SЮØS Alïb miy abïŋwɛn wädhi gɛn da miy abïŋwɛnɔ 900,900

References[edit]

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