Gboko language

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Native toSouth Sudan
Native speakers
unknown: 16,000 all Kresh languages apart from Furu (2013)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3krs (Kresh–Gbaya–Woro–Dongo)

Gboko, also known as Gbaya-Gboko, is a Central Sudanic language of South Sudan. It is one of the Kresh languages, generally considered a dialect of Kresh. Though it is commonly called Gbaya, it is not one of the Gbaya languages, which are in the Ubangian family.


  1. ^ Gboko at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Gbaya-Gboko". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.