Reel language

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Native to South Sudan
Ethnicity Atwot people
Native speakers
50,000 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 atu
Glottolog reel1238[2]

Reel, or Atwot, is a Nilotic language of South Sudan that is closely related to Nuer. They call themselves Reel; Atwot is their Dinka name.

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