Guru language

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Guru
Boguru
Native to South Sudan
Ethnicity 490 refugees in Congo (1997),[1] now returned to South Sudan
Extinct (date missing)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bqu
Glottolog bogu1241[3]
D.302[4]

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.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guru language at Ethnologue (15th ed., 2005)
  2. ^ a b Guru at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Boguru". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online