Aringa (Ãriṇ̃gã)

Aringa is a Central Sudanic language spoken by about 300,000 people in the West Nile region in the north west of Uganda, particularly in Yumbe District, which was formerly known as Aringa County.

Aringa is also known as Low Lugbara and is considered by some scholars a dialect of Lugbara.

Aringa is taught in primary schools and used in radio programs. There is also a translations of the New Testament in Aringa.

Aringa alphabet and pronunciation

Aringa alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Aringa (Excel)

Information compiled by Michael Peter Füstumum

Sample text

Ídrĩ ũmvu co, ágálé ga, mí agọ́ ími ị́wsọ́kọ́mị íco ũmvu ãzíla íga ágálé ala gá. Jõku mí ayú kãrãtásĩ áŋmátrẽ la kãnĩku mãndị́lị̃ agá. Ídrĩ ga la jõku co la ’bo, lẽ í’be kãrãtásĩ ’dã ’bụ́ gá. Mí ũjĩ mãndị́lị̃ ’dĩ ãnurú-ãnirú.

Source: https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/90804

Links

Information about the Aringa language
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aringa_language
http://www.ethnologue.com/18/language/luc
https://phoible.org/inventories/view/1425
https://www.sil.org/system/files/reapdata/10/06/46/100646256099282892829790816212446104791/OPSL_9.pdf

Nilo-Saharan languages

Acholi, Alur, Aringa, Ateso, Avokaya, Baka, Bari, Beli, Bongo, Daza, Dholuo, Dinka, Dongotono, Fur, Jur Modo, Kanuri, Karamojong, Keliko, Komo, Lango, Lotuko, Lokoya, Lopit, Lugbara, Maasai, Ma'di, Mandari, Morokodo, Moru, Narim, Nuer, Nobiin, Old Nubian, Olu'bo, Shilluk, Toposa, Turkana, Uduk, Wa'di, Zaghawa, Zarma

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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