Lopit is a member of the Eastern Nilotic branch of the Nilo-Saharan language family. It is spoken in Lopit Hills of Eastern Equatoria State in South Sudan. In 1995 there were about 50,000 speakers. It is closely related to Lotuko, Turkana and Maasai.
Lopit has the following dialects: Ngabori, Dorik, Ngotira, Omiaha, Lohutok and Lolongo.
Details of the Lopit alphabet provide by Wolfram Siegel
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