Lotuko (Otuho)

Lotuko is an Eastern Nilotic language spoken in South Sudan. mainly in the Eastern Equatoria region. In 1977 there were 135,000 Lokutko speakers. The language is also known as Latooka, Lattuka, Latuka, Latuko, Lotuho, Lotuka, Lotuxo, Olotorit or Otuxo.

Dialects of Lotuko include Koriok, Logrii, Lomya. Lorwama, Lowudo, and Logotik

Lotuko alphabet and pronunciation

Lotuko alphabet and pronunciation


Information compiled by Michael Peter Füstumum

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Sample text

Isiuni aati dang iko ahode hode ihaniere erre boo ve isi orrijori dang to nelotulo. Owoni isi iko negigilita bwo ve iko ataja. Ongida isi ihanie awatek hosi ihwo elarak.


All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

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Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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