Dholuo Language

Dholuo also known as Luo is a language spoken in Nyanza counties of Kenya and Mara Region of Tanzania by the Luo people.

It belongs to the Lwo group of languages which also includes Acholi, Alur, Anuak, Päri, Shilluk and Thuri languages.

Dholuo language has approximately 4,000,000 native speakers.

A person who speaks Dholuo is known as Jaluo(male) and Nyaluo(female).

The language has 2 dialects; Alego/Ugenya and South Nyanza.

Note: The sounds q, v, x and z do not occur in Dholuo language.

Learn everyday and popular Dholuo language phrases and their meaning in English, including greetings, directions, love words and a lot of day-to-day conversations.

Interesting topics about the Luo people:

✔️ Traditional Luo Marriage Process


✔️ Omieri, the legendary python.

✔️  Lwanda Magere, the Indomitable warrior



✔️  Nyamgondho Wuod Ombare 

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