Shilluk language


Shilluk language
Shilluk
Dhɔg Cɔllɔ, Dhɔ Cɔl
Spoken in South Sudan
Region Upper Nile State
Ethnicity Shilluk
Native speakers 175,000  (1982)
Language family
Nilo-Saharan?
Writing system Latin
Official status
Regulated by No official regulation
Language codes
ISO 639-3 shk

The Shilluk Language, or Chollo, is a Nilotic language spoken by the Shilluk people of South Sudan. It is closely related to Luo. Dhɔg Cɔllɔ is widely spoken throughout the Shilluk Kingdom and it is the official language of Shilluk and the residents in Shilluk Kingdom.

Written language

Tyɛlli Gwɛɛdi ki Dhɔg Cɔllɔ.

Dwɔŋ Thinh Nimi
A a Akur
Ä ä Äl
Ɛ ɛ Ɛrɔ
E e Edhi (Pathi ki ɛdh akyɛl, edhi mɔ ŋɛnyi)
I i Idh
Ï ï Ïdh
Ɔ ɔ Ɔt
Ö ö Ölɔ
O o Opuun
U u Un (Undhyaŋ)
W w Waŋ
Y y Yadh
B b Bul
C c Cäŋ
D d Dyɛl
Dh dh Dhyaŋɔ
G g Gaagɔ
J j Jaldwɔŋ
K k Kal
L l Lɛlɔ
M m Maj
N n Nam
Ŋ ŋ Ŋu
Nh nh Nhuudh
Ny ny Nyaŋ
P p Päär
R r Rejɔ
T t Tulɔ
Th th Thwöl

Shilluk Numbers

[citation needed]
Kwänͻ Nyiŋi Kwäänͻ Nimi Nimi
0 Bugͻnͻ 0 Zero
I Akyɛlͻ 1 One
II Aryɛwͻ 2 Two
III Adägͻ 3 Three
IV Aŋwɛnͻ 4 Four
V Abïjͻ 5 Five
VI Abïkyɛlͻ 6 Six
VII Abïryɛwͻ 7 Seven
VIII Abïdägͻ 8 Eight
IV Abïgwɛnͻ 9 Nine
X Pyärͻ 10 Ten
XI Pyärͻ wïj da akyɛlͻ 11 Eleven
XII Pyärͻ wïj da aryɛwͻ 12 Twelve
XIII Pyärͻ wïjɛ da Adägͻ 13 Thirteen
XIV Pyärͻ wïjɛ da aŋwɛnͻ 14 Fourteen
XV Pyärͻ wïjɛ da abïjͻ 15 Fifteen
XVI Pyärͻ wïj da abïkyɛlͻ 16 Sixteen
XVII Pyärͻ wïj da abïryɛwͻ 17 Seventeen
XVII Pyärͻ wïj da abïdägͻ 18 Eighteen
XIX Pyärͻ wïj da abïgwɛnͻ 19 Nineteen
XX Pyärri aryɛwͻ 20 Twenty
Г Pyärri Abïjͻ 50
XØIV Pyärri abïŋwɛn wädhi gɛn da abïŋwɛnͻ 99 Ninety nine
Ø Miyͻ 100
ØØ Miy Aryɛwͻ 200
ØØØ Miy Adägͻ 300
ØZ Miy Aŋwɛnͻ 400
Z Miy abïjͻ 500
S Alïbͻ 1,000
SS Alïb aryɛwͻ 2,000
SSXI Alïb aryɛw ki pyär wädhi gɛn da akyɛlͻ 2,011
SSS Alïb adägͻ 3,000
Alïb aŋwɛnͻ 4,000
Λ Alïb abïjͻ 5,000
SȻØSXØIV Alïb abïŋwɛn ki miy abïŋwɛn ki pyärri abïŋwɛn wädhi gɛn da abïŋwɛnͻ 9,999
Ȼ Alïb pyärͻ 10,000
ЖH Alïb pyärri abïŋwɛnͻ 90,000
H Alïb miyͻ 100,000
Alïb miy abïŋwɛnͻ 900,000
SЮØS Alïb miy abïŋwɛn wädhi gɛn da miy abïŋwɛnͻ 900,900

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