Jur Modo is an ethnic group in Sudan numbering about 50,000. They have a rural way of life, living in relatively isolated compounds. They speak Jur Modo language, a Nilo-Saharan language, though some speakers also use Arabic, Dinka, Moru, Baka, or Zande. The principal religion is animism.


  • Jur Mödö – English Dictionary with Grammar, Andrew Persson and Janet R. Persson), Nairobi, Kenya: S.I.L.-Sudan, 1991

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