Nyole language (Kenya)

Nyole (also Olunyole, Lunyole, Lunyore, Nyoole, Nyore, Olunyore) is a Bantu language spoken by the Luhya people in Vihiga District, Kenya. There is 61% lexical similarity with a related but different Nyole dialect in Uganda.

Nyole
Olunyole
Native toKenya
RegionVihiga District
Native speakers
310,000 (2009 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3nyd
Glottolognyor1244
JE.33[2]

The Nyore people border the Luo, Maragoli and Kisa Luhya tribes.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nyole at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online