Tooro language

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Tooro, or Rutooro, is a Bantu language spoken mainly by the Toro people (Batooro) from the Toro Kingdom region of western Uganda. There are three main areas where Rutooro as a language is mainly used and they are Kabarole District, Kyenjojo District and Kyegegwa District. It is very close to Runyoro.

Tooro
Orutooro
Native toUganda
RegionTooro Kingdom
EthnicityBatooro
Native speakers
(490,000 cited 1991 census)[1]
Standard forms
Dialects
  • Tuku
Language codes
ISO 639-3ttj
Glottologtoor1238
JE.12[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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