Digital Language Vitality | Luo (Kenya and Tanzania)

Luo (Kenya and Tanzania) (luo)



English name Luo (Kenya and Tanzania)
Native name Dholuo
SIL code luo
Alternative names dholuo, dialect luo, kavirondo, kavirondo luo, kavirondo nilotic, kidjaluo, luo
Speakers L1: 4,184,000 (ethnologue)
Country Kenya
Region Eastern Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code luo_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 5
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) dead

Language packs

Windows10 input method no
Mac input no
Ubuntu input no
Windows language pack no
Mac language pack no
Ubuntu language pack no
Firefox language pack no
Firefox dictionary no
Office language pack no
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia no
Has Wikipedia Incubator yes

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 2
Primary texts all 2
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 3
Language descriptions all 3
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 10
Any resource about the language 10


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 196
Number of words 245,689
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation no

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs 3
Number of posts 30
Number of words 26,379
Number of users 8
Number of tweets 2,997

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 177,204
In WALS no
In Omniglot yes
On no
Uriel features 254
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no