Didinga
Lango
Native toSouth Sudan
RegionDidinga Hills
EthnicityDidinga (Chukudum, Lowudo)
Native speakers
100,000 (2017)[1]
Nilo-Saharan?
Language codes
ISO 639-3did
Glottologdidi1258

The Didinga language (’Di’dinga) is a Surmic language spoken by the Chukudum and Lowudo peoples of the Didinga Hills of South Sudan. It is classified as a member of the southwest branch Surmic languages (Fleming 1983). Its nearest relative is Laaarim.

The New Testament in the Didinga language was dedicated in March 2018.[2]

References

  1. ^ Didinga at Ethnologue (25th ed., 2022) Closed access icon
  2. ^ Didinga New Testament. https://find.bible/bibles/DIDWBT/

Relevant literature