Laarim
Narim
Laarim
Native toSouth Sudan
RegionLaarim Hills
EthnicityLaarim
Native speakers
(3,600 cited 1984)[1]
Nilo-Saharan?
Language codes
ISO 639-3loh
Glottolognari1240
ELPNarim

Laarim (Larim, Longarim) or Narim is a Surmic language spoken by the Laarim people of the Laarim Hills of South Sudan.

Distribution

According to Ethnologue, Laarim is spoken in 10 villages of northern Budi County, Eastern Equatoria State. Stirtz (2011)[2] reports that there are as many as 22,000 speakers, living mainly in 14 villages west of Chukudum town.

Laarmin people in a village in Kimatong, South Sudan

References

  1. ^ Laarim at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Stirtz, Timothy M. 2011. Laarim (loh) Tone. SIL Electronic Working Papers 2011-012. 91.