Turkana language

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Turkana people

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Turkana is the language of the Turkana people of Kenya.
The language of the Turkana, an Eastern Nilotic language, is also called Turkana; their own name for it is ŋaTurkana or aŋajep a ŋiTurkana.

Turkana County

TurkanaTurkana DistrictTurkana region
It is spoken in northwestern Kenya, primarily in Turkana County, which lies west of Lake Turkana.
Turkana is known in the local language as ng'turkana.

Toposa language

ToposaISO 639:toqTopotha
It is one of the Eastern Nilotic languages, and is closely related to Karamojong, Jie and Teso of Uganda, to Toposa spoken in the extreme southeast of South Sudan, and to Nyangatom in the South Sudan/Ethiopia Omo valley borderland; these languages together form the cluster of Teso–Turkana languages.
Mutually intelligible language varieties include Jiye of South Sudan, Nyangatom of Ethiopia, Karimojong, Jie and Dodos of Uganda and Turkana of Kenya.

Nyangatom language

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It is one of the Eastern Nilotic languages, and is closely related to Karamojong, Jie and Teso of Uganda, to Toposa spoken in the extreme southeast of South Sudan, and to Nyangatom in the South Sudan/Ethiopia Omo valley borderland; these languages together form the cluster of Teso–Turkana languages.
Related languages include Toposa and Turkana, both of which have a level of mutual intelligibility; Blench (2012) counts it as a dialect of Turkana.

Ateker peoples

AtekerAteker communities
The collective group name for these related peoples is Ateker.
In the Turkana language, Ateker means a distinct group with related customs, laws and lifestyle and who share a common ancestry.

Teso–Turkana languages

Teso–TurkanaAtekerTeso-Turkana
It is one of the Eastern Nilotic languages, and is closely related to Karamojong, Jie and Teso of Uganda, to Toposa spoken in the extreme southeast of South Sudan, and to Nyangatom in the South Sudan/Ethiopia Omo valley borderland; these languages together form the cluster of Teso–Turkana languages.

Kenya

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Turkana is the language of the Turkana people of Kenya.

Lake Turkana

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It is spoken in northwestern Kenya, primarily in Turkana County, which lies west of Lake Turkana.

Eastern Nilotic languages

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It is one of the Eastern Nilotic languages, and is closely related to Karamojong, Jie and Teso of Uganda, to Toposa spoken in the extreme southeast of South Sudan, and to Nyangatom in the South Sudan/Ethiopia Omo valley borderland; these languages together form the cluster of Teso–Turkana languages.

Karamojong language

KaramojongKarimojongDodoth
It is one of the Eastern Nilotic languages, and is closely related to Karamojong, Jie and Teso of Uganda, to Toposa spoken in the extreme southeast of South Sudan, and to Nyangatom in the South Sudan/Ethiopia Omo valley borderland; these languages together form the cluster of Teso–Turkana languages.

Teso language

AtesoTesolanguage
It is one of the Eastern Nilotic languages, and is closely related to Karamojong, Jie and Teso of Uganda, to Toposa spoken in the extreme southeast of South Sudan, and to Nyangatom in the South Sudan/Ethiopia Omo valley borderland; these languages together form the cluster of Teso–Turkana languages.

Omo River

OmoOmo ValleyLower Valley of the Omo
It is one of the Eastern Nilotic languages, and is closely related to Karamojong, Jie and Teso of Uganda, to Toposa spoken in the extreme southeast of South Sudan, and to Nyangatom in the South Sudan/Ethiopia Omo valley borderland; these languages together form the cluster of Teso–Turkana languages.

Kalokol Pillar Site

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Namoratunga means "people of stone" in the Turkana language.

Ik language

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Although the community subtly pressures its children to learn more widely-spoken languages like Turkana, they see this multilingualism as good without being detrimental to the vitality of their own language.

Lopit language

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Lopit is part of the Lotuko-Teso subfamily and is related to Lotuko, Turkana and Maasai.

Toposa people

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It belongs to the Turkana group, which also includes Karamojong of Uganda, Nyangatom of Ethiopia and Turkana of Kenya.

Aoyate drought

Aoyate
The word aoyate is from the Turkana language and means long dry time.

Lokotunjailurus

Lokotunjailurus fanonei
He named the genus from the Turkana word for "cat" and the species from the word for "claw".