Kumam .Bible

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About the Kumam language

Kumam, also known as Akokolemu, Akum, Ikokolemu, Ikumama, Kuman or Kumum, is a language of Uganda. It has over 266,000 users in Kaberamaido, Amuria, Serere, and Soroti districts: Lake Kwania area; some in Kamuli, Buyende, Amolatar, Lira, Otuke, and Dokolo districts.

It has no known dialects but is mutually intelligible of Acholi [ach] and Lango [laj]. Lexical similarity: 82% with Acholi [ach], 81% with Lango.

Ladefoged, Glick and Criper (1972) and Bender (1988 M. Bender) classify Kumam as Southern Luo; some linguists classify it in the Dinka group. Kumam oral tradition gives a Teso descent.

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