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SeeAlso: African

Nuer is a language spoken by many people in South Sudan. Kent Washington and Omaha Nebraska and Tri Cities Washington have large Nuer communities.

There have been lessons every other week on Saturday at King of Kings Church in Renton Washington.


Kel Barao Baduk Bangwan Kel... DH


Phew -- Water

wom de -- nose

Te De -- teeth

ham de -- upper leg

Kop -- corn pasta

Wal Wal -- boiled corn pasta

Shamoose -- Some really really bad word

baba -- father

Mama -- mother


Nya is a prefix used on most female's names...

Both and Doth mean twins (first out and second out) add Nya to make female

Father's name is typically used for middle name of the child.. with a Gat prefix.