Nilotic



[nahy-lot-ik] /naɪˈlɒt ɪk/

adjective
1.
of or relating to the River or the inhabitants of the region.
2.
of or relating to the Nilotic group of languages.
noun
3.
a group of languages belonging to the Eastern Sudanic branch of Nilo-Saharan, and including Dinka, Luo, Masai, and Nandi.
/naɪˈlɒtɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Nile
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to a tall Negroid pastoral people inhabiting South Sudan, parts of Kenya and Uganda, and neighbouring countries
3.
relating to or belonging to the group of languages spoken by the Nilotic peoples
noun
4.
a group of languages of E Africa, including Luo, Dinka, and Masai, now generally regarded as belonging to the Chari-Nile branch of the Nilo-Saharan family

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