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Adhola, also known as Jopadhola and Ludama, is a dialect of Southern Luo spoken by the Adhola people (AKA Jopadhola or Badama)
of Uganda. Dhopadhola is generally mutually intelligible with Acholi, Lango, Kumam, and Alur of Uganda and Dholuo of Kenya.
The prefix dho means language of. It can be attached to a nationality or speech community to imply the language of such a
people. jo means people of. The infix pa means possessive 'of'. Dhopadhola thus means the language spoken in Padhola. Padhola
is the area or region where Dhopadhola is spoken. Jopadhola is the plural of Japadhola; a person who speaks Dhopadhola. Hence,
Jopadhola are speakers of Dhopadhola. Ja is a prefix meaning the 'doer' or a person belonging to a particular place or position.
The plural is Jo. That is, people who do something or belong to a particular place or organisation. For instance Jafwonji
means a teacher. Jofwonji means teachers. Jawer means a singer. Jower means singers. Janywol means a parent. Jonywol means
parents. Japach means a carpenter. Jopach means carpenters.
Names (more)[en] Adhola language
[hr] Adhola jezik
Language type : Living
This page is providing structured data for the language Adhola.
ISO 639 CodesISO 639-3 : adh
Linked Data URIshttp://lexvo.org/id/iso639-3/adh
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SourcesAuthority documentation for ISO 639 identifier: adh
Freebase ISO 639-3 : adh
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