The Luo are a Nilotic-speaking group, who are believed to have originated from Sudan, and are now settled around the Lake Victoria basin in Kenya and Tanzania. Other Luo groups are found in Uganda, Congo, Ethiopia and Sudan.
The Luo in Kenya, who call themselves Joluo (aka Jaluo, “people of Luo”), are the fourth largest community in Kenya after the Kikuyu, Luhya and Kalenjin. In 2017 their population was estimated to be 6.1 million. In Tanzania they numbered (in 2010) an estimated 1,980,000 .
Luo, also called Joluo or Kavirondo, people living among several Bantu -speaking peoples in the flat country near Lake Victoria in western Kenya and northern Tanzania.
The Luo of Kenya and Tanzania are a Nilotic ethnic group native to western Kenya and the Mara Region of northern Tanzania in East Africa. The Luo are the fourth largest ethnic group (10.65%) in Kenya, after the Kikuyu (17.13%), the Luhya (14.35%) and the Kalenjin (13.37%). Luo people.
|Country||Pinj Luo /Lolwe|
Luhya and Luos are the best examples of ethnic groups whose marriages end up successful. The two ethnic groups have long enjoyed a noble relationship as neighbors and often refer to each other as mashemeji. Besides being hardworking, there are several facts about Luhya ladies that makes them ideal wives.
These are the top 10 most beautiful ladies in Kenya: Brenda Wairimu. Brenda Wairimu is a model and an actress. Serah Ndanu. Serah Ndanu Teshna as that is her full name is a Kenyan actress. Eve D’Souza. Susan Anyango. Victoria Rubadiri. Huddah Monroe. Sarah Hassan. Joyce Omondi.
Langi speak a Western Nilotic ( Luo ) language like their northern Acholi and Alur neighbours, but share many cultural characteristics with their Ateker (Eastern Nilotic) neighbours to the east.
Nyasaye (also Nyasae or Nasaye) is the Luo and Gusii word for God. The same or similar words are also used by speakers of Luhya languages, but they refer to the same entity. The Christian God, Nyasaye, is also considered to be male.
|Geographic distribution||southwestern Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan, northeastern Congo (DRC), northern Uganda, southwestern Kenya, northern Tanzania|
|Linguistic classification||Nilo-Saharan? Eastern Sudanic Nilotic Western Nilotic Luo-Burun Luo|
Below is a list of ten Kenyan tribes with the most handsome men, go through; Kambas. Kamba men. 1 of 15. Kikuyus. Kikuyu men. 1 of 19. Kisiis. Kisii men. 1 of 17. Meru. Meru tribe. 1 of 13. Kalenjins. Kalenjin men. 1 of 9. Maasai. Maasai men. 1 of 7. Somali. Also read; MOTO WA KUOTEA MBALI! Taita.
Chinese -English dictionary: 罗 ( luo / luó ) (English translation: “to arrange”) as Chinese character including stroke order, Pinyin phonetic script, pronunciation in Mandarin, example sentence and English meaning whereabouts settlementsurname Luo Luo definition, a member of a people living mainly in southwest Kenya.
A collection of useful phrases in Dholuo ( Luo ), a Nilo-Saharan language spoken in Kenya, Sudan and Tanzania. Useful phrases in Dholuo.
|Hello (General greeting )||Misawa (frm) Misawa ahinya (reply) Ber (inf) Ber ahinya (reply)|
|Hello (on phone)|
Top 10 Richest Tribes In Kenya 1. Kikuyu. 2. Kalenjin. 3. Kisii. 4.Somali. 5. Luo. 6. Luhya. 7. Maasai. 8. Kamba.
Some settled in Central Nyanza from where they moved north at the appearance of the Luo. This migration was probably due to a desire for more land and tsetse flies. Some migrants moved straight into Buluyia, while others went south to the lake region. When the Luo came, they pushed them further north and south.
The Plain Nilotes include the Maasai, Teso, Samburu and Turkana. They have traditionally practiced nomadic pastoralism. They occupy the vast sweep of western Kenya’s Rift Valley, which skirts the border of Uganda from Sudan in the north, to Tanzania in the south.