Where did Luos originate from?

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Where did Luos originate from?

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.

Who was Podho?

Podho was the son of Nayo (also called Ruma), the son of Jok and so on. Podho then fathered Ramogi, Noo, Kombe, Amara and Oruba. Amara and Oruba migrated and went to Abyssinia and West Africa respectively.

How did LUOS come to Kenya?

They entered Kenya and Tanzania via Uganda from the Bahr el-Ghazal region in South Sudan. The Luo speakers who migrated into Kenya were chiefly from four Luo-speaking groups: the Acholi, Adhola and Alur people (From Uganda and parts of South Sudan and Eastern Congo), especially Acholi and Padhola.

Is LUOS a Bantu?

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.

Is Luo a Bantu?

What is Chira in Luo?

Chira, broadly, is any act violating cultural norms. Where norms and laws were not observed then the juogi are obligated to send their enforcers, otherwise known as chira, to bring back order in the social system. Among ajuoke (Luo diviners and healers), chira are the ”askaris” of juogi.

What does Owada mean in Luo?

“Owada” is a luo word meaning “sana” kwa kiswahili in that context.

What is Chiira?

What is Juogi?

Juogi is a collective term for potentially good spirits, and juok.

What is chunya in Luo?

Chunya – my heart. Aheri gi chunya te – I love you with all my heart.

What does Awuoro mean?

I wonder
Awuoro means I wonder or in another context I am amazed.

Where did Lango came from?

northern Uganda
Lango, people inhabiting the marshy lowlands northeast of Lakes Kwania and Kyoga in northern Uganda and speaking an Eastern Sudanic language of the Nilo-Saharan language family.

Who was God in Luo?

Nyasaye 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.

What does Jatelo mean in Luo?

Term of respect for elder (m/f) Jatelo (jah-tell-oh)

What does aheri mean in Luo?

This means I love you.

What is Chieth in Luo?

/noun: feaces/ kudni chamo chieth. maggots are eating the feaces.