Definition of Luo in English:
noun (plural same or Luos)
1A member of an East African people of Kenya and the upper Nile valley.
- Even her first marriage to Otieno, a Luo, stretched boundaries as she is a Kikuyu, famous rivals of Luos for political and cultural reasons.
- The provincial capital of Kisumu is the third-largest city in Kenya and is a major cultural center for the Luo.
- Most of the wealthiest people are Kikuyu, followed by the Luo.
2The Nilotic language of the Luo.
- Other ethnic languages include Luo, Kikuyu, Kamba, Luyia, Gusii, and Kalenjin, which are usually spoken at home.
- They speak Luo, which is their mother tongue, and learn Kiwahili as well.
- EAE is greatly influenced by such languages as Swahili at large, Kikuyu in Kenya, Chichewa in Malawi, Luo in Kenya and Tanzania, and Shona in Zimbabwe.
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Relating to the Luo or their language.
- Among the ceramic works featured in ‘Transforming through Fire’ were an Akan terracotta head, an Ijebu figure of an Ogboni or Oshugbo chief, a Ga'anda ancestral pot, and a Luo storage vessel.
- In the Luo culture, there is no bigger event than a funeral feast.
- Even young Luo teenagers, who nowadays live in Nairobi and rarely visit Luoland, nevertheless have learned to speak Dholuo fluently.
the name in Luo.
Definition of Luo in:
- British & World English dictionary