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Orma language

Region Tana River District, Garissa District
Ethnicity Orma
Native speakers
66,000  (2009 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 orc
Glottolog orma1241[2]

Orma is spoken by the Orma people in Kenya. It may be a dialect of Southern Oromo.


  1. ^ Orma at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Orma". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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