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Dholuo (Luo) belongs to the Western Nilotic sub-branch of the Nilotic department of the jap Sudanic family members. Of the Nilotic languages in Kenya basically Dholuo, spoken by way of approximately 2 million humans, belongs to the Western Nilotic staff. Languages heavily with regards to it are present in Uganda and the Sudan. Following the theoretical tenets of useful Grammar, the current quantity is a learn with a two-fold goal: First, it units out to supply a descriptively enough account of constituent order in Dholuo; secondly, it investigates the potential for delivering such an account with no utilizing transformational principles within the experience of structure-changing operations.

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