Lumasaaba .Bible

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About the Lumasaaba language

Masaaba , also known as Bagisu, Gisu, Kisu, Lugisu, Lumasaaba or Masaba, is a language of Uganda.

It has over 1,650,000 users in Bududa, Bukedea, Bulambuli, Kapchorwa, Kween, Manafwa, Mbale, and Sironko districts; Mount Elgon area.

Dialects of Masaaba include; Ludadiri (Dadiri), Lubuuya (Buuya, Buya), Luwalasi, Luyobo, Luteza, Lufumbo. Intelligibility of Dadiri and Buuya 83%. Central and Southern varieties of Buuya 93%. Lexical similarity with Saamia, Isukha and Logooli.

Ludadiri is the main Northern variety; Lubuuya is the main Central or Southern variety. Orthography guide published but inadequate for dialectal variants. It is also taught in primary schools.

No servant can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money.

- Luke 16:13

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