Dinka is a Western Nilotic language, divided into five major varieties or dialect clusters. It is spoken in South Sudan, Sudan and in the diaspora, for example in Australia, where about 12,700 people speak Dinka at home (2016 census).
Apart from our readers which can be downloaded from the table below, we are very happy to make available Blue Sky, Yellow Sun (5.26Mb pdf), the 2020 Dinka book developed by students and their teachers at Mother of God School in Ardeer.
|Title||Level||Black and white edition||Colour edition|
|Animals can do this (Laai aa lëu bïk kënë looi)||1||b and w (680kb pdf)||colour (1.0Mb pdf)|
|Come and see (Bäär tïŋ)||1||b and w (610kb pdf)||colour (1.2Mb pdf)|
|Fruit and vegetables (Wältɔ̈c)||1||b and w (580kb pdf)||colour (850kb pdf)|
|I like animals (Yɛɛn anhiar lääi)||1||b and w (505kb pdf)||colour (950kb pdf)|
|Jobs (Luɔi)||1||b and w (680kb pdf)||colour (1.0Mb pdf)|
|This is a house (Kënë ee baai)||1||b and w (650kb pdf)||colour (1.4Mb pdf)|
|Very big! (Adït apɛi!)||1||b and w (490kb pdf)||colour (610kb pdf)|
|What can you see? (Ye ŋɔ̈ ca tïŋ?)||1||b and w (860kb pdf)||colour (1.2Mb pdf)|
|Where do we go? (Ɣook lok da?)||1||b and w (710kb pdf)||colour (1.0Mb pdf)|
|Up and down (La nhial ku piny)||2||b and w (850kb pdf)||colour (1.3Mb pdf)|
Hyena and tortoise (Aŋui kek ara) |
This reader is pre-paginated for hardcopy booklet printing.
|3||colour (1.1Mb pdf)|