Havu (or Haavu or Kihavu) is a Bantu language of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is spoken mainly in the Idjwi and Kalehe territories of Sud-Kivu Province, in the east of the DRC. It is closely related to the Shi language.
|Native to||Democratic Republic of Congo|
HAV or hav may refer to:
Hallux abducto valgus, or bunion
Hand arm vibrations
Havant railway station, in England
Havant RFC, an English rugby union club
Havildar, a rank in the Indian and Pakistani armies
Havre (Amtrak station), in Montana, United States
Havu language, spoken in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Hepatitis A virus
Highly Automated Vehicle, a term for Autonomous car but also includes vehicles with Advanced driver-assistance systems features
Hindu Aikya Vedi, a Hindu organization
Hybrid Air Vehicles, a British manufacturer
José Martí International Airport in Havana, Cuba
Lifting stone, called hav in the Faroe Islands
Hav, a fictional location in the novel Last Letters from Hav by Jan MorrisHawu language
The Hawu also known as Havu language, historically Sawu and known to outsiders as Savu or Sabu (thus Havunese, Savunese, Sawunese), is the language of Savu Island in Indonesia and of Raijua Island off the western tip of Savu. Traditionally classified as a Sumba language in the Austronesian family, it may be a non-Austronesian (Papuan) language. (See Savu languages for details.) Dhao, once considered a dialect, is not mutually intelligible with Hawu.
The following description is based on Walker (1982) and Grimes (2006).
Note: The Guthrie classification is geographic and its groupings do not imply a relationship between the languages within them.