Kara language (Tanzania)

Kara, or Regi, is a Bantu language of Tanzania, spoken off Ukerewe Island in Lake Victoria. Jita–Kara–Kwaya are close to being dialects.

Native toTanzania
RegionLake Victoria
Native speakers
(86,000 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3reg


  1. ^ Kara at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kara (Tanzania)". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
Kara language

Kara language may refer to:

Kara language (Korea), a language of the Gaya confederacy in southern Korea

Kara language (Papua New Guinea), an Austronesian language spoken by people in the Kavieng District, Papua New Guinea

Kara language (Tanzania), a Bantu language spoken by the Kara people of Tanzania

Kara or Tar Gula language, a language spoken by people in the Central African Republic

Kara languages, a group of languages which includes Tar Gula

Kara or Fer language, a language spoken by people in the Central African Republic

Kàrà or Northwest Gbaya language of CAR

the extinct Caranqui language of Ecuador

Official languages


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