Kiga (also called Rukiga, Ruchiga, or Chiga) is a Great Lakes Bantu language of the Kiga people (Bakiga). Kiga is a similar and partially mutually intelligible with Nkore language. It was first written in the second half of the 19th century.
In common with other Bantu languages, Kiga has a noun class system in which prefixes on nouns mark membership of one of the noun genders. Pronouns, adjectives, and verbs reflect the noun gender of the nominal they refer to. Some examples of noun classes:
The sound [l] is not distinctive in Rukiga. The letter "r" is used instead.
|Native to||Uganda, Rwanda|
|1.6 million (2002 census)|
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CGG (company), a multi-national geophysical services company, formerly known as CGGVeritas
Compagnie Générale de Géophysique, a geophysical services company that merged to form CGGVeritas in early 2007
The Canadian Grenadier Guards, infantry regiment of Canada's military reserve force
Church of the Great God
Campaign for Good Governance in Sierra Leone
Kiga language, ISO-639 language codeCharles V. Taylor
Charles V. Taylor (30 November 1918 – 2009) was an Australian linguist and the author of at least 19 books on topics ranging from African linguistics to ecclesiastical history. He was also known as a Bible teacher and a frequent Christian magazine contributor.Kiga
Kiga may refer to:
the Kiga people of Rwanda and Uganda
the Kiga language
Kiga, Iran, a village in Tehran Province
Kiga Station, a train station in JapanNkore-Kiga language
Nkore-Kiga is a language spoken by around 3,910,000 people living in the
extreme southwest of Uganda. It is often defined as two separate languages: Nkore and Kiga.
It is closely related to Runyoro-Rutooro.
Note: The Guthrie classification is geographic and its groupings do not imply a relationship between the languages within them.