Kinga language

Kinga is a Bantu language of Tanzania. Magoma is ethnically distinct, and mutual intelligibility with the Magoma variety is low.

Kinga
Ekikinga
Native toTanzania
EthnicityKinga, Magoma
Native speakers
150,000 (2003)[1]
Dialects
  • Kinga
  • Magoma
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
zga – Kinga
gmx – Magoma
Glottologking1258[2]
G.65,651[3]
Linguasphere99-AUS-uf

References

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

The Kinga are an ethnic and linguistic group from Njombe Region, Tanzania, in the great Kipengere Range (formerly known as Livingstone Mountains) northeast of Lake Malawi. In 2003 the Kinga population was estimated to number 140,000.

Official languages
Indigenous
languages

Languages

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