Kwangwa language

Kwangwa (Kwanga) is a Bantu language of Zambia.

Maho (2009) lists K.721 Kwandi as a distinct but closely related language.[4]

Kwandi and Kwanga had once been classified as dialects of the divergent Luyana language.

Kwangwa
Kwanga
Native toZambia
Native speakers
2,400 Kwanga and Kwandi (2010 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)
Glottologkwan1275  Kwangwa[2]
kwan1274  Kwandi[3]
K.37, K.721[4]

References

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