Luguru language

Luguru is a Bantu language spoken by the Luguru people of the Morogoro region of Tanzania. The name is also spelled Lughuru, Lugulu, Ruguru. It is closely related to Gogo and Zaramo, but is not intelligible with other languages.

Luguru
Ikiruguru
Native toTanzania
EthnicityLuguru
Native speakers
690,000 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ruf
Glottologlugu1238[2]
G.35[3]

References

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

Luguru may refer to:

the Luguru people

the Luguru language

Luguru people

The Luguru are a matrilineal ethnic and linguistic group from Pwani Region and Morogoro Region in Tanzania. They speak the Bantu Luguru language. In 2001, the Luguru population was estimated to be at about 692,000.

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