Pimbwe language

The Pimbwe are an ethnic and linguistic group based in the Rukwa Region of western Tanzania, in the neighbourhood of Mpimbwe to the northwest of Lake Rukwa [4]

Cipimbwe, Icipimbwe
Native toTanzania
Native speakers
(29,000 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3piw


  1. ^ Pimbwe at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Pimbwe". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  4. ^ Margaret Arminel Bryan, The Bantu Languages of Africa Oxford University Press 1959.


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