Bena language

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Not to be confused with Bena language (Adamawa).
Bena
Ekibena
Native to Tanzania
Ethnicity Bena
Native speakers
670,000  (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bez
G.63[2]
Glottolog bena1262[3]
Linguasphere 99-AUS-ub incl. varieties 99-AUS-uba...-ubg

Bena is a Bantu language spoken by the Bena people of the Iringa region of Tanzania.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bena at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Bena (Tanzania)". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.