Chuwabu language

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Chuwabu
Cuabo
Native to Mozambique
Native speakers
970,000  (2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
chw – Chuwabo
cwb – Maindo
Glottolog chuw1238  (Chuwabu)[2]
main1272  (Maindo)[3]
P.34[4]

Chuwabo (Echuwabo), also spelled Cuabo and Txuwabo, is a Bantu language spoken along the central coast of Mozambique.

Maindo, though customarily considered a separate language, is close enough to be a dialect of Chuwabo.

References[edit]

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