Ndali language

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Ndali
Chindali
Native to Tanzania, Malawi
Ethnicity Ndali
Native speakers
unknown (220,000 cited 1987–2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ndh
M.301[2]

Ndali, or Chindali, is a Bantu language spoken by an increasing population in southern Tanzania of 150,000 (1987) and in northern Malawi by 70,000 (2003).

Dialects[edit]

Sukwa, or Chisukwa, is spoken in the Misuku Hills of Malawi by fewer than 1000 people. Geographically, it would appear to be the same as the Sukwa dialect now classified as Lambya.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ndali at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  • Kershner, Tiffany (2001) - "Imperfectivity in Chisukwa," pp. 37–52. Explorations in African Linguistics: From Lamso to Sesotho, eds. Robert Botne and Rose Vondrasek, Bloomington: Indiana University Working Papers in Linguistics

External links[edit]

  • Faculty page for Dr. Kershner, an expert on the linguistic structure of Chisukwa.