Kitara language

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Kitara
Runyakitara
Created by Uganda
Date early 1990s
Users Written language taught at university. 5 million speakers of the source languages  (2002)[1]
Purpose
Sources Kiga, Nkore, Nyoro, & Tooro
Language codes
ISO 639-3
JE.10A[2]

The Kitara language, commonly known as Runyakitara, is an artificial[2] standard language based on four closely related languages of western Uganda:

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The Google interface has been translated into Kitara in February 2010 by the Faculty of Computing and IT, Makerere University. This project was coordinated by Ms. Florence Tushabe together with a team of 15 others.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lewis, M. Paul, ed. (2009). Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. 
  2. ^ a b Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  • Bernsten, Jan. 1998. "Runyakitara: Uganda's 'New' Language." Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 19(2): 93-107. (online version)

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