Talk:Nkore language

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According to Ethnologue, which I consider one of the best liguistical sources online, the language is *mainly* called Nyankole (there are other names as well), which also makes sense given the "laws" of Bantu languages (perhaps kinyankole). Runyankole is a "standardization of the western languages (Nyankore-Chiga and Nyoro-Tooro)".

Also note the rest of what they write about the language: "Nyankole, Nyoro, and their dialects are considered by some to be one language (78% to 96% lexical similarity). 84% to 94% lexical similarity with Chiga, 75% to 86% with Tooro (Nyoro), 81% with Zinza, 78% with Nyambo, 74% with Haya, 68% with Kerewe. " [1]

My suggestion: unite this article with the article about Nyankole (not written yet) and with articles about other names of dialects, with redirects if possible.

Karpada 10:39, 9 July 2006 (UTC)

I should say that Banyankore mainly use the term Runyankole or Runyankore for their language. They NEVER use the word nyankole. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Internationalstudent (talkcontribs) 23:53, 28 December 2007 (UTC)

Annon comment moved from article[edit]

yu shd also include the banyankore names 4 long time 4 history purposes.sa dat when an intruder could come in the area, he or she could easily be identified by the name. coz every word meant smething.if assigned to look 4 the names, i can do it. ma email is sam2rap@yahoo.com —Preceding unsigned comment added by 81.199.17.19 (talkcontribs)

Runyankole language template[edit]

If you are a native speaker of Runyankole then you can help translate this template into your own language:


nyn This user is a native speaker of Runyankole.

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--Amazonien (talk) 02:44, 22 January 2009 (UTC)