Pare language

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This article is about the Bantu language. For the Papuan language, see Pa language.
Native to Tanzania
Native speakers
500,000  (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 asa
Glottolog asut1235[2]

Pare (Kipare), also known as Asu (Casu, Chasu, Athu, Chathu), is a Northeast Coast Bantu spoken by the Pare people of Tanzania.


  1. ^ Pare at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Asu (Tanzania)". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online