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Kimbu is a Bantu language of Tanzania. In 1992, use of Kimbu was declining but still in regular use in certain contexts. As of 2018, most children of Kimbu speakers learn Swahili as a first language, and do not learn Kimbu well.
- Kimbu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kimbu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
- Brenzinger, Matthias (1992). Language death : factual and theoretical explorations with special reference to East Africa. Walter de Gruyter. pp. 90–91. ISBN 9783110134049.
- Gabriel, Helena (2018). "A Case Study of Kimbu Intergenerational Transmission" (PDF). Arusha Working Papers in African Linguistics. 1: 38–53. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
Note: The Guthrie classification is geographic and its groupings do not imply a relationship between the languages within them.
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