Zanaki language

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Zanaki
Native to Tanzania
Region Mara Region, Musoma Rural District, Makongoro Division
Native speakers
100,000 (2005)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 zak
Glottolog zana1238[2]
JE.44[3]

Zanaki (Ikizanaki) is a Bantu language of Tanzania. It is spoken by the Zanaki people of Musoma and was the first language of Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere,[4] son of the King Burito Nyerere (1860–1942).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zanaki at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Zanaki". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  4. ^ Aydemir, Murat (2008). Migratory settings. Rodopi. p. 102. ISBN 90-420-2425-9.