Jita language

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Jita
Ecijita
Native toTanzania
RegionMara Region
Native speakers
210,000 (2005)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3jit
Glottologjita1239[2]
JE.25[3]
Title page of the New Testament in Jita

Jita is a Bantu language of Tanzania. Jita–Kara–Kwaya are close to being dialects.

Like most Bantu languages, Jita is tonal. A detailed analysis of Jita tone has been made by Downing (1990), (1996), and (2014).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jita at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Jita". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online

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