Kitara language

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Created by Uganda
Date early 1990s
Users Written language taught at university. 5 million speakers of the source languages (2002)[1]
Sources Kiga, Nkore, Nyoro, & Tooro
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog None

The Kitara language, commonly known as Runyakitara, is an artificial[2] standard language based on four closely related languages of western Uganda:

The Google interface has been translated into Kitara in February 2010 by the Faculty of Computing and IT, Makerere University.

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  1. ^ Lewis, M. Paul, Gary F. Simons, & Charles D. Fennig, eds. (2015). Ethnologue: Languages of the World (18th ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. 
  2. ^ a b Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  • Bernsten, Jan. 1998. "Runyakitara: Uganda's 'New' Language." Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 19(2): 93-107. (online version)

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