Manda language (Tanzania)

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Manda
Native to Tanzania
Ethnicity Manda
Native speakers
22,000 (2002)[1]
Dialects
  • Matumba
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mgs
Glottolog mand1423[2]
N.11[3]
Linguasphere 99-AUS-ra

Manda, or Manda-Matumba, is a Bantu language of Tanzania. It was assigned to the Bena–Kinga (G60) group by Nurse (1988), though Ehret retains it in N10 Rufiji–Ruvuma (Songea).

References[edit]

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