Ndamba language

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Ndamba
Native toTanzania
RegionIringa
Native speakers
(55,000 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ndj
Glottologndam1239[2]
G.52[3]
Linguasphere99-AUS-ta

Chindamba is classified as a Bantu language.[4] It is one of 87 languages spoken in Tanzania.[5] Most Chindamba speakers are bilingual in Swahili and Chindamba.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ndamba at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ndamba". 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. ^ Nurse, Derek (2008). Tense and Aspect in Bantu. United States: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199239290.
  5. ^ Legere, Karsten (2002). "The "Languages of Tanzania" project: background, resources, and perspectives" (PDF). Africa & Asia. 2: 163–186.
  6. ^ Edelsten, Peter; Lijongwa, Chiku. A Grammatical Sketch of Chindamba - A Bantu Language (G52) of Tanzania. Rüdiger Köppe Verlag. p. 11. ISBN 978-3-89645-706-6.