Turu language

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Turu
Nyaturu
Native to Tanzania
Ethnicity Turu
Native speakers
600,000 (2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 rim
Glottolog nyat1246[2]
F.32[3]
Tυrυ
Person Mυnyatυrυ, Mυrιmi
People Wanyatυrυ, Arιmi
Language Kιnyatυrυ, Kιrιmi
Country Unyatυrυ, Urιmi

The Turu or Nyaturu language, Kinyaturu, also known as Rimi Kirimi, is a Bantu language of spoken by the Wanyaturu also known as Arimi of the Singida region of Tanzania. Excluding the Bantu language prefixes Ke- and Ki-, other spellings of the language are Limi and Remi. Dialects of the three Turu tribes are Girwana of the Airwana (Wilwana) in the north, Giahi of the Vahi (Wahi) in the south and west, and Ginyamunyinganyi of the Anyiŋanyi (Wanyinganyi) in the east.

References[edit]

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