Safwa language

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Cisafwa, Ishisafwa
Native toTanzania
EthnicitySafwa people
Native speakers
(160,000 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3sbk

Safwa is a Bantu language spoken by the Safwa people of the Mbeya Region of Tanzania. Dialects are Guruka, Mbwila, Poroto, Songwe.


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