Shanjo language

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Native to Zambia
Native speakers
4,400 total of perhaps Shanjo, Mala,[clarification needed] and Kafue Twa (2010 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 included in toi
Glottolog shan1291[2]

Shanjo (Sanjo) is a Bantu language of Zambia. Maho (2009) lists it as distinct from Tonga, which it has sometimes been classified as a dialect of.[3]


  1. ^ Tonga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Shanjo". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ a b Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online