Nyamwezi language

Nyamwezi language
Spoken in Tanzania
Ethnicity Nyamwezi
Native speakers 980,000  (2006)
Language family
  • Atlantic–Congo
    • Benue–Congo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nym

Nyamwezi (Swahili for 'of the Moon') is a major Bantu language of central Tanzania. It forms a dialect continuum with Sukuma, but is more distinct from other neighboring languages.

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