Chuwabu

Print

A language of Mozambique

Alternate Names
Chichwabo, Chuabo, Chuwabo, Chwabo, Cicuabo, Cuabo, Cuwabo, Echuabo, Echuwabo, Txuwabo
Population

947,000 (2006).

Location

Central coast between Quelimane and Mlanje mountains.

Language Maps
Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Central Chuwabo, Karungu, Maindo, Marale, Nyaringa. Lexical similarity: 78% between Chuwabo of Makusi district and Marrare.

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1978–2003.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.