Iraqw

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A language of Tanzania

Alternate Names
Erokh, Iraku, Kiiraqw, Mbulu, Mbulunge
Population

462,000 (Johnstone and Mandryk 2001).

Location

Manyara Region, Mbulu district, highlands southwest of Arusha in the north; Singida Region near Manyara border; small areas in Arusha and Dodoma regions.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Asa. Asa dialect may be a separate language.

Language Use

Vigorous. All ages. Used as L2 by Datooga [tcc], Gorowa [gow].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.