Kutu

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A language of Tanzania

Alternate Names
Khutu, Kikutu
Population

45,000 (1987).

Location

Morogoro Region, Morogoro Rural and Kilosa districts; a portion of Pwani Region west of Dar es Salaam.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 69% with Kami [kcu], 68% with Zaramo [zaj], 64% with Kwere [cwe], 61% with Doe [doe].

Language Use

Also use Swahili [swh].

Language Development
Bible portions: 2009–2012.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Matrilineal. Muslim, traditional religion.