Mbugwe

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A language of Tanzania

Alternate Names
Buwe, Kimbugwe, Mbuwe
Population

24,000 (1999).

Location

Manyara Region, Babati district.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 52% with Langi [lag].

Language Use

All ages, although villages increasingly mixed (ethnically), and children tend to learn Swahili [swh] alongside or even before Mbugwe.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.