Mpoto

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A language of Tanzania

Alternate Names
Chimpoto, Kimpoto, Kinyasa, Nyasa
Population

80,000 (Voegelin and Voegelin 1977).

Location

Ruvuma Region, Mbinga district, southwest, Lake Nyasa northeast shore.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Many also use Matengo [mgv].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1913–1924.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Both Mpoto and Manda [mgs] have alternate names of Kinyasa. Christian, traditional religion.