Nyala

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A language of Kenya

Alternate Names
East
Population

273,000 (2009 census).

Location

Western Province, Lake Victoria area, Kakamega.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

East Nyala, West Nyala.

Language Use

Home, social gatherings. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Kiswahili [swh], English [eng], most other Oluluyia [luy] varieties.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Over 15%. Literacy rate in L2: Over 50% (Kiswahili, English).
Writing
Latin script.