Sumbwa

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A language of Tanzania

Alternate Names
Kisumbwa
Population

191,000 (1987).

Location

Shinyanga Region, Bukombe district.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 61% with Nyamwezi [nym], 59% with Sukuma [suk], 45% with Nilamba [nim].

Language Use

Many use some Swahili [swh].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.
Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion, Muslim.