Dhaiso

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A language of Tanzania

Alternate Names
Daiso, Daisu, Kidhaiso, Segeju
Population

5,000 (1999).

Location

Tanga Region, Muheza district, east Usambara mountains north base, Bwiti and Magati villages.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Related to Kamba [kam] of Kenya. Lexical similarity: 32% with Digo [dig].

Language Use

Not being transmitted to children. Mainly adults. Nearly all also use Swahili [swh].

Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

People were historically part of the Segeju. Muslim.