Gorowa

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A language of Tanzania

Alternate Names
Fiome, Goroa
Population

50,000 (1999 R. Kiessling).

Location

Manyara Region, Mbulu district; Dodoma Region, Kondoa district, near Babati, Mt. Ufiome area.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Reportedly similar to Burunge [bds], Alagwa [wbj], and Iraqw [irk]. May be a dialect of Iraqw.

Language Use

All ages. Also use Iraqw [irk], Swahili [swh].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.