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A language of Tanzania

Alternate Names
Ehe, Ekiehe, KiHehe
Autonym
Kihehe
Population

1,210,000 (2016).

Location

Iringa region: south of Gogo area; Dodoma, Mbeya, and Morogoro regions.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Sungwa (Dzungwa, Tsungwa), Kosisamba (Kojisamba, Kotsisamba). Lexical similarity: 65% with Bena [bez] (most similar), 59% with Pangwa [pbr], 56% with Sangu [sbp], 50% with Kinga [zga], 48% with Vwanji [wbi].

Language Use

Vigorous. All ages.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Texts. NT: 2009.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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