Lambya

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A language of Malawi

Alternate Names
Ichilambya, Kilambya, Lambia, Lambwa, Rambia
Population

59,500 in Malawi (2009 UNSD). Total users in all countries: 91,900.

Location

Chitipa and Karonga districts: along Tanzania and Zambia borders.

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Language Status

6a* (Vigorous).

Dialects

Central Lambya. Ndali [ndh] may be intelligible with Lambya.

Language Development

Texts. NT: 2014.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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