Ngoreme

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A language of Tanzania

Alternate Names
Dengurume, Ikingurimi, Kingoreme, Ngruimi, Ngurimi, Nguruimi
Population

55,000 (2005 SIL).

Location

Mara Region, Serengeti district, Ngoreme and Ikorongo divisions.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Limited comprehension of other languages. Lexical similarity: 73% with Kuria [kuj], 76% with Zanaki [zak], 77% with Ikoma [ntk], 49% with Gusii [guz].

Typology

5-vowel system

Language Use

All domains, unless speakers of other languages present. All ages. Very positive attitudes.

Language Development
Bible portions: 2009–2012.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian, Muslim, traditional religion.