Ruri language

Kwaya
Native to Tanzania
Region Mara Region
Native speakers
120,000 (2005)[1]
Dialects
  • Kwaya
  • Ruri
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kya
Glottolog kway1241[2]
JE.251,253[3]

Kwaya is a Bantu language of Tanzania. Jita–Kara–Kwaya are close to being dialects; Maho (2009) separates Ruri from Kwaya as equally distinct.

References[]

  1. ^ Kwaya at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kwaya". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online