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  • Guinea-Bissau - Maps | Ethnologue
    to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition 16th Edition 15th Edition 14th Edition 13th Edition Related Sites SIL org ScriptSource ISO 639 3 Contact SIL International Publications 7500 West

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  • Guinea-Bissau - Feedback | Ethnologue
    28 pp 9 95 Browse all products Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition 16th Edition 15th Edition 14th Edition

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  • Kenya - Languages | Ethnologue
    borderline Similar to Kitharaka thk Lexical similarity 73 with Embu ebu 70 with Gikuyu kik 67 with Kimîîru mer 63 with Kikamba kam Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central E Kikuyu Kamba E 541 Comments Christian More Information Gikuyu kik Kiambu Murang a Nyeri and Kirinyaga counties Nakuru county Lake Naivasha area Meru county Nairobi 6 623 000 2009 census increasing Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Gekoyo Gigikuyu Kikuyu Dialects Gichugu Northern Kirinyaga Mathira Karatina Ndia Southern Kirinyaga Northern Gikuyu Northern Murang a Nyeri Southern Gikuyu Kiambu Southern Murang a Lexical similarity 73 with Kiembu ebu 70 with Gichuka cuh 67 with Kikamba kam 63 with Kimîîru mer Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central E Kikuyu Kamba E 51 Comments Christian traditional religion More Information Gujarati guj Mostly Nairobi 50 000 in Kenya 1995 SIL Status 5 Developing Classification Indo European Indo Iranian Indo Aryan Central zone Gujarati Comments Most lived in Kenya for several generations Hindu Jain Muslim More Information Kalenjin kln A macrolanguage Population total all languages 4 823 400 Comments Includes Keiyo eyo Kipsigis sgc Markweeta enb Nandi niq Okiek oki Pökoot pko Sabaot spy Terik tec Tugen tuy More Information Kamba kam Kitui Makueni Kajiado and Machakos counties small border area Taita Taveta county 3 893 000 2009 census increasing L2 users 600 000 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Kekamba Kikamba Dialects Masaku Mumoni North Kitui South Kitui Lexical similarity 67 with Gikuyu kik 66 with Embu ebu 63 with Chuka cuh 57 59 with Kimîîru mer Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central E Kikuyu Kamba E 55 Comments Ethnic autonym Akamba the place Ukambani Christian traditional religion More Information Keiyo eyo Uasin Gishu and Elgeyo Marakwet counties 314 000 2009 census increasing Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Elgeyo Keyo Dialects A member of macrolanguage Kalenjin kln Classification Nilo Saharan Eastern Sudanic Nilotic Southern Kalenjin Nandi Markweta Nandi More Information Kenyan Sign Language xki Scattered 340 000 2007 DOOR increasing Status 5 Developing Recognized language 2010 Constitution Official Languages of Parliament Article 120 2 Alternate Names KSL Dialects Standardized with slight variations since 1961 when primary schools for deaf children began Minor differences between Nairobi central Kisumu western and Mombasa eastern Mainly unrelated to other sign languages although appears to have influenced Uganda Sign Language ugn There appears to be less lexical borrowing fingerspelling initialization from spoken languages than in many other sign languages Fingerspelling system similar to French Sign Language fsl Classification Deaf sign language More Information Kiembu ebu Embu county southeast of Mount Kenya 324 000 2009 census increasing Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Embo Embu Dialects Embu Mbeere Kimbeere Mbere Mbeere dialect reportedly has intelligibility with Embu Population estimate may include Gichuka cuh and Mwimbi Muthambi mws Lexical similarity 85 with the Mbeere dialect 73 with Gikuyu kik and Gichuka cuh 66 with Kamba kam 63 65 with Kimîîru mer Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central E Kikuyu Kamba E 52 Comments Christian traditional religion More Information Kigiryama nyf Kilifi and Kwale counties north of Mombasa Tana River county 944 000 2009 census increasing 752 000 Giryama 25 400 Kambe 98 700 Rabai 14 500 Ribe 52 900 Kauma Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Agiryama Giriama Giryama Kigiriama Kinyika Nika Nyika Dialects Chwaka Kambe Kauma Chikauma Rabai Ribe Rihe Dialect speakers may understand Chichonyi Chidzihana Chikauma coh Lexical similarity 72 with Chidigo dig 63 with Mrima swh 62 with Mvita swh 61 with Amu swh 59 with Kipfokomo pkb and Bajun swh Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central E Nyika Taita E 72 Comments Giryama is the people name and largest group of the Mijikenda community which is formed by 9 ethnic groups Strong traditional social system Traditional religion Christian More Information Kimîîru mer Meru and Isiolo counties northeast of Mount Kenya Laikipia county north bank Ewaso Ngiro river west of Archer s Point 1 660 000 2009 census increasing Status 4 Educational Alternate Names Kimeru Mero Meru Dialects Igembe Igoji Imenti Meru Beik Miutini Tigania Lexical similarity 85 with dialects Imenti and Tigania 67 with Chuka cuh 63 with Embu ebu and Gikuyu kik 57 with Kamba kam Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central E Kikuyu Kamba E 53 Comments Mero is not a correct spelling Different from Meru rwk of Tanzania Traditional religion Christian More Information Kipfokomo pkb Lamu Garissa and Tana River counties upper and lower Tana river between Tulu and Masabubu 95 000 2009 census increasing Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Kipokomo Lower Pokomo Malachini Pfokomo Pokomo Upper Pokomo Dialects Buu I Buu II Buu III Dzunza Gwano Kalindi Kinakomba Kulesa Malalulu Mwina Ndera Ndura Ngatana Zubaki Lexical similarity 63 with Mvita swh 61 with Amu swh 60 with Mrima swh 59 with Kigiryama nyf 58 with Chidigo dig 57 with Bajun swh Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central E Nyika Taita E 71 Comments Muslim Christian traditional religion More Information Kipsigis sgc Bomet Kericho Narok and Nakuru counties 1 916 000 2009 census increasing Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Kipsiikis Kipsikiis Kipsikis Dialects None known Reportedly similar to Nandi niq A member of macrolanguage Kalenjin kln Classification Nilo Saharan Eastern Sudanic Nilotic Southern Kalenjin Nandi Markweta Kipsigis More Information Kiswahili swh Lamu and Garissa counties Somali border toTana river mouth along coast and inland 111 000 in Kenya 2009 census increasing 6 200 Amu 69 000 Bajuni 1 000 Chitundi 2 600 Changamwe 480 Faza 5 200 Jomvu 170 Katwa 700 Kilifi 700 Kilindini 300 Mtwapa 1 600 Ngare 1 400 Pate 290 Shaka 3900 Siu 650 Tangana 280 Tikuu 2 000 Vumba 2009 census Status 1 National Statutory national language 2010 Constitution Article 7 2 Alternate Names Arab Swahili Kisuahili Kiswaheli Suahili Swahili Dialects Amu Ozi Bajuni Bajun Chimbalazi Gunya Mbalazi Changamwe Chitundi Faza Gurian Jomvu Katwa Kilifi Kilindini Mambrui Malindi Mtwapa Mvita Kimvita Mombasa Ngare Pate Pemba Hadimu Phemba Tambatu Shaka Siu Siyu Tangana Tikuu Tikulu Tukulu Vumba Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central G Swahili G 42 Comments Bajuni most divergent Bajuni and Pemba dialects may be separate languages Muslim More Information Kitharaka thk Embu Meru and Tharaka Nithi counties 176 000 2009 census increasing 61 600 monolinguals Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Saraka Sharoka Tharaka Dialects Gatue North Tharaka Igoki Ntugi Central Tharaka Thagicu Thagicu dialect has extensive Kamba kam borrowings Gatue is influential Difficult intelligibility of northern Kimîîru mer dialects Some Meru words have offensive meanings in Kitharaka Lexical similarity with Chuka cuh Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central E Kikuyu Kamba E 54 Comments Attitudes changing People now view their language as important Tharaka is place name Ethnonym Atharaka Christian traditional religion More Information Kiwilwana mlk Garissa and Tana River counties Tana River north of Pokomo between Bura and Garissa 16 800 2009 census increasing Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Elwana Ilwana Malakote pej Malankote pej Dialects None known Not intelligible with Kipfokomo Pokomo pkb Lexical similarity 55 57 with Kipfokomo pkb Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central E Nyika Taita E 701 Comments Cushitic influence Muslim More Information Konkani Goan gom Nairobi 3 900 in Kenya 1987 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Goan Goanese pej Gomataki Konknni Classification Indo European Indo Iranian Indo Aryan Southern zone Konkani Comments Christian More Information Kuria kuj Migori and southwest Narok counties 260 000 in Kenya 2009 census increasing Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Ekiguria Gikuria Igikuria Kikoria Kikuria Koria Kurya Dialects Bugumbe Bukira Bwirege Kiroba Nyabasi Sweta Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Logooli Kuria E 43 Comments Christian traditional religion More Information Lubukusu bxk Bungoma Kakamega and Trans Nzoia counties south of Kitale 1 433 000 2009 census increasing Status 4 Educational Alternate Names Bukusu Dialects A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Masaba Luhya E 31 Comments Christian traditional religion More Information Luidakho Luisukha Lutirichi ida Kakamega Bungoma and Nandi counties 598 000 2009 census increasing Idakho 171 000 Isukha 217 000 Tiriki 210 000 2009 census Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Idakho Isukha Tiriki Dialects Idakho Idaxo Itakho Itoxo Isukha Isuxa Lwisukha Tiriki High comprehension of Lulogooli rag but resist each other s pronunciation Lexical similarity 70 with Logooli rag 52 with Masaba myx Uganda and Oluluyia luy A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Logooli Kuria E 411 Comments Christian More Information Lukabaras lkb Kakamega Nandi and Uasin Gishu counties 253 000 2009 census Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Kabarasi Kabras Dialects None known Reportedly similar to Lutachoni lts A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Masaba Luhya E 32 More Information Lulogooli rag Vihiga and Kakamega counties north of Kisimu 618 000 in Kenya 2009 census increasing Population total all countries 618 300 Status 4 Educational Alternate Names Llogole Llugule Logooli Lugooli Luragoli Maragoli Maragooli Ragoli Uluragooli Dialects None known Lexical similarity 70 80 with Idakho Isukha Tiriki ida A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Logooli Kuria E 41 Comments Mulogoli is a person from Maragoli More Information Lutachoni lts Kakamega and Bungoma counties middle reaches Nzoia river 118 000 2009 census Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Tachon Tachoni Tatsoni Dialects None known Reportedly similar to Lukabaras lkb A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Masaba Luhya E 31 More Information Maasai mas Kajiado and Narok counties Kiambu county enclave west of Nairobi another enclave north of Nairobi in Laikipia county small border area Taita Taveta county 842 000 in Kenya 2009 census increasing Population total all countries 1 297 000 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Maa Masai Dialects Arusa Arusha Damat Iloodokilani Kaputiei Keekonyokie Kisonko Kore Laitokitok Loitai Matapo Moitanik Wuasinkishu Parakuyo Baraguyu Ilparakuyo Kwavi Purko Siria Arusha is distinct from Bantu Chaga related variety Reportedly Arusha who are pastoralists dress like Maasai and speak a Maasai related variety whereas agriculturalists intermarry with the Chaga Other sources say the Arusha originally spoke a Bantu language Lexical similarity 82 86 between Kenya and Tanzania dialects Purko has 91 96 lexical similarity with other Kenya dialects 82 with Baraguyu 86 with Arusa 77 89 with Samburu saq 82 89 with Chamus saq 60 with Ngasa nsg Ongamo Classification Nilo Saharan Eastern Sudanic Nilotic Eastern Lotuxo Teso Lotuxo Maa Ongamo Maa Comments Seminomadic Purko is the largest dialect in Kenya and centrally located Traditional religion Christian More Information Markweeta enb Baringo Elgeyo Marakwet Nandi and West Pokot counties 180 000 2009 census Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Endo Endo Marakwet Marakuet Dialects Endo Northern Markweeta Sambirir Southern Markweeta Low intelligibility of major Kalenjin dialects A member of macrolanguage Kalenjin kln Classification Nilo Saharan Eastern Sudanic Nilotic Southern Kalenjin Nandi Markweta Markweta Comments Marakweeta encompasses all speakers scattered among the so called Endo Sambirir and Talai They do not see these region names as dialects Traditional religion Christian More Information Mwimbi Muthambi mws Meru county 70 000 1980 SIL increasing Status 6a Vigorous Dialects Muthambi Mwimbi Kimwimbi People may be able to use Kimîîru mer literature Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central E Kikuyu Kamba E 531 Comments Christian More Information Nandi niq Nandi and Uasin Gishu counties some in Kisumu county north of Kisumu town 949 000 2009 census Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Cemual Naandi Dialects A member of macrolanguage Kalenjin kln Classification Nilo Saharan Eastern Sudanic Nilotic Southern Kalenjin Nandi Markweta Nandi More Information Nubi kcn Nairobi 15 500 in Kenya 2009 census 3 000 6 000 in Kibera Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Kinubi Ki Nubi Classification Creole Arabic based Comments Settled in Kenya by the British A few being assimilated Muslim More Information Nyala nle Busia and Siaya counties Lake Victoria area Nzoia river mouth to northwest of Luambwa and Busonga enclave up river Kakamega and Bungoma counties 273 000 2009 census Status 5 Developing Dialects East Nyala West Nyala A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Masaba Luhya E 32 More Information Okiek oki Nakuru county east Mau escarpment Baringo Elgeyo Marakwet Trans Nzoia and West Pokot counties Sogoo dialect in Mau forest between Amala and Ewas Ng iro rivers near Nosogami stream 79 000 in Kenya 2009 census Status 7 Shifting Alternate Names Akie Akiek Kinare Ndorobo pej Ogiek Dialects Okiek Sogoo Sokoo Suiei A member of macrolanguage Kalenjin kln Classification Nilo Saharan Eastern Sudanic Nilotic Southern Kalenjin Okiek Comments Ndorobo is a pejorative term for several hunter or forest groups that are not linguistically related El Molo Yaaku Okiek Omotik Aasáx Christian More Information Olukhayo lko Busia county Nambare area 125 000 2009 census Status 4 Educational Alternate Names Khayo Xaayo Dialects None known Reportedly similar to Olumarachi lri A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Masaba Luhya E 341 More Information Oluluyia luy A macrolanguage Population total all languages 5 084 800 Comments Includes Lubukusu bxk Luidakho Luisukha Lutirichi ida Lukabaras lkb Lulogooli rag Lutachoni lts Nyala nle Olukhayo lko Olumarachi lri Olumarama lrm Olunyole nyd Olushisa lks Olutsotso lto Oluwanga lwg Saamia lsm Uganda More Information Olumarachi lri Busia county northwest of Nzoia river 155 000 2009 census Status 4 Educational Alternate Names Marachi Dialects None known Reportedly similar to Olukhayo lko A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Masaba Luhya E 342 More Information Olumarama lrm Kakamega and Vihiga counties north of Kisumu town 152 500 2009 census Status 4 Educational Alternate Names Marama Dialects None known Reportedly similar to Oluwanga lwg A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Masaba Luhya E 32 More Information Olunyole nyd Vihiga and Kakamega counties above Kavirondo gulf 311 000 2009 census increasing Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Lunyole Lunyore Nyole Nyoole Nyore Olunyore Dialects None known Lexical similarity 61 with Nyole nuj of Uganda A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Masaba Luhya E 33 Comments Christian More Information Olusamia lsm Busia and Siaya counties west of Ukewala to Lake Victoria 125 000 in Kenya 2009 census Status 4 Educational Alternate Names Saamia Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Masaba Luhya E 34 More Information Olushisa lks Kakamega county Yala town northeastward 137 000 2009 census Status 4 Educational Alternate Names Kisa Dialects None known Reportedly similar to Olumarama lrm A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Masaba Luhya E 32 More Information Olutsotso lto Kakamega county capital area 122 000 2009 census Status 4 Educational Alternate Names Tsotso Dialects A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Masaba Luhya E 32 More Information Oluwanga lwg Kakamega county both banks of Nzoia river 309 000 2009 census Status 4 Educational Alternate Names Hanga Kawanga Luhanga Oluhanga Wanga Dialects None known Reportedly similar to Olumarama lrm A member of macrolanguage Oluluyia luy Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central J Masaba Luhya E 32 More Information Omotik omt Narok county Lemek area 50 1980 Ethnic population 200 2000 Status 8a Moribund Alternate Names Laamoot Ndorobo pej Omotic Dialects Suiei Lexical similarity 60 with Kalenjin kln 50 with Datooga tcc Classification Nilo Saharan Eastern Sudanic Nilotic Southern Tatoga Comments Ndorobo is a pejorative cover term for several small hunter or forest groups that are not linguistically related El Molo elo Yaaku muu and Okiek oki Traditional religion More Information Orma orc Kilifi Lamu and Tana River counties 66 300 2009 census increasing Status 6a Vigorous Dialects Munyo Korokoro Munyo Yaya Orma Distinct from Borana gax Munyo Yaya is an ethnic group who speak a dialect of Orma A member of macrolanguage Oromo orm Classification Afro Asiatic Cushitic East Oromo Comments Muslim More Information Pökoot pko Baringo Turkana and West Pokot counties Nakuru and Nyandarua counties northeast of Nakuru town 633 000 in Kenya 2009 census increasing Population total all countries 703 400 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Pakot Pökot Suk Dialects East Pokot West Pokot A member of macrolanguage Kalenjin kln Classification Nilo Saharan Eastern Sudanic Nilotic Southern Kalenjin Pokot Comments Seminomadic Traditional religion Christian More Information Punjabi Eastern pan Nairobi 10 000 in Kenya 1995 SIL increasing Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Eastern Panjabi Gurmukhi Gurumukhi Punjabi Dialects Panjabi Proper Classification Indo European Indo Iranian Indo Aryan Central zone Panjabi Comments Most came to Kenya to build the railroad in early 20th century Sikh Hindu Muslim More Information Rendille rel Marsabit and Samburu counties between Lake Turkana and Marsabit mountain 60 000 2009 census increasing Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Randile Rendile Classification Afro Asiatic Cushitic East Rendille Boni Comments Nomadic Ariaal Rendille people live in interdependent relationship with Samburu and speak Samburu saq Traditional religion Christian Muslim More Information Sabaot spy Bungoma and

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  • Kenya - Status | Ethnologue
    in Kenya 2009 census increasing Population total all countries 4 184 000 Ekegusii guz 5 Developing 2 205 000 in Kenya 2009 census increasing Population total all countries 2 205 300 L2 users 500 000 in Kenya Gikuyu kik 5 Developing 6 623 000 2009 census increasing Gujarati guj 5 Developing 50 000 in Kenya 1995 SIL Kamba kam 5 Developing 3 893 000 2009 census increasing L2 users 600 000 Kenyan Sign Language xki 5 Developing Recognized language 2010 Constitution Official Languages of Parliament Article 120 2 340 000 2007 DOOR increasing Kiembu ebu 5 Developing 324 000 2009 census increasing Kigiryama nyf 5 Developing 944 000 2009 census increasing 752 000 Giryama 25 400 Kambe 98 700 Rabai 14 500 Ribe 52 900 Kauma Kipfokomo pkb 5 Developing 95 000 2009 census increasing Kipsigis sgc 5 Developing 1 916 000 2009 census increasing Kitharaka thk 5 Developing 176 000 2009 census increasing 61 600 monolinguals Kiwilwana mlk 5 Developing 16 800 2009 census increasing Konkani Goan gom 5 Developing 3 900 in Kenya 1987 Kuria kuj 5 Developing 260 000 in Kenya 2009 census increasing Luidakho Luisukha Lutirichi ida 5 Developing 598 000 2009 census increasing Idakho 171 000 Isukha 217 000 Tiriki 210 000 2009 census Lukabaras lkb 5 Developing 253 000 2009 census Lutachoni lts 5 Developing 118 000 2009 census Maasai mas 5 Developing 842 000 in Kenya 2009 census increasing Population total all countries 1 297 000 Markweeta enb 5 Developing 180 000 2009 census Nandi niq 5 Developing 949 000 2009 census Nyala nle 5 Developing 273 000 2009 census Olunyole nyd 5 Developing 311 000 2009 census increasing Pökoot pko 5 Developing 633 000 in Kenya 2009 census increasing Population total all countries 703 400 Punjabi Eastern pan 5 Developing 10 000 in Kenya 1995 SIL increasing Sabaot spy 5 Developing 241 000 2009 census increasing Sagalla tga 5 Developing 100 000 1992 UBS Suba sxb 5 Developing 139 000 2009 census increasing Taveta tvs 5 Developing 21 000 2009 census increasing Turkana tuv 5 Developing 989 000 2009 census 593 000 monolinguals 6a Vigorous Arabic Omani Spoken acx 6a Vigorous 15 000 in Kenya 1995 increasing Aweer bob 6a Vigorous 7 600 2009 census increasing 1 600 monolinguals Chichonyi Chidzihana Chikauma coh 6a Vigorous 184 000 2009 census increasing Chonyi 149 000 Jibana 35 200 Daasanach dsh 6a Vigorous 12 500 in Kenya 2009 census increasing Population varies as people freely cross the Ethiopian border 6 250 monolinguals Gichuka cuh 6a Vigorous 70 000 1980 SIL increasing Keiyo eyo 6a Vigorous 314 000 2009 census increasing Mwimbi Muthambi mws 6a Vigorous 70 000 1980 SIL increasing Nubi kcn 6a Vigorous 15 500 in Kenya 2009 census 3 000 6 000 in Kibera Orma orc 6a Vigorous 66 300 2009 census increasing Rendille rel 6a Vigorous 60 000 2009 census increasing Samburu saq 6a Vigorous 237 000 2009 census increasing Ilchamus 27 300 Njemps 5 300 2009 census Terik tec 6a Vigorous

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  • Kenya - Feedback | Ethnologue
    action taken View the Discussion KiMbeere Liz Sun 2015 05 10 12 14 Regarding Other Country Kenya Hello I want to let you know about a group whose language you left out of the Ethnologue on Kenya The Mbeere people speak Kimbeere They occupy Mbeere District in Kenya They have cultural and historical differences with other Mt Kenya groups such as Embu Meru Kamba Kikuyu and most importantly they self identify as Mbeere The 7 Forks hydroelectric dams which provide power to Kenya run through their vast semi arid lands however they are historically not a densely settling group unlike their neighbors There are about 200000 in number You can look them up using the keyword Mbeere Thanks Liz Editorial Action No action taken View the Discussion Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Ethnologue Products Languages of Kenya An Ethnologue Country Report 56 pp 14 95 Language Map of Kenya License for single academic use of a high resolution watermark free map 24 95 Browse all products Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language

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  • Lesotho - Languages | Ethnologue
    Mandryk 2001 Population total all countries 5 634 000 Status 1 National Statutory national language 1993 Constitution Article 3 1 Alternate Names Sesotho Sisutho Souto Suthu Suto Dialects None known Northern Sotho nso and Tswana tsn are inherently intelligible but have generally been considered separate languages Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central S Sotho Tswana S 33 Comments Christian traditional religion More Information Xhosa xho Sebapala Valley villages near Tosing Tele Valley Sinxondo 18 000 in Lesotho Johnstone 1993 Status 5 Dispersed Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central S Nguni S 41 More Information Zulu zul Butha Buthe district Caledonspoort border post 248 000 in Lesotho 1993 Status 5 Dispersed Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central S Nguni S 42 More Information Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ

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  • Lesotho - Status | Ethnologue
    000 in Lesotho Johnstone 1993 Zulu zul 5 Dispersed 248 000 in Lesotho 1993 Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products

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  • Lesotho - Maps | Ethnologue
    be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition 16th Edition 15th Edition 14th Edition 13th Edition Related Sites SIL org ScriptSource ISO 639 3 Contact SIL International Publications 7500 West Camp Wisdom Road Dallas TX 75236 5629 USA publications

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