Haya is a member of the Northeast Bantu branch of the Niger-Congo language family. It is spoken by about 1.94 million people in northern Tanzania, particularly in the Bukoba urban and rural districts in the Kagera region to the south and southwest of Lake Victoria.
Haya is also known as EkiHaya, Ekihaya, Ekihâya, Kihaya, Oluhaya, Oluhâya, Ruhaya or olu-Haya. Native speakers call it OluHaya.
Haya is written with the Latin alphabet, and is used in literature to some extent.
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Information about Haya
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Languages written with the Latin alphabet
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