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Tumbuka (chiTumbuka)

Tumbuka is a Bantu language spoken by about 2 million in northern and central Malawi, and the Lundazi District of Zambia. The Tumbuka spoken in urban areas differs significantly from that spoken in rural areas, which is considered by some as the "real Tumbuka".

Tumbuka has no official status in either Malawi or Zambia. It is used to some extent in literature in Zambia, but in Malawi the only Tumbuka literature permitted is religous material.

Tumbuka pronunciation

Tumbuka pronunciation

Sample phrases

Information about Tumbuka | Phrases | Tower of Babel

Links

Information about the Tumbuka language
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tumbuka_language

Online Tumbuka lessons
http://www.spiritus-temporis.com/tumbuka-language/vocabulary.html
http://chitumbukalanguage.blogspot.com

Tumbuka phrases
http://wikitravel.org/en/Tumbuka_phrasebook
http://embangweni.com/chitumbu.htm

Bantu languages

Bemba, Bulu, Chichewa, Chokwe, Comorian, Duala, Ewondo, Fang, Ganda/Luganda, Gwere, Herero, Ikizu, Jita, Kikuyu, Kimbundu, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kongo, Konjo, Lingala, Loma, Lozi, Makonde, Mandekan, Maore, Mende, Mushungulu, Mwani, Nkore, Northern Ndebele (South Africa), Northern Ndebele (Zimbabwe), Northern Sotho, Nyole, OshiWambo, Ronga, Sena, Shona, Soga, Southern Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Swahili, Swati, Tofa, Tshiluba, Tsonga, Tswana, Tumbuka, Umbundu, Venda, Xhosa, Yao, Zigula, Zinza, Zulu

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