Chuwabu language

Chuwabo (Echuwabo), also spelled Cuabo and Txuwabo, is a Bantu language spoken along the central coast of Mozambique.

Chuwabu
Cuabo
Native toMozambique
Native speakers
970,000 (2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
chw – Chuwabo
cwb – Maindo
Glottologchuw1238  Chuwabu[2]
main1272  Maindo[3]
P.34[4]

Maindo, though customarily considered a separate language, is close enough to be a dialect of Chuwabo.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Chuwabo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Maindo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Chuwabu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Maindo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  • Guérois, Rozenn (2015). A grammar of Cuwabo (Mozambique, Bantu P34) (PhD thesis). Université Lumière Lyon 2. hdl:1854/LU-8561497.