Makonde
Chi(ni)makonde
Country Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Kenya
Ethnicity Makonde, Ndonde Hamba
Speakers
1.4 million (2006)
Family
Dialects
  • Matembwe–Machinga
  • Mabiha
  • Ndonde Hamba (Mawanda)
Writing
Latin
AreaLindi region, Nachingwea District, primarily Kilimarondo Division.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 Variously:
kde – Makonde, Mabiha
mvw – Machinga
njd – Ndonde Hamba
Glottolog mako1251  Makonde
mach1265  Machinga
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