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Kwanyama
Oshikwanyama
Native to Namibia and Angola
Region Ovamboland
Native speakers 420,000 in Angola in 1993,
250,000 in Namibia in 2006  (date missing)
Language family
Niger–Congo
  • Atlantic–Congo
    • Benue–Congo
      • Bantoid
        • Bantu
          • Kavango–Southwest
            • Southwest Bantu
              • Ovambo
                • Kwanyama
Linguasphere 05-PEA-aa

Kwanyama or Oshikwanyama is a national language of Angola and Namibia. It is a dialect of the Ovambo language.


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