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Suba
Native to Kenya
Region eastern shore Lake Victoria, Mfangano Island, Rusinga Island
Native speakers 140,000  (2009 census)e18
Language family
Niger–Congo
  • Atlantic–Congo
    • Benue–Congo
      • Bantoid
        • Bantu
          • Northeast Bantu
            • Great Lakes Bantu
              • Logooli–Kuria (E.40)
                • Suba
Guthrie code JE.403 (shared w Suba-Simbiti)

Suba is a language spoken by the Suba people of east Africa. It is almost extinct. It is a Bantu language believed to have developed from the interactions between the Luo and the Bantu speakers of Lusoga. These Lusoga migrated from the Baganda kingdom because of a conflict between tribes.

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