Rwa (E621A)

Rwa (E621A)

Rwa (E621A) is a local Bantu language spoken on the foot of Mt. Meru in the northern Tanzania. It genetically belongs to the Chaga language group (Bantu E60) spoken in the slope area surrounding Mt. Kilimanjaro. The language is estimated to be spoken by about 200,000 people in local speech communities.



SHINAGAWA, Daisuke (2022) Rwa (E621A): 2001-2002 data (ICULD-0045), In: Kiara Johnson, Sayaka Manabe, Chrisanne M. Tuaño (eds.) ICU Working Papers in Linguistics 21: ICU Language Database Series 7, Bantu Language Digital Archive (BantuDArc). [LINK, http://doi.org/10.34577/00005142]

This database contains recordings of a list of sentences in Rwa (E621A).

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ICULD ID Categories Size Duration (approximate) Description Last modified
0045 Rwa (E621A): 2001-2002 data 229.3 MB 49.66 mins Audio 2022.03.01
Rwa (E621A): 2001-2002 data [Download] 1.88 GB 2801 tokens Plots in png 2022.03.01
0049 Rwa (E621A): 2002 data (DAT6, 7, 10) 254 MB 46.5 mins Audio 2023.03.01
Rwa (E621A): 2002 data (DAT6, 7, 10) [Download] 1.21 GB 1971 tokens Plots in png 2023.03.01