Language:  Shona

Population of Groups Speaking

7,233,000

People Group's Primary Language

10

Bible Status

Translation Need Questionable

Jesus Film

Online Bible

Gospel Recordings

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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale *
Language
Rank
Primary
Religion
%
Evangelical
%
Christian
Indigenous
Doma, Vadoma Zimbabwe 16,000 Primary E Ethnic Religions 0.3 % 0.3 %
 Ndau, Shona Mozambique 1,999,000 Secondary E Ethnic Religions 12.0 % 45.0 %
 Shona Botswana 49,000 Primary Christianity 5.0 % 65.0 %
 Shona Malawi 81,000 Primary Christianity 5.0 % 75.0 %
 Shona South Africa 20,000 Primary Christianity 12.0 % 65.0 %
 Shona Zambia 42,000 Primary Christianity 12.0 % 60.0 %
 Shona, Central Zimbabwe 2,877,000 Primary Christianity 33.0 % 82.8 %
 Shona-Karanga Zimbabwe 1,939,000 Primary Christianity 32.0 % 83.0 %
 Shona-Korekore Zimbabwe 396,000 Primary Christianity 14.0 % 69.0 %
 Shona-Zezuru Mozambique 27,000 Primary Christianity 25.0 % 75.0 %
 Shona-Zezuru Zimbabwe 1,786,000 Primary Christianity 34.0 % 83.0 %
  Totals:  11   7,233,000 (P) 1 10 (P) : 1 (S)        
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Resource in Shona Link
Scripture Bible-in-Your-Language Bible-in-Your-Language http://www.ethnicharvest.org/bibles
Scripture EasyBibles EasyBibles http://sites.google.com/site/easyshonabibles/easyShonaBibles
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets World Missionary Press Booklets http://www.wmpress.org/languagesavail.shtml
General Bible Visuals Bible Visuals http://www.biblevisuals.org
General Four Spiritual Laws Four Spiritual Laws http://www.4laws.com/laws/languages.html
General Gods Simple Plan Gods Simple Plan http://www.godssimpleplan.org/index.html
General Got Questions Ministry Got Questions Ministry http://www.gotquestions.org/Shona/
Film / Video God's Story Video God's Story Video http://www.gods-story.org/progress.htm
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Shona Jesus Film: view in Shona http://jesusfilmmedia.org/video/1_8506-jf-0-0
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) http://jesusfilmmedia.org/video/1_8506-cl-0-0
Audio Recordings Global Recordings Global Recordings http://www.globalrecordings.net/langcode/sna
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Union Shona(FCBH) Online New Testament - Union Shona(FCBH) http://www.bible.is/SHDIBS/Matt
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Zimbabwe Bible Society (FCB Online New Testament - Zimbabwe Bible Society (FCB http://www.bible.is/SNABSZ/Matt
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH) Online New Testament (FCBH) http://www.bible.is/SHDBSZ/Matt
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) http://www.inspirationalfilms.com/audio/The_Story_of_Jesus_Shona_84315.mp3
Language Alternate Names
Chishona
Shona
Zezuru
Dialects
Chizezuru
Karanga
Korekore
Shona
Dialect Alternate Names
Bazezura
Bazezuru
Central
Chigaranga
Chikaranga
Chikore-kore
Cishona
Ciuaranga
Goba
Gova
Gowa
Korikori
Makorekore
Mayore-kore
Mazizuru
Northern Shona
Shangwe
Standard
Standard Zimbabwe Shona
Vakaranga
Vazezuru
Wakorikori
Wazezuru

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