Language:  Chichewa Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

14,361,000

People Group's Primary Language

8

Scripture Status

Translation Need Questionable

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Ngoni, Malawi Malawi 1,903,000 Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 5.00 %
 Nyanja Swaziland 7,400 Christianity 82.00 % 4.00 %
 Nyanja Zimbabwe 838,000 Christianity 80.00 % 29.00 %
 Nyanja, Chewa Malawi 8,512,000 Christianity 80.00 % 27.00 %
 Nyanja, Chewa Mozambique 1,294,000 Christianity 80.00 % 15.00 %
 Nyanja, Chewa South Africa 3,000 Christianity 65.00 % 13.00 %
 Nyanja, Chewa Tanzania 45,000 Christianity 88.00 % 14.00 %
 Nyanja, Chewa Zambia 1,758,000 Christianity 97.00 % 30.00 %
  Totals:  8     0        
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Note:  Only people groups speaking Chichewa as primary language are listed.
Other groups may speak Chichewa as a secondary language.

Language Alternate Names
Angoni
Cewa
Cheva
Chewa
Chewa (Cewa)
Chewa (Cheva)
Chichewa
Chingoni (Ngoni)
Chinjanja
Chinyanja
Chipeta
Cicewa
Cimanganja
Cingoni
Cinyanja
Cipeta
Kunda
Malawi
Manganja (Cimanganja)
Manganja (Waganga)
Marave
Maravi
Ngoni
Ngoni (Cingoni)
Nyanja
Nyanja (Cinyanja)
Nyanja-Chewa
Nyasa-Cewa
Peta (Chipeta)
Peta (Cipeta)
Sheva
Waganga

Dialects
Chewa
Chikunda
Chingoni
Eastern
Manganja
Ngoni
Nsenga
Nyanja
Nyasa
Peta
Southern
Western
Zambia

Dialect Alternate Names
Cewa
Chichewa
Chichewa: Zambia
Chinyanja: Eastern
Chinyanja: Southern
Chinyanja: Western
Cichewa
Cimanganja
Cingoni
Cipeta
Malawi
Marave
Maravi
Ngoni
Nyanja: Chewa
Nyanja: Chichewa
Nyasa
Peta
Waganga
 
Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions Questionable translation need
New Testament 1886-1960
Complete Bible 1905-1997
 
Online / Mobile App Bibles
Bible.is (Faith Comes By Hearing)
Bible.com (YouVersion)
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Chichewa
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JFP)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Nyanja/Chewa Bible 1992
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter Fathers Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets


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