Language:  Tsonga Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

6,530,000

People Group's Primary Language

4

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
 Tsonga Mozambique 4,064,000 Christianity 75.00 % 20.00 %
 Tsonga Zimbabwe 5,600 Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 %
 Tsonga, Shangaan South Africa 2,433,000 Christianity 68.00 % 19.00 %
 Tsonga, Shangaan Swaziland 27,000 Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 %
  Totals:  4     0        
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Note:  Only people groups speaking Tsonga as primary language are listed.
Other groups may speak Tsonga as a secondary language.

Language Alternate Names
Bila (Vila)
Changa
Changana
Changana (Changa)
Djonga
Dzonga
Gwamba
Gwamba (Gwapa)
Gwapa
Hanganu
Hlanganu
Jonga (Djonga)
Jonga (Dzonga)
Langanu
Luleke (Xiluleke)
Ngwalungu (Shingwalungu)
Nhlanganu (Shihlanganu)
N'walungu (Shingwalungu)
Shangaan
Shangana
Shangani
Shihlanganu
Shilanganu
Shingwalungu
Shitsonga
Ssonga
Thonga
Tonga
Vatsonga
Vila
Xichangana
Xiluleke
Xitsonga

Dialects
Bila
Changana
Gwamba
Hlave
Jonga
Kande
Luleke
Ngwalungu
Nhlanganu
Nkuma
N'walungu
Songa
Xonga

Dialect Alternate Names
Dzonga
Gwapa
Hanganu
Hlanganu
Jonga
Langanu
Shihlanganu
Shilanganu
Shingwalungu
Tsonga: Jonga
Vila
Xiluleke
 
Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions Questionable translation need
New Testament 1894-1986
Complete Bible 1907-1989
 
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)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tsonga
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
General TruthAction resources
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Tsonga 1929/2012
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Tsonga 1989 Translation
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Tsonga 1989 Translation
Text / Printed Matter Fathers Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets


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