Language:  Tumbuka

Population of Groups Speaking

3,650,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

6

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(6 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Senga Malawi 35,000
Senga Zambia 156,000
 Tumbuka Malawi 2,881,000
 Tumbuka Zambia 558,000
 Tumbuka Zimbabwe 17,000
Tumbuka, Yombe Zambia 3,900
  Totals:  6     0
Secondary Language
(1 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Nsenga Zambia 793,000
  Totals:  1     0

Language Alternate Names
Chikamanga (Henga)
Chipoka
Chitumbuka
Citumbuka
Fililwa (Filirwa)
Filirwa
Henga
Hewa
Hewe (Hewa)
Kamanga
Magodi
Ngoni (Magodi)
Phoka
Poka (Chipoka)
Tamboka
Tambuka
Tew
Timbuka
Tombucas
Tumboka

Dialects
Chikamanga
Chipoka
Chitumbuka
Fililwa
Fungwe
Hewe
Kandawire
Nenya
Ngoni
Nthali
Phoka
Poka
Senga
Wenya
Yombe

Dialect Alternate Names
Chipoka
Filirwa
Henga
Hewa
Kamanga
Magodi
Poka
Tumbuka: Yombe


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1904-1994
New Testament 1911-2003
Complete Bible 1957-2017

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