Suba Language

Suba also known as Olusuba or Ekisuba or Orusuba is a vulnerable language spoken in Mfangano, Rusinga,Takawiri and Kibwogi Islands, Kaksingri, Ngeri, Gwasi hills, Migori and Muhuru Bay in Kenya and North Mara, in Tanzania by the Suba|Abasuba people.

Suba language has approximately 200,000 native speakers.

The language has 12 dialects; Olusuba, Ekisuba, Ekisuva, Ekikune (Ekisingiri), Ekingoe, Ekigasse (Ekigassi), Ekisuuna, Ekiregi, Ekimuhuru, Ekisembethe, Ekisweta and Ekiwaganjo.

Of these dialects, the three most widely spoken are Olusuba, Ekisuba and Ekisuva. 

Do you want to impress your Suba-speaking friends and acquaintances with your newfound language skills? Start with this common Suba phrases article. 

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