Gikuyu also known as Kikuyu is a language spoken in Central Kenya by the Gĩkũyũ (Agĩkũyũ) people.

It belongs to the Agíkúyú group of languages .

Gikuyu language has approximately 6,600,000 native speakers.

The language has 4 dialects; Kirinyaga, Muranga, Nyeri and Kiambu.

Note: The sounds f, l, p, q, s, v, x and z do not occur in Gikuyu language.

Learn everyday and popular Kikuyu language phrases and their meaning in English, including greetings, directions, love words and a lot of day-to-day conversations.

The Kikuyu language is mutually intelligible to the neighbouring languages of Kiembu and Kimeru.

Interesting topics about the Gikuyu people:

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