Kidigo Language

Kidigo also known as Chidigo or Digo is a language spoken in Mombasa and Kwale counties in Kenya and Muheza and Tanga districts in Tanzania by the Digo people.

It belongs to the Mijikenda group of languages which also includes Kichonyi, Kiduruma, Kigiriama, Kambe, Jibana, Kauma, Ribe, Rabana and Rabai languages.

Kidigo language has approximately 900,000 native speakers.

The language has 4 dialects; Tsw’aka (or Chw’aka), Ts’imba, Chinondo and Ungu.

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