Nyakyusa Language

Nyakyusa also known as Sokile or Ngonde or Nkonde is a language spoken in Malawi and Tanzania by the Nyakyusa people.

Nyakyusa language has approximately 1,500,000 native speakers.

The language has 7 dialects; Nyakyusa, Ngonde (Konde), Kukwe, Mwamba (Lungulu), Selya(Salya), Nyakusa and Kyangonde.

Join the Community

We are on a mission to document and preserve all native languages in Africa and help many people learn these languages while at it.

Join the movement by adding a definition in your mother tongue.

If you can help us accomplish this mission in any other way, say provide recordings or written text of your language or suggest corrections/additions to the data on this page, feel free to reach out to us here: [email protected].

Thanks for the feedback.

Setting up an account is free! Login to leave a like.