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Unlike most African countries, French, Swahili, or Spanish are not official languages, nor are they even spoken. English is ONE of the official languages, and so are Ndebele, Tonga, Kalanga and Shona.

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Predominantly spoken in Zambia, Tonga can also be also heard in the northern part of Zimbabwe. It is taught in primary and secondary schools in Zambia, but not in Zimbabwe. How are you? ...

Domain: Language; Category: World languages

As an official language of Zimbabwe, Shona is a language that originated from the Niger-Congo region. Although it is taught in schools, it is not the general medium of instruction beyond the primary ...

Domain: Language; Category: General language

Kalanga is a language spoken in the southwest region of Zimbabwe. Kalanga shares about 75% of its core vocabulary with literary Standard Shona. The language is gradually being taken over by Tswana in ...

Domain: Language; Category: General language

Ndebele is one of the major languages in Zimbabwe, but it was first spoken in South Africa. In the early 19th century Mzilikazi, the general of Shaka, the Zulu king, migrated Northward with his men, ...

Domain: Language; Category: General language

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Do you know the ISO language codes for these languages so we can add them into TermWiki.

03:34, 1 November 2013
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