Language:  Oshiwambo

Population of Groups Speaking

1,507,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

2

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Not Available

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(2 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Kwanyama Angola 809,000
 Kwanyama, Oshiwambo Namibia 698,000
  Totals:  2     0
Secondary Language
(0 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 
No reported people groups speaking this as secondary language
  Totals:  0     0

Language Alternate Names
Cuanhama
Humba
Kuanjama
Kuanyama
Kwancama
Kwanjama
Kwanyama
Ochikwanyama
Oshikuanjama
Oshikwanyama
Oshiwambo Ndonga
Otjiwambo
Ovambo
Owambo
Oxikuanyama
Wambo

Dialects
Kwanyama
Mbadja
Mbandja

Dialect Alternate Names
Kuanyama
Kwanyama: Mbandja
Mbanja
Ovambo: Kwanjama
Ovambo: Kwanyama
Ovambo: Mbandja


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1894-1960
New Testament 1927
Complete Bible 1974-2012

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Resource Directories
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Format Resource (Direct link) Source (General link)
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Oshiwambo Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Walking with Jesus video Jesus Film Project
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Oshiwambo YouVersion Bibles