Language:  Tsonga

Population of Groups Speaking

7,461,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

4

Scripture Status

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Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(4 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Tsonga Mozambique 4,680,000
 Tsonga Zimbabwe 147,000
 Tsonga, Shangaan South Africa 2,609,000
 Tsonga, Shangaan Eswatini 25,000
  Totals:  4     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
Bila (Vila)
Changa
Changana
Changana (Changa)
Djonga
Dzonga
Gwamba
Gwamba (Gwapa)
Gwapa
Hanganu
Hlanganu
Jonga (Djonga)
Jonga (Dzonga)
Langanu
Luleke (Xiluleke)
Ngwalungu (Shingwalungu)
Nhlanganu (Shihlanganu)
N'walungu (Shingwalungu)
Shangaan
Shangana
Shangani
Shihlanganu
Shilanganu
Shingwalungu
Shitsonga
Ssonga
Thonga
Tonga
Vatsonga
Vila
Xichangana
Xiluleke
Xitsonga

Dialects
Bila
Changana
Gwamba
Hlave
Jonga
Kande
Luleke
N’walungu
Ngwalungu
Nhlanganu
Nkuma
Nkuna
N'walungu
Songa
Xonga

Dialect Alternate Names
Changa
Djonga
Dzonga
Gwapa
Hanganu
Hlanganu
Jonga
Langanu
Shangaan
Shangana
Shihlanganu
Shilanganu
Shingwalungu
Tsonga: Bila
Tsonga: Changana
Tsonga: Hlave
Tsonga: Jonga
Tsonga: Kande
Tsonga: Luleke
Tsonga: Nhlanganu
Tsonga: N'walungu
Tsonga: Songa
Tsonga: Xonga
Vila
Xichangana
Xiluleke
Xitsonga


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Bible Portions 1892-1968
New Testament 1894-1986
Complete Bible 1907-2017

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