• Language: Mbugu
  • Alternate names: Ma'a, Mbougou, Wama'a, Wa Maathi, Kibwyo, Mixed Ma'a/Mbugu, Ma'á, Inner Ma'á, Mbugu Inner Mbugu
  • Language code: mhd
  • Language family: Mixed language, Bantu-Cushitic (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: ~7,000
  • Vulnerability: Threatened
  • Script: Unwritten.

More information:

    A mixed language; Bantu inflectional (prefix and concord) system with Cushitic vocabulary. Derivational morphemes are Bantu and Cushitic (or non-Bantu). The Bantu influence is from Pare and Shambala.

    Mbugu is spoken in Tanzania, Africa.