Kerewe

Facts

  • Language: Kerewe
  • Alternate names: Ekikerebe, Kerebe
  • Language code: ked
  • Language family: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, J, Haya-Jita (J.20)
  • Number of speakers: 100000
  • Script: Latin script

Introduction

Kerewe is a language of the Bantu language family spoken in Northwestern Ukerewe Island, southern Lake Victoria, Kibara. North of Sukuma, across Speke Gulf.

Younger people shift toward Jita language.

More information

Kerewe verb list