Vunjo is a Bantu language spoken in Tanzania. It is closely related to Swahili and has about 1 million speakers. Vunjo is a tonal language, which means that the meaning of a word can change depending on the pitch of the speaker's voice. For example, the word "mama" can mean either "mother" or "father" depending on the tone. Vunjo is a relatively young language, having only been written down in the early 1900s. However, it has a rich oral tradition and many folktales and proverbs are passed down through the generations. The language is also used in popular music, particularly in the coastal region where it is spoken. Vunjo is an important language in Tanzania, not only because of its speakers, but also because it is one of the few Bantu languages that is not written in the Latin alphabet. This makes it an important link between the Swahili language, which is written in the Latin alphabet, and other Bantu languages.

Language group

Bantu languages

Language locales, regions and scripts

Vunjo, Tanzania, Latin
Vunjo, Tanzania
Vunjo, Latin