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Nathembo

A language of Mozambique

ISO 639-3nte

Population  25,000 (2006).
Region  Southeast Nampula Province, north of Angohe, Sangange Peninsula, Zubairi, Charamatane, Amisse, Mutembua, Namaeca, Namaponda, to Mogincual and Khibulani.
Language map  Mozambique, reference number 23
Alternate names   Esakaji, Sakaji, Sanagage, Sangaji, Sankaji, Theithei
Classification  Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, P, Makua (P.30)
Comments  Similar to Makhuwa [vmw], Swahili [swh]. ‘Sakaji’ is a place name.
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