Gusii is a Bantu language spoken mainly in Kenya and also in Tanzania. In Kenya it is spoken by about 3.2 million people in Kisii, Nyamira and Narok counties in the southwest. There are about 1,470 speakers of Gusii in the Serengeti district of the Mara region in northern Tanzania.
Gusii is also known as Guzii, Kisii or Kosova. The native name is EkeGusii. Most speakers of are Abagusii people.
Gusii is written with the Latin alphabet. It is taught in some primary schools in Kenya, and there is a Gusii dictionary, grammar and a version of the Bible.
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Naki Nyasae ayianchete ense, goika akarua Omwana oye omomoima, erinde monto onde bwensi oyomwegenlre tasira, korende abe nobogima bwa kare na kare. (Yohana 3:16)
For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. (John 3:16, NIV)
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Information about Gusii
http://www.troyspier.com/A Practical Introduction to Gusii - Whiteley (1956).pdf
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Languages written with the Latin alphabet
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