Nande (Kinande)

Nande is a Bantu language spoken by 900,000 people in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In particular, it is spoken in the southeast of Ituri province, and in Beni and Lubero in Nord-Kivu province.

Nande is also known as Banande, Bayira, Kinandi, Nandi, Ndande, Ndandi, Northern Nande, OruNandi or Orundande. Dialects include Nande, Kumbule, Mate, Tangi, Sanza, Shu, Ekisongoora, Swaga and Yira.

Nande is written with the Latin alphabet. There is a dictionary, grammar and a Nande version of the Bible.

Nande alphabet and pronunciation

Nande alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Nande (Excel)

Sample videos in Nande

Links

Information about Nande
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nande_language
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/nnb
https://afranaphproject.afranaphdatabase.com/images/stories/downloads/casefiles/KinandeGS.pdf

Bantu languages

Basaa, Bemba, Bulu, Chichewa, Chokwe, Comorian, Digo, Duala, Eton, Ewondo, Fang, Ganda/Luganda, Gogo, Gusii, Gwere, Haya, Herero, Ikizu, Jita, Kamba, Kiga, Kikuyu, Kimbundu, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kisi, Kongo, Konjo, Kuria, Lambya, Lingala, Loma, Lozi, Luchazi, Luvale, Makonde, Makhuwa, Mandekan, Maore, Masaaba, Mbunda, Mende, Mushungulu, Mwani, Nande, Nkore, Northern Ndebele (South Africa), Northern Ndebele (Zimbabwe), Northern Sotho, Nyamwezi, Nyakyusa, Nyemba, Nyole, Nyungwe, OshiWambo, Punu, Ronga, Sena, Shona, Soga, Songe, Southern Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Sukuma, Swahili, Swati, Tonga, Tshiluba, Tsonga, Tswa, Tswana, Tumbuka, Umbundu, Venda, Xhosa, Yao, Zigula, Zinza, Zulu

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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