Moniga language

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Native to Mozambique
Native speakers
200,000 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mhm
Glottolog makh1265[2]

Moniga, or Makhuwa-Moniga, is a Bantu language spoken by a quarter million Makua people in Mozambique. It is closely related to Cuabo.[3]


  1. ^ Moniga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Makhuwa-Moniga". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ a b Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online