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Shona and Yoruba Speaking countries

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1 Countries
1.1 Countries
Zimbabwe
Benin, Nigeria
1.2 Total No. Of Countries
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Rank: 14 (Overall)
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Rank: 13 (Overall)
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1.3 National Language
Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Nigeria
1.4 Second Language
Not spoken in any of the countries
Not spoken in any of the countries
1.5 Speaking Continents
Africa
Africa
1.6 Minority Language
Not spoken in any of the countries
Africa, Brazil, Togo, United Kingdom, United States of America
1.7 Regulated By
Not Available
Yoruba Academy
1.8 Interesting Facts
  • Shona language is tonal language.
  • The African people in Zimbabwe is made of 10 ethnic groups, each speaking a different languages, shona is spoken by 60 percent of population.
  • One of the largest African ethnic groups is Yoruba in south of Sahara Desert.
  • In Yoruba language, same combination of vowels and consonants have different meanings depending on the pitch of the vowels, so it is tonal language.
1.9 Similar To
Kalanga and Nambya Language
Owo and Itsekiri languages
1.10 Derived From
Not Available
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Shona vs Yoruba Countries

Comparing Shona vs Yoruba countries gives you idea about number of countries that speak Shona and Yoruba languages.

So we find that, total number of countries where Shona is official language is 1 whereas total number of countries where Yoruba is official language is 2

Find if Shona and Yoruba are Most Spoken Languages. Comparison of Shona and Yoruba speaking countries will give you the presence of Shona and Yoruba languages in different countries. Along with Shona vs Yoruba countries, you can also compare Shona vs Yoruba.

Shona and Yoruba as Minority Language

In Shona and Yoruba speaking countries you will get the countries which have Shona and Yoruba as minority language. The language which is spoken by minority of population in the country is called as minority language.

  • Shona as minority language: Not spoken in any of the countries.
  • Yoruba as minority language: Africa, Brazil, Togo, United Kingdom, United States of America.

If you want to compare Shona and Yoruba dialects, then you can go to Shona vs Yoruba Dialects. Some of the official languages are also considered as minority languages.

Shona and Yoruba Regulators

Shona and Yoruba speaking countries provide you Shona and Yoruba regulators which are the official organizations that regulate them. Shona is not regulated.Yoruba is regulated by Yoruba Academy. Also get to learn, Shona and Yoruba Language History.

Shona and Yoruba Continents

Thinking about Shona and Yoruba continents in which Shona and Yoruba speaking countries are present. Check out more information on Shona and Yoruba. Most of the Shona speaking countries lie in Africa. While Yoruba speaking countries lie in Africa. Continentwise, most of the languages belong to Asian Languages and African Languages. It's always fun to know about interesting facts of any language, so lets discuss about unknown facts of Shona and Yoruba languages:

Shona Interesting Facts:

  • Shona language is tonal language.
  • The African people in Zimbabwe is made of 10 ethnic groups, each speaking a different languages, shona is spoken by 60 percent of population.

Yoruba Interesting Facts:

  • One of the largest African ethnic groups is Yoruba in south of Sahara Desert.
  • In Yoruba language, same combination of vowels and consonants have different meanings depending on the pitch of the vowels, so it is tonal language.

The Shona language was derived from Not Available and is similar to Kalanga and Nambya Language whereas Shona language is similar to Owo and Itsekiri languages and derived from Not Available.