Shona national language and Shona as a Second Language
Shona speaking countries include both countries with Shona national language and Shona as a second language. Check if Shona language is one of the Most Spoken Languages.
- Shona is national language of Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe.
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Second Language is a non-native language of the speaker, but used in the locality of that person.
- Shona is not spoken as second language.
The Shona countries mentioned under Shona Speaking countries are the countries where majority of people speak Shona language.
Shona as minority language
Countries with Shona as minority language are also included in Shona speaking countries.
- Shona is not spoken as minority language in any of the countries.
Along with Shona speaking countries check out Shona speaking population. The language spoken by minority of the population of a territory is called minority language.
- Continent wise Shona speaking countries mainly lie in Africa.
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Shona Regulator and Facts
Many world languages have one or more language regulators. The bodies that regulate standard languages are usually called language academies. Official organizations that regulate Shona language are Shona regulators. Shona is not regulated. The regulatory bodies of Shona lie in Shona speaking countries. Some of the interesting facts of Shona:
- 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.
The Shona language is derived from Not Available and is closely related to Kalanga and Nambya Language.