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Kinyarwanda language

LC control 85115623
LC classificationPL8608
Topical headingKinyarwanda language
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Variant(s)IkinyaRuanda language
Kinyaruanda language
Nyaruanda language
Orunyarwanda language
Ruanda language
Runyaruanda language
Runyarwanda language
Rwanda language
Urunyaruanda language
Urunyarwanda language
See alsoBantu languages
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Found inWork cat.: Kimenyi, A. Kinyarwanda and Kirundi names, 1988.
Ethnologue: p. 158 (Ruanda (Rwanda, Ikinyarwanda, Kinyarwanda, Orunyarwanda, Urunyaruanda))
Voegelin lang.: p. 63 (Ruanda (Urunyarwanda, Runyarwanda, Nyaruanda, Runyaruanda))
Curr. trends ling.: v. 14, p. 175 (ikinyaRuanda, orunyaRuanda); v. 7, p. 363-64, 872 (ikinyaRuanda, orunyaRuanda, ikinyaRwanda)
LC data base, 3/22/88 (Kinyarwanda)
Nairobi Office, 12/88 (Request for name change and statement that Kinyarwanda is the official spelling of the country)
Letter from J. Lauer, Africana Bibliographer, UCLA, and an authority on African linguistics (Kinyarwanda is preferred form)