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About Runyankore

Runyankore, also known as Nkole, Nyankole, Olunyankole,Runyankole, Ulunyankole or Ulunyankore, is a language of Uganda spoken by over 3,300,000 people

in Bushenyi, Ishaka municipality; Kiruhuura, Rubirizi, Isingiro, Mbarara, Ntungamo,Ibanda, Kasese, Kamwenge,Kabale and many other places in Uganda.

 

Dialects of Runyankore include; Ruhororo, Ruhima. Hima dialect may be a separate language similar to Tuku and Hema in Democratic Republic of Congo. 

It has a substantial Lexical similarity with Rukiga, Runyoro, Rutooro, Zinza, Nyambo, Haya, Kerewe.Standardized form of the western varieties (Runyankore-Rukiga and Runyoro-Rutooro) is called Runyakitara. 

The Runyankore Bible was published in 1964.

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