Kinyarwanda

A Bantu language; spoken c. 7 million people, mainly in Rwanda, but also spoken in Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi. The Bantu languages form a subgroup of the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family.

The closest linguistic affiliation is with Kirundi, spoken in Burundi and Tanzania. In 2009, the entire education system in Rwanda was switched from French to English.


CLASSIFICATION = Niger-Congo family, SCRIPT = Latin script (primary usage)

Dictionaries
English - Kinyarwanda dictionary KIN DICO 1
Courses
Kinyarwanda : Talk now! KIN CBEG 1 (CD-ROM)
Documentaries
The Gacaca trilogy KIN DOCU 1:1-3(DVD)*
Films
Kinyarwanda KIN FILM 1(DVD)*
Munyurangabo KIN FILM 3(DVD)*
Sometimes in April KIN FILM 2(DVD)*
Reading
Buchi agomba guhitamo KIN RFICT 1(PACK)
Rwanda and Rundi (Ikinyarwanda - Ikirundi) : Newspaper Reader KIN RSKILLS 1(PACK)
Reference
Rwanda KIN REF 1
Vocabulary
Manners in Rwanda KIN VOCAB 1