Language Centre Resources - Kikuyu
A Niger-Congo language and a Bantu member of the Benue-Congo family, spoken by over 4 million people in Kenya; also known as Kuyu, Gikuyu, Gigikuyu and Gekoyo.
Although there is probably a variety of dialects spread over, the three listed ones are Ndia (spoken in Kiambu), Gichugu (Muranga district) and Mathira (Nyeri district). All of the listed dialects are western.
The language is spelt in the Roman alphabet.
Kikuyu is a tonal language.
CLASSIFICATION = Niger-Congo family SCRIPT = Roman
|First lessons in Kikuyu||KIK C.2 *|
|A Kikuyu Course||KIK C.1:1-6|
|Studies in Kikuyu Grammar and Idiom||EZ 496.3 EK.1|