Nyamwezi


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Noun1.Nyamwezi - a Bantu language spoken in central Tanzania
Bantoid language, Bantu - a family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of the African continent
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Ethnicities included Ambanivolo, Ambalambo, Andrantsay, Antaisaka, Antalaotra, Antanosy, Antasimo, Hehe, Betanimena, Maninga, Marvace Sakalava, Bisa, Ekoti, Kamanga, Lolo, Makonde, Makua, Maravi, Mrima, Yao, Ngindo, Nyambe, Nyamwezi, Sagara and Sena.
They left their kin, the Nyamwezi, whom they regarded as m#361tani (one family), writes S.
The largest of Tanzania's many ethnic groups in descending order are: the Sukuma, Nyamwezi, Haya, Gogo, Makonde, Tumbuka-Ngoni, Ha, Chagga and Maasai.
The Nyamwezi, for example, who would come to dominate the ranks of the Schutztruppe, traditionally viewed work as a porter or guard on long-distance caravans as a rite of passage to manhood.
(31) Constituindo para os Nyamwezi um signo de morte ao nascerem, os gemeos, que nao sao rejeitados como contrarios a vida, precisam, entretanto, ser transformados em 'ancestrais domesticados': "ao nascerem, os gemeos representam um risco de seca; ao renascerem no patio, eles sao uma garantia ancestral de fertilidade".
In the 1990s and 2000s, land problems forced migration of a large number of Maasai people from Arusha, Gogo from Dodoma, Sukuma from Mwanza and Nyamwezi from Tabora region to Sumbawanga district.