Naro language

Language name: Naro
GRN Language Number: 1954
ISO Language Name: Naro [nhr]

Sample of Naro

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Audio recordings available in Naro

These recordings are designed for evangelism and basic Bible teaching to bring the gospel message to people who are not literate or are from oral cultures, particularly unreached people groups.

Good News (in Naro: Ts’aokhoe)

(Download Good News MP3 in Naro) Audio-visual Bible lessons in 40 pictures, with Bible overview from creation to Christ, and teaching on the Christian life. For evangelism and church planting. (A82383).

Jonah (in Naro: Ts’aokhoe)

(Download Jonah MP3 in Naro) Audio Bible readings of specific, recognized, translated Scripture with little or no commentary. (A82384).

Words of Life

(Download Words of Life MP3 in Naro) Short audio Bible stories and evangelistic messages that may include songs and music. They explain salvation and give basic Christian teaching. (A07481).

Other names for Naro

Ai ei
Ai en
Bushman: Central
Central Bushman

Where Naro is spoken


Dialects related to Naro

There are 10 similar spoken languages or dialects which share the same ISO language code as Naro.

Naro: |amkwe
Naro: |anekwe
Naro: !gingkwe
Naro: G!inkwe
Naro: G!okwe
Naro: N|hai-ntse'e
Naro: Qabekhoe
Naro: Ts’aokhoe
Naro: Tserekwe
Naro: Tsorokwe

Information about Naro

Other information: Understand Kung, Understand Kaikau, Afrik., English; Low culture & Literacy. West Botswana and East Namibia. Dry - 400mm rain per year. Traditionally hunter-gatherers, they used to move from place to place, looking for water and food. As opportunities for hunting decrease, more work on farms for white farmners, rearing cattle. Some earn money by making crafts. The government has helped by providing boreholes, medical amenities, school ect. But there are few jobs, and the NARO are looked down upon.

Population: 10,000

Literacy: 2%

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