Nyanja: Chewa language

Language name: Nyanja: Chewa
GRN Language Number: 333
ROD Dialect Code: 00333
ISO Language Name: Nyanja [nya]

Sample of Nyanja: Chewa

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Audio recordings available in Nyanja: Chewa

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

(Download Good News MP3 in Nyanja: Chewa) 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. This Malawian Chichewa according to P. Vumisa, 2001 (DJ) I'll write the language Chichewa: Malawi or Chichewa (Malawi). The Bible Society of Malawi staff who are in Cape Town at present say that Nvania is the southern dialect and Chewa is the Central dialect of the same language. When the original Bible was translated, it was based on the Nyanja dialect, although it is now labeled Chewa, because that is what ex-Presldent Hastings Banda decreed should be the name of the whole language. The new translation is based on the central dialect. As with the languages in SA, the people understand the language, even if they distinguish certain words and forms which they do not use, but which are typical of another dialect. (Dr E. Hermanson) (A17860).

Words of Life

(Download Words of Life MP3 in Nyanja: Chewa) Short audio Bible stories and evangelistic messages that may include songs and music. They explain salvation and give basic Christian teaching. (A01710).

Audio/Video from other sources

Jesus Film Project films - Chichewa - (The Jesus Film Project)
Preguntas con Respuestas Vol. 1- Dios y la Creación - Chichewa (children's songs) - (Songs for Saplings)
The New Testament - Chichewa - (Faith Comes By Hearing)

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Where Nyanja: Chewa is spoken


Dialects related to Nyanja: Chewa

There are 13 similar spoken languages or dialects which share the same ISO language code as Nyanja: Chewa.

Chichewa Maravi
Chichewa: Zambia
Chinyanja: Eastern
Chinyanja: Southern
Chinyanja: Western
Nyanja: Chikunda
Nyanja: Chingoni
Nyanja: Manganja
Nyanja: Ngoni
Nyanja: Nsenga
Nyanja: Nyasa
Nyanja: Peta

People Groups who speak Nyanja: Chewa


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