Nandi languages

Nandi languages

Nandi belongs to the Kalenjin languages.

It is spoken by the Nandi people.

It includes:
* aam Aramanik (Tanzania)
* kln Kalenjin language (Kenya)
* kqh Kisankasa (Tanzania)
* mwx Mediak language (Tanzania)
* mwy Mosiro language (Tanzania)
* tuy North Tugen (Kenya)kale is a prefix that gives verbs a distinct meaning depending on its pronunciation.

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