Peace Corps - Chinyanja Health Vocabulary
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This language guide is an alphabetical listing of English words and their equivalent in Chinyanja. A general list of verbs is included, as well as commonly used expressions or planned conversations. The basic expressions are intended for us in learning of health needs and problems in communities in Zambia and Malawi.
PROGRAMS THAT USED THIS LANGUAGE
Malawi: 1963-1976, 1978-present
Zambia: Education, Business, Health
Mozambique: Education, Health
Malawi: Education, Environment, Health
Chewa, is the Malawian dialect very similar, though not the same as Nyanja, is a language of the Bantu language family. The noun class prefix chi- is used for languages, so the language is also known as Chichewa and Chinyanja (spelled Cinyanja in Zambia), and locally Nyasa in Mozambique.
Chewa is spoken in: Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Chewa is also called: Chinyanja, Nyanja, Chichea