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Alternate names
Ruanda, Rwanda, Hima, Ikinyarwanda, Orunyarwanda, Rwandan, Urunyaruanda, Bafumbira, Banyarwanda, Kinyarwanda, Rufumbira, Runyarwanda
Bwisha, Mulenge, Twa, Bufumbwa, Gitwa, Hutu, Igikiga, Ikinyanduga, Rutwa (Kinyabwisha, Kinyamulenge, Hera, Igishiru, Ikigoyi, Kiga, Lera, Ndara, Ndogo, Shobyo, Tshiga, Tshogo, Ululera)
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Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Kinyarwanda.

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AfroRoman in Unicode Fonts & Keyboards
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
Names of Months and Days in Kinyarwanda Use & History


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Sources for this language

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Title Type
Ethnologue entry for Kinyarwanda - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Kinyarwanda - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Kinyarwanda - ISO 639-3 web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
MultiTree entry for Kinyarwanda - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Kinyarwanda - Open Language Archives Community web page
SIL Archive for Kinyarwanda - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Kinyarwanda - Unicode - UDHR web page


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