|Total speakers||4 million native speakers and 4 million non-native speakers (2002 Population and Housing Census)|
|Language family|| Niger-Congo
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Luganda is represented with several articles on the TC-wiki:
In this article there is a description of how Luganda augments by using the noun class system that is so common with Bantu languages. Augmentation is realised with cl 7(e)ki- cl, cl 8(e)bi-, 11(o)lu-,cl 20(o)gu- and cl 22(a)ga-. Follow the link above for a full article.
Dminutives are very interesting in Bantu languages. In Luganda diminutives are realised through the noun class system involving concordial elements. A few adjectives are also used to denote diminutiion in Luganda. The link above will take you to the article that describes how diminutiion is used in Luganda.
In this article we provide a comparison of the pronominal concordial agreement between Luganda and Runyankore-Rukiga. Follow this link for details.
This link provides descriptive information about Luganda typology.