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Spoken in Uganda
Region South-west of Uganda
Total speakers 4.0097 million speakers as per the 2002 Population census
Language family Niger-Congo
  • Runyankore-Rukiga
Language codes
ISO 639-1 None
ISO 639-2
ISO 639-3 cgg

Runyankore-Rukiga is represented with several articles on the TC-wiki:

Agreement in coordinated noun phrases in Runyankore-Rukiga

The squib "Agreement in coordinated phrases" is a short except from Allen's Master's Thesis: Asiimwe, Allen (2007). Morpho-syntactic patterns in Runyankore-Rukiga. Masters thesis, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway. Key issues regarding agreement in coordinated noun phrases are discussed.


Following the title link above you find short discussions of topics relevant to the annotation of Runyankore Rukiga, topics raised are for example how to classify the free morpheme's aha and omu and diverging noun class systems for Runyankore Rukiga.


Locative prepositions in Runyakitara belong to the TypeCraft Category:Squib. If you would like to know more about this Category go to *Research* in your TypeCraft navigation bar. Where you find a list over already existing research projects and topics discussed on the TCwiki.


The squib Noun phrases in Runyankore-Rukiga reflects ongoing research at the Institute for Languages at Makerere University in Uganda.

A comparative analysis of Runyankore-Rukiga and Luganda pronominal agreement

It is generally stated that in Bantu languages, nouns trigger agreement with all lexical categories. However, in this squib, we present cases of how the noun may fail to control agreement of other words.