Shikoromo

Shikomoro is a Bantu language spoken in the Comoros Islands. It is considered a creole of Swahili (Kiswahili). Four variety of Shikomoro exist: Shingazidja spoken on Grand Comoros (Ngazidja), kenya, and Tanzania; Shinzwani spoken on Anjouan(Nzwani); Shimwali spoken on Moheli(Mwali); Shimaore spoken on Mayotte (Maore). Shikomoro has a Bantu grammatical structure. It has loanwords from Arabic, Indian Languages, Portuguese, English, French, and Persian.

Works Cited

Mwakikagile, Godfrey(2006). African countries: an introduction with maps. Continental Press. pp. 60 ISBN 0620348151, 9780620348157