Language:  Yao

Population of Groups Speaking

3,753,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

4

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
PRIMARY Language
(4 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Yao Malawi 2,604,000
 Yao Mozambique 322,000
 Yao Tanzania 821,000
 Yao Zambia 5,700
  Totals:  4     4
SECONDARY Language
(0 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 
No reported people groups speaking this as secondary language
  Totals:  0     0

Language Alternate Names
Achawa
Adsawa
Adsoa
Ajawa
Ayao
Ayawa
Ayo
Chichawa
Chikonono (Cikonono)
Chiyao
Chiyawo
Cikonono
Cimakale
Cimassaninga
Ciyaawo
Ciyao
Ciyawo
Djao
Haiao
Hajao
Hiao
Hyao
Jao
Kihiau
Kihyao
Kiyao
Machinga
Makale (Cimakale)
Mangochi
Massaninga (Cimassaninga)
Tunduru Yao
Veiao
Wajao
waYao
Yawo

Dialects
Chikonono
Machinga
Makale
Malawi
Mangoche
Mangochi
Massaninga
Mozambique
Tanzania
Tunduru Yao

Dialect Alternate Names
ChiYao: Malawi
ChiYao: Mozambique
ChiYao: Tanzania
ChiYawo: Malawi
ChiYawo: Mozambique
ChiYawo: Tanzania
Cimakale
Cimassaninga
Makale
Massaninga
Mozambican Yawo
Nyasa
Yao [Tanzania]
Yao Tanzania
Yao: Makale
Yao: Malawi
Yao: Massaninga
Yao: Mozambique
Yao: Nyasa
Yao: Tanzania
Yawo: Malawi
Yawo: Mozambique
Yawo: Tanzania


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1880-2008
New Testament 1898-1994
Complete Bible 1920-2015
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Virtual Storehouse
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Resource Directories
Scripture Earth
Language Archives
Linguist List
SIL Resources
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Format Resource (Direct link) Source (General link)
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories Story Runners
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Yao Jesus Film Project
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Rock International: King of Glory Rock International
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video World Christian Videos World Christian Videos
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General I am Yawo Project General / Other
General Scripture Earth Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App Android Bible app: Yao YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file Faith Comes by Hearing
Mobile App Download audio Bible app from Google Play Store Faith Comes by Hearing
Mobile App iOS Bible app: Yao YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Literacy primer for Yao Literacy & Evangelism International
Text / Printed Matter Rock International: King of Glory Rock International
Text / Printed Matter Topical Scripture booklets and Bible studies World Missionary Press



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