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Zande is a language of the Ubangi subgroup of Adamawa-Ubangi. (Webbook)
Ethnologue lists the classification as: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, North, Adamawa-Ubangi, Ubangi, Zande, Zande-Nzakara
According to Ethnologue:
No thorough dialect survey is known to us as of this writing. IRL (?) is preparing literacy materials based on Zande spoken around Yambio. Later tests of the materials are planned to determine whether other dialect sets would be necessary. (Webbook)
Zande is a local first language.
An orthography was established for Zande at the 1928 Rejaf Language Conference. Past materials have not consistently marked vowel quality and nasalization; present efforts include these as well as tone on the tense particles (Duerksen, personal communication, 1983). (Webbook)
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Alphabet (in CAR) as reported by Hartell (1993) and presented in Systèmes alphabétiques: http://sumale.vjf.cnrs.fr/phono/AfficheTableauOrtho2N.php?choixLangue=zande
A text sample is shown on the "Language Museum" site: http://www.language-museum.com/z/zande.php
SIL International, Ethnologue: Languages of the World, "Zande," http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=zne
SIL International, "ISO 639 Code Tables," http://www.sil.org/iso639-3/codes.asp?
U.S. Library of Congress, "ISO 639.2: Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages: Alpha-3 codes arranged alphabetically by the English name of language," http://www.loc.gov/standards/iso639-2/php/English_list.php
Wikipedia, "Zande language," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zande_language