Bomboli language

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Bomboli
Native to Democratic Republic of the Congo
Native speakers
(2,500 cited 1986)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bml
Glottolog bomb1261[2]
C161[3]

Bomboli (also Bombongo) is a Bantu language of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The language is spoken in the towns of Kungu and Dongo in the Sud-Ubangi province, specifically on a canal flowing into Ngiri river, north of Bomongo.[4]

The language has 3 dialects and is reportedly most similar to the Bozaba and Lobala languages.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bomboli at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bomboli". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  4. ^ a b "Bomboli". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2017-04-22.