Lombo language

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Native to Republic of Zaire, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Region Isangi
Ethnicity Turumbu people
Native speakers
(10,000 cited 1971)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 loo
Glottolog lomb1260[2]

The Lombo language (also called Olombo, Turumbu, Ulumbu) is in the Kele language group of Bantu languages. It is spoken by the Turumbu people of the Tshopo District, Isangi Territory, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1]


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