Boma language

Boma is a Bantu language of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Maho (2009) considers Boma, B.821 Mpe (Kempee), and B.822 Nunu to be closely related languages. Mpe and Nunu do not have ISO codes. (Distinguish the Nunu dialect of Ngiri.)

Boma
Kiboma
Native toDR Congo
Native speakers
21,000 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3boh
Glottologboma1246  Boma[2]
kemp1234  Kempee[3]
B.82[4]

References

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

See also

Central Teke language

Central Teke is a member of the Teke languages dialect continuum of the Congolese plateau. Central Teke dialects are Ngungwel and Mpu (Mpumpum), Boo (Boma, Eboo – cf. Boma language), and Nzikou (Njyunjyu/Ndzindziu). They are spoken in the Malebo Pool region of the Republic of Congo, with an unknown number of Boo speakers in DRC.

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