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.
|Native to||Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo|
– 45,000 Ngungwel (1988)
– 20,000 Boo in Congo (2000)
Fuumu is a member of the Teke languages dialect continuum of the Congolese plateau. The two dialects, Fuumu (Ifuumu) and Wuumu (Iwuumu), are sometimes considered separate languages. They are sometimes considered part of South Teke.
Note: The Guthrie classification is geographic and its groupings do not imply a relationship between the languages within them.