Lombo language

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]

Lombo
Native toRepublic of Zaire, Democratic Republic of the Congo
RegionIsangi
EthnicityTurumbu people
Native speakers
(10,000 cited 1971)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3loo
Glottologlomb1260[2]
C.54[3]

References

  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
Lombo

Lombo may refer to

Lombo language, in the Kele language group of Bantu languages

Lombo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, a community in Équateur province

Lombo Airport, which serves Lombo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lombo Pocket Watch, a champion Australian grey Standardbred colt foaled on 16 October 2003

Lombo-Bouenguidi Department, a department of Ogooué-Lolo Province in eastern Gabon

Ana Maria Lombo, an American-Colombian singer/songwriter and dancer

Turumbu people, who live in the Isangi area of the Tshopo Province on both sides of the Congo River

Turumbu people

The Turumbu people (also Lombo, Olombo, Ulumbu) live in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, mostly in the Isangi Territory of the Tshopo District on both sides of the Congo River. They speak the Lombo language. As of 1971 their population was estimated to be 10,000.

A more recent estimate put the population at 32,000.

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