Nyaneka language

Nyaneka is a Bantu language of Angola. The Ngambwe "dialect" is now considered a distinct language.

Lunyaneka, Olunyaneka
Native toAngola
RegionHuila, Namibia, Namibe, Luanda, Benguela etc. . .
Native speakers
300,000 to 1.2 million (1996 and undated)[1]
incl. Ngambwe, Muila
Language codes
ISO 639-3nyk


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


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