Bwela language

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Native to Cameroon
Native speakers
8,400  (2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bwl
Glottolog bwel1238[3]

Bwela, or Lingi, is a poorly known Cameroonian Bantu language of uncertain affiliation (though listed as Zone D.40 by Guthrie). It may be close to Tembo.[3]


  1. ^ Bwela at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  3. ^ a b Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Bwela". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.