Bwisi language

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Not to be confused with Talinga-Bwisi language.
Bwisi
Native to Congo, Gabon
Native speakers
4,300  (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bwz
B.401[2]
Glottolog bwis1242[3]

Bwisi (also spelled Ibwisi, Mbwisi) is a language spoken mainly in the Kibangou District (Niari Region) of the Republic of Congo, next to the Gabon border, where it is also spoken by a minority. According to the Ethnologue, approximately 4,250 people speak the language today worldwide.

References[edit]

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

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