Lucumí language

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Native to Cuba
Native speakers
(liturgical language)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 luq
Glottolog lucu1238[2]

Lucumí is a Yoruba dialect and the liturgical language of Santería.[3] It is sometimes known as Yorùbá.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Lucumí at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Lucumi". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ George Brandon. Santeria from Africa to the New World. Indiana University Press. p. 56. 
  4. ^ "Lucumi: A Language of Cuba (Ethnologue)". Retrieved 10 March 2010.