Nyanga-li language

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Not to be confused with Nyanga language.
Native to Democratic Republic of the Congo
Region Orientale Province
Native speakers
70,000  (2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nyc
Glottolog nyan1303[2]

Nyanga-li (Linyanga-le) is a Bantu language in Orientale Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Gbati-ri (Gbote) is a dialect. Maho (2009) lists them separately as unclassified Zone D.30 languages, but Ethnologue states that they are "members of the same dialect subgroup",[1] and Glottolog places them nearest the Ngendan languages.


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