Poke language

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Poke
Native to Democratic Republic of the Congo
Region Isangi Territory
Ethnicity Topoke
Native speakers
unknown (130,000 cited 1984)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pof
C.53[2]
Glottolog poke1238[3]

The Poke language (also called Puki, Tofoke, Topoke or Tovoke), is in the Soko–Kele languages group of Bantu languages. It is spoken by the Topoke people of the Tshopo District, Isangi Territory, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boingaoli, Bilusa Baila (1993). "Recherche sur l'identité ethnique du peuple Topoke (haut-zaire)". Civilizations 41. ISSN 2032-0442. Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  2. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Poke". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. ^ "Poke". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2011-10-08.