Bofi language

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Bofi
Ɓòfì
Native toCentral African Republic
Ethnicityinclude Mbenga (perhaps Baka)
Native speakers
24,000 (1996)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bff
Glottologbofi1238[2]

Bofi (Ɓòfì, Boffi) is a Gbaya language spoken in Boda and Bimbo subprefectures in southwestern Central African Republic. Those speakers in Bimbo are mostly Bambenga pygmies. Although they no longer live in the forest, their area was forested in 1950.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bofi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bofi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.