Bomitaba language

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Bomitaba
Native to Republic of Congo, Central African Republic
Native speakers
9,800 (2000)[1]
Dialects
  • Northern (Matoki)
  • Central (Epena)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 zmx
Glottolog bomi1238[2]
C14[3]

Bomitaba (Mbomitaba) is a Bantu language of the Republic of Congo, with a couple hundred speakers in the Central African Republic.

Maho (2009) lists the C141 Enyele (Inyele), C142 Bondongo, and C142 Mbonzo (Impfondo)[4] languages, which do not have ISO codes, as being closest to Bomitaba.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bomitaba at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bomitaba". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ a b Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  4. ^ Not the same as nearby Bonjo, which has the same name.