Ding language

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Ding
Di
Native toDR Congo
RegionKasai River
Native speakers
160,000 (2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
diz – Di
nlo – Ngul
Glottologding1239  Ding[2]
ngul1247  Ngul[3]
lwel1234  Lwel[4]
nzad1234  Nzadi[5]
B.86[6]

Ding (also called Di or Dzing) is a Bantu language that is spoken in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Maho (2009) considers the following to be distinct languages closely related to Ding:

B861 Ngul (Ngwi), B862 Lwel (Kelwer), B863 Mpiin (Pindi), B864 West Ngongo, B865 Nzadi

(See Boma–Dzing languages.)

Only Ngul, which includes Ngwi,[is this the Ngwii dialect of Mbere?] has an ISO code.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Di at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Ngul at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ding". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ngul". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Lwel". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  5. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Nzadi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  6. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online