Foto language

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Native to DR Congo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog bafo1235[1]

Foto (Bafoto) is a Bantu language of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Guthrie classified it close to Mongo. However, Mongo and its closest relatives were split between the Bangi–Ntomba and Soko–Kele branches of Bantu in Nurse (2003), and it is not clear where Foto belongs.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Bafoto". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online