Fuumu language

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Fuumu
Wuumu
Native toCongo
RegionMalebo Pool
Native speakers
8,200 (2000)[1]
Dialects
  • Fuumu
  • Wuumu
Language codes
ISO 639-3ifm
Glottologteke1274[2]
B.77b,78[3]

Fuumu is a member of the Teke languages dialect continuum of the Congolese plateau. The two dialects, Fuumu (Ifuumu) and Wuumu (Iwuumu), are sometimes considered separate languages. They are sometimes considered part of South Teke.

References[edit]

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