Kuba language

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Kuba
Likuba
Native to Democratic Republic of the Congo
Native speakers
30,000 (2000)[1]
Niger–Congo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kxx
Glottolog liku1242[2]
C.27[3]

Kuba (Likuba, Kyba) is a Bantu language of Kasai, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Ethnologue reports that it is mutually intelligible with Kwala, in the C.20 group where it was classified by Guthrie 1948. However, Nurse & Philippson (2003), it belongs with the Bangi–Ntomba group, C.30.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kuba at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Likuba". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  • Nurse & Philippson (2003), The Bantu Languages.