Luna language

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Luna
Northern Luba
Native to Democratic Republic of the Congo
Native speakers
(undated figure of 50,000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 luj
Glottolog luna1244[2]
L.24[3]

Luna is a Bantu language of eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Assigned by Guthrie to a group called Songe (L.20), it is presumably one of the Luban languages established by Ahmed (1995), like most of the other Songe languages, though it was not specifically addressed.[4] Ruhlen (1987) agrees in placing it with the Luban languages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Luna at Ethnologue (8th ed., 1974). Note: Data may come from an earlier edition.
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Luna". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  4. ^ Nurse & Phillipson 2003