Ngelima language

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Native to DR Congo
Native speakers
14,000 (2000)[1]
  • Beo
  • Buru (Boro)
  • Tungu
  • Hanga
Language codes
ISO 639-3 agh
Glottolog ngel1238[2]

Ngelima, or Angba (Leangba), is a Bantu language spoken in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The four dialects (Beo, Buru (Boro), Tungu, Hanga) are quite distinct, and may be separate languages.


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