Omi language

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Native to Democratic Republic of the Congo
Region Orientale Province
Native speakers
91,000 (2005)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 omi
Glottolog omii1238[2]

Omi is a Central Sudanic language, spoken in the Aru Territory in the Orientale Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, between the two rivers Nzoro and Lowa. It was once considered a dialect of the Keliko language, but requires separate literature.


  1. ^ Omi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Omi". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.