Taabwa language

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Native to Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo
Native speakers
(250,000 in DRC cited 1982)[1]
32,000 in Zambia (2010 census)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tap
Glottolog taab1238[2]

Taabwa (Ichitaabwa), or Rungu (Malungu), is a Bantu language of Congo and Zambia spoken by half a million or so people.


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