Talinga language

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Not to be confused with Bwisi language.
Native to Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Native speakers
99,000  (2000–2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tlj
Glottolog tali1258[2]

Talinga or Bwisi is a language spoken in the UgandaCongo border region. It is called Talinga (Kitalinga) in DRC and Bwisi (Lubwisi, Olubwisi) in Uganda.


  1. ^ Talinga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Talinga-Bwisi". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online