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. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Talinga-Bwisi". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online