Tanga language

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Tanga
Noho
Native to Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Ethnicity Batanga (Banoho)
Native speakers
(6,000 in Cameroon cited 1982)[1]
9,000 in Equatorial Guinea (2001)
Dialects
  • Puku (Naka, Kribi Bapoko)
  • Nohu (Noko, Londgi Banoo)
  • Tanga (Fifinda Batanga)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bnm
Glottolog bata1285[2]
A.32[3]

Tanga, or Noho, is a Bantu language of Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. Limba speakers report some degree of mutual intelligibility and call it "Old Malimba".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tanga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Batanga". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  4. ^ M. Lamberty - A rapid appraisal survey of Malimba in Cameroon