Buyu

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Alternate Names
Bujwe, Buyi, Kibuyu
Population

10,000 (2002).

Location

Lake Tanganyika, Sud-Kivu and Katanga province borders.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 68% with Bembe [bmb], 60% with Lega-Mwenga [lgm], 55% with Lega-Shabunda [lea], 50% with Zimba [zmb] and Enya [gey], 40% with Bangubangu [bnx].