Dhimba

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A language of Angola

Alternate Names
Chimba, Dimba, Oluthimba, Otjidhimba, Simba, Tjimba, Zemba
Population

18,000 in Angola (2011). Population total all countries: 30,000.

Location

Southwest corner, Kunene and Namibe provinces. Also in Namibia (Zemba).

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Development
NT: 2008.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Dhimba is part of the southern Helelo (Herero) cluster. Related languages or dialects are Cavikwa, Himba ([dhm] in Namibia), Muakaona, and Mundokena.

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