Dhimba

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A language of Angola

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

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

Location

Southwest corner, Atlantic coast, Namibe province, into coastal Benguela province as far as Equimina; east into Cunene and Huíla provinces near Namibia border.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Hakawona, Tchavikwa.

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
NT: 2008–2013.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Dhimba is part of the southern Helelo (Herero) cluster.

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