Hemba

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Alternate Names
Eastern Luba, Emba, Kiemba, Kihemba, Luba-Hemba
Population

181,000 (2000).

Location

Katanga province: east Kongolo territory; southernmost Maniema province.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 67% with Bangubangu [bnx], 64% with Songe [sop], higher than 67% with the Mikebwe and Hombo dialects of Bangubangu.

Language Development
Grammar.