Limba, West-Central

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A language of Sierra Leone

Alternate Names
Yimba, Yumba
Population

335,000 (1989 J. Kaiser).

Location

North central, north of Makeni.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Central Limba (Gbongogbo, Tamiso), Western Limba (Sela, Tonko).

Language Development
NT: 1966–2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Quite different from East Limba [lma] of Sierra Leone and Guinea. Traditional religion, Muslim.