Lombi

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Alternate Names
Lumbi, Odyalombito, Rombi, Rumli
Population

12,000 (1993 SIL).

Location

Orientale Province, Tshopo district, Bafwasende territory, Barumi and Bekeni collectivités, Opienge, Banguruye, and Bangolu areas; some in northwest Nord-Kivu Province.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Reportedly similar to Mangbetu [mdj], but not as close as Mangbetu dialects are to each other.

Other Comments

Different than the Lombi dialect of Basa [bzw] in Cameroon.