Mayogo

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Alternate Names
Kiyogo, Maigo, Maiko, Majugu, Mayko, Mayugo
Population

100,000 (1991 SIL).

Location

Orientale Province, Isiro area, mostly in Rungu and Wamba territories.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Madimadoko, Madipia (Mabodese, Mabozo, Madjedje, Magbai). Lexical similarity: 70%–75% with Bangba [bbe], 62% with Mündü [muh].

Language Use

Also use Bangala [bxg] or Lingala [lin]. Bangala used by the older generation. Increasingly youth use Lingala.

Language Development
Bible portions: 2000–2008.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Ethnic groups: Bakango, Dai (Day, Angai), Maambi, Mangbele. Christian, traditional religion.