Phende

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Alternate Names
Gipende, Giphende, Kipende, Pende, Pindi, Pinji
Population

420,000 (1991 UBS).

Location

Bandundu Province, Idiofa and Gungu territories, south of Kasaï river.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Also use Kituba [ktu].

Language Development
Dictionary. NT: 1935–1977.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion.