Phende

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

420,000 (1991 UBS).

Location

Bandundu Province, Idiofa and Gungu territories, south of Kasai river; some possible in Kasai-Occidental Province.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Also use Kituba [ktu].

Language Development
Dictionary. NT: 1935–1977.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.