Mpuono

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Population

165,000 (Nida 1972).

Location

Bandundu Province, Idiofa territory.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Mpuono, Mpuun (Ambuun, Gimbunda, Kibunda, Kimbuun, Mbunda, Mbuun). Reportedly similar to Yansi [yns].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1935–1951.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Different from Mbunda [mck] of Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola in Chokwe-Luchazi group.