Bomboma

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Alternate Names
Boba
Population

L1 users: 23,000 (1983 census).

Location

Sud-Ubangi province: Kungu territory, Bomboma collectivité between Bomboma and Bokonzi villages: Lingonda, Ebuku, Makengo, Ndzubele, Motuba villages. 7 villages.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Likaw, Lingonda, Ebuku, Bokonzi. The Likaw in Budjala Territory, southwest of Budjala, are reportedly ethnically identical with Bomboma and have good intercomprehension. Lexical similarity: 93% with the Ebuku and Lingonda dialects.

Language Use

Also use Lingala [lin].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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