Dhimba

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A language of Angola

Alternate Names
Chimba, Dimba, Oluthimba, Oluzimba, Otjidhimba, Ovazimba, Simba, Tjimba, Zemba
Autonym
Oludhimba
Population

18,000 (2011). Total users in all countries: 25,000.

Location

Coastal Benguela and Namibe provinces: as far as Equimina; Cunene and Huíla provinces: near Namibia border.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Hakawona, Tchavikwa.

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
NT: 2013.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Dhimba is part of the southern Helelo (Herero) cluster.

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