Enya

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Alternate Names
Ena, Genya, Tsheenya
Population

15,000 (2000).

Location

Orientale Province, Ubundu territory, Lualaba river from Kisangani upriver to Kongolo.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 67% with Mituku [zmq], 54% with Lega-Shabunda [lea], 50% with Lega-Mwenga [lgm], Bembe [bmb], Buyu [byi], and Zimba [zmb], 47% with Nyanga [nyl], 40% with Lengola [lej], 30% with Komo [kmw] and Lingala [lin].