Ntomba

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Alternate Names
Lontomba, Luntumba, Ntomba-Bolia, Ntumba
Population

L1 users: 100,000 (1980 UBS).

Location

Equateur province: near Lake Tumba; Mai-Ndombe province: Lake Mai-Ndombe area.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Imona, Mpongo, Nkole, Ntomba, Sakanyi (Lotsakani), Soko, Saw. Reportedly similar to Bolia [bli] (Bokoki).

Language Use

Also use Lingala [lin] (Meeuwis 1998).

Language Development
Grammar. Bible portions: 1916–1947.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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