Poke

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Alternate Names
Pfoke, Puki, Tofoke, Topoke, Tovoke
Population

L1 users: 46,000 (Welmers 1971a).

Location

Tshopo province: Isangi territory, south of Congo river downstream from Kisangani.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Baluombila, Likolo, Liutwa, Lombooki. May be able to use Lokele [khy] literature.

Language Use

Also use Lingala [lin].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1923.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], no longer in use.

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.

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