Bomitaba

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A language of Congo

Alternate Names
Bamitaba, Leke, Mbomitaba, Mbomotaba
Population

14,000 (2014 J. Leclerc). Total users in all countries: 14,220.

Location

Likouala department: Epena district, along Likouala-aux-Herbes river.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Northern Bomitaba (Matoki), Central Bomitaba (Epena). Related to Bongili [bui].

Language Use

Also use Lingala [lin] (Gardner 2006).

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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