Mangbutu language

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Mangbutu
RegionCongo (DRC)
Native speakers
(15,000 cited 1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mdk
Glottologmang1396[2]

Mangbutu is a Central Sudanic language of northeastern Congo. It, or its speakers, are also known as Mangu-Ngutu, Mombuttu, Wambutu. The 1,200 Andinai are separated from other Mangbutu speakers by Lese; they speak a distinct dialect, as do the Andali tribe (Angwe dialect).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mangbutu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mangbutu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.