Mpuono language

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Native toDR Congo
Native speakers
(165,000 cited 1972)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3zmp
B.84 (ex-B.84a,84b,87)[3]

Mpuono, or Mpuun, is a Bantu language spoken by several hundred thousand people in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dialects include Mpuono, Mpuun (Mbuun, Kimbuun, Gimbunda).


  1. ^ Mpuono at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mbuun". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online