Omi language

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Native toDemocratic Republic of the Congo
RegionOrientale Province
Native speakers
91,000 (2005)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3omi

Omi is a Central Sudanic language, spoken in the Aru Territory, Orientale Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, between the two rivers Nzoro and Lowa. It was once considered a dialect of the Keliko language, but requires separate literature.


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