Mbowe language

Mbowe (Esimbowe[1]) is a Bantu language of Zambia.

Mbowe
Esimbowe
Native toZambia
RegionOkavango River
Native speakers
460 (2010 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mxo
Glottologmbow1246
K.32[2]
ELPMbowe

Maho (2009) lists K.321 Mbume and K.322 Liyuwa as distinct but closely related languages.[2] Mbowe had once been classified as a dialect of the divergent Luyana language.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Mbowe at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online

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