Luba-Kasai
Ciluba (Tshiluba)
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Region Kasai
Ethnicity Baluba-Kasai (Bena-kasai)
Speakers
(6.3 million Cilubaphones cited 1991)
Family
Dialects
  • Ciluba-Lubilanji /Cena-Lubilanji (in Mbuji-Mayi, Tshilenge district, and western Gandajika territory)
  • Cena-Lulua (in Kananga, central-northern Lulua district, and eastern Luebo territory)
  • Cikwa-Nyambi (in Northern Kamonia territory & Tshikapa)
  • Cikwa-Luntu (in Dimbelenge territory)
AreaWidespread in Kasaï Occidental and Kasaï Oriental provinces.
Language Sites
ISO 639-2 lua
ISO 639-3 lua
Glottolog luba1249
Pidgin Chiluba
Country DR Congo
Speakers
None
Family
Luba-based pidgin
AreaWidespread in Kasaï Occidental and Kasaï Oriental provinces.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog None
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