Lega (Beya Dialect) (D25)

Authored by: Robert Botne

The Bantu Languages

Print publication date:  July  2003
Online publication date:  March  2006

Print ISBN: 9780700711345
eBook ISBN: 9780203987926
Adobe ISBN: 9781135796839

10.4324/9780203987926.ch22

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Abstract

Lega, or Kilega, is spoken in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo by an estimated 440,000 people (Grimes 2000), situated primarily in the southern area of Kivu Region, an area that is primarily equatorial rainforest.

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