Luban languages

Luban languages

Group of Bantu languages

The Luban languages are a group of Bantu languages spoken by the Luba people in the south of DRC Congo, established by Christine Ahmed (1995). They constitute half of Guthrie's Zone L. The languages, or clusters, along with their Guthrie identifications, are:

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The remaining L20 (Songe) languages, Lwalu, Luna, and Budya, presumably belong here.[1]


  1. Nurse & Phillipson 2003

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