Nyali language

Native to Democratic Republic of the Congo
Region Ituri Province
Native speakers
43,000 (1993)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nlj
Glottolog nyal1250[2]

Nyali, or North Nyali, is a minor Bantu language of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is lexically similar to Ndaka and Budu, Mbo, and Vanuma (South Nyali).[4]


  1. Nyali at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Nyali". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  4. "Mbo". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2011-10-13.

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