'Doko language

Native toDemocratic Republic of Congo
Native speakers
8,400 (2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bwl

Bwela, or Lingi, is a poorly known Congolese Bantu language of uncertain affiliation (though listed as Zone C.40 by Guthrie). It may be close to Tembo.[2]


  1. ^ Bwela at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ a b Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bwela". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online