Lenge language

Chopi
Chichopi
Native toMozambique
Native speakers
760,000 (2006)[1]
Dialects
  • Lenge
Language codes
ISO 639-3cce
Glottologchop1243[2]
S.61,611[3]
Linguasphere99-AUT-cc
incl. varieties
99-AUT-cca...-ccd

Chopi, also spelled Copi, Tschopi, and Txopi, is a Bantu language spoken along the southern coast of Mozambique.

Maho (2009) lists the possibly extinct Lenge dialect as a distinct language.[3]

References[]

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