|Native to||Angola, Zambia|
|Latin (Luvale alphabet)|
Luvale (also spelt Chiluvale, Lovale, Lubale, Luena, Lwena) is a Bantu language spoken by the Lovale people of Angola and Zambia. It is recognised as a regional language for educational and administrative purposes in Zambia, where about 168,000 (2006) people speak it.
Luvale is closely related to Chokwe.
Note: The Guthrie classification is geographic and its groupings do not imply a relationship between the languages within them.
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