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Lele

A language of Democratic Republic of the Congo

ISO 639-3lel

Population  26,000 (Welmers 1971).
Region  Kasa├» Occidental Province west edge, Ilebo and Tshikapa territories; extreme east Bandundu Province, Idiofa and Gungu territories.
Language map  Southern Democratic Republic of Congo
Alternate names   Bashilele, Usilele
Dialects  Comprehension of Wongo [won].
Classification  Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Northwest, C, Bushong (C.90)
Comments  Different from Lele [lln] of Chad.
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