Pagibete (Apagibete)

Pagibete is a Bantu language spoken by about 28,000 people in the northwest of the the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is spoken mainly in Busina in Nord-Ubangi Province, and also in or near the towns of Bumba and Ngakpo in Mongala Province.

Pagibete is also known as Pagabete, Apagibete, Apagibeti, Apakabeti or Apakibeti. Dialects include Monveda, Mongbapele and Ndundusana. It is written with the Latin alphabet using orthography developed by the Congolese Association for Bible Translation and Literacy. The New Testament of the Bible has been translated into Pagibete. The language is not taught or used in schools.

Pagibete alphabet and pronunciation

Pagibete alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Pagibete (Excel)

Links

Information about Pagibete
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pagibete_language
https://www.sil.org/resources/search/language/pae
http://olac.ldc.upenn.edu/language/pae
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pagibete
https://www.webonary.org/pagabete/overview/introduction/?lang=en
https://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/channumerals/Pagibete.htm

Bantu languages

Bangi, Basaa, Bemba, Bena, Benga, Bhaca, Bukusu, Bulu, Central Teke, Chichewa, Chokwe, Chuwabu, Comorian, Digo, Duala, Eton, Ewondo, Fang, Ganda/Luganda, Gogo, Gusii, Gwere, Haya, Herero, Ikizu, Jita, Kamba, Kiga, Kikuyu, Kimbundu, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kisi, Kongo, Konjo, Koti, Kukuya, Kunda, Kuria, Lambya, Lingala, Loma, Lozi, Luba-Katanga, Luchazi, Lunda, Luvale, Makaa, Makonde, Makhuwa, Mandekan, Maore, Masaaba, Mbunda, Mende, Mongo, Mushungulu, Mwani, Nambya, Nande, Nkore, North Teke, Northern Ndebele (South Africa), Northern Ndebele (Zimbabwe), Northern Sotho, Nyamwezi, Nyakyusa, Nyemba, Nyole, Nyungwe, Nzadi, Oroko, OshiWambo, Pagibete, Punu, Ronga, Sena, Sengele, Shona, Soga, Songe, Southern Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Sukuma, Swahili, Swati, Tanga, Tembo, Tonga, Tshiluba, Tsonga, Tswa, Tswana, Tumbuka, Umbundu, Venda, Xhosa, Yao, Yasa, Zigula, Zinza, Zulu

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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