Sengele (kɛsɛ́ngɛlɛ)

Sengele is a Bantu language spoken by about 17,000 people in southwest of the Democratic Repubic of the Congo between the Congo River and Lake Mai-Ndombe in Mai-Ndombe Province.

Sengele is also known as Kesengele, keséNgele , BaséNgele or Sengere. Dialects include Ngɔngɔ, Bokóté (Bɔkɔté), Ngongo, Mpengé and Mbélo.. The people who speak it call their language kɛsɛ́ngɛlɛ, and themselves Musengele (plural) and Basengele (singular).

Sengele alphabet and pronunciation

Sengele  alphabet and pronunciation

Notes

Sengele has tones which can be indicated with diacritics.

Download an alphabet chart for Sengele (Excel)
Details of the Sengele alphabet provided by Wolfram Siegel

Sample videos in Sengele

Links

Information about Sengele
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sengele_language
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sengele_(langue)
http://www.language-archives.org/language/szg
https://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/channumerals/Sengele.htm
https://www.ajol.info/index.php/aq/article/view/5596
https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Notes-sur-le-parler-Séngele-de-Mbélo-Mangulu/
https://glottolog.org/resource/languoid/id/seng1278

Bantu languages

Bangi, Basaa, Bemba, Bena, Benga, Bukusu, Bulu, 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, Kunda, Kuria, Lambya, Lingala, Loma, Lozi, Luba-Katanga, Luchazi, Lunda, Luvale, Makaa, Makonde, Makhuwa, Mandekan, Maore, Masaaba, Mbunda, Mende, Mongo, Mushungulu, Mwani, Nande, Nkore, North Teke, Northern Ndebele (South Africa), Northern Ndebele (Zimbabwe), Northern Sotho, Nyamwezi, Nyakyusa, Nyemba, Nyole, Nyungwe, Nzadi, Oroko, OshiWambo, 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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