Lingala is a Bantu language spoken in the northwest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and in the north of the Republic of the Congo. Lingala is largely based on the Bobangi language. Lingala has been used as the lingua franca of the armed forces.
Lingala translation services
Niger-Congo > Bantu
Roman, Mandombe script
15 to 20 million (native)
Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lingala was first called ‘Bangala’ and was first renamed ‘Lingala’ in 1901, but the proposition to change its name took some decades to come into play.
Services offered for this language
Translation / Transcreation / Subtitling / Localization / Adaptation / Copywriting / Authoring / Proofreading / Revision / Editing / Translation quality assurance / Terminology / Linguistic validation / Glossary creation / Dubbing / Voice-overs / Transcription / Typesetting / Simultaneous interpreting / Consecutive interpreting / Conference interpreting / Telephone interpreting / Public service interpreting / Interpreting equipment hire / Foreign language consulting
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