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Ovambo (African people)

LC control 85096183
LC classificationDT1308.O83 Angola
DT1558.O83 Namibia
Topical headingOvambo (African people)
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Variant(s)Aayamba (African people)
Ovampo (African people)
Ovambo (Bantu people)
Owambo (African people)
See alsoBantu-speaking peoples
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Found in91-981867: Williams, F. Precolonial communities of southwestern Africa, 1991: p. 1 (Owambo, Ovambo, Ambo, Aayamba)
Murdock world cult.: p. 81 (Ambo (Ovambo))
Ethnologue: p. 157, under Angola, Ndonga (var. Ochindonga, Oshindonga, Osindonga, Ambo) p. 313, under Namibia, Ndonga (var. Ochindonga, Oshindonga, Osindonga, Ambo; partially intelligible with Kwanyama) index (Ambo listed as var. for Ndonga and for Lala-Bisa)
Bryan, M.A. Bantu langs. of Africa, 1959, under Kuanyama (Group: Kuanyama, var. Cuanhama, Kwanyama, Oshikuanjama, Osikuanjama, Ovambo, Humba; Ndonga, var. Ambo, Oshindonga, Osindonga)
Curr. trends ling.: v. 7, p. 831 (ochiKwanyama, var. Kuanyama, Ovambo, Humba) p. 856 (ochiNdonga) p. 769 (Ambo listed as var. of Mbo (spoken in Cameroon, Zaire) and as dialect of ichiLala (spoken in Zambia and Zaire, all are Bantu languages)
Not found inVoegelin lang.