Who was Mgr Égide de Bœck?
Mgr Égide de Bœck
was probably the one who had most promoted the promotion and diffusion
of Lingala as a common language, as Scripture, in everyday life, the
Church and schools in Congo. He gathered all knowledge about good
Lingala, united and complemented it.
he wrote down all his knowledge in a broad «Grammar and Dictionary».
Since then his name has been closely linked to that of the Lingala
de Bœck: Grammar and Dictionnary french-lingala (e-Book)