HyperDic: niger-kordofanian

English > 1 sense of the word Niger-Kordofanian:
NOUNcommunicationNiger-Kordofanian, Niger-Kordofanian languagethe family of languages that includes most of the languages spoken in Africa south of the Sahara
English > Niger-Kordofanian: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe family of languages that includes most of the languages spoken in Africa south of the Sahara; the majority of them are tonal languages but there are important exceptions (e.g., Swahili or Fula).
SynonymNiger-Kordofanian language
CategorySwahiliThe most widely spoken Bantu languages
NarrowerKordofanianA group of languages spoken in the relatively small Kordofan area of the south Sudan
Niger-CongoA family of African language spoken in west Africa
Broadernatural language, tongueA human written or spoken language used by a community
Spanishlengua nígero-kordofaniana
Catalanllengua niger-kordofaniana

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