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    What languages are spoken in Sub - Saharan?

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  2. Songhay languages - Wikipedia › wiki › Songhay_languages

    13 hours ago · The Songhay languages are considered to be an independent family by Dimmendaal (2011), although he classifies Saharan as part of Nilo-Saharan. Grammar. Songhay is mostly a tonal, SOV group of languages, an exception being the divergent Koyra Chiini of Timbuktu, which is non-tonal and uses SVO order.

  3. Languages of Nigeria - Wikipedia › wiki › Languages_of_Nigeria

    1 day ago · In addition, Ijaw languages are spoken in Rivers State, Bayelsa State, and other states of the Niger Delta region. Mande languages are spoken in Kebbi State, Niger State, and Kwara State. Nilo-Saharan languages. In Nigeria, the Nilo-Saharan language family is represented by: Saharan languages

    Alternate names
    States spoken in
    Current status
    Abanyum, Befun, Bofon, Mbofon
    Abong, Abõ, Ba'ban
    Odual, Abuan
    • Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa, Fulfulde, Ijaw, Edo, Ibibio, Kanuri, Tiv, Nupe and others
  4. Languages of Ethiopia - Wikipedia › wiki › Languages_of_Ethiopia

    1 day ago · Additionally, Nilo-Saharan languages are spoken by what the government calls the "Nilotic" people, though scholars distinguish Nilotic from the Surmic languages, Gumuz languages, and Koman languages spoken in Ethiopia. Of the languages spoken in Ethiopia, 86 are living and 2 are extinct. 41 of the living languages are institutional, 14 are ...

  5. Dahalo language - Wikipedia › wiki › Dahalo_language

    1 day ago · Dahalo is an endangered Cushitic language spoken by at most 400 Dahalo people on the coast of Kenya, near the mouth of the Tana River.Dahalo is unusual among the world's languages in using all four airstream mechanisms found in human language.

    • (400 cited 1992)
    • Kenya
  6. Oromo people - Wikipedia › wiki › Oromo_people

    13 hours ago · The Oromo people (pron. / ˈ ɒr əm oʊ / or / ɔː ˈ r oʊ m oʊ /; Oromo: Oromoo) are a Cushitic ethnic group and nation native to Ethiopia and Kenya who speak the Oromo language.They are the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia and represent 34.5% of Ethiopia's population.

    • 2,030 (2014)
    • 35,175,000 (2020)
    • 3,350 (2016)
    • 470,700 (2019)
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