Languages of Africa
Niger-Congo: Nilo-Saharan: There are 1,250 to 2,100 and by some counts over 3,000 languages spoken natively in Africa, in several major language families:There are several other small fam...
Languages of Africa - Wikipedia
Afroasiatic languages
Afroasiatic (Afro-Asiatic), also known as Afrasian and traditionally as Hamito-Semitic (Chamito-Semitic), is a large language family of several hundred related languages and dialects. It comprises abo...
Afroasiatic languages - Wikipedia
Nilo-Saharan languages
The Nilo-Saharan languages are a proposed family of African languages spoken by some 50 million people, mainly in the upper parts of the Chari and Nile rivers, including historic Nubia, north of where...
Nilo-Saharan languages - Wikipedia
Niger-Congo languages
The Niger–Congo languages constitute one of the world's major language families, and Africa's largest in terms of geographical area, number of speakers, and number of distinct languages. They may cons...
Niger-Congo languages - Wikipedia
List of sign languages
There are perhaps three hundred sign languages in use around the world today. The number is not known with any confidence; new sign languages emerge frequently through creolization and de novo (and oc...
Demographics of Africa
The population of Africa has grown rapidly over the past century, and consequently shows a large youth bulge, further reinforced by a low life expectancy of below 50 years in some African countries. T...
Demographics of Africa - Wikipedia
Tsonga language
The Tsonga language (Xitsonga) is a southern African Bantu language spoken by the Tsonga people. It is mutually intelligible with Tswa and Ronga, and the name "Tsonga" is often used as a cover term fo...
Omi language
Omi is a Central Sudanic language, spoken in the Aru Territory in the Orientale Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, between the two rivers Nzoro and Lowa. It was once considered a dialec...
Languages of Togo
Togo is a multilingual country. According to one count, 39 languages are spoken. Of these, the official language is French. Two of the most spoken indigenous languages were designated as national lang...
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Seychellois Creole
Seychellois Creole, also known as kreol or seselwa, is the French-based creole language of the Seychelles. It shares official language status with English and French (in contrast to Mauritian and Réun...
Mossi language
The Mossi language (known in the language as Mõõré; also Mòoré, Mooré, Moré, Moshi, Moore, More) is one of two official regional languages of Burkina Faso, closely related to the Frafra language spoke...
Taa language
Taa /ˈtɑː/, also known as !Xóõ (!Khong, ǃXoon – /kǃxóŋ/, /ˈkoʊ/), is a Khoisan language known for its large number of phonemes, perhaps the largest in the world. Most speakers live in Botswana, but a...
Sungor language
The Sungor language is a Nilo-Saharan language spoken in western Sudan and eastern Chad. Primarily it is spoken in Chad. It is a member of the Taman language group of the Western branch of Nilo-Sahara...
Shawiya language
Shawiya Berber, also spelled Chaouïa (native form: Tacawit [θaʃawiθ]), is a major Algerian Zenati variety of the Berber language. Shawiya Berber is spoken by the Shawia people of the Aurès Mountains o...
Adamawa languages
The Adamawa languages are a putative family of 80–90 languages scattered across the Adamawa Plateau in central Africa, in Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, and Chad, spoken altogether by on...
Tama language
Tama (Damut) is a Nilo-Saharan language spoken by the Tama people in eastern Chad and in western Sudan. It is a member of the Taman language group of the Western branch of Nilo-Saharan.
Forro language
Forro Creole, Sãotomense or Santomense, is a Portuguese-based creole language spoken in São Tomé and Príncipe.It should not be confused with São Tomean Portuguese, the non-creolized form of Portuguese...
Kaligi language
Feroge (Feroghe), endonym Kaligi, is a Ubangian language of South Sudan.
Sapo language
The Sapo language, also known as Sarpo or Southern Krahn, is a Kru language of the Niger–Congo language family. It is spoken in eastern Liberia, primarily in Grand Gedeh County and Sinoe County, by th...
Kwadi language
Kwadi /ˈkwɑːdi/ was a "click language" of uncertain classification once spoken in the southwest corner of Angola. It is believed to be extinct. There were only fifty Kwadi in the 1950s, of which only ...
Nguni languages
The Nguni languages are a group of Bantu languages spoken in southern Africa by the Nguni people. Nguni languages include Xhosa, Zulu, Swazi, Hlubi, Phuthi and Ndebele (both Southern Transvaal Ndebele...
Uduk language
Uduk, also known as Tw'ampa (T'wampa), is a Koman language spoken in Sudan and South Sudan near the border with Ethiopia.
Susu language
The Susu language (endonym Sosoxui; French: Soussou) is the language of the Susu or Soso people of Guinea and Sierra Leone, West Africa. It is in the Mande language family.It is one of the nationa...
Languages of Libya
The official language of Libya is Modern Standard Arabic. Most residents speak one of the varieties of Arabic as a first language, most prominently Libyan Arabic, but also Egyptian Arabic and Tunisian...
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Oblo language
Oblo is a poorly attested, unclassified, and possibly extinct language of northern Cameroon. It is, or was, spoken in a tiny area including Gobtikéré, Ouro Bé, and Ouro Badjouma, in Pitoa, Bénoué Depa...
Mono language (Cameroon)
Mono is a moribund Mbum language spoken by older adults in northern Cameroon. A probable dialect, Dama, may already be extinct.
Portuguese language
Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Romance language and the sole official language of Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Galicia, and São Tomé and...
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Guro language
Guro (Gouro), also known as Kwéndré, Kweni, and Lo) is a Mande language spoken by approximately 332,000 people in Ivory Coast, primarily in the areas of Haut-Sassandra and Marahoue.
Ndali language
Ndali, or Chindali, is a Bantu language spoken by an increasing population in southern Tanzania of 150,000 (1987) and in northern Malawi by 70,000 (2003).
Sukwa, or Chisukwa, is spoken in the Misu...