Definition of Niger–Congo in English:
Denoting or belonging to a large phylum of languages in Africa, named after the rivers Niger and Congo. It comprises most of the languages spoken by the indigenous peoples of Africa south of the Sahara and includes the Bantu, Mande, Gur, and Kwa families.
- There are some 1000-1500 Niger-Congo (Niger-Kordofanian) languages spoken from western Africa via eastern Africa to southern Africa.
- Most Niger-Congo languages have two sets of vowels.
Definition of Niger–Congo in:
- British & World English dictionary
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