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  1. Nilo-Saharan, Nilo-Saharan languagenoun

    a family of East African languages spoken by Nilotic peoples from the Sahara south to Kenya and Tanzania


  1. Nilo-Saharannoun

    A major language family spoken mostly along the Nile river and in large parts of the Sahara.


  1. nilo-saharan

    Nilo-Saharan is a family of languages spoken by some 50–60 million people across a broad band of countries in Central and Eastern Africa, stretching from Mali, Chad and Sudan in the west to Tanzania in the east. Despite the geographical spread, these languages share certain similarities in terms of grammar, syntax and vocabulary. Some of the well-known languages in this family include Kanuri, Songhay, and Nubian among others. However, the classification of these languages into a single family is still a subject of ongoing debate among linguists.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nilo-saharan in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nilo-saharan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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