What does niger-kordofanian language mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Niger-Kordofanian, Niger-Kordofanian language(noun)

    the 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)


  1. niger-kordofanian language

    Niger-Kordofanian language is a proposed grouping of languages that comprises the Niger-Congo languages spoken in West Africa, Central Africa, and Southern Africa and the Kordofanian languages spoken in Sudan. This language family is considered the largest in the world in terms of the number of languages it encompasses, which is more than a thousand. The languages in this family share several similarities in terms of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of niger-kordofanian language in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of niger-kordofanian language in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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