Bantoid languages

Bantoid is a major branch of the Benue–Congo language family. It consists of the Northern Bantoid languages and the Southern Bantoid languages, a division which also includes the Bantu languages that constitute the overwhelming majority and after which Bantoid is named.

Bantoid
Geographic
distribution
Sub-Saharan Africa, but not farther west than Nigeria
Linguistic classificationNiger–Congo?
Proto-languageProto-Bantoid[1][2]
Subdivisions
Glottologbant1294
The Bantoid languages shown within the Niger–Congo language family. Non-Bantoid languages are greyscale.

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