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LANGUAGES OF AFRICA
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AFRICAN LANGUAGES SPOKEN IN MORE THAN ONE COUNTRY
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Afar (Afaraf) ~ Afrikaans ~ Akan


Baatonum ~ Bedawiyet (Beja, Tu Bdhaaei)


Chadic Languages
(Baka, Bura, Kirya, Lagwan Kotoko, Mofu, Muyang, Quldeme, Vame,
Chakfem, Dyarim, Gere, Goji, Gyzai, Miya, Mwaghavul, Ngas, Ron, Warji, Zul & Mesa)



Chichewa (Chewa, Chinyanja, Nyanja) ~ Cokwe (Chokwe) ~ Dagaare ~ Dholuo (Luo) ~ Diriku


Dogon Languages & Bangime (Bangi Me, Bangeri Me)
(Jamsay, Walo, Beni, Nanga, Tiranige-Diga, Tommo-So, Mombo, Tengu-Kan, etc.)



Ewe (Éwé) ~ Fang ~ Fula Languages (Fulfulde, Pular, Pulaar) ~ Gbaya


Haillom ~ Hausa ~ Ikalanga (Kalanga) ~ Jul"hoan (Zhul'Hõasis)


Kanuri ~ Kinande (Nande, Konzo)

Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) ~ Kirundi (Rundi) ~ Kissi (Kisi, Kìsìéé) ~ Klao (Klaoh) ~ Koromfe


Lingala & Munukutuba (Kituba)


Luyia Languages (Luhya, Luluhya)
(Idakho, Isukha, Kabarasi, Khayo, Kisa, Logoori, Luluhya, Luragoli,
Nyala West, Nyore, Saamia, Tachoni, Tiriki, Tsotso, Tura, Wanga)



Maa - Maasai (Masai, IlKeekonyokie, IlPurko, IlWuasinkishu) and Samburu


Mandinka ~ Manya (Mandingo, Mãniyakã) ~ Mbukushu ~ Mòoré (Moore)


Nama (KhoeKhoegowab, Khoekhoe) ~ Nzema ~ Nobiin (Nubian)


Oromo (Afan Oromo, Afaan Oromoo)


Sakun ~ Sängö (Sango) ~ Serer-Sine ~ Setswana (Tswana) ~ Shona (chiShona) ~ siSwati (Swati)


Somali (Afsoomaali)


Songhay Languages
(Humburi Senni, Dendi, Garyey, Koyraboro Senni, Koyra Chiini, etc.)



Sotho (Sesotho) ~ Susu ~ Swahili & Sheng (Kiswahili)


Tigre (Tigré)

Tigrinya (Tigrina, Tigrigna) ~ Tumbuka (Chitumbuka) ~ Tsonga ~ Turkana & Teso (Ateso)


Vai ~ Venda ~ Wolof (Wollof) ~ Xhosa ~ !Xóõ (Taa) ~ Yao ~ Yeyi ~ Yorùbá


Zaghawa ~ Zulu




AFRICAN LANGUAGES SPECIFIC TO ONE COUNTRY,

NATIONAL LANGUAGES/OFFICAL LANGUAGES,

LANGUAGES SPOKEN IN OTHER COUNTRIES, ETC.

(Text, Images, Videos/Movies & Audio/Sound)




ALGERIA

Languages Specific to Algeria


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Algeria and other Countries




ANGOLA

Languages Specific to Angola


Kimbundu (Kimbundol) ~ Umbundu (M'bundo)

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Angola and other Countries




BENIN

Languages Specific to Benin


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Benin and other Countries




BOTSWANA

Languages Specific to Botswana


ǂHua

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Botswana and other Countries




BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY

Languages Specific to the British Indian Ocean Territory


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in the British Indian Ocean Territory and other Countries




BURKINA FASO

Languages Specific to Burkina Faso


Kasem (Kassem) ~ Cerma ~ Ninkare ~ Sissala

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Burkina Faso and other Countries




BURUNDI

Languages Specific to Burundi


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Burundi and other Countries




CAMEROON

Languages Specific to Cameroon


Badwe's ~ Bafut ~ Basaa (Basaá, Bisaa) (Basaa of Cameroon)

Esimbi ~ Kenyang ~ Kom ~ Koonzime

Mukary Kotoko ~ Mbodomo ~ Mbuko ~ Merey ~ Mkaa' ~ Mpyemo

Ngie ~ Ngomba ~ Ngwe ~ Ngwo ~ Njyem ~ Nomaande ~ Ouldémé ~ Tuki

Yambetta ~ Yangben (Nuasue) ~ Zulgo

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Cameroon and other Countries




CAPE VERDE ISLANDS

Languages Specific to Cape Verde Islands


Kabuverdianu

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Cape Verde Islands and other Countries




CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Languages Specific to Central African Republic


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Central African Republic and other Countries




CHAD

Languages Specific to Chad


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Chad and other Countries




COMOROS

Languages Specific to Comoros


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Comoros and other Countries




CONGO (REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO)

Languages Specific to the Congo (Republic of the Congo)


Koyo (Ekoyo, Kouyou)

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in the Congo (Republic of the Congo) and other Countries




CÔTE D'IVOIRE (IVORY COAST)

Languages Specific to Côte d'Ivoire


Bakwé ~ Ega

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Côte d'Ivoire and other Countries




DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO (DRC)

Languages Specific to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)


Cilubà ~ Lega ~ Lendu

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and other Countries




DJIBOUTI

Languages Specific to Djibouti


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Djibouti and other Countries




EGYPT

Languages Specific to Egypt


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Egypt and other Countries




EQUATORIAL GUINEA

Languages Specific to Equatorial Guinea


Fernando Po Creole English (Pichi)

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Equatorial Guinea and other Countries




ERITREA

Languages Specific to Eritrea


Blin (Bilen)

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Eritrea and other Countries




ETHIOPIA

Languages Specific to Ethiopia


Amharic ~ Dizin (Dizi) ~ Koegu ~ Mursi ~ Oromo, West Central ~ Suri

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Ethiopia and other Countries




GABON

Languages Specific to Gabon


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Gabon and other Countries




GAMBIA

Languages Specific to Gambia


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Gambia and other Countries




GHANA

Languages Specific to Ghana


Avatime ~ Awutu-Efutu ~ Cherepon ~ Dagbani ~ Dompo

Ga ~ Gua (Anum) ~ Krache ~ Larteh ~ Logba
Nafaanra ~ Nikonya ~ Sekpele ~ Siwu

Twi (Akwapem Twi, Ashante Twi), Asante & Fante

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Ghana and other Countries




GUINEA

Languages Specific to Guinea


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Guinea and other Countries




GUINEA BISSAU

Languages Specific to Guinea Bissau


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Guinea Bissau and other Countries




KENYA

Languages Specific to Kenya


Bukusu ~ Dahalo ~ Ekegusii ~ Gikuyu (Kikuyu) ~ Kamba

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Kenya and other Countries




LESOTHO

Languages Specific to Lesotho


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Lesotho and other Countries




LIBERIA

Languages Specific to Liberia


Bassa (Bassa Language of Liberia) ~ Kpelle ~ Loma (Lorma)

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Liberia and other Countries




LIBYA

Languages Specific to Libya


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Libya and other Countries




MADAGASCAR

Languages Specific to Madagascar


Malagasy
& Malagasy Dialects including:
Antankarana, Bara, Betsimisaraka, Sakalava, Tanosy, Tsimihety, etc.


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Madagascar and other Countries




MALAWI

Languages Specific to Malawi


Chichewa, Ciyawo & Citumbuka

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Malawi and other Countries




MALI

Languages Specific to Mali


Bamanankan (Bambara) ~ Senoufo, Mamara (Mamara, Minyanka)

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Mali and other Countries




MAURITANIA

Languages Specific to Mauritania


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Mauritania and other Countries




MAURITIUS

Languages Specific to Mauritius


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Mauritius and other Countries




MAYOTTE

Languages Specific to Mayotte


Shimaore (Maore)

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Mayotte and other Countries




MOÇAMBIQUE (MOZAMBIQUE)

Languages Specific to Moçambique (Mozambique)


Chuwabu (Echuwabu) ~ Koti ~ Lomwe (Elomwe) ~ Makhuwa (Emakhuwa Central)

Makhuwa-Marevone (Emakhuwa Emarevoni)

Makhuwa-Meetto (Emakhuwa Emeetto) ~ Makonde (Shimakonde)

Mwani (Kimwani) ~ Ndau (Cindau) ~ Takwane (Etakwane)

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Moçambique and other Countries




MOROCCO

Languages Specific to Morocco


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Morocco and other Countries




NAMIBIA

Languages Specific to Namibia


Kwanyama (Oshikwanyama) ~ Kwangali ~ Ndonga ~ Rumanyo

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Namibia and other Countries




NIGER

Languages Specific to Niger


Zarma

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Niger and other Countries




NIGERIA

Languages Specific to Nigeria


Abõ, Afi/Amanda, Njwande & Manta

Basa Benue (Basa), Damakawa, Reshe & Tsu Vadi

Batu, Kamino & Buru

Berom ~ Bura-Pabir (Bura, Burra)

Cicipu ~ C'lela ~ Damakawa ~ Defaka ~ Degema ~ Dɔ (Dong)

Ebira ~ Edo (Bini) ~ Efik ~ Eleme ~ Emai-Luleha-Ora

Ibani ~ Ibibio ~ Idoma ~ Igbo ~ Ikwere ~ Isekiri ~ Isoko ~ Izon ~ Jibu

Kalabari ~ Kambari (Tsishingini) ~ Khana ~ Kirike (Okrika) ~ Kutep ~ Manga ~ Marghi Central

Mbembe ~ Mein ~ Momi & Yendang ~ Nembe ~ Obulom ~ Polci ~ Tee ~ Tiv ~ Urhobo


Plateau Languages of Central Nigeria (Examples)

Akpondu ~ Tesu ~ Toro ~ Hasha ~ Sambe ~ Cara ~ Shall-Zwall ~ Tahos ~ Nincut

Edwa ~ Ehwa ~ Ejegha ~ Kulu ~ Kuturmi ~ Izere ~ Ganang ~ Feran ~ Cen ~ Hyam of Nok ~ Shang

Gwara ~ Nyankpa ~ Tinor ~ Za ~ Nyeng ~ Ndun ~ Shakara ~ Anib ~ Ayu ~ Bu ~ Ce ~ Mada ~ Nigye

Ninka ~ Ninkyop ~ Ninzo ~ Numana ~ Nunku ~ Eggon ~ Ake ~ Jijili (Koro) ~ Jili (Migili) ~ Tarok

Pe ~ Yangkam ~ Kwanka ~ Sur ~ Eloyi, etc.



Yobe Languages:
Bade, Bole, Duwai, Karekare, Ngamo & Ngizim



National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Nigeria and other Countries




RÉUNION

Languages Specific to Réunion


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Réunion and other Countries




RWANDA

Languages Specific to Rwanda


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Rwanda and other Countries




SAINT HELENA

Languages Specific to Saint Helena


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Saint Helena and other Countries




SÃO TOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE

Languages Specific to São Tomé e Príncipe


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in São Tomé e Príncipe and other Countries




SÉNÉGAL

Languages Specific to Sénégal


Diola Fogny (Jola-Fonyi)

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Sénégal and other Countries




SEYCHELLES

Languages Specific to Sénégal


Seselwa Creole French (Seychelles Creole French)

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Seychelles and other Countries




SIERRA LEONE

Languages Specific to Sierra Leone


Kono ~ Krio ~ Limba (West-Central) ~ Mende ~ Themne

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Sierra Leone and other Countries




SOMALIA

Languages Specific to Somalia


Maay (Af-Maay)

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Somalia and other Countries




SOUTH AFRICA

Languages Specific to South Africa


Ndebele

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in South Africa and other Countries




SOUTH SUDAN (REPUBLIC OF SOUTH SUDAN)

Languages Specific to the Republic of South Sudan


Dinka ~ Ghulfan ~ Mabaan ~ Moru ~ Neur ~ Shilluk

Cwaya, Dagik, Heiban, Lumun, Masakin, Moro, Otoro, Tira & Tocco

Katcha, Kayigang & Kadugi-Krongo (Kadu)

Keiga Jirru, Temein & Tese

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in South Sudan and other Countries




SUDAN

Languages Specific to Sudan


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Sudan and other Countries




SWAZILAND

Languages Specific to Swaziland


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Swaziland and other Countries




TANZANIA

Languages Specific to Tanzania


Asu (Pare) ~ Hadza ~ Iraqw ~ Kinyamwezi (Nyamwezi) ~ Ngh'wele ~ Sandawe

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Tanzania and other Countries




TOGO

Languages Specific to Togo


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Togo and other Countries




TUNISIA

Languages Specific to Tunisia


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Tunisia and other Countries




UGANDA

Languages Specific to Uganda


Ganda ~ Luganda ~ Soo (So)

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Uganda and other Countries




WESTERN SAHARA

Languages Specific to Western Sahara


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Western Sahara and other Countries




ZAMBIA

Languages Specific to Zambia


Bemba ~ Lamba

National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Zambia and other Countries




ZIMBABWE

Languages Specific to Zimbabwe


National/Official Languages
& Languages Spoken in Zimbabwe and other Countries






Languages: A-G~ Languages: H-R ~ Languages: S-Z

Indigenous Languages ~ Sign Language & Braille

Writing Systems, Body Language,
Languages (Sounds) of Birds, Fish, Frogs, Insects, Seals, Whales, etc.


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