Banda languages

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Not to be confused with Banda language (Maluku).
Banda
Ethnicity: Banda people
Geographic
distribution:
Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan
Linguistic classification: Ubangian
  • Banda
Subdivisions:
  • Central
  • South
  • Mbandja
  • Ngbundu
  • West
ISO 639-2 / 5: bad
Glottolog: band1341[1]

Banda is a family of Ubangian languages spoken by the Banda people of Central Africa.

Languages[edit]

Olson (1996) classfies the Banda family as follows (Ethnologue 16 employs this classification):

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Banda". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

References[edit]

  • Olson, Kenneth S. (1996) 'On the comparison and classification of Banda dialects'. Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS) 32(1). 267–283.