Boan languages

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Boan
Ababuan
Geographic
distribution:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Linguistic classification: Niger–Congo
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: abab1240[1]

Boan (Buan) is a proposed intermediate group of Bantu languages coded Zones C and D in Guthrie's classification.[2] There are three branches:

Beeke is an erstwhile member of the Nyali cluster that seems to be closest to Bali.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Boan". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ McMaster, Mary Allen. 1988. Patterns of Interaction: A comparative ethnolinguistic perspective on the Uele region of Zaïre ca. 500 A.D. to 1900 A.D. Los Angeles: University of California. 346.