Eastern Grassfields languages

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Not to be confused with Mbam languages. ‹See Tfd›
Eastern Grassfields
Geographic
distribution:
Cameroon
Linguistic classification: Niger–Congo
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: mbam1249[1]

The Eastern Grassfields languages, spoken in the Bamenda grassfields of Cameroon, are a branch of Southern Bantoid languages including Bamun, Yamba, and Bamileke.

There are four or five branches to the family:

Nurse (2003) reports that Bamileke might be two branches.

References[edit]

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