Banda languages

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Banda
EthnicityBanda people
Geographic
distribution
Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan
Linguistic classificationUbangian
  • Banda
Subdivisions
  • Central
  • South
  • Mbandja
  • Ngbundu
  • West
ISO 639-2 / 5bad
Glottologband1341[1]

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

Languages[edit]

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

Contact[edit]

Banda languages have significantly influenced many Kresh languages.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bandaic". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

References[edit]

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