Botatwe languages

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E Zambia, SE DR-Congo
Linguistic classification: Niger–Congo
Glottolog: bota1239[1]

The Botatwe languages are a group of Bantu languages established by Christine Ahmed (1995). They are Guthrie group M.60 (Lenje–Tonga) plus some of the Subia languages (K.40):

Poorly described Totela was not addressed directly, but is assumed to be Subia.

Nurse (2003) suspects that the Sabi languages may be related.


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