Eastern Grassfields languages

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Not to be confused with Mbam languages.
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. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Mbam–Nkam". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.