Ngondi–Ngiri languages

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Ngondi–Ngiri
Linguistic classificationNiger–Congo
GlottologNone
liko1251  (Likouala–Sangha)[1]
lito1235  (Litoka)[2]

The Ngondi–Ngiri languages are a clade of Bantu languages. The Ngondi languages are coded Zone C.10 (Ngondi) in Guthrie's classification. According to Nurse & Philippson (2003), they form a valid node with the Ngiri language(s) of C.30:

Ngondi (C.10): Aka (Yaka, Benzele) – Ngando (incl. Kota), Bole (Dibole), Ngondi, Pande (incl. Gongo), Mbati, Bomitaba–Enyele–Bondongo–Mbonzo, Bongili, Bala (Lobala), Bomboli, Bozaba; (C.30) Ngiri (Loi, Likila)–Mabale–Ndobo–Litoka–Balobo–Enga

Footnotes[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Nurse & Philippson (2003), The Bantu Languages.