Teke–Mbede languages

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Linguistic classification Niger–Congo
Glottolog njeb1243[1]

Teke–Mbere is a proposed intermediate group of Bantu languages, coded Zone B.50–80 in Guthrie's classification, along with the erstwhile Mbundu language Songo. According to Nurse & Philippson (2003), they are:

Ethnologue suggests that the unclassified Songo "dialect" of Yansi (B.80) may be the same as the Songo here.


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


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