Eastern Sudanic

Eastern Sudanic
a group of languages belonging to the Nilo-Saharan family, spoken in eastern and central Africa and including the Nilotic languages.

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  • Central Sudanic languages —       a group of more than 30 languages that form a subbranch of the Nilo Saharan language family (Nilo Saharan languages). The Central Sudanic languages are spoken in the Central African Republic, Chad, The Sudan (Sudan, The), Uganda, and Congo… …   Universalium

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