from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of the Niger-Congo language family that contains the Bantu languages.
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Northern Sotho is part of the Niger-Congo family of language and, in descending order, part of the Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, and Bantu subdivisions.
An Atlantic language likeFulfuldeis quite different from a Benue-Congo language like e.g. IgboandYoruba, aChadic language likeHausaor a Saharan language likeKanuri.
In addition to his work at Rosetta, Jeff studies the African languages of the Benue-Congo subgroup of the Niger-Congo family.