Niger-Congo

Wolof Language

Wolof Language

The Wolof language, also known as Ouolof, Volof, Walaf, Waro-Waro, or Yallof, belongs to the Atlantic group of the Niger-Congo language family. It is...
Manding languages

Manding languages

The Manding languages, also known as Manden, belong to the Mande family of languages. These are mutually intelligible dialects and languages spoken in West...
Mande Languages

Mande Languages

Mande languages include about 40 languages spoken on the west coast of Africa. The total population of Mande languages speakers is about 25 million...
Bantu Languages

Bantu Languages

The group of Bantu languages is made up of about 500 languages of the Bantoid subgroup of the Bueno-Kongo branch of the Niger-Congo language...
Zulu Language

Zulu Language

The Zulu language, also known as isiZulu, belongs to the Bantu/Nguni family of languages. The language is spoken in the former Zululand, now known...
Venda Language

Venda Language

The Venda language, also known as Tshivenda or Luvenda, belongs to the Bantu language family of South Eastern Bantu group. There are about 876...
Umbundu Language

Umbundu Language

The Umbundu language, also known as Kimbari, M’bundo, Mbali, Mbari, Mbundu, Mbundu Benguella, Nano, Olumbali, Ovimbundu, South Mbundu, or Umbundo, belongs to the Niger-Congo...
Tsonga Language

Tsonga Language

The Tsonga language belongs to the Bantu branch of the Niger-Congo languages. It is spoken in such countries as Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and South...
Tshiluba Language

Tshiluba Language

The Tshiluba language, also known as Ciluba, Luba-Kasai, Luba-Lulua, or Kikasai, is considered to be a Bantu language. Tshiluba is also considered to be...
Swati Language

Swati Language

The Swati language, also known as Sewati, Swazi or siSwati, is one of many Bantu languages and it belongs to the Nguni group. It...