The Niger-Congo Language Phylum
Benue-Congo languages


  1. Akpes: Akpes
  2. Bantoid:
    1. Northern:
      1. Dakoid: 
            Dong, Lamja-Dengsa-Tola, Dirim, Gaa, Samba Daka
      2. Fam: Fam
      3. Mambiloidː
             i. Mambila-Konja
                     Konjaː Kwanja, Twendi
                     Magu-Kamkam-Kilaː
                          Mbongno, Somyev, Mvanip, Ndunda
                     Mambilaː
                          Cameroon Mambila, Nigerian Mambila
                     Njerupː Njerep
             ii. Ndoroː Ndoola
            iii. Suga-Vuteː
                     Sugaː Suga
                     Vuteː Vute, Wawa
    2. Southernː
      1. Beboid:
            Bukwen, Chungmboko, Fio, Kemedzung, Mashi, Naami (Bebe), Naki, Ncane, Noone, Nsari    
      2. Ekoid:
             i. Ejagham, Ndoe
            ii. Bakor:
                    Abanyom, Efutop, Ekajuk, Nde-Nsele-Nta, Nkem-Nkum, Nnam  
      3. Jarawanː
            i. Cameroonː
                   Mbonga, Nagumi
           ii. Nigerianː
                  Bankal (Jarawa), Bile, Duguri, Dulbu, Gwa, Gwak, Kulung, Labir, Lame, Mama, Mbat (Bada), Mbula-Bwazza, Shiki
      4. Mamfeː Denya, Kenyang, Kendem
      5. Mbeː Mbe
      6. Narrow Bantuː Click here to see Bantu languages
      7. Ndemliː Ndemli
      8. Tikarː Tikar
      9. Tivoidː
            
        Abon, Ambo, Balo, Batu, Bitare, Caka, Eman, Esimbi, Evant, Iceve-Maci, Ipulo, Iyive, Manta, Mesaka, Osatu, Otank,Tiv  
      10. Unclassifiedː
             Busuu, Bishuo, Moingi
      11. Yemne-Kimbi:
              Ajumbu, Fang, Koshin, Mundabli, Mungbam
      12. Wide Grassfieldsː
             i. Menchumː Befang
            ii. Narrow Grassfieldsː
        Click here to see Grassfields languages
           iii. Western Momoː Ambele, Atong, Busam
  3. Cross River:  
    1. Bendiː
           Alege, Bekwarra, Bokyi, Bumaji, Bete-Bendi, Obanliku, Putukwam, Ubang, Ukpe-Bayobiri
    2. Delta Crossː
      1. Central Crossː
             i. Abua-Odualː Abua, Odual
            ii. Kugboː Kugbo
           iii. Othersː
                   Abureni, Obulom, Ogbia, Ogbogolo, Ogbronuagum
      2. Lower Crossː
             i. Ebughuː Ebughu
            ii. Efaiː Efai
           iii. Efikː Anaang, Efik, Ibibio, Ukwa
           iv. Ekitː Ekit, Etebi
            v. Enwang-Udaː Enwan, Uda
           vi. Ibinoː Ibino
          vii. Ibuoroː Ibuoro, Itu Mbon Uzo, Ito, Nkari
         viii. Ilueː Ilue
           ix. Okoboː Okobo
            x. Usaghadeː Usaghade
           xi. Eki, Idere, Obolo, Iko, Oro
      3. Ogoniː
             i. Eastː Gokana, Khana, Tee
            ii. Westː Baan, Eleme
      4. Upper Crossː
             i. Agoi-Doko-Iyoniyongː
                    Bakpinka, Agoi, Doka-Uyanga
            ii. Akpetː Ukpet-Ehom
           iii. Centralː
                    East-West groupː
                         Ikomː Olulumo-Ikom
                         Lokoː Lubila, Nkukoli, Lokaa
                         Mbemebe-Legboː
                              Legboː Legbo, Leyigha, Lenyima
                              Mbembeː Cross River Mbembe
                    North-South groupː
                         Koring-Kukeleː
                              Oring, Utonkon, Uzekwe, Kukele
                         Ubaghara-Kohumonoː
                              Kohumono, Umon, Agwagwune, Ubaghara
          iv. Kiong-Koropː
                  Kiong, Korop, Odut
      5. Icheveː Icheve
  4. Defoid:  
    1. Akokoid: Arigidi, ɡè
    2. Ayere-Ahan: Ayere, Ahan
    3. Yoruboid:
      1. Edekiri:
             Yoruba, Ede Cabe, Ede Ica, Ede Idaca, Ifè, Ede Lje, Isekiri, Mokole, Ede Nago, Kura Ede Nago, Ulukwumi, Manigri-Kambolé
      2. Igala: Igala
  5. Edoidː 
    1. Delta: Degema, Engenni, Epie
    2. North-Central:
      1. Edo-Esan-Ora:
             
        Edo, Emai-luleha-Ora, Ibilo, Esan
      2. Ghotuo-Uneme-Yekheeː
            Enwan, Etsako, Ghotuo, Igwe, Ikpeshi, Ivbie-North-Okpele-Arhe, Enwan, Ososo, Sasaru, Uneme 
      3. Ihievbeː Ihievbe
      4. Uokhaː Uokha
    3. Northwestern:
      1. Aduge: Aduge
      2. Osseː Ehueun, Iyayu, Uhami, Ukue
      3. Southernː
            Akuku, Idesa, Okpe, Oloma, Okpamheri
    4. Southwestern:
          Eruwa, Uvbie, Isoko, Okpe, Urhobo 
  6. Idomoidː  
    1. Akweyaː
      1. Eloyo: Eloyi
      2. Etulo-Idomaː
            i. Etuloː Etulo
           ii. Idomaː Agatu, Alago, Idoma, Igede, Yala
    2. Yatye-Akpa: Akpa, Yace
  7. Igboidː
    1. Ekpeyeː Ekpeye
    2. Igboː 
         Igbo, Ika, Ikwere, Izi-Ezaa-Ikwo-Mgbo, Ogbah, Ukwuani-Aboh-Ndoni
  8. Jukunoidː  
    1. Beteː Bete
    2. Centralː
      1. Jukun-Mbembe-Wurbo:
           
        i. Jukunː Höne, Jibu, Jukun Takum, Wãpha
           ii. Kororofaː Wannu, Wapan, Jiba
          iii. Mbembeː Tigon Mbembe
          iv. Unclassifiedː Shoo-Minda-Nye
           v. Wurboː Como Karim, Jiru, Tita
      2. Kpan-Icenː Etkywan, Kpan
    3. Yukuben-Kutebː
           Akum, Beezen, Kapya, Kutep, Yukuben
  9. Kainjiː
    1. Easternː
      1. Amoː Amo
      2. Northern Josː
             i. Panawa
            ii. Jera
                    Gamo-Ningi, Izora, Duguza, Lere, Gyem, Jere, Janji, Kudu-Camo, Iguta, Lemoro, Sheni, Shau, Sanga, Ziriya
           iii. Kauruː
                    Bina, Dungu, Gbiri-Niragu, Kaivi, Kinuku, Tumi, Kono, Kurama, Mala, Ruma, Suruba, Vono 
      3. Piti-Atsamː Atsam, Piti
    2. Westernː
      1. Basaː
             Basa-Gumna, Bassa-Kontagora, Basa-Gurmana, Basa
      2. Baushi-Gurmanaː Bauchi, Gurmana
      3. Dukaː
             C'lela, Damakawa, Gwamhi-Wuri, Hun-Saare, ut-Ma'in
      4. Kainji Lakeː Laru, Lopa
      5. Kambariː
             Cishingini, Baangi, Tsikimba, Kakihum, Tsishingini, Tsuvadi
      6. Kamukuː
            Eastern Acipa, Western Acipa, Cinda-Regi-Tiyal, Hungworo, Pongu, Rogo, Shama-Sambuga, Fungwa
      7. Resheː Reshe
  10. Nupoidː  
    1. Ebira-Gadeː Gade, Ebira
    2. Nupe-Gbagyiː
      1. Diboː Dibo
      2. Gbagyi-Gbariː Gbagyi, Gbari
      3. Nupe:
             Asu, Gupa-Abawa, Kakanda, Kami, Kupa, Nupe-Nupe-Tako
  11. Okoː Oko-Eni-Osayen
  12. Plateauː
    1. Alumicː Alumu-Tesu
    2. Ayuː Ayu
    3. Beromicː Berom, Eten, Shall-Zwall
    4. Centralː
      1. Izericː Firan
      2. North-Centralː Cara
      3. South-Centralː Izere, Irigwe, Jju, Tyap
      4. West-Centralː Ndun, Nyeng, Shakara
    5. Hyamicː Hyam
    6. Ninzicː Bu, Kamantan, Kanufi, Mada, Ninzo, Nungu
    7. Northernː
          Doka, Idon, Ikulu, Iku-Gora-Ankwa, Kadara, Kuturmi
    8. Southeasternː Horom, Bo-Rukul, Fyam
    9. Southernː Lijili, Tanjijili
    10. Taroidː Pe, Sur,Tarok, Yangkam
    11. Westernː
      1. Northwesternː
             i. Hyamicː Cori, Kagoma, Shamang, Zhire
            ii. Koroː Ashe, Begbere-Ejar, Idun, Yeskwa
      2. Southwesternː
            i. A groupː
                  Che, Vaghat-Ya-Bijim-Legeri, Ningye, Kaningdon-Nindem, Numana-Nunku-Gbantu-Numbu
           ii. B groupː Ake, Eggon, Hasha
    12. Toroː Toro
  13. Ukaanː Ukaan
  14. Unclassifiedː Fali of Baissa, Ija-Zuba

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