The Niger-Congo Language Phylum


  1. Atlantic-Congo:
    1. Atlantic:  Click here to see Atlantic languages
    2. Ijoid:
      1. Defaka: Defaka
      2. Ijo:
           i. East:
                  Ibani-Okrika-Kalabari: Kalabari, Kirike, Southeast Ijo
          ii. East Nkoroo: Nkoroo
         iii. Eastern: Ibani
          iv.Inland Ijo: Biseni
          v. West: Okodia, Oruma
         vi. West Ijo: Izon
    3. Volta-Congoː    
      1. Benue-Congo: 
             Click here to see the Benue-Congo languages

              Click here to see the Grassfields Bantu languages
              Click here to see the Narrow Bantu languages
      2. Dogon:
              
        i. Northeast: Toro Tegu, Jamsay, Bankan Tey, Ben Tey
              ii. North-Central: Ana Tinga, Nanga Dama, Yanda Dom, Tebul Ure
             iii. Northwestː
        Bondum Dom, Tiranige Diga
             iv. Central Plateauː Tommo So, Bunoge,
        Dogulu Dom, Donno So
              v. West-Centralː Ampari, Mombo
             vi. Eastern Cliffs:
        Toro So
            vii. South-Central: Tengu-Kan, Togo-Kan (Tene-Kan)
           viii. Southwestː Tomo-Kan
      3. Kru:
           i. Aiziː
                  Aproumu Aizi, Mobumrin Aizi, Tiagbamrin Aizi
          ii. Easternː
                  Bakweː Bakwé, Wané
                  Bétéː
                       Gagnoa Bété, Guébie ̠Bété, Kouya, Guiberoua Bété, Daloa Béte, Godié
                  Didaː Lakota Dida, Yocoboué Dida, Neyo
                  Kwadiaː Kodia
         iii. Kuwaaː Kuwaa
         iv. Semeː Seme
          v. Westernː
                   Bassaː Bassa, Dewoin, Gbii
                   Greboː
                        Glio-Oubiː Glio-Oubi
                        Ivorianː
                           Plapo Krumen, Pye Krumen,Tepo Krumen
                        Liberianː
                           Northern Grebo, Gboloo Grebo, Southern Grebo, Central Grebo, Barclayville Grebo 
                   Klaoː Klao, Tajuasohn
                   Weeː
                        Guere-Krahnː
                             Daho-Doo, Glaro-Twabo, Southern Wè, Sapo, Western Krahn, Western Wè
                        Konoboː Eastern Krahn
                        Nyabwaː Nyabwa
                        Wobeː Northern Wè
      4. Kwa:  Click here to see Kwa languages
      5. North: 
            i. Adamawa-Ubangiː
               Click here to see Adamawa-Ubangian languages

           ii. Gur  Click here to see Gur languages
  2. Kordofanian:
    1. Heiban:   
      1. Eastern: Ko, Warnang
      2. West-Central:
             i. Central: 
                   Ebang-Logol:
                        Heiban, Laro, Logol, Utoro
                   Rere: Koalib
            ii.
        Shirumba: Shiwai
           iii. Western: Moro, Tira
    2. Katla: Katla, Tima
    3. Rashad: Tegali, Tagoi, Tingal
    4. Talodi::   
      1. Talodi Proper:
            i. Jomang: Talodi
           ii. Nding: Nding
          iii. Ngile-Dengebu: Dagik, Ngile
      2. Tocho: Acheron, Lumun, Tocho, Torona
    5. Tegem: Lafofa
  3. Mande:  Click here to see Mande languages
  4. Unclassified: Mbre

   Note:  Languages and language groups preceded by a dagger (†) are extinct.


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