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The dozen Ngbaka languages are a family of Ubangian languages spoken in the Central African Republic and neighboring areas. It includes Pygmy languages such as Baka and Gundi. The most populous Ngbaka languages are Mbaka in the western branch, spoken by a quarter million people, and Mayogo in the eastern branch, spoken by half that number.

Ngbaka
Mundu–Baka
Geographic
distribution
Central African Republic, Cameroon, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan
Linguistic classificationUbangian
  • Seri–Mba
    • Ngbaka–Mba
      • Ngbaka
Subdivisions
  • Eastern
  • Western
Glottologngba1292[1]

LanguagesEdit

Per Glottolog 3.4, the structure of the family is as follows:

The varieties listed for each may not be mutually intelligible.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mundu-Baka". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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