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see African languagesAfrican languages,
geographic rather than linguistic classification of languages spoken on the African continent. Historically the term refers to the languages of sub-Saharan Africa, which do not belong to a single family, but are divided among several distinct linguistic stocks.
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In fact it is not the size of the Niger-Kordofanian family that is so significant in the distribution of word order as the size of the African linguistic area.

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