Sudanic

Sudanic

[soo-dan-ik]
adjective
1.
(especially in former systems of classification) of or pertaining to a residual category of African languages including most of the non-Bantu and non-Hamitic languages of northern and central Africa: most now reclassified as part of the Niger-Congo subfamily.
2.
of or pertaining to the Sudan or the Sudanese.

Origin:
1920–25; Sudan + -ic

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Sudanic (suːˈdænɪk)
 
n
1.  a group of languages spoken in scattered areas of the Sudan, most of which are now generally assigned to the Chari-Nile branch of the Nilo-Saharan family
 
adj
2.  relating to or belonging to this group of languages
3.  of or relating to the Sudan

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