Igboid languages

Igboid languages

Igboid is a branch of the Benue-Congo language family. It includes the Igbo languages (Igbo, Ika, Izi-Ezaa-Ikwo-Mgbo, Ogbah, and Ukwuani-Aboh-Ndoni, Ikwerre) and the Ekpeye languages, spoken mainly in southern Nigeria.

References

* [http://www.ethnologue.com/14/show_family.asp?subid=2467 Ethnologue Language Tree Benue-Congo] ;


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