What is another word for bantoid?

Pronunciation: [bˈantɔ͡ɪd] (IPA)

Bantoid is a term used to describe a group of African languages that share similar linguistic features. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to refer to this language group, including Bantu, Benue-Congo, and Niger-Congo. Bantu is perhaps the most common synonym used when referring to Bantoid languages. The term Benue-Congo derives from the names of two rivers in Africa where several Bantoid languages are spoken. Niger-Congo is a broader term used to refer to all languages within the Niger-Congo family, of which Bantoid languages are a subset. Each of these synonyms helps to describe the unique characteristics of this diverse group of African languages.

Synonyms for Bantoid:

What are the hypernyms for Bantoid?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    language family, Niger-Congo language family.

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