eastern sudanic

eastern sudanic
noun
Usage: usually capitalized E&S
: a language group containing the Nilotic and Nubian languages and constituting a subfamily of the Chari-Nile language family

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a group of languages belonging to the Nilo-Saharan family, spoken in eastern and central Africa and including the Nilotic languages.

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