Nilotic language

Nilotic language
noun
a group of languages of East Africa belonging to the Chari-Nile group
Syn: ↑Nilotic
Derivationally related forms: ↑Nilotic (for: ↑Nilotic)
Hypernyms: ↑Chari-Nile
Hyponyms: ↑Dinka, ↑Luo, ↑Masai

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