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The African languages are currently divided into the following four language families

see also: Polyglotta Africana, Joseph H. Greenberg

The above are families indigenous to Africa. Two African languages belong to non-African families: Malagasy is an Austronesian language, and Afrikaans is Indo-European.

Studying African Languages In Europe there is a project going on building up a common curriculum in African Languages and Linguistics called EEQUALL (European Equivalences In African Languages And Linguistics). It will allow students to get credit points from different universities.

http://www.eequall.info (currently a bit outdated)



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