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Soko languages

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Glottolog  kele1261
Linguistic classification  Niger–Congo Atlantic–Congo Benue–Congo Southern Bantoid Bantu (Zone C.50–60) Bangi–Tetela? Soko

The Soko or Soko–Kele languages are a clade of Bantu languages coded Zone C.50–60 in Guthrie's classification. According to Nurse & Philippson (2003), apart from Mongo (Nkundo), the languages form a valid node. They are:

(C50) Mbesa, Soko (So), Poke, Lombo, Kele (Lokele, incl. Foma); (C60) Ngando (incl. Lalia)

Maho (2009) adds Likile and Linga to C50. Ethnologue notes a Bantu but otherwise unclassified Moingi language on the river in the middle of Soko–Kele territory.

References

Soko languages Wikipedia


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