Originally published in 1956, this volume presents a survey of the non-Bantu languages in the area extending south of the Sahara from Lake Chad to the Indian Ocean, together withj those of South Africa. The arrangement is primarily linguistic, in as much as larger units which show some indisputable affinities are where possible treated contiguously. Languages in the centre of the total area are discussed first, followed by thos ein the west, north, east and finally south.



chapter 1|9 pages

The Moru-Mangbetulanguages (Larger Unit)

chapter 2|10 pages

The Bongo-Bagirmi Languages (Larger Unit)

chapter 3|6 pages

The Sere-Mundu Languages (Larger Unit)

chapter 5|3 pages

Zande (Larger Unit?)

chapter 7|2 pages

Isolated Language Group? Bua

chapter 8|3 pages

Isolated Language Group? Somrai

chapter 9|7 pages

The East Saharan Languages (Larger Unit)

chapter 10|1 pages

Isolated Unit? Mimi?

chapter 11|2 pages

Isolated Language Group? Maba

chapter 12|2 pages

Isolated Language Group? Tama

chapter 13|1 pages

Isolated Unit: Fur

chapter 14|3 pages

Isolated Language Group: Daju

chapter 15|1 pages

Isolated Language Group: Nyimang

chapter 16|1 pages

Isolated Language Group: Temein

chapter 17|1 pages

Isolated Language Group: Katla

chapter 20|3 pages

Isolated Language Group: Nubian

chapter 21|1 pages

ISolated Unit? Barea

chapter 22|1 pages

Isolated Unit? Kunama

chapter 23|2 pages

Isolated Unit? Berta

chapter 24|1 pages

Isolated Unit? Tabi

chapter 25|1 pages

Isolatevd Unit? ‘Gule’

chapter 26|3 pages

Isolated Language Group? Koma

chapter 27|5 pages

Isolated Language Group: Didinga-Murle

chapter 28|1 pages

Isolated Language Group? Bako

chapter 29|1 pages

Isolated Language Group Orunit? Teuso

chapter 30|12 pages

The Nilqtic Languages (Larger Unit)

chapter 31|12 pages

The Nilo-Hamitic Languages (Larger Unit)

chapter 32|14 pages

The Cushitic Languages (Larger Unit)

chapter 33|5 pages

The African Semitic Languages 1

chapter 34|1 pages

Isolated Language Group? Iraqw

chapter 35|1 pages

Isolated Unit? Mbugu

chapter 36|18 pages

Isolated Unit? Sanye