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A subgroup of the Afro-Asiatic language family, spoken in west-central Africa and including Hausa.
(Languages) a subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family of languages, spoken in an area west and south of Lake Chad, the chief member of which is Hausa
(Languages) denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages
a language family of Africa, a branch of the Afroasiatic family, that includes Hausa and a large number of less widely spoken languages of N Nigeria, N Cameroon, and Chad.
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|Noun||1.||Chadic - a family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa|
West Chadic - a group of Chadic languages spoken in northern Nigeria; Hausa in the most important member
Biu-Mandara - a group of Chadic languages spoken in the border area between Cameroon and Nigeria south of Lake Chad
East Chadic - a group of Chadic languages spoken in Chad
Masa - an independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages