Nilotic language

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Related to Nilotic languages: Cushites
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Noun1.Nilotic language - a group of languages of East Africa belonging to the Chari-Nile group
Chari-Nile - a group of Nilo-Saharan language spoken in parts of the Sudan and Zaire and Uganda and Tanzania
Dinka - a Nilotic language
Luo - a Nilotic language
Masai - a Nilotic language
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2), and a number of Nilo-Saharan Nilotic languages (Section 2.
Evidence in support of this scenario comes from the fact that various languages display forms that are used as reflexives and markers of derived intransitivity, but were originally intensifiers (see the discussion of Nilotic languages, particularly Acooli, in Kemmer 1993:193-5).
Languages: English (official); Luganda and Swahili widely used; other Bantu and Nilotic languages.