[nahy-jer-kong-goh] /ˈnaɪ dʒərˈkɒŋ goʊ/
a subfamily of Niger-Kordofanian, that comprises a large number of languages of Africa, as Ewe, Ibo, Yoruba, and the Bantu languages, spoken in nearly all of the equatorial forest region and in much of southern Africa.
of, belonging to, or constituting Niger-Congo.
a family of languages of Africa consisting of the Bantu languages together with most of the languages of the coastal regions of West Africa. The chief branches are Benue-Congo (including Bantu), Kwa, Mande, and West Atlantic
relating to or belonging to this family of languages
[nahy-jeer-ee-uh] /naɪˈdʒɪər i ə/ noun 1. a republic in W Africa: member of the Commonwealth of Nations; formerly a British colony and protectorate. 356,669 sq. mi. (923,773 sq. km). Capital: Abuja. /naɪˈdʒɪərɪə/ noun 1. a republic in West Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: Lagos annexed by the British in 1861; protectorates of Northern and […]
[nahy-jeer-ee-uh] /naɪˈdʒɪər i ə/ noun 1. a republic in W Africa: member of the Commonwealth of Nations; formerly a British colony and protectorate. 356,669 sq. mi. (923,773 sq. km). Capital: Abuja. /naɪˈdʒɪərɪən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Nigeria or its inhabitants noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Nigeria /naɪˈdʒɪərɪə/ noun 1. a republic […]
[nahy-jer; French nee-zher] /ˈnaɪ dʒər; French niˈʒɛr/ noun 1. a republic in NW Africa: formerly part of French West Africa. 458,976 sq. mi. (1,188,748 sq. km). Capital: Niamey. 2. a river in W Africa, rising in S Guinea, flowing NE through Mali, and then SE through Nigeria into the Gulf of Guinea. 2600 miles (4185 […]
[nahy-jer-kawr-duh-fan-ee-uh n] /ˈnaɪ dʒərˌkɔr dəˈfæn i ən/ noun 1. a language family comprising Niger-Congo and Kordofanian.