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|Egypt, Sudan, Horn of Africa, East Africa|
North Cushitic (Beja)
Agaw languages (Central)
Highland East Cushitic (Sidamic)
|ISO 639-2 and 639-5:||cus|
Distribution of the Cushitic languages in Africa
Map of the Cushitic languages
The Cushitic languages are a branch of the Afroasiatic language family. They are mainly spoken in the Horn of Africa and the Nile Valley. Some widely spoken Cushitic languages are Oromo, Somali, Beja, Agaw, Afar, Saho and Sidamo.
References[change | change source]
- Appleyard (2012), p. 202.