The Linguasphere Register

of the world’s languages and speech communities

The linguascale

Change sector or zone

Geosector 0= AFRICA

Phylosector 1= AFRO-ASIAN

Geosector 2= AUSTRALASIA

Phylosector 3= AUSTRONESIAN

Geosector 4= EURASIA

Phylosector 5= INDO-EUROPEAN

Geosector 6= NORTH-AMERICA

Phylosector 7= SINO-INDIAN

Geosector 8= SOUTH-AMERICA

Phylosector 9= TRANSAFRICAN

Phylosector 1= AFRO-ASIAN



Covers the "Central & East Cushitic" grouping, within the "Afro-Asiatic" or "Hamito-Semitic" intercontinental affinity (and part of the former "wider Cushitic" hypothesis within that inter-continental affinity).

Comprising 7 sets of languages (= 25 outer languages) spoken by communities in Northeast and East Africa, from the southeastern Sahara through the Horn of Africa to the East African coast.

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