List of English words of Niger-Congo origin This is a list of English language words that come from the languages of Africa . It excludes placenames except where they have become common words. And quite interesting because of its "seamless" spread southwards. Plus, dispersion is apparently recent given the rough designation of subfamily branching.

Mar 29, 2019 · In Africa, people from around 500 different ethnic backgrounds speak a common Bantu language and are hence, loosely termed as Bantu people.These languages are a branch of the Niger-Congo language families and are some of the most widely used languages in Africa.