What is Chadic?

  • (noun): A family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa.
    Synonyms: Chad, Chadic language

Some articles on chadic:

Kujargé Language - Classification
... These include Chadic words, but low numerals and pronouns look very un-Chadic ... be a conservative language transitional between Chadic and Cushitic ... The language had been classified as a member of the Mubi subgroup of Chadic by Paul Newman however, Lionel Bender argued that its classification remained uncertain ...
Laal Language - Classification
... although extensive Adamawa (specifically Bua) and to a lesser extent Chadic influence is found ... make one think of geographically nearby Chadic languages." Roger Blench (2003), similarly, considers that "its vocabulary and morphology seem to be partly ... was the lingua franca of the region under the Baguirmi Empire, and perhaps a dozen Chadic roots, which are not similar to the Chadic languages that currently ...
Hausa Language - Classification
... Hausa belongs to the West Chadic languages subgroup of the Chadic languages group, which in turn is part of the Afro-Asiatic language family ... Along with the Chadic language branch, the Afro-Asiatic language family also includes 4 other branches Semitic languages (Hebrew, Arabic, Aramaic, Amharic, etc ...
East Chadic B.1.2 Languages
... The three dozen East Chadic languages of the Chadic family are spoken in Chad and Cameroon ...
Tarok in A Sea of Chadic Languages
... one of the Benue–Congo languages which is almost completely submerged in a sea of Chadic languages ... Its non-Chadic neighbours are Pe, Jukun-Wase and Yangkam ... The Chadic languages belong to a different language phylum called Afroasiatic ...