The PEDIGREE of
First Speaker of Central Bantu

 "Child(ren)":       First Speaker of G Bantu   ;   D (34 dialects)   ;   E (34 dialects : Kikuyu)   ;   F (16 dialects : Sukuma)   ;   H (19 dialects : Kongo)   ;   J (46 dialects : Rwanda-Rundi : Ganda)   ;   K (26 dialects)   ;   L (14 dialects)   ;   M (19 dialects : Bemba)   ;   N (14 dialects : Nyanja)   ;   P (20 dialects : Makua)   ;   R (11 dialects : Umbundu)   ;   S (18 dialects : Zulu : Xhosa : Shona)   ;   other (6 dialects)
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/-- First Speaker of Late Pan-afroasian   +====> [ 32]
/-- poss.  First Speaker of Congo-Nostratic
/   | OR: poss. Unclassifiable language families   +====> [ 32]
/-- First Speaker of Congo-Saharan
/-- First Speaker of Niger-Saharan [Blench Model]
/-- First Speaker of Kado-Sudanic
/-- First Speaker of Niger-Sudanic [Blench Model]
/-- First Speaker of Niger-Central Sudanic [Blench Model]
| OR: poss. First Speaker of Congo-Nostratic   +====> [ 33]
/   | or: poss. Unclassifiable Western languages
/-- First Speaker of Niger-Congo
/-- First Speaker of Mande-Congo
/-- First Speaker of Altlantic-Congo
/-- First Speaker of Volta-Congo
/-- First Speaker of Benue-Congo
/-- First Speaker of Bantoid
/-- First Speaker of Broad Bantu
/-- First Speaker of Narrow Bantu
/  
- First Speaker of Central Bantu
 

 
  ``Grandchild:''       First Speaker of Swahili
 

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