Bantu Languages

The Bantu languages (English: , Proto-Bantu: *bantʊ̀) are a large family of languages spoken by the Bantu peoples throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The total number of Bantu languages ranges in the hundreds, depending on the definition of "language" versus "dialect", and is estimated at between 440 and 680 distinct languages. For Bantuic, Linguasphere (Part 2, Transafrican phylosector, phylozone 99) has 260 outer languages (which are equivalent to languages, inner languages being dialects). McWhorter points out, using a comparison of 16 languages from Bangi-Moi, Bangi-Ntamba, Koyo-Mboshi, Likwala-Sangha, Ngondi-Ngiri and Northern Mozambiqean, mostly from Guthrie Zone C, that many varieties are mutually intelligible.The …

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City of Windsor, Ontario · 27 October 2022 English

0 0% Indo-Iranian languages 127 1% Indo-Aryan languages 121 1% Bengali 1 0% Gujarati 6 0% Hindi 22 0% Konkani 5 0% Marathi 0 0% Panjabi (Punjabi) 22 0% Sindhi …

Niger-Congo languages 52 0% Akan (Twi) 11 0% Bantu languages 36 0% Lingala 0 0% Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0% Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 15 0% Shona 0 0% Swahili 5 0% Ganda 5 0% Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0% Edo 0 0% Igbo 1 0% Wolof 0 0%


City of Windsor, Ontario · 20 December 2021 English

Urdu Single responses 16,410 98% Official languages 11,778 70% English 11,522 69% French 256 2% Non-official languages 4,647 28% Aboriginal languages 5 0% Algonquian languages 0 0% Michif 0 0% …

Niger-Congo languages 25 0% Akan (Twi) 0 0% Bantu languages 0 0% Lingala 0 0% Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0% Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0% Shona 0 0% Swahili 0 0% Ganda 0 0% Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0% Edo 0 0% Igbo 20 0% Wolof 0 0%


City of Windsor, Ontario · 20 December 2021 English

0 0% 26 Prepared by City of Windsor Planning Dept 2011 Census Forest Glade Mother Tongue % Germanic languages 125 1% Dutch 44 0% Flemish 5 0% Frisian 0 0% …

Niger-Congo languages 55 0% Akan (Twi) 5 0% Bantu languages 15 0% Lingala 0 0% Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0% Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 10 0% Shona 0 0% Swahili 5 0% Ganda 5 0% Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0% Edo 0 0% Igbo 0 0% Wolof 0 0%


City of Windsor, Ontario · 20 December 2021 English

Panjabi (Punjabi) Single responses 17,720 97% Official languages 11,280 61% English 11,010 60% French 270 1% Non-official languages 6,475 35% Aboriginal languages 0 0% Algonquian languages 0 0% Michif 0 …

Niger-Congo languages 55 0% Akan (Twi) 0 0% Bantu languages 10 0% Lingala 0 0% Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0% Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 5 0% Shona 0 0% Swahili 0 0% Ganda 0 0% Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0% Edo 0 0% Igbo 0 0% Wolof 0 0%


City of Windsor, Ontario · 20 December 2021 English

Vietnamese Spanish Single responses 9,005 97% Official languages 5,128 55% English 4,912 53% French 216 2% Non-official languages 3,901 42% Aboriginal languages 5 0% Algonquian languages 0 0% Michif 0 …

Niger-Congo languages 53 1% Akan (Twi) 0 0% Bantu languages 54 1% Lingala 0 0% Rundi (Kirundi) 5 0% Rwanda 10 0% Shona 5 0% Swahili 24 0% Ganda 0 0% Bantu languages, n.i.e. 5 0% Edo 0 0% Igbo 5 0% Wolof 0 0%


City of Windsor, Ontario · 20 December 2021 English

0 0% Japanese 4 0% Korean 4 0% Sino-Tibetan languages 84 1% Chinese languages 77 1% Cantonese 29 0% Chaochow (Teochow) 0 0% Fukien 0 0% Hakka 0 0% Mandarin …

Niger-Congo languages 38 0% Akan (Twi) 4 0% Bantu languages 9 0% Lingala 0 0% Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0% Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0% Shona 0 0% Swahili 0 0% Ganda 0 0% Bantu languages, n.i.e. 5 0% Edo 0 0% Igbo 4 0% Wolof 0 0%


City of Windsor, Ontario · 20 December 2021 English

Somali Single responses 10,280 98% Official languages 7,700 73% English 7,523 71% French 177 2% Non-official languages 2,580 24% Aboriginal languages 0 0% Algonquian languages 5 0% Michif 0 0% …

Niger-Congo languages 70 1% Akan (Twi) 15 0% Bantu languages 30 0% Lingala 5 0% Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0% Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0% Shona 0 0% Swahili 5 0% Ganda 5 0% Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0% Edo 0 0% Igbo 0 0% Wolof 0 0%


City of Windsor, Ontario · 20 December 2021 English

0 0% Slavic languages 170 1% Belarusian (Byelorussian) 0 0% Bosnian 0 0% Bulgarian 5 0% Croatian 15 0% Czech 15 0% Macedonian 20 0% Polish 45 0% Russian 20 …

Niger-Congo languages 75 1% Akan (Twi) 5 0% Bantu languages 10 0% Lingala 5 0% Rundi (Kirundi) 5 0% Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 5 0% Shona 0 0% Swahili 0 0% Ganda 0 0% Bantu languages, n.i.e. 5 0% Edo 0 0% Igbo 15 0% Wolof 5 0%


City of Windsor, Ontario · 20 December 2021 English

Spanish Single responses 203,500 97% Official languages 148,300 71% English 142,890 68% French 5,410 3% Non-official languages 55,290 26% Aboriginal languages 45 0% Algonquian languages 20 0% Michif 0 0% …

Niger-Congo languages 675 0% Akan (Twi) 55 0% Bantu languages 315 0% Lingala 10 0% Rundi (Kirundi) 35 0% 70 0% Shona 5 0% Swahili 140 0% Ganda 25 0% Bantu languages, n.i.e. 45 0% Edo 5 0% Igbo 60 0% Wolof 5 0%


City of Windsor, Ontario · 20 December 2021 English

0 0% Indo-Iranian languages 142 1% Indo-Aryan languages 117 1% Bengali 10 0% Gujarati 15 0% Hindi 5 0% Konkani 0 0% Marathi 0 0% Panjabi (Punjabi) 37 0% Sindhi …

Niger-Congo languages 45 0% Akan (Twi) 5 0% Bantu languages 30 0% Lingala 0 0% Rundi (Kirundi) 10 0% Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0% Shona 0 0% Swahili 15 0% Ganda 5 0% Bantu languages, n.i.e. 5 0% Edo 0 0% Igbo 0 0% Wolof 0 0%


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