Afro-Asiatic languages facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAfroasiatic
|Horn of Africa, North Africa, Sahel, and Middle East|
|Linguistic classification:||One of the world's major language families|
|ISO 639-2 and 639-5:||afa|
Afro-Asiatic is a large language family. Almost all of the languages in the Afro-Asiatic family are spoken in Africa and southwestern Asia. Most linguists believe that the origins of Afro-Asiatic lie somewhere in eastern Africa, particularly around the Horn area; this is because Afro-Asiatic languages are the most diverse there. The Afro-Asiatic language family is divided into several smaller groups such as:
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