- a branch of the Afroasiatic family of languages, of which Hausa is the most widely spoken representative.
Origin of Chadic
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- a subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family of languages, spoken in an area west and south of Lake Chad, the chief member of which is Hausa
- denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages
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