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Afer -> Phoenician afar, "dust", but a 1981 theory has asserted that it stems from a Berber word ifri or Ifran meaning "cave", in reference to cave dwellers. 20:04, 21 June 2010 (UTC)


  • I see Swahili as the only indigenous African translation provided? Can we get more African-language translations for "African"? These are the top-10 most populous indigenous African languages according to Wikipedia (by millions of speakers):
  1. 90M. Swahili
  2. 39M. Hausa
  3. 29M. Berber
  4. 26M. Yoruba
  5. 25M. Oromo
  6. 25M. Igbo
  7. 25M. Zulu
  8. 23M. Afrikaans
  9. 21M. Amharic
  10. 21M. Malagasy
  11. 21M. Somali

—This unsigned comment was added by (talk) at 13:27, 30 June 2011.

You can use {{trreq}}, such as {{trreq|sw}} or {{trreq|Swahili}}. Mglovesfun (talk) 12:40, 30 June 2011 (UTC)