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Most different language from Zulu

Out of all languages in the world, through all language families on earth, of all 7,000 languages on the planet, which one has the most genetic distance from Zulu.
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non-aspirated voiceless stops versus their voiced counterparts before a vowel

Is there a real distinction in say, a spectrogram, between unaspirated voiceless stops and their voiced counterparts before a (voiced) vowel? For example, /ka/ and /ga/. Are they actually different ...
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When did Nguni languages like Zulu adopt capitalisation of proper noun roots?

Motivated by Is the lowercase first letter of a proper noun common in the Swazi language? Zulu, and the other https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguni_languages as user@6726 reports in his answer there, ...
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