Mandes

Mande

[mahn-dey]
noun
1.
a branch of the Niger-Congo subfamily of languages, spoken in western Africa and including Mende, Malinke, Bambara, and Kpelle.
2.
a member of any of the peoples who speak these languages.
Also called Mandingo.
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Mande (ˈmɑːndeɪ)
 
n , pl -de, -des
1.  a group of African languages, a branch of the Niger-Congo family, spoken chiefly in Mali, Guinea, and Sierra Leone
 
adj
2.  of or relating to this group of languages

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