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Definition of the noun mande
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noun - plural: Mandes
- a group of African languages in the Niger-Congo group spoken from Senegal east as far as the Ivory Coast
Mande is a fictional character from the 1972 film The Black Decameron.
- Mande a.k.a. The Mandinka language, or Manding, is a Mandé language spoken by the Mandinka people of Mali, Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea-Bissau and Chad; it is the main language of the Gambia. It belongs to the Manding branch of Mandé, and is thus fairly similar to Bambara and Maninka or Malinké. In a majority of areas, it is tonal language with two tones: low and high, although the particular variety spoken in the Gambia and Senegal borders on a pitch accent due to its proximity with non-tonal neighboring languages like Wolof.
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- Mande a.k.a. The Mande languages are spoken in several countries in West Africa by the Mandé people and include Mandinka, Soninke, Bambara, Dioula, Bozo, Mende, Susu, and Vai. There are millions of speakers, chiefly in Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Ivory Coast. The Mande languages have traditionally been considered a divergent branch of the Niger–Congo family, though this classification has always been controversial.
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- Mande a.k.a. Garo Language: Garo, known by the people's own name for themselves, A·chik is the language of the majority of the people of the Garo Hills in the Indian state of Meghalaya. Garo is also used in Kamrup, Dhubri, Goalpara and the Darrang districts of Assam, India as well as in neighboring Bangladesh. Garo uses the Bengali as well as Latin script and has a close affinity to Bodo, the language of one of the dominant communities of the neighbouring state of Assam.
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- Mande a.k.a. Nomaande Language: The Mandi language, Nomaande, is a Southern Bantoid language of Cameroon.
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- Mande a.k.a. Maninkakan, Eastern Language is an human language.
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The relief de“°"'“'7°"P'* mande is that said defendant Houg(hton be rerlil0n- ...
by Osita Okagbue
Mande refers to a large collection of West African ethnic groups who can be found in Mali, Senegal, the Gambia, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau and Liberia. Mali is still regarded as the centre of its ...
Tone and Inflection (2016)
New Facts and New Perspectives by Enrique L. Palancar, Jean Léo Léonard
Introduction Mande is a midrange language family (its time depth ranges between 5000 and 6000 years) presumably belonging to the NigerCongo macrofamily. It comprises more than 70 languages. Practically all Mande languages are ...
by Edward J. Olszewski
The long liturgical mande is a frequent vestment for processions, fuller and more august in appearance than the smaller, fiddle-shaped chasuble. Underneath the cope, Alexander wears a softer garment that cascades to the floor. This is the ...
by Raymond Hickey
Mande is a much more unified group, located further inland in an interior swath throughout the western Sahel. Historically and socioculturally the peoples are quite different, but with considerable convergence taking place over time with what ...
by Anthony J. Boyce, C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor
The Mande is a subfamily of the large Niger-Congo family spreading from West Africa to Southern Africa. The Mandenkalu are thought to have settled in Eastern Senegal between the fourteenth and sixteenth century during the decline of the ...
Sub-Saharan Africa (2006)
An Environmental History by Gregory Maddox
MMaannddee Mande is a term used for a large family of languages in West Africa .
Embracing Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology and Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Biography from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Albert Hauck
Mande refers to Bonaventura's Itinerarium ment-is, more especially to the section de septem itineribus a'term'tatis. Liber de perfecta amori's altitudine et de viis ad eam pmicnfendi, ed. Visser after a Brussels manuscript. De sap/Ida sapientia, ...
Mande is a little later in coming into bloom, and is altogether a different stamp of plant, having a sturdy vigorous habit, with bold leaves, extremely floriferous characteristics, and rich deep crimson colour. Neither of them are ...
by Magbaily C. Fyle
The Kono and the Vai are believed to be branches of the same splinter group from the main Mande family that moved southward into the interior of Sierra Leone, separated at one point from each other. It is believed that those who stayed in the ...
2-volume set by Robert Wuthnow
The Mande world is an area in subSaharan West Africa that covers large parts of Mali, Guinea, GuineaBissau, The Gambia, Senegal, Cote d'lvoire, and Sierra Leone. It is inhabited by linguistically and culturally related ethnic groups who ...
by Bernd Heine, Tania Kuteva
Dravidian Malinke; Mande, Niger-Congo Maltese; Semitic, Afroasiatic Malti; unclassified Mamvu; Central Sudanic, Nilo-Saharan Manam; Oceanic, Austronesian Mandan; Siouan, Keresiouan Mandara; Chadic, Afroasiatic Mandarin Chinese; ...
Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2013)
by Philipp Strazny
Mande. languages. same (apparently from the time of Proto-Indo-European) in both the singular and the plural (as well as the dual). The verb in Latvian has three tenses (present, preterite, and future). Distinct characteristics are the descriptive ...
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- Mande Meaning
Video shows what Mande means. A branch of Niger-Congo languages, spoken mostly in West Africa.. Mande Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...
- The Story of Jesus - Garo / Garrow / Mande Language (India, Bangladesh)
The Story of the Life and Times of Jesus Christ (Son of God). According to the Gospel of Luke. (India, Bangladesh) Garo / Garrow / Mande Language. God Bless ...
- Gnome in Mande language (Bambara)
The gnome desktop in manden Language.
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The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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