Maninka(redirected from Maninka language)
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n. pl. Maninka, Ma·nin·kas
1. A member of a Mande people inhabiting Senegal and Mali.
2. The Mande language of this people.
Ma•lin•ke(məˈlɪŋ keɪ, -ki)
n., pl. -kes, (esp. collectively) -ke.
1. a member of an African people of Senegambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, the Ivory Coast, and Mali.
2. a group of dialects, varying in mutual intelligibility, of the Mande language shared by the Malinke, Bambara, and other peoples.