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Author Vydrin, V. F. (Valentin Feodos╩╣evich), author.

Title Manding-English Dictionary : (Maninka, Bamana). Volume 1, A, B, D-DAD / Valentin Vydrine
Published Lac-Beauport : MeaBooks Inc, 2015


Description 1 online resource (311 pages)
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; INTRODUCTION; 1. Manding group and Mande family; 1.1. Bamana; 1.2. The Maninka; 1.3. The North-Western subcontinuum; 1.4. The term Jula (Dioula) covers several realities.; 1.5. Marka-Dafin; HOW TO USE THIS DICTIONARY; 2.1. Alphabet.; 2.2. Nko Alphabet; 3. COMPOSITION OF THE VOCABULARY; 4. TONES; 5. Structure of an entry; 5.1. Headword and its phonetic variants; 5.2. Lexical homonyms; 5.3. Derived forms within an entry; 5.4. Parts of speech (Grammatical categories); 5.5. SEMANTICS OF A WORD; 5.5.1. Interpretation of semantics; Verbs; Nouns
5.5.2. Presentation of translations, commentaries, and illustrations. 5.6. Stylistic characteristics; 5.7. Synonyms; 6. References; 7. Sources; LIST OF SOURCES; LITERATURE; Appendix: New sources added after the publication of the Vol. 1; Back cover
Summary Manding is a common name for several closely related languages in West Africa: Maninka (or Malinke), Bamana (or Bambara), Jula, Mandinka, Xasonka, etc., spoken by up to 40 million people. In this dictionary, forms of Malian Bamana and Guinean Maninka are included. The polysemy of words is represented in all details, the senses are represented hierarchically. Verbal valencies are indicated throughout and clarified by abundant illustrative examples. Numerous idiomatic expressions are given. Most of lexemes are provided with etymological information: sources of borrowing or proto-forms and their
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Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 23, 2015)
Subject Mandingo language -- Dictionaries -- English
Bambara language -- Dictionaries -- English
Poetry by individual poets.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- African Languages.
Bambara language
Mandingo language
Genre/Form polyglot dictionaries.
Multilingual dictionaries
Multilingual dictionaries.
Dictionnaires multilingues.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780993996931