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Mandé language family of West Africa: location and genetic classification

Authors  Benjamin, Matthew
Bergman, Ted G.
Vydrine, Valentin
Abstract 

The purpose of this presentation is to give a detailed set of maps showing the location of the home territory where each variety is spoken and the linguistic relationship of one to the other, according to the present state of our knowledge. This site is intended as much to request correction of our understanding as to provide data for others to use. We welcome knowledgeable feedback and will give credit to those providing significant improved information.

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Published  2000
Countries  Burkina Faso
Côte d’Ivoire
Gambia
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Liberia
Mali
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Subjects  Language classification
Sociolinguistics
Keywords  Language classification