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5000 Word Mandinka Dictionary

A great companion for Mandinka language learners, from beginner to intermediate level. Includes the most commonly used words in Mandinka today. You can view the PDF dictionary on your smartphone or your iPad (using the free iBooks app).

5000 Word Mandinka Dictionary


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5000 Word Mandinka Dictionary

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Key Points

  • Includes the most important words in Mandinka
  • Mandinka-English and English-Mandinka
  • Essential vocabulary marked in bold


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Online Mandinka dictionary

This Mandinka dictionary contains the 5000 most used words in Mandinka which are essential for day to day communication. Along with the meaning of the word, the dictionary will also provide usage examples.

a house
a la buŋo
his house
Buŋo dōyāta
The house is small
Buŋolu dōyāta
The houses are small
Wō buŋo mu atā le ti
That house is hers
buŋo wo buŋo
each house
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Mandinka is spoken by 1.3 million people in Senegal and Gambia. You'd like to improve your Mandinka vocabulary? Download our Mandinka PDF dictionary now and learn new Mandinka words today!

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