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Manding Ajami samples: Mandinka and Bamana


Ajami (Arabographic) texts in Mandinka and in Bamana (Bambara) languages are published with Latin transcription, translation and comments. The Mandinka texts collected in 2007 in Senegal represent hunters' incantations; the collection of Bamana texts dates back to 1911, it includes descriptions of popular customs, medical recipes and basics of Muslim religions.


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Valentin Vydrin, Gérard Dumestre. Manding Ajami samples: Mandinka and Bamana. Meikal Mumin, Kees Versteegh. The Arabic script in Africa: Studies in the use of a writing system, Brill, pp.225-260, 2014, Studies in Semitic languages and linguistics, 978-90-04-25679-8. ⟨halshs-00948996⟩
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