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Manding Ajami samples: Mandinka and Bamana

Abstract : 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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