Languages of Mali

2017-07-27T17:58:55+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Hassaniya Arabic, Soninke language, Mandinka language, Mossi language, Maninka language, Koromfe language, Bamako Sign Language, Tebul Sign Language, Dyula language, Tuareg languages, Bolon language, Yalunka language, Bangime language, Tawellemmet language, Jamsai Dogon, Kita Maninka language, Dogon Sign Language, Penange Dogon, Tamasheq language, Bwa languages, Ampari Dogon, Ana Dogon, Bankan Tey Dogon, Bondum Dogon, Budu Dogon, Duleri Dogon, Mombo Dogon, Nanga Dogon, Tebul Dogon, Western Plains Dogon, Yanda Dogon, Pulaar language, Minyanka language, Bozo language, Tadaksahak, Supyire language, Bomu language, Maasina Fulfulde, Varieties of American Sign Language, Kassonke language, Ben Tey Dogon, Tondi Songway Kiini, Siamou language, Humburi Senni language, Koyra Chiini language, Koyraboro Senni flashcards Languages of Mali
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  • Hassaniya Arabic
    Hassānīya (Arabic: حسانية‎‎ Ḥassānīya; also known as Hassaniyya, Klem El Bithan, Hasanya, Hassani, Hassaniya) is the variety of Maghrebi Arabic originally spoken by the Beni Ḥassān Bedouin tribes, who extended their authority over most of Mauritania and the Western Sahara between the 15th and 17th centuries.
  • Soninke language
    The Soninke language (Soninke: Sooninkanxanne) is a Mande language spoken by the Soninke people of West Africa.
  • Mandinka language
    The Mandinka language (Mandi'nka kango), or Mandingo, is a Mandé language spoken by the Mandinka people of the Casamance region of Senegal, the Gambia, and northern Guinea-Bissau.
  • Mossi language
    The Mossi language (known in the language as Mooré; also Mòoré, Mõõré, Moré, Moshi, Moore, More) is one of two official regional languages of Burkina Faso, closely related to the Frafra language spoken just across the border in the northern half of Ghana and less-closely to Dagbani and Mampruli further south.
  • Maninka language
    Maninka (Malinke), or more precisely Eastern Maninka, is the name of several closely related languages and dialects of the southeastern Manding subgroup of the Mande branch of the Niger–Congo languages.
  • Koromfe language
    Koromfe is a Gur language spoken in a U-shaped area around the town of Djibo, in the north of Burkina Faso and southeastern Mali, bordering Dogon Country.
  • Bamako Sign Language
    Bamako Sign Language, also known as Malian Sign Language, or LaSiMa (Langue des Signes Malienne), is a sign language that developed outside the Malian educational system, in the urban tea-circles of Bamako where deaf men gathered after work.
  • Tebul Sign Language
    Tebul Sign Language is a village sign language of the village of Uluban in the Dogon region of Mali, among speakers of Tebul Dogon.
  • Dyula language
    Jula (Dyula, Dioula) is a Mande language spoken in Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, and Mali.
  • Tuareg languages
    Tuareg (English pronunciation: /ˈtwɑːrɛɡ/), also known as Tamasheq (English pronunciation: /ˈtæməʃɛk/), Tamajaq, or Tamahaq, and ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵌⴰⵆ in Tifinagh, is a Berber language, or a family of very closely related languages and dialects, spoken by the Tuareg Berbers, in large parts of Mali, Niger, Algeria, Libya, and Burkina Faso, with a few speakers, the Kinnin, in Chad.
  • Bolon language
    Bolon is a Manding language of Burkina Faso.
  • Yalunka language
    Yalunka (or Jallonka) is the language of the Yalunka people of Guinea, Mali, Senegal, and Sierra Leone in West Africa.
  • Bangime language
    The Bangime /ˌbæŋɡiˈmeɪ/ (bàŋɡí–mɛ̀) language, or in full Bàŋgɛ́rí-mɛ̀, is spoken by some 1,500 ethnic Dogon in seven villages in southern Mali, who call themselves the bàŋɡá–ndɛ̀ ('hidden people').
  • Tawellemmet language
    The Tawellemmet (Tawəlləmmət) language is a member of the Tuareg branch of the Berber languages, usually classed within Tamajeq.
  • Jamsai Dogon
    Jam Sai (sometimes spelled Jamsay) is one of the Dogon languages spoken in Mali, and the only one spoken in Burkina Faso apart for a few villages of Tomo Kan.
  • Kita Maninka language
    Kita Maninkakan, or Central Malinke, is a Manding language spoken by close to a million people in Mali, where it is a national language.
  • Dogon Sign Language
    Dogon Sign Language is a community sign language spoken in Douentza and neighboring communities in the Dogon country in Mali.
  • Penange Dogon
    Penange Dogon is a Dogon language spoken in Mali.
  • Tamasheq language
    The Tamasheq language is a variety of the Tuareg languages.
  • Bwa languages
    The Bwa languages (Bwamu, Bomu) are a branch of the Gur languages spoken by over half a million Bwa people of Burkina Faso and Mali.
  • Ampari Dogon
    Ampari Dogon, also known as Ambange or Ampari kora, is a Dogon language spoken in Mali.
  • Ana Dogon
    Ana Dogon, or Ana Tiŋa, is a recently discovered Dogon language spoken in Mali.
  • Bankan Tey Dogon
    Bankan Tey Dogon, at first called Walo-Kumbe Dogon after the two main villages it is spoken in, also known as Walo and Walonkore, is a divergent, recently described Dogon language spoken in Mali.
  • Bondum Dogon
    The Bondum language, Bondum Dom, is a Dogon language spoken in Mali.
  • Budu Dogon
    Budu Dogon or Bunoge, also known as Korandabo, is a recently discovered Dogon language spoken in Mali.
  • Duleri Dogon
    Duleri Dogon or Duleri Dom, also known as Tiranige dige, is a Dogon language spoken in Mali.
  • Mombo Dogon
    Mombo Dogon is a Dogon language spoken in Mali.
  • Nanga Dogon
    Naŋa dama, also known as Naŋa tegu, is a Dogon language spoken in Mali that is only known from one report from 1953.
  • Tebul Dogon
    The Tebul language, Tebul Ure, is a Dogon language spoken in Mali by the Tebul U (Tebul people).
  • Western Plains Dogon
    The Dogon dialects of the western plains below the Bandiagara Escarpment is Mali are mutually intelligible.
  • Yanda Dogon
    Yanda Dogon is a Dogon language spoken in Mali.
  • Pulaar language
    Pulaar is a Fula language spoken primarily as a first language by the Fula and Toucouleur peoples in the Senegal River valley area traditionally known as Futa Tooro and further south and east.
  • Minyanka language
    Minyanka (also known as Mamara, Miniyanka, Minya, Mianka, Minianka, or Tupiire) is a northern Senufo language spoken by about 750,000 people in southeastern Mali.
  • Bozo language
    Bozo (sometimes Boso, 'house of straw') is spoken by the Bozo, the principal fishing people of the Inner Niger Delta in Mali.
  • Tadaksahak
    The Dawsahak language, Tadaksahak (also Daoussahak, Dausahaq, and other spellings) is a Songhay language spoken by the pastoralist Idaksahak of the Ménaka area of Mali.
  • Supyire language
    Supyire, or Suppire, is a Senufo language spoken in the Sikasso Region of southeastern Mali and in adjoining regions of Ivory Coast, where it is known as Shempire (Syenpire).
  • Bomu language
    The Bo language of West Africa, Bomu (Boomu), also identified as Western Bobo Wule, is a Gur language of Burkina Faso and Mali.
  • Maasina Fulfulde
    Maasina Fulfulde (or Maasinankoore in the language itself) is a Fula language spoken primarily as a first language by Fula people and associated groups in the Inner Niger Delta area traditionally known as Macina in the center of what is now the West African state of Mali.
  • Varieties of American Sign Language
    American Sign Language (ASL) developed in the United States and Canada, but has spread around the world.
  • Kassonke language
    The Kassonke (Khassonké) language, Xaasongaxango (Xasonga), or Western Maninka (Malinke), is a Manding language spoken by the Khassonké of western Mali and by the Malinke of eastern Senegal.
  • Ben Tey Dogon
    Ben Tey Dogon, named after the village Been it is spoken in, is a divergent, recently described Dogon language spoken in Mali.
  • Tondi Songway Kiini
    Tondi Songway Kiini is a variety of Southern Songhai spoken in several villages in the area of Kikara, Mali, about 120 km west of Hombori.
  • Siamou language
    The Siamou language, also known as Sɛmɛ (Seme), is a Kru language of the Niger–Congo language family.
  • Humburi Senni language
    Humburi Senni, or Central Songhay, is a variety of Southern Songhai spoken in the Hombori region, straddling the Burkina–Mali border.
  • Koyra Chiini language
    Koyra Chiini ([kojra tʃiːni], figuratively "town language"), or Western Songhay, is a member of the Songhay languages spoken in Mali by about 200,000 people (in 1999) along the Niger River in Timbuktu and upriver from it in the towns of Diré, Tonka, Goundam, and Niafunké as well as in the Saharan town of Araouane to its north.
  • Koyraboro Senni
    Koyraboro Senni (or Eastern Songhay, or Koroboro Senni, or Koyra Senni) is a member of the Songhay languages of Mali and is spoken by some 400,000 people along Niger River from Gourma-Rharous, east of Timbuktu, through Bourem, Gao, and Ansongo to the Mali–Niger border.