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Soninke language

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  • Variants

    • Aswanik language
    • Dyakanke language
    • Gadyaga language
    • Marka language (Soninke)
    • Sarakole language
    • Sarakolle language
    • Sarawule language
    • Serahuli language
    • Silabe language
    • Sonike language
    • Sooninke language
    • Toubakai language
    • Wakore language
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  • Sources

    • found: Soumare, M. Le Sooninke en Mauritanie, 1984(Sooninke)
    • found: Ethnologue:pp. 161, 229, etc. (Soninke (Sarakole, Sarawule, Toubakai, Wakore, Gadyaga, Serahuli, Aswanik, Silabe, Marka); Spoken in Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Senegal, Mauritania, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, and possibly Niger)
    • found: Fivaz, S. African languages, 1977:p. 21 (Soninke (Marka, Sarakole, Sarakolle, Saracole, Sarawule, Serahuli, Wakore, Gadyaga, Dyakanke, Toubakai))
    • found: Kastenholz, R. Sprachgeschichte im West-Mande, 1996:p. 5 (map - Western Mande languages) p. 15 ff (list of Western Mande languages [at least 25 languages including Soninke], Eastern Mande languages, Manding dialects) p. 25 ff (chart of Mande languages and their relationships; including extensive discussion of reasons for revision of classification of the Mande languages)
    • found: Niger-Congo langs., 1989:p. 47 (map - Mande langs, showing Western (including Soninke) and Eastern Mande languages) p. 49 ff (hist. of Mande scholarship and reasons for revision into Western and Eastern branches of Mande)
    • found: Biebuyck, D. African ethnonyms, 1996:p. 168 (Mande is also a linguistic division which includes the following groups: 1. Western Mande [Mande-tan]: Bamana, Dyalonke, Kyula, Gbandi, Gbundi, Hwela, Kasonke, Kono, Kuranko, Kpelle, Ligbi, Loko, Loma, Maline, Mende, Numu, Soninke, Susu, Sia, Vai)
    • found: Ethnologue, 2009(Soninke [snk], a language of Mali; also in Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal; alt. names: Aswanik, Maraka, Marka, Sarakole, Sarakule, Serahule; also (in Gambia): Gadyaga, Sarahole, Sarahuli, Sarawule, Silabe, Toubakai, Wakore; dialects: Azer, (Adjer, Aser), Kinbakka, Xenquenna; their own name for the language is 'Soninkanxanne'; the 'Marka' name used for Soninke is different from the Marka [rkm] language)
  • LC Classification

    • PL8686
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2011-09-02: revised
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