Mandingo is a language spoken in West Africa. It is a member of the Mande family of languages, which includes Mandinka, Bambara, and Soninke. Mandingo is spoken by the Mandinka people, who are the largest ethnic group in Guinea. Mandingo has a rich oral tradition, and many Mandinka stories and poems have been passed down through the generations. The Mandingo people have a strong sense of their cultural identity, and their language is an important part of that. Mandingo is a tonal language, which means that the meaning of a word can change depending on the pitch of the speaker's voice. This can make it challenging for non-native speakers to learn, but it also adds a lot of nuance and richness to the language. Mandingo is written using the Latin alphabet, and there is a growing body of literature in the language. Mandingo is also used in some schools in Guinea, as well as in radio and television broadcasts. The Mandingo people have a long history of resisting attempts to colonize their land. This has led to a strong sense of pride in their culture and language, which is evident in the way they use Mandingo. Mandingo is a beautiful language that is full of life and history. It is a vital part of the Mandinka people's identity, and it is an important part of West African culture.

Language group

Mande languages

Language locales, regions and scripts

Mandingo, Gambia, Latin
Mandingo, Guinea
Mandingo, Guinea, N’Ko
Mandingo, N’Ko
Mandingo, Latin
Mandingo, Gambia