Maninka, Sankaran

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A language of Guinea

Alternate Names
Faranah, Sankarankan
Population

77,000 (2006).

Location

Eastern half, Faranah Prefecture; Kouroussa Prefecture; along Niger tributary, Serekoroba area.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 79% with Eastern Maninkakan [emk]. A member of macrolanguage Mandingo [man].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Muslim.