noun (plural same or Malinkes)
- 1A member of a people living mainly in Senegal, Mali, and Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast).More example sentences
- The Malinkes of Upper Guinea trace their ancestry to the founders of the great Mali Empire.
- Tea-time is an important break for the Malinke.
- The Mande peoples are comprised primarily of the Malinke, Bambara, and Juula.
- 2The Mande language of the Malinke.More example sentences
- We don't speak Malinke, we don't farm.
- Captain Peroz was one of few French officers who spoke Malinke.
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- Relating to the Malinke or their language.More example sentences
- The group's name means ‘one skin’ in the Malinke language.
- He was learning to play traditional Malinke drum music.
- Since the nations where the Malinke are found today have many other tribal peoples, it is likely that the school teachers are of a different ethnic group and do not speak the Malinke language.
the name in Malinke.
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- The British & World English dictionary