The Niger-Congo Language Phylum
Mande Family


  1. Eastern Mande:
    1. Eastern:   
      1. Bissaː Bissa
      2. Busaː  Boko, Busa, Illo Busa, Bokobaru, Kyenga, Shanga
      3. Samoː Matya Samo, Maya Samo, Southern Samo
    2. Southeastern: 
      1. Guro-Turaː
             i. Guro-Yaouréː Guro, Yaouré
            ii. Tura-Dan-Manoː Dan, Goo, Kla-Dan, Mano, Toura
      2. Nwa-Benː
            i. Ben-Gbanː Beng, Gban (Gagu),
        Ngen
           ii. Wan-Mwanː Mwan, Wan
  2. Western Mande:
    1. Central-Southwestern:   
      1. Centralː
             i. Manding-Jogo
                     Jogo-Jeriː Jalkunan, Jeri Kuo, Ligbi
                     Manding-Vaiː
                          Manding-Mokoleː
                               Mandingː
                                    Bolonː Bolon
                                    Jahankaː Jahanka
                                    Manding-Eastː             
                                         Bambara, Jula, Koro, Koyaga, Mahou, Eastern Maninkakan, Forest Maninka,
                                         Konyanka Maninka, Sankaran Maninka, Manya, Marka, Wojenaka, Worodougou
                                    Manding-Westː
                                         Kagoro, Mandinka, Kita Maninkakan, Western Maninkakan, Sininkere, Xaasongaxango
                               Mokoleː
                                    Kakabe, Kuranko, Lele, Mogofin (Mixifore)
                          Vai-Konoː Kono, Vai
            ii. Susu-Yalunkaː Susu, Yalunka
      2. Southwesternː  
            i. Kpelleː Guinea Kpelle, Kono, Liberia Kpelle
           ii. Mende-Lomaː
                   Lomaː Loma, Zialo
                   Mende-Bandiː Bandi, Loko, Mende
    2. Northwestern: 
      1. Kpeegoː Kpeego
      2. Samogoː
             Bankagooma, Dzùùngoo, Duungooma, Jowulu, Seeku
      3. Soninke-Boboː
             i. Boboː Konabére, Southern Bobo Madaré
            ii. Sininke-Bosoː
                   Bosoː
                       Hainyaxo Bozo, Tièma Cièwè Bozo, Tiéyaxo Bozo, Jenaama Bozo
                   Soninkeː Soninke

      Note:  Languages and language groups preceded by a dagger (†) are extinct.

      Wikipedia editor Emmanuel Okon269, please contact me by email euslchan@yahoo.com, thank you!


Back >> [ Home ] >> [ Niger-Congo ] >> [ Adamawa ] >> [ Atlantic ] >> [Benue-Congo ] >> [ Grassfields ]
>>
[ Gur
] >>  [ Kwa ] >> [ Mande ] >> [ Narrow Bantu ] >> [ Mande-CN ]