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Mandenkan is a scholarly journal specialized in Mande language studies. It was created in 1981 and appears biannually. The publication of Mandenkan is financed by LLACAN and INALCO.

The chief editor of Mandenkan is Valentin Vydrin.

Mandenkan publishes papers in French and in English covering every field of Mande linguistics: language history and comparative studies, typology, and description. Original language data, especially for poorly described languages, are accepted. Papers should be sent to the editor in electronic form in both DOC/RTF and PDF formats. Authors are requested to strictly follow the guidelines specified in the journal’s stylesheet.

Mandenkan is a peer-reviewed and internationally oriented journal. In conformance with RMCA editorial policy, contributions are submitted to two anonymous peer-reviewers.

Latest issue
57 | 2017

  • Maria Khachaturyan
    Combinaisons liées verbo-nominales en mano
    Связанные сочетания имен и глаголов в мано
  • Laura McPherson
    La morphosyntaxe des adjectifs en seenku
    Морфосинтаксис прилагательных в сеенку
  • Elena Perekhvalskaya
    Le morphosyntaxe de base des phrases verbales et non-verbales en san-maka
    Базовый морфосинтаксис глагольных и неглагольных предложений в сан-мака
  • Maria Konoshenko
    Notes de terrain sur le kono, une variété du groupe mandé sud-ouest,
    Guinée Forestière
    Полевые заметки о коно, идиоме юго-западной группы манде, Лесная Гвинея
  • Laura McPherson
    Compte rendu [Full text]
    Paul Solomiac. Phonologie et morphosyntaxe du Dzùùngoo de Samogohiri. (Mande Languages and Linguistics 10). Köln: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2014, 314 p. ISBN 978-3-89645-079-1.
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