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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
65 | 2021
Numéro 65

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Numéro ouvert le 1er avril 2021

  • Valentin Vydrin
    suivi d’un index français-dan
    Eastern Dan–French dictionary with a French–Dan index
    Dictionnaire dan de l’Est-français suivi d’un index français-dan
    Восточный дан-французский словарь и французско-дан индекс
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