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Extinct: no
Family: Niger-Congo
Branch: Mande
Continent: Africa
Country: Mali
Region: Borders of Mali and Guinea. Also spoken in Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal.
Countries Where Spoken: 626,800 in Mali (1993 Johnstone), including 50,000 Fulanke (1991 Vanderaa). Population total all countries 967,000 or more. Gambia, Guinea, Senegal.
Countries Where Official: Mali
Native Speakers: 967,000
Speakers Total: 967,000
Phrasebase members who speak Malinke at a native level: 0
Phrasebase members who speak Malinke at a conversational level: 0
Phrasebase members primary language they are trying to learn is Malinke: 0
Phrasebase members secondary language they are trying to learn is Malinke: 0
Three Letter Code: MLQ
Summary: 59% lexical similarity with Mandinka of Gambia and Senegal. The Fulanke live in the Kita area and have a Fulbe background. Investigation needed: intelligibility with dialects, attitudes. National language. Grammar. Muslim, traditional religion, Christian.

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