to do away with; put an end to; annul; make void.
Spiritual leader of a Mandinka village.
The dried, hollowed-out shell of certain gourds or gourd-like fruits, used as a container or utensil.
a spur on the leg of a cock.
a sweet food made from a piece of dough that has been twisted and fried.
A storyteller and historian who has memorized hundreds of years of oral traditions of his village.
An age designation in five-year groups among the Mandinka.
The man in charge of manhood training for the Mandinka.
the science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics.
connected with the sea in relation to navigation, shipping, etc.
a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or things.
of or pertaining to speech sounds, their production, or their transcription in written symbols.
to cast (oneself) face down on the ground in humility, submission, or adoration.
the act or process of extending into subdivisions or branching out.
a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration.
a defeat attended with disorderly flight; dispersal of a defeated force in complete disorder.
Mandinka word for Caucasian people.