Mende meaning

mĕn'dē, -dā
A Mande language spoken in southern Sierra Leone and eastern Liberia.
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A member of a Mende-speaking people.
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A member of a people living in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
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The Niger-Congo language of this people.
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(the Mendi; collective plural) A large West African ethnic group, speakers of the Mende language, living primarily in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
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(in the singular) The language of the Mende people.
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Of, from, or pertaining to the Mende people.
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Of or pertaining to the Mende language.
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Origin of mende

  • Mende mƐnde ethnic self-designation
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition