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Dictionary of Balanta Proverbs

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by: Siphiwe Baleka
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Publication Date: May 13, 2020
Book Size: 8.27" x 11.69"
Pages: 111
Binding: Perfect Bound
Color: Black and White
$110.59

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Book Synopsis
The only English translation of Dictionnaire Des Proverbes Balant by Jules Mansaly. Jules Mansaly is a Balanta writer from Senegal. In 2017 he won the Grand Prix of the President of the Republic for Arts, Senegal for his novel 𝙇𝙚𝙨 𝙎𝙤𝙣𝙜𝙚𝙨 𝙙𝙚 𝙉𝙨𝙚𝙘𝙠𝙖, and was nominated to be among the top 10 writers of the year. In 2017, he publishe a Balanta-Ganja Dictionary (French). The book contains 534 Balanta proverbs.

gluunta binge suu wéde
'You don't hide your nudity in the water'
ø-gl̀ ââ b̀ ngə'ś sʊâ â â'â o-wédé
cl-nudity 3PL NEG hide cl-water
That is to say that we have to tell the truth
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