Definition of Maninka in English:

Maninka

(also Meninka)

noun

  • Especially in Guinea: a prestige variety of the Manding language.

Origin

1960s. From Manding (Mali and Bambara (Bamana) dial.) Maniŋka, variant of Mandiŋka.

Pronunciation

Maninka

/ˈmanɪŋkə/