American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A member of a pastoral, largely Muslim people inhabiting parts of West Africa from northern Nigeria to Mali and the Atlantic coast.
- n. The West Atlantic language of this people.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The language of the Fulani people, a member of the Niger-Congo family of languages.
- n. a member of a pastoral and nomadic people of western Africa; they are traditionally cattle herders of Muslim faith
- n. a family of languages of the Fulani of West Africa and used as a lingua franca in the sub-Saharan regions from Senegal to Chad; the best known of the West African languages
“The soldiers accused Diaw and his family, along with others in the village, of being "Fulani" - an ethnicity not welcome in the country.”
“The God’s Story program (www. thegodsstory.net …) has been produced in Fulani and Hausa by NEMA.”
“A phone call to her jailed boyfriend conducted in "a unique dialect of Fulani" was recorded.”
“But Newsweek reports prosecutors did not have a full transcript of the call, which had been conducted in a dialect of Fulani, Diallo's language.”
“In the Buchanan/Fulani team up, Fulani had a lot of funds and Buchanan had more repsectability in mainstream politics.”
“For example, Pat Buchanan ran for president on the Reform ticket with radical leftist therapist Leonora Fulani as vice president.”
“Mr. Thompson has maintained that statements she made in that call, which was in her native language of Fulani, were inaccurately reported in news articles.”
“Their shops have been attacked and looted and therefore, they have been moving to the Fulani areas.”
“As you know, in places like Siguiri, Kissidugu … many of the Fulani people have been forced to leave the city because they have been attacked.”
“The two spoke on the recording in Fulani, a West African language.”
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