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  • Wolof has the same 5-based numbering system, but in Dakar they gave up on wolof numbers and stuck to the french (which I also agree is wack with that 20 times 4 crap).

    Numbers « Cameroon

  • I'm speaking 5 languages: French and wolof (my native language) well, trying to speak English and Spanish and peul (another national language) but just a little bit.

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  • Africa (MNN) ― International Mission Broad workers are facing challenges in Gambia and Senegal wolof

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  • Senegal (MNN) ― Missionaries fight spiritual warfare to reach out to the Wolof people in West Africa. wolof missionaries

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  • Once upon a time in the long, long ago, someone posted a list of common Wolof phrases and their literal translation in English. Now I can't find it - that'll teach me not to favorite things. Anyone know where it might be?

    December 12, 2013

  • More Wolof.

    September 26, 2009

  • "It must have been a chaotic, brutal time. One of the main battles, though certainly not the bloodiest, was the struggle merely to communicate. Of the Africans on Comingtee, some had lived in America for several years and spoke an English patois as well as their own language, such as Wolof or Fula. The Native slaves, too, spoke more than one language. Elias was the real stranger on the land, a prisoner of his West Country English."

    —Edward Ball, Slaves in the Family (NY: Ballantine Books, 1998), 42

    September 26, 2009