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Wolof

Wolof is a language spoken in Senegal, Gambia and Mauritania. Iso639-code: WOL. It belongs to the Atlantic branch of the Niger-Congo language family.

Some phrases:

  • Yes - Waaw.
  • No - Deedeet.
  • Good Morning - Jama nga fanaan.
  • Thank you - Jerejef.
  • Good Bye - Be beneen yon.

The term "Wolof" is also used to indicate the ethnic group that uses the language.



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