- a language of Senegal, a Niger-Congo language closely related to Fulani.
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She spoke in her native language of Wolof, translated by human rights activist Molly Melching.Women in the World Video Highlights
The Daily Beast Video
March 13, 2010
She spoke in her native language of Wolof, through sobs, and was translated by Melching.Highlights of the Women in the World Summit
The Daily Beast
March 12, 2010
Homer said to him authoritatively, in the Wolof tongue, "You there, come in here!"
Imperfect Mahometans, they are lighter-coloured than either the Wolof or the Mandingo.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies
Robert Gordon Latham
Thus as in Zulu in- kose requires en- kulu, so in Wolof baye requires bi, digene di, and so on.Man, Past and Present
Agustus Henry Keane
To whoever occupied the room he murmured a few words of apology in Wolof, the Sengalese lingua franca.
- plural -of or -ofs a member of a Negroid people of W Africa living chiefly in Senegal
- the language of this people, belonging to the West Atlantic branch of the Niger-Congo family
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