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Wolof is a leid o Senegal, the Gambie, an Mauritanie, an the native leid o the Wolof fowk.

Native tae Senegal, Gambie, Mauritanie
Ethnicity Wolof
Native speakers
4.2 million (2006)[1]
L2 speakers: ?
Laitin (Wolof alphabet)
Arabic (Wolofal)
Offeecial status
Regulatit bi CLAD (Centre de linguistique appliquée de Dakar)
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 wo
ISO 639-2 wol
ISO 639-3 Either:
wol – Wolof
wof – Gambian Wolof
Glottolog wolo1247[2]
Linguasphere 90-AAA-aa
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  1. Wolof at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Gambian Wolof at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Wolof". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.