Spoken L1 Language: Gambian Wolof

Comments on subclassification

Merrill, John Thomas Mayfield 2018

AES status:
not endangered
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2024
Wolof, Gambian (wof-wof) = 3 (Wider communication). The Wolof people migrated to Gambia from central and eastern Africa. Wolof became widespread around the 15th century when the first Europeans traders came. Used in large-scale slave trade, religion, agriculture, and commerce. Wolof [wol] is an official language in Senegal and widely spoken in several other west African countries.
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