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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Senegal is a multilingual country – Ethnologue lists 36 languages
French, which was inherited from the colonial era, is the official language of Senegal. It is used by the administration and understood by about 15–20% of all males and about 1–2% of all women. Several of the Senegalese languages have the status of " [1 ] national languages": Balanta-Ganja, Hassaniyya, Jola-Fonyi, Mandinka, Mandjak, Mankanya, Noon (Serer-Noon), Pulaar, Serer, Soninke, and Wolof.
In terms of usage,
Wolof is the lingua franca and the most widely spoken language in Senegal, as a first or second language (80%).
Mande languages spoken include Soninke, and Mandinka. Jola (Diola) is a main language in the Casamance region.
Education for the deaf in Senegal uses
American Sign Language, introduced by the deaf American missionary Andrew Foster. A local language is Mbour Sign Language.
A report for the High Council of Francophonie in Paris stated in 1986 that in Senegal, 60,000 people spoke French as a first language and 700,000 spoke French as a second language. The total population of Senegal at the time was 6.5 million.
References [ edit ]
Further reading [ edit ]
Dumont, Pierre (1982).
Le français et les langues africaines au Sénégal. Paris: AACT and Karthala.
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