Fulani-English/ English-Fulani Dictionary & Phrasebook
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Fulani is a language widely spoken across about 20 countries in West and Central Africa (including Senegal, Guinea, Gambia, Cameroon, and Sudan) by people who call themselves Fulbe, also known as Fulani or Fula in English. The Fulani were originally a nomadic people that traveled across the region as the suited the needs of their herds. They are still well-known for their cattle and pastoral lifestyle, and their language is spoken in communities where they interacted with other people and settled. Fulani is spoken by approximately 24 million native speakers and belongs to the Senegambian branch within the Niger-Congo languages, which does not have tones.
This two-part guide provides travelers with the tools they need for daily interaction. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication on a variety of topics. Ideal for businesspeople, travelers, students, and aid workers, this guide includes:
- 4,000 dictionary entries
- Phonetics that are intuitive for English speakers
- Essential phrases on topics such as transportation, dining out, and business
- Concise grammar and pronunciation sections
Pub date: 1/15/19
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