A Niger-Congo language and a member of the West Atlantic family of languages, spoken by over 2 million people as a first or second language mainly in Senegal, with some speakers in nearby Gambia. It is used as an important lingua franca throughout the region.
Wolof is spoken in a variety of dialects. Although the language is not standardized, Dakar Wolof seems to be emerging as a potential standard form. It is spelt in both Arabic and Roman alphabets.
Oral literature in Wolof is substantial.
|Wolof learning manual for English speakers||WOL CBEG 1|
|Ay baati Wolof : a Wolof dictionary||WOL DICO 2|
|Wolof-English, English-Wolof dictionary and phrasebook||WOL DICO 1|
|Ainsi meurent les anges (And so angels die)||WOL FILM 3(DVD)*|
|Ceddo||WOL FILM 2(DVD)*|
|Guelwaar||FR FILM 169(DVD)|
|Hyenes (Hyenas)||WOL FILM 1(DVD)|
|Mossane||WOL FILM 4(DVD)|
|Xala||WOL FILM 5(DVD)*|