Subject areas for this language


Language Features

Alternate names
Ouolof, Volof, Walaf, Yallof, Waro-Waro
Baol, Cayor, Dyolof, Lebou, Ndyanger, Jander (Djolof, Jolof, Lebu)
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Wolof.

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Other countries where this language is used

Writing systems for this language


Entries for this language

Entries can contain text, graphics, media, files and software. Click on the entry title to see full details.

Title Subject Area
AfroRoman in Unicode Fonts & Keyboards
Ajami Transcription in West Africa Symbols & Characters
Harmattan Font for Arabic Fonts & Keyboards
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Wolof Fonts & Keyboards
Lexilogos Online Keyboard Fonts & Keyboards
Uppercase and lowercase eng Symbols & Characters
Uppercase Eng: Large form of small Eng (with descender) Design & Typography


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Sources for this language

Sources are references to books, web pages, articles and other materials. Click on the source title to see full details.

Title Type
Alphabets of Africa book
Ethnologue entry for Wolof - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Wolof - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Wolof - ISO 639-3 web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
MultiTree entry for Wolof - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Wolof - Open Language Archives Community web page
Proposal to add Arabic script characters for African and Asian languages academic paper
Proposal to encode additional Arabic-script characters academic paper
Proposal to encode Arabic-script letters for African languages academic paper
SIL Archive for Wolof - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
the arabic script in africa (a blog) web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Wolof - Unicode - UDHR web page web page


Needs related to this language

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