Fulani-English/ English-Fulani Dictionary & Phrasebook (Book Summary)


Fulani-English/ English-Fulani Dictionary & Phrasebook (Book Summary)

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 Fulɓe, also known as Fulani or Fula in English. The language—which also known as Fula, Fulfulde, Fulah and Pulaar—has approximately 24 million native speakers and belongs to the Senegambian branch within the Niger-Congo languages, which does not have tones. It also belongs to the Atlantic geographic grouping within Niger–Congo family. This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to Western and Central Africa 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

  • Author: Yusuf Salihu Jauro
  • Publisher: Hippocrene Books; Bilingual edition (January 15, 2019)
  • Genre: Reference, Foreign Language Study & Reference
  • ISBN: 978-0781813846
  • Dimensions: 4 x 0.55 x 7 inches