Jola-Fonyi language

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Jola-Fonyi
kujóolay
Native to Gambia, Senegal
Region Casamance
Native speakers
410,000 (ca.2006)[1]
Widespread as a second language
Dialects
  • Buluf
  • Fonyi
  • Kombo
  • Kalounaye
  • Narang
Language codes
ISO 639-3 dyo
Glottolog jola1263[2]

Jola (French: Diola; Jola: Joola), also called Jola-Fonyi (French: Diola-Fogny), is a language spoken by half a million people in the Casamance region of Senegal, and neighboring countries. Jola-Fonyi is one of several closely related Jola languages spoken in the area.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jola-Fonyi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Jola-Fonyi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  • Hopkins, Bradley L. 1995. Contribution à une etude de la syntaxe Diola-Fogny. Cahiers de Recherche Linguistique, 4. Dakar: Société Internationale de Linguistique.
  • Hopkins, Bradley and Elizabeth Hopkins. 1992. Apprentissage de la langue Diola-Fogny: Un cours pratique. Dakar: Société Internationale de Linguistique.