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[mass noun] The language of the Fulani people, spoken as a first language by about 10 million people and widely used in West Africa as a lingua franca. It belongs to the Benue-Congo language family.
- ‘News is broadcast in English and the major Gambian languages (Mandinka, Wolof, Fula, Jola, and Serahuli).’
- ‘The currency used is the dalasi with an official language being English and seven local languages namely Mandinka, Wollof, Fula, Jola, Sarahule, Serere, Manjango.’
- ‘The most common are translations from Fula to English and translations from English to Fula.’
- ‘The four languages you do sing in on your albums include Malenke, Sousou, Foulah and French right?’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.