What is Senegal first language?
Senegal has French as its official language, although only 12% of the population can speak it. Other minority languages include Serer, Pulaar, Diola, Mandingo and Sarakole while Wolof is the national language.
What language do they speak in Dakar Senegal?
Wolof Wolof, the most commonly spoken ethnic language in Dakar, traces back to pre-colonial histories of the city and is more representative of the Dakarois than French, the colonial language and legacy.
Does Senegalese speak Arabic?
Languages of Senegal. Some 39 languages are spoken in Senegal, including French (the official language) and Arabic. Linguists divide the African languages spoken there into two families: Atlantic and Mande.