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FREEDOMThe word Freedom appears as a watermark on the Memorial’s large glass plaques, translated into the 47 languages which are today spoken in the countries with strong links to Atlantic slave trading or colonial slavery in Africa, the Americas, the West Indies, the Indian Ocean and Europe.

Language

Translation

English Freedom
German Freiheit
Spanish Libertad
Dutch Vrijheid
Portuguese Liberdade
Danish Frihed
Norwegian Frihet
Russian Свобода
Swedish Frihet
Afrikaans Vryheid
Arabic حرية
Bambara Yεrεma honron ya
Baoulé Fכundi
Haitian Creole Libèté
Cuban Creole Libèté
Jamaican Creole Libèté
Barbadian Creole Libèté
Louisiana Creole Libèté
Brazilian Creole Liberdade
Reunion Creole Liberte
Mauritian Creole Liberte
Martiniquan/Guadeloupian Creole Libèté
Guyanese Creole Libèté
Jola Hכrכnya / Hôrônya
Ewe (Togo) ablɔɖe
Fang (Cameroun) Fahodzi
Fongbe mɛɖesusi jijɛ
Khoïsan (Hottentot) Vryheid
Kikongo Kimpwanza
Kimbundu Ufolo
Malagasy Fahafahana
Malinke Hכrכnya / Hôrônya
Mandingue Foroyaa
Senoufo (Mali, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast) Hכrכnya / Hôrônya
Serere jeg a xoox of
Somali Xornimo
Soussou Hכrכnya / Hôrônya
Swahili Uhuru
Twi Ahofadi
Vili Lipanda
Wolof Mom sa bop
Xhosa Inkululeko
Yorouba òmìniraàyèìjælá ìlúayélujára
Zoulou Inkululeko
Haoussa (Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon) Yancìì
Krio (Sierra Leone) fridɔm
Kpele  (Guinea) lɛgbɔɔɓa