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You plan on travelling to Senegal?
Learn the most important words in Wolof


Here you can find the translation of the 50 most important words and expressions into Wolof.
If you are about to travel to Senegal, this is exactly what you are looking for!
 
We will teach you:

  • How to say Hello! and Goodbye in Wolof!
  • To say please and thank you in Wolof!
  • How to say yes and no in Wolof!
  • How do you say “My name is ...” in Wolof?
  • To translate “I'd like to pay, please.” into Wolof?
  • What does “I don't speak Wolof” mean?
  • Learn to count to ten in Wolof.
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Greetings

 
Hello! Salaamaalekum!
Salaamaalekum!Hello!
Good morning! (sg/pl) Salaamaalekum!
Salaamaalekum!Good morning! (sg/pl)
Hello! (sg/pl) Salaamaalekum!
Salaamaalekum!Hello! (sg/pl)
Good evening! (sg/pl) Salaamalekum!
Salaamalekum!Good evening! (sg/pl)
Good night! (sg/pl) Fanaanal ak jàmm!
Fanaanal ak jàmm!Good night! (sg/pl)
Bye! (infml) Ba beneen yoon!
Ba beneen yoon!Bye! (infml)
Good bye! (fml.) Jàmm ak jàmm!
Jàmm ak jàmm!Good bye! (fml.)

Important vocabulary

 
yes waaw
waawyes
no déedéet
déedéetno
maybe xéj na
xéj namaybe
OK baxna
baxnaOK
Thank you! Jërëjëf!
Jërëjëf!Thank you!
Please ... Amul solo!
Amul solo!Please ...
Excuse me, … (sg/pl) Baal ma ...
Baal ma ...Excuse me, … (sg/pl)
I'm sorry. (m/f) Maa ngi jegg ëlu.
Maa ngi jegg ëlu.I'm sorry. (m/f)
I have … / I don't have ... Amnaa ... / Amouma ...
Amnaa ...
Amouma ...
I have … / I don't have ...
We (don't) have … Amnañu ... / Amuñu ...
Amnañu ...
Amuñu ...
We (don't) have …
There is (no) ... Amna ... / Amul ...
Amna ...
Amul ...
There is (no) ...

Introducing yourself

 
My name is ... Maa ngi tudd ...
Maa ngi tudd ...My name is ...
I'm from ... Maa ngi joge ...
Maa ngi joge ...I'm from ...
I'm ... years old. Maa ngi am ... at.
Maa ngi am ... at.I'm ... years old.
I am married. / I am not married. Seynaa. / Seyuma.
Seynaa.
Seyuma.
I am married. / I am not married.
I'm (not) traveling alone. Damay (Duma) tukki man kenn.
Damay (Duma) tukki man kenn.I'm (not) traveling alone.
I'm traveling with ... Damay tukki ak ...
Damay tukki ak ...I'm traveling with ...

Comprehension

 
I don't speak any Wolof. Degguma Wolof.
Degguma Wolof.I don't speak any Wolof.
I don't understand that. (m/f) Nandu mako.
Nandu mako.I don't understand that. (m/f)
Do you speak … ? (m/f) Ndax degg nga ... ?
Ndax degg nga ... ?Do you speak … ? (m/f)
Does anyone here speak ... ? Ndax amna kou degg fii ... ?
Ndax amna kou degg fii ... ?Does anyone here speak ... ?
English Anglais
AnglaisEnglish
French Nasaraan
NasaraanFrench
Could you write that down please. (m/f) Bindal.
Bindal.Could you write that down please. (m/f)
Could you please repeat that. (m/f) Jaraat ci.
Jaraat ci.Could you please repeat that. (m/f)
Just a moment please. Xaaral.
Xaaral.Just a moment please.

Numbers

 
zero tus
tuszero
one benn
bennone
two ñaar
ñaartwo
three ñett
ñettthree
four ñeent
ñeentfour
five juróom
juróomfive
six juróom benn
juróom bennsix
seven juróom ñaar
juróom ñaarseven
eight juróom ñett
juróom ñetteight
nine juróom ñeent
juróom ñeentnine
ten fukk
fukkten
eleven fukk ak benn
fukk ak benneleven
twelve fukk ak ñaar
fukk ak ñaartwelve
thirteen fukk ak ñett
fukk ak ñettthirteen
fourteen fukk ak ñeent
fukk ak ñeentfourteen
fifteen fukk ak juróom
fukk ak juróomfifteen
sixteen fukk ak juróom-benn
fukk ak juróom-bennsixteen
seventeen fukk ak juróom- ñaar
fukk ak juróom- ñaarseventeen
eighteen fukk ak juróom- ñeet
fukk ak juróom- ñeeteighteen
nineteen fukk ak juróom- ñeent
fukk ak juróom- ñeentnineteen
twenty ñaar-fukk
ñaar-fukktwenty
twenty-one ñaar-fukk ak benn
ñaar-fukk ak benntwenty-one
thirty ñett-fukk / fanweer
ñett-fukk
fanweer
thirty
forty ñeent-fukk
ñeent-fukkforty
fifty juróom-fukk
juróom-fukkfifty
sixty juróom-benn-fukk
juróom-benn-fukksixty
seventy juróom- ñaar-fukk
juróom- ñaar-fukkseventy
eighty juróom- ñett-fukk
juróom- ñett-fukkeighty
ninety juróom- ñeent-fukk
juróom- ñeent-fukkninety
one hundred téeméer
téeméerone hundred
one thousand junni
junnione thousand
one million tamndareet / million
tamndareet
million
one million
some / a couple ay
aysome / a couple
 

 
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    Only a few days will be sufficient to get yourself ready for your trip to Senegal.
  • This Travel Course for Wolof works with our one and only unique 17-minutes long time learning method:
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This course will teach you essential and important basics which you should know about when speaking Wolof:
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    If you would like to book an accommodation for your trip, this is the place to be!
    Here, you are going to find inspiration and excellent assistance.
  • How can I order in a restaurant in Wolof?
    You like going out for a meal?
    You are interested in the Wolof cuisine and country specific specialities?
    Excellent: In this course you are going to learn to read and to understand a Wolof menu.
    Moreover you are going to learn how to order a meal and beverages.
    This course is going to prepare you well also for shopping tours across the market and shopping at the super market.
  • While travelling, information is regularly needed and you definitely want to ask questions.
    This course will teach you e.g. how to ask the way.
    Additionally you will learn how to ask the time and how much the items are that you would like buy.
 
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