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Wolof and Wolof Resources
The following files are available for the study of the Wolof and Wolof languages.
Wollof - English Dictionary (PDF Document)
76 pages long Wolof - English and English - Wolof dictionary. By Sierra Dem, Peace Corps, 1995.
Wolof is a language spoken in Senegal, the Gambia, and Mauritania, and it is the native language of the ethnic group of the Wolof people. It belongs to the Atlantic branch of the Niger-Congo language family. (Wikipedia 2006).
Wolof-English Lexicon (PDF)
Lexical Resources in Wolof and English for Talking of Time in Terms of Space Kevin Ezra Moore San José State University. This paper is a brief excursion intoone area of the Wolof lexicon.
Wolof Dictionary
Wolof-English Dictionary.
Wolof proverbes
The Wolof Live Dictionary Project.
Wolof-English-Swedish Word Lists
Svensk(swedish)/Wollof/Engelsk(english) -ordlista (dictionary).
Wollof Dictionary (PDF)
Ay Baati Wolof - A Wolof Dictionary Resived Edition 1997.
Translation English Wollof
English to Wolof Senegal Phrase Translation Guide.
French-Wolof Glossary
AfroWeb: Dictionnaire Francais/Wolof.
Wolof English Dictionary
Wolof English Dictionary wolof - àngale Definition.
Wolof Proverbs
Wolof Proverbs and Phrases.
Wollof Dictionary (PDF Document)
Wollof - English Dictionary.
Wolof Word Search
Translations Wollof English



Useful Wolof Words and Phrases

Number in Wolof Language

ZeroDaara
OneBenna
TwoNyaar
ThreeNyetta
FourNyenent
FiveJurom
SixJurom Bena
SevenJurom Nyaar
EightJurom Nyetta
NineJurom Nyenent
TenFuka
ElevenFuka Bena
TwelveFuka Nyaar
ThirteenFuka Nyetta
TwentyNyaar Fuka
Twenty-oneNyaar-Fuka-Bena
Twenty-twoNyaar-Fuka-Nyaar
ThirtyNyetta Fuka
Thirty-oneNyetta Fuka Bena
FortyNyenent Fuka
HundredTemayr
ThousandJunee
One ThousandBena Junee
FirstNjeken tel bi
SecondNyaaral bi
ThirdNyettel bi
FourthNyenentel bi

Weeks in Wolof Language

MondayAltene
TuesdayTalaata
WednesdayAlarba
ThursdayAlxems
FridayArjuma
SaturdaySamdi
SundayDimas

Months in Wolof Language

MonthsWeer Yee
JanuaryTamharit
FebruaryDigi
MarchGamo
AprilRaki Gamo
MayRakati Gamo
JuneMamam-Kor
JulyNdey-Kor
AugustBarah-Lu
SeptemberWeer-Kor
OctoberHori
NovemberDigi
DecemberTobaski

Useful Wolof Phrases

FarewellBe Bennan Yon
Good afternoonNaka Beket Bi
Good eveningNaka Ngonci
Good morningNaka Subaci
Good nightFanan Jama
Good-byeCi Jama
HelloNakam
How are you?Jamun Gam?
How is the Family?Naka Wa Ker Ga?
I am fineJama Rek
I will tell themDena Len Kowah
My name is LaminSama Tur Lamin La
Say hello to themNuyul-ma Len
See you soonDinala Gis-Waat Duyaga
They are fineNyunci Jama
What is your name?Nakaga Tuda?
When do we meet again?Kanyi Lango Tase Waat?
When do we see you again?Kanyi Lanyo Gise Waat?
Where are you going?Foy-Dem?

Colors in Wolof Language

ColorsCulor
BlackNyool
BlueBulu
BrownGuru
GreenLu Werta
RedLu-honha
WhiteWeeh
YellowNete

Expressions of Time in Wolof Language

AfternoonTilibulo
DayLungo
EveningWuraro
FutureSinin
Half pastTalan Temo
HourWaato
Last monthKari Tambita
Last weekLokung Tambita
Last yearSerun
MidnightDutala
MinuteMinito
MonthKaro
MorningSomanda
Next monthKari Nala
Next weekLokung nala
Next yearJaar
NightSuto
One dayLunkiling
One o’clockTalan Kiling
The day before yesterdayKununko
This monthNyin Karo
This morningNyin Somanda
This weekNyin Lokungo
This yearNyinang
TimeWato
TodayBilungo
TomorrowSama
Tomorrow morningSama Somanda
TonightBisuto
WeekLokungo
What time is it?Wati Jehr Lekatama?
YearSango
YesterdayKunung

Drinks and Foods in Wolof Language

AlcoholSangara
BreadMbur
BreakfastNdeewo
ButterBota
CoffeeCafé
Cooking oilDeew-lin
DinnerReer
DrinkNaan
DrinksNaan-yee
EatLekal
EggNeu
FishJen
FoodLeka
HoneyLen
JamJaam
LunchAnyi
MealsLeka-yee
MeatYapa
MilkMeew
PotatoPatat
RiceMaalo
SaltHorom
SugarSucur
TeaTi

The Human Body in Wolof Language

AppearanceLumumel
ArmMbaga
BackGanaw
BehaviourJiko
BodyYaram
ChestNdena
EarNopa
EyeBot
Fat personKu rey
FingerBaram
Fingersaram-yee
FootTanca
Hair/peanutCawar Jerte
HandLoho
HeadBopa
KneeOm
LegBarami Tanca B
MouthJeme-nyi
Neck/voice/languageBat/bat/laka
Nose/lifeBaken/Dundori
Short personKu gata
Slim personKu seew
Stomach/pregnancyBir
Tall personNjod
TeethBonnyee
ToesBarami Tanca

Animals in Wolof Language

AnimalsRab-yee
AntelopeMbila
BaboonGong
BirdPichaa
CatMus
ChickenGranar
CowNak
CrocodileJicit
DogHaj
DuckCanara
FowlNat
GoatBey
HorseFas
HyenaBuki
LionGayinde
MouseDurin/Durimo
ParrotChaku
PigMbam-ala
PigeonPita
RabbitNjombor
RatJanah
SheepHaar
SnakeJan
SpiderJar-gou
SquirrelJahat
TermitesMaah
TigerTene
VultureTan

Word and Bathroom Words in Wolof Language

BathingSangue
BathroomWanak
ColdSeda
Cold waterNdoh Bu Seda
HotTanga
Hot waterNdoh Bu Tanga
SoapSabu
SpongeNjampe
The water is coldNdoh Bi Sedana
The water is hotNdoh Bi Tangana
The water is not coldNdoh Bi Sedut
The water is not hotNdoh Bi Tangut
WaterNdoh

Useful Vocabulary in Wolof Language

IMaan
MineSuma bos
NoDedet
OursSunna bos
PlantGarab
Thank youJar Jef
To beMu-am
To haveAmko
To wish/willSunnu Buga Buga
WeNyun
YesWaaw
YouYaw
YoursSa-bos




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