Wolof-English dictionary

5000 Word Wolof Dictionary

A great companion for Wolof language learners, from beginner to intermediate level. Includes the most commonly used words in Wolof today. You can view the PDF dictionary on your smartphone or your iPad (using the free iBooks app).

5000 Word Wolof Dictionary


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5000 Word Wolof Dictionary

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  • Includes the most important words in Wolof
  • Wolof-English and English-Wolof
  • Essential vocabulary marked in bold


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Online Wolof dictionary

This Wolof dictionary contains the 5000 most used words in Wolof which are essential for day to day communication. Along with the meaning of the word, the dictionary will also provide usage examples.

kër yi
his house
kër gi
the house
samay kër
my houses
Kër gi màgget na
The house is old
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About Wolof

About Wolof

Wolof is spoken by about 10 million people in Senegal, Gambia, and Mauritania. You'd like to improve your Wolof vocabulary? Download our Wolof PDF dictionary now and learn new Wolof words today!

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Basic words and phrases in Wolof

Learn to get by in Wolof with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Wolof, introduce yourself in Wolof and even hold a conversation in Wolof after you have met someone.

ay dëkk
some cities
ay soxna
some women
ay taabal
some tables
ay xarit
some friends
Basic words and phrases in Wolof
Yàlla na la yàlla mey xewël!
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Speak! Wolof

Learn Wolof now. You'll begin with simple Wolof phrases and day to day vocabulary and advance at your own pace... seeing, listening and responding in Wolof. Fun to use and also fun to learn! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a comprehensive Wolof language course for Windows. If you have a Windows laptop, this will be an excellent way for you to learn Wolof.

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You can learn Wolof in just 9 easy steps.

You can go from beginner to fluent in Wolof in a short time and our nine-step Wolof learning guide will show you how. We'll talk about Wolof greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Wolof.

Wolof learning guide : Step 9

In the previous steps, you learned about Wolof greetings, Wolof nouns, Wolof adjectives and Wolof verbs. In this step, we highlight the use of possessive pronouns in Wolof. You'll learn phrases like sama kër, sama teere and sama taabal (my house, my book, my table). You'll also learn sa kër, sa teere and sa taabal (your house, your book, your table). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Wolof and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol.

On the Road! Wolof

On the Road! Wolof

Make the most of your trip to work by learning Wolof words and phrases on the way. With this audio CD, you'll learn 1000's of Wolof words & phrases in a very short time. The voice is in both Wolof and English. Just listen, absorb and enjoy! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a learn Wolof audio cd. If you have a CD player at home or in your car, this is the Wolof course for you.

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