How to use personal pronouns in Wolof

How to use personal pronouns in Wolof

You want to learn how to use Wolof personal pronouns? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Wolof lessons complete with useful examples. I, you, he, she... we explain all you need to know about Wolof personal pronouns in bite-size lessons.

Wolof personal pronouns : I

A personal pronoun is what we call the English words 'I', 'you', 'he', 'she', 'we' and 'they'. Just like English, Wolof has a set of personal pronouns. The English word 'I' is a pronoun in the first person singular. The Wolof word for 'I' is 'man'.

Examples

mann déedeed
not me
mann
I
mann nag ?
and me ?
mann itam
me too
mann tamit
me neither
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Wolof belongs to the Niger-Congo language family. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Wolof would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Step 2 : Wolof personal pronouns

Personal pronouns are what we call the words I, you, he, she, we and they. Learning personal pronouns is important in Wolof, but you don't need to learn them all at once. Focus instead on just three Wolof personal pronouns to get started. We suggest that you learn mann, yow and ñoom (I, you, they). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Wolof personal pronouns including useful examples. Learn the three Wolof personal pronouns mann, yow and ñoom by heart and then move on to Step 3 (the indefinite article in Wolof).

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