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Words in Wolof

Words in Wolof


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How to say 'his' in Wolof

To say the equivalent of the word his, Wolof uses the suffix -m. The suffix -m is attached to the end of the noun possessed.

Examples of using the word 'his' in Wolof

his house
his hand
magam ju jigéen
his sister
his question
doomam ju góor
his son

Wolof to English

Each topic in the Wolof to English audio course provides a clear explanation of a particular aspect of Wolof grammar. There are numerous topics in the package. Topics include the Wolof definite article, the indefinite article, Wolof adjectives, Wolof pronouns, Wolof demonstrative pronouns. Each explanation includes examples of usage.

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Important Reasons to learn Wolof

Wolof relatives

If your relatives speak Wolof, it will give you a better understanding of their culture and way of thinking.

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Learning Wolof will increase the number of people on the globe whom you can meet.


If you don't speak Wolof, you will be forced to confine yourself to popular tourist resorts. Knowing even a few phrases of Wolof will make a huge difference. You will meet more people and find it much easier to get around. Learning Wolof provides you with an insight into the way of life of people in Wolof speaking countries.

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Basic words and phrases in Wolof

Get by in Wolof with these basic Wolof words & phrases.

The horse is big.

Fas wi mag na.

The boy is small.

Xale bu góor bi dafa tuuti.

The girls are pretty.

Janxa yi dañu rafet.

The horses are small.

Fas yi dañu tuuti.

The woman is beautiful.

Soxna si rafet na.

The house is old.

Kër gi màgget na.

The boys are big.

Xale yu góor yi mag nañu.

The woman is young.

Soxna si ndaw na.