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Words in Wolof

Words in Wolof


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The Wolof definite article (plural)

For nouns in the plural, the English definite article the is ñi in Wolof.

Examples of the Wolof definite article

taabal yi
the tables
teere yi
the books
kër yi
the houses
weer yi
the months
góor ñi
the men

Learn Wolof Audio Course

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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Basic words and phrases in Wolof

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

It is hot out.

Tàng na.

It is sunny.

Naaj na.

It is cold out.

Dafa sedd.

It is cloudy out.

Dafa xiin.

It is snowing.

Mingi taw galas.

It is raining.

Mingi taw.

What is the weather like ?

Naka la asamaan si mel ?

It is windy.

Dafay ngelaw.