Beavis: Kii kan la?
Butthead: Kii Tapha la.
Butthead: Kii Mel la.
Butthead: Kii Vera la.
(Kii) kan la?
Who is this person?
(literally: (This person) who is?)
kii — word usually accompanied by a gesture meaning this person (here)
kan? — who?
(Kii) Vera la.
This (person) is Vera.
I am = la — Croff la sant
you are = nga — Sarr nga sant
he/she is = le — Cole le sant
Ah yes, Tapha, Vera and Mel – good friends of anyone who studied at the Baobob Centre. 🙂
I’m currently living on Goree Island and got your web site from Allasan aka Jay-Z. Good stuff. I’ll continue to stop by.
kari – yes i got this from my sisters workbook. she studied at baobab years ago. i am vacationing in dakar now and thought i might take the course while i am here but they wanted 800 dollars WANNIL!!!! so i continue building my wolof from local interaction instead of formal education.
zach – yes allasane is a good friend of mine. i will be on goree today inchallah and i will ask him to introduce me to you.
.. they are best.. 🙂
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