Mouse over individual Wolof words for definitions.
Naka la mel? – What is he/she/it like?
This question can refer to both physical and moral descriptions.
The term dafa is usually used to answer this question:
Dafa njool. – He/she is tall.
Suma xarit bi dafa em. – My friend is medium sized.
Kër gi dafa réy. – The compound (home) is big.
For plurality you can use deñu:
Deñu gaata. – They/we are short.
You can also substitute dafa with a relative pronoun:
Dafa njool./Ku njool la. – He/she is tall./He is a tall person.
Deñu gaata./Ñu gaata leñu. – They are short.