Essential French & Wolof Phrases


Hello. Bonjour. Salaam aleekum.
Goodbye. Au revoir. Mangi dem.
Please. S’il vous plaît. Bu la neexee.
Thank you. Merci. Jërejëf.
You’re welcome. Je vous en prie. Amul sólo.
Yes. Oui. Waaw.
No. Non. Déedéet.
Sorry. Pardon. Baal ma.
Do you speak English? Parlez-vous anglais? Ndax dégg nga angale?
Do you understand? Comprenez-vous? Dégg nga?
I understand. Je comprends. Dégg naa.
I don’t understand. Je ne comprends pas. Dégguma.
Help! Au secours! Wóoy!

A Few Essential Words

airport aéroport ayropoor
bus bus kaar
currency exchange taux de change dëwiis
hotel logement dal
police police alkaati
shop magasin bitik
taxi taxi taksi
train train saxaar

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