Numbers

Basic Numbers

onebenn
twoñaar
threeñett
fourñeent
fivejuróom
sixjuróom-benn
sevenjuróom-ñaar
eightjuróom-ñett
ninejuróom-ñeent
tenfukk
elevenfukk ak benn
twelvefukk ak juróom-ñeent
twentyñaar-fukk
twenty-oneñaar fukk ak benn
thirtyñett-fukk
fortyñeent-fukk
fiftyjuróom-fukk
sixtyjuróom-benn-fukk
one hundredtéeméer
one hundred onetéeméer ak benn
two hundredñaari téeméer
one thousandjunni
one thousand five hundred ninety-ninejunni ak juróomi téeméer ak juróom-ñeent-fukk ak juróom-ñeent

Examples of using numbers:

Benn waxtu moo jot.It’s one o’clock.
Ñaari waxtu moo jot.It’s two o’clock.
Benn waxtu teggalna fukki miniit ak juróom. Quarter past one.
Benn waxtu ak xaaj.Half past one.
Juróom ñetti waxtu des na fukki miniit ak juróom.Quarter to eight.
Tey la fukkeeli fan ak juróom ci weeru desaambar.It’s December 15th.
Mangi fii ba fukki fan.I’m here for 10 days.
Mangi fii ba ñetti ay bés.I’m here for three weeks.
Mangi fii ba ñaari weer.I’m here for two months.
Benn, benn yoon tike ba Tambakunda.One, one-way ticket to Tambacounda.
Fan la volu Air France juróom ñaar di eggsi?Where does flight Air France 07 arrive?
Begg naa luwe kat-kat (quatrequatre).I’d like to hire a 4WD (4×4).
Ñaata lay jar suma ko bëggee luwe ñetti fan?How much is it for three days?
Dinaa fii nekk ñaari fan.I’d like to stay for two nights.
Wooteek ñetti miniit, ñaata lay jar?How much does a three-minute call cost?
Waxtu bu nekk, ñaari téeméer (dërëm) la.1000 CFA francs per hour.
Téeméer (dërëm) la mën.I’ll give you 500 CFA francs.

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