Asalaam alaikum. May peace be with you. (greeting) Malaikum salaam. And with you be peace. (reply to above) Allahu akbar. God is greater. (than
A short document on the Wolof culture. I think this might apply more to rural regions as this is not exactly my experience in Senegal,
Words & phrases with religious significance starting with the letter A. Many of these terms may actually be Arabic or Wolofized Arabic. Many Wolof speakers
Assalamu alaykum. – Peace be upon you. Wa alaikumus salam. – And peace be upon you. (reply to above) Allahu akbar. – Allah is greater.
Today is the Muslim holiday Tabaski. In most Muslim countries it is called Eid al-Adha but in much of West Africa it is called Tabaski.