Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Baye Janha plays the guitar like the ancient Khalam of the Wolof tribe of the Senegambia region and the Ganawa
World-renowned Senegalese griot, singer, poet and emcee Baay Bia linked up with Nomadic Wax in 2007 on his first trip to the United States. Since
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Wolof is a language of Senegal, The Gambia, and Mauritania, and the native language of the Wolof people. Like the neighbouring languages Serer and Fula, it belongs to
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. See original list here: Some Essential Wolof Phrases For help with pronunciation see: Pronunciation Guide ↓ scroll down for more
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Latin alphabet for Wolof http://www.omniglot.com/writing/wolof.htm Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ëë Ff Gg Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Ññ
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Dictionaries, translation and language resources http://www.lexicool.com/dictionaries_wolof.asp English-Wolof English Wolof Dictionary – 1995 (EN<->WO), Swedish/Wolof/English Dictionary (SV>WO-EN), Universal Declaration of Human
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Basic Wolof glossary in French. Un petit lexique de base http://www.au-senegal.com/Lexique-senegalais-francais-wolof.html?lang=fr Certaines choses difficiles à traduire Way : synonyme de copain, pote,
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Wolof audio translation of an Islamic speech. AUDIOS – Traduction en Wolof du « Wassilatoul Mouna ou Tayssir » de
STUDY WOLOF ONLINE http://languagelearningsystem.com/learn-wolof-language/ Wolof Video Course 5 Video lessons/chapters are available for free. The site is funded by a grant and they are looking
An Annotated Guide to Learning the Wolof Language http://wolofresources.org/language/wolof_language_guide.htm So you would like to learn Wolof? This site offers links to a whole lot of
Learn Wolof Online: Can you say thank-you? When Aaron asked in his post for “Words English needs but doesn’t have,” I thought of a Wolof
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. French to Wolof dictionary. Pàcc bi dajale baati wu-fraas yees tekki ci Wolof
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Wolof resources in French. Dictionnaire wolof http://www.lexilogos.com/wolof_dictionnaire.htm Wolof Dictionnaire Dictionnaire wolof-français & français-wolof (extraits) par Jean-Léopold Diouf (2003) dictionnaire wolof > français
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Wollof – English Dictionary Click to access wollof.pdf
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. FREELANG Wolof-English and English-Wolof online dictionary http://www.freelang.net/online/wolof.php
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Online Wolof course in French. Cours De Wolof http://www.senegalaisement.com/senegal/wolof.html Vous pouvez en plus des leçons télécharger le dictionnaire Freelang. Il vous
A fellow blogger describes the things that annoy her about the country she loves… annoying things about senegal
Youssou Ndour – “C’est L’amour“
am – to be, exist, to have; a/an; imperative; or Ndëmm amul. – He said that witchcraft does not exist. Am na ñetti doom.
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Hello. – No ngoolu daa. Goodbye. – Ñalleen e jamm. Please. – Njaafodaa. Thank you. – A jaaraamah. You’re welcome.
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. beef – yarpe-nack chicken – yarpe-ganarre goat – yarpe-baiy hamburger – hamburger lamb – yarpe-harre meat – yarpa pork –
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. The coordinating conjunctions in English are: and, but, or, yet, for, nor & so. In this post we will be
Asalaam alaikum. May peace be with you. (greeting) Malaikum salaam. And with you be peace. (reply to above) Allahu akbar. God is greater. (than
• 84 percent gross primary school enrollment rate in 2008, up from 67 percent in 2002 • 24 percent of children under age five reached
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Laamb – la lutte sénégalaise Pro Wrestling, Senegal Style – NYTimes.com Senegalese wrestling (fr. Lutte sénégalaise, Njom in Serer language, Laamb in Wolof) is a type of Folk wrestling traditionally performed
Xala It is the dawn of Senegal’s independence from France, and as Dakar citizens celebrate in the streets we soon become aware that only faces
How [much/many]? [Ñaata] la? How much are you [selling] this for? Ñaata ngay [jaaye] bii? How much is it? Ñaata lay [jar]? (lit. ‘how much
INTENSIVE INTRO CONVERSATIONAL WOLOF CLASS ONLINE http://www.abibitumikasa.com/wolof.html It appears that this class has already started but it also looks like they re-offer it regularly.
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. abdomen – réédu (ndu); abdominal – ko faati e réédu ~ pain reedu muusooru. back – keeci (ki); ɓaawo (ngo); caggal (ngal).
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. I – maan me – ma my – suma mine – suma you – yow your – seen yours –
Mouse over individual Wolof words for definitions. Naka la mel? – What is he/she/it like? This question can refer to both physical and
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,
Nice little blog about translating children’s books from English to Wolof. Very fun.
CONSEILS D’UNE TANTE A film in the Wolof language. With good humor, an aunt gives her teenage niece heart advice on men and their predatory
Move cursor over words for translations. Gànnaar lañuy jënde dàkkaande ji di ko jaaysi fii. Ils achètent la gomme en Mauritanie pour la
one – go-o two – didi three – tati four – nayi five – joyi six – jeego seven – jeedidi eight – jeetati nine
-a : indicates distance from the speaker (usually on def. art.); fas wi – this horse here; fas wa – that horse there -aale :
a – it is (cf. la); Yallaa ko def. – It is God who did it. [Yalla + a]; Omar a ko wax. – It
Ms. Stoeckle – The Gambia – Learning Wolof Before coming to The Gambia, I was under the impression that everyone would be able to speak
Former Senegal star Bocande dies Bocande had been unwell for several months after suffering a stroke and died following a surgical procedure, according to the
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Do you speak English? Ndax dégg nga angale? Do you understand? Dégg nga? I understand. Dégg naa. I don’t understand.
aplenty adj. keewdum; ko heewi. bind v. jokkondirde; habbude. casque n. kaske. dilate v. yuufde; yaajde. environment n. sara; saraaji. anande v. be jealous of. bonnitde v.
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. An article (abbreviated art.) is a word that combines with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made
Facebook: Google ci Wolof Google: Google ci Wolof
A movement in the African nation of Senegal is having a major impact in ending female genital cutting. A group called Tostan, which means “breakthrough” in Wolof, Senegal’s dominant
I have just uploaded the Janga Laaka Wolof/English Dictionary. It’s available for a minimal charge. Why am I charging for this? Well, because I
The purpose of French Friday is to expand your language capabilities while in West Africa (specifically Senegal). Many Wolof speakers can also understand French
Doomi aadama yépp danuy juddu, yam ci tawfeex ci sag ak sañ-sañ. Nekk na it ku xam dëgg te ànd na ak xelam, te
This book should be available at your local bookstore. Travel and outdoor stores also often carry Lonely Planet titles. If you prefer to do all
Wolof does not have a natural way to say “please”, but the phrases given here are all polite ways of asking for help or
Hassaniyya (Klem El Bithan) is the variety of Arabic originally spoken by the Beni Hassan Bedouin tribes, who extend their authority over most of
moom it dina ñow – he also will come moom – in this sence means ‘he/she‘ (emphatic form) but can also mean ‘to own‘. it/itam
Ferries cross every day from Banjul to Barra, and to Dakar, the capital of Senegal. The accomodations range from basic to luxury. Schedules vary,
Firicat.com is different from other Wolof dictionaries because it’s not built by ‘experts’; instead it’s created by everyday users of the Wolof language (yes, including
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Wolof / English / French Kan? Who? Qui? Lan? What? Quoi? Ban? Which? Quel?
Today is “Wolof Wednesday” on Twitter! The idea is for all of your tweets to be in Wolof to help promote the language and to
‘Say It In Wolof!‘ by Ababacar Gueye. Translated by Sue Hall. BSDA No. 8531150404 3rd Edition (English) – Also available in French. ©2005 As far
I just made a Twitter profile for Janga Wolof. The idea is to tweet (that’s the term right?) Wolof words & phrases…I would like to
GREETINGS: GREETING RESPONSE WHEN USED salaam alaikum suh-lahm uh-lay-koom malaikum salaam muh-lay-koom suh-lahm greeting a group of people or entering one’s house nanga def nahn-guh
How to convert English numbers to Wolof: (This only works for numbers 21 & higher and not for numbers evenly divided by 10.) Take the
In Senegal they use the franc CFA. But the traditional unit of currency is the dërëm which is counted by fives. Usually when dealing with
Tirailleur Sénégalais (Senegalese Riflemen) were Senegalese soldiers who fought for France during the first half of the last century. Today is an official Senegalese holiday…for
Customs & Duties – Some items are not allowed into the country without proper clearance by Senegalese customs officials. Although the list includes computers and
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. This looks like a great promising dictionary…the only thing is that it’s mostly all in French but on the other
The Janga Wolof book through Lulu (the top link to the right) is currently unavailable. However if you click the cafepress link (the shirt under
Starsky: Kii naka la tudd? Hutch: Kii Vera Green la tudd. Hutch: Kii vera la tudd. Starski: Kii naka la sant? Hutch: Kii Green la
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
Another cultural tidbit I noticed in Senegal was that although they ate traditional dishes such as rice or couscous with meat, vegetables and sauce with
Bert: Asalaa maalekum. Ernie: Maalekum salaam. Bert: Nanga def? Ernie: Mangi fii rekk. Bert: Ana waa ker ga? Ernie: Nunga fa. Bert: Alhamdulilaay! Asalaa maalekum
aaludere – kernel aawasaagal – roguishness bol – fish cuurki – reek durde – graze duurde – wrestle falanteere – window fawde – put irde
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Mandinka drumming and singing at a naming ceremony in Sukuta, The Gambia. More videos at http://www.onegambia.com.
It is customary in Senegal to greet anyone you come into contact with. If you come across a group of people, enter a dwelling or
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Translated from J’apprends le Wolof by Jean-Leopold Diouf et Marina Yaguello. This is the introduction to the book. Introduction 1.
These are from the book Junniy Leebuy Wolof by Mànsóor Xumma. Aat yaa ngi woy géwél yi. Ab jatang, loo bàcc bàcc mu xasawum saw.
Apparently in Senegalese culture they tend to keep some things secret such as trips and births until just before the time. I am told it
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. Africa Consultants International is a development-oriented consulting organization working in the fields of communication and training, primarily in Africa. Among
aade – person aan – you asde – dig baamuule – graveyard dursitaade – recite foonde – bush fuunti – wile gando – philosopher haaldude
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. This video shows traditional Jola body patting and dances by girls from Mlomp, Casamance region, Southern Senegal. It was recorded
After arriving in Senegal, as you make your way out of the airport you will need to have your passport and yellow fever certificate ready
I have put together some of the more informative posts from this blog and organized them into a book which you can take with you
This post is the second in my weekly series of translating the book “J’apprends le Wolof” by Jean-Léopold Diouf & Marina Yaguello (published by Karthala)
Please visit our new online shop at http://www.cafepress.com/JangaWolof & help support this blog. We have kept the prices as low as possible (right now we
aa – well baylo – jeweler ciyam – leak eda – buffalo fasde – boil ferde – exile jaggude – seize jakre – hollow kohaljinta
These are some Pulaar women in Garelboubou, Mauritania, singing during a break in a dyeing training.
Things you will need to enter Senegal; Passport – You can either visit the websites below or your local post office to apply for a
I am in the process of translating the Wolof lesson book “J’apprends le Wolof” by Jean-Léopold Diouf & Marina Yaguello (published by Karthala) from French
Visit our new Wolof translator: JangaWolofTranslator.com. english n. wolof / french A abandon v. baayi, wocca / abandonner abdomen n. naxa / abdomen ability n. mën,
Traditional wolof singing and drumming by Group Rakaju of the Gambia. A onegambia.com production.
POPULATION: 12,853,259 (July 2008 est.) ETHNIC GROUPS: Wolof 43.3%, Pular 23.8%, Serer 14.7%, Jola 3.7%, Mandinka 3%, Soninke 1.1%, European and Lebanese 1%, other 9.4%
Translated from the site: The site senePortal.com facelift: new design, new structure dynamic new content. We hope that this fine tool will enable members and
Wolof is a language spoken in Senegal, Gambia, Mauritania and to a lesser degree in other west African countries, and it is the native language
Omar: Salaamaaleekum. Peace be upon you. Moodu: Maaleekum salaam. Peace return to you. Omar: Jaama ngaam? Do you have peace? Moodu: Jaama rek. Peace only.
Vocabulaire Français – L & M law juridique linguistics linguistique literary littéraire masculine masculin mathematics mathématiques medicine médecine music musique
Archaeological findings throughout the area indicate that Senegal was inhabited in prehistoric times. Islam established itself in the Senegal River valley in the 11th century.
Vocabulaire Français – G, H & I geography géographie geology géologie geometry géometrie grammar grammaire historical historique interjection interjection invariable invariable
Vocabulaire Français – E & F economics économie education éducation electricity électricité english anglais especially surtout euphemism euphémisme familiar familier feminine féminin figurative figuré finance