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French / Wolof

Hello.Bonjour.Salaam aleekum.
Goodnight.Bonsoir.Fanaanleen jàmm.
Goodbye.Au revoir.Mangi dem.
Please.S’il vous plaît.Bu la neexee.
Thank you.Merci.Jërejëf.
Sorry.Pardon.Baal ma.
Do you speak English?Parlez-vouz 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.
Could you …?Pourriez-vous …?Ndax mën nga …?
repeat that répéter ko waxaat
speak more slowly parler plus lentement wax ndànk
write it down l’écrire ko bind

Diola (Jola)


Fula (Fulfulde / Pulaar / Peul / Fulani / Fulbe / Tukulor / Fulakunda / Futa Fula) ngoolu daa/dong (sg./pl.)
Goodbye.ñalleen/mbaaleen e jamm (day/night)


Good morning.nee-soh-mah
Good evening.nee-woo-lah

Mandinka (Mandingo / Manding / Bambara)

Hello.i/al be ñaading (sg./pl.) tuma doo
Things to do in Senegal
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Senegal Travel Guide

West Africa’s other “visitor-friendly” destination, with tasty food, nice beaches and French colonial history.

Gambia Travel Guide

Tiny coastal nation popular with European beach package tourists and birdwatchers.

Mauritania Travel Guide

Interest for the traveller here is primarily centred on the Saharan dune regions.

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I want to contact my consulate/embassy.
Je veux contacter mon consulat/ambassade.
Bëgg naa yéganteek sama konsulaa/ambasaad.
أريد الاتصال بقنصليتي / سفارتي. (‘urid aliatisal biqunsuliati / sfarti.)

U.S. Embassy Senegal
Route des Almadies
Dakar, Senegal
(221) 33-879-4000

U.S. Embassy The Gambia
P.M.B. 19
Banjul, The Gambia
(220) 439-2856

U.S. Embassy Mauritania
Nouadhibou Road
Nouakchott, Mauritania
(222) 4525-2660

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