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How do you say hello in Wolof?

How do you say hello in Wolof?

Greetings and essentials

  1. Salaam aleekum (Sa-laam-a-ley-kum): hello;
  2. Respond with malekum salaam (mal-ay-kum-sal-aam): hello to you.
  3. Respond with maa ngi fi (man-gi-fi): I’m fine, thanks.
  4. Jërejëf (je-re-jef): thank you.
  5. Waaw / déedéyt (wao / dey-dey): yes / no.

How do you count to 10 in Wolof?

For example the number sixteen in Wolof is fukk ak juróom benn (10 & 6 or 10 & 5 &1) which when added together equals sixteen. All numbers up to nineteen are in this order….Wolof Numbers & Counting.

9 nine juróom ñeent
10 ten fukk
11 eleven fukk ak benn
12 twelve fukk ak ñaar

How do you say love in Wolof?

A collection of useful phrases in Wolof, a Niger-Congo language spoken mainly in Senegal….Useful phrases in Wolof.

English Wolof
I miss you Namm naa la
I love you Begg naa la (general) Sopp naa la (I admire you – when courting) Nopp naa la (between partners)

How do you say goodnight in Wolof?

Ndax mën naa am _?…05 Mar Handy Phrase Guide: English to Wolof (Senegal)

Small talk Translation
See you later Ba ci kanam
Goodbye Ba beneen
Good night Nu fanaan jàmm

What does Jerejef mean?

“Jerejef” means thank you in Wolof, a local language spoken in Senegal. We say “jerejef” to our community partners in Kafrine, Senegal for a warm welcome.

Which is the most beautiful language in the world?

Here are (in no particular order) the 10 most beautiful languages in the world, according to Busuu’s experts

  1. Italian. When it comes to the most attractive languages, for many people the native language of Italy likely springs to mind.
  2. Arabic.
  3. English.
  4. (Brazilian) Portuguese.
  5. 5. Japanese.
  6. Turkish.
  7. Irish/Scottish Gaelic.
  8. Lingala.