Wolof Phrases

 

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Gànnaar lañuy jënde dàkkaande ji di ko jaaysi fii.

Ils achètent la gomme en Mauritanie pour la revendre ici.

They buy gum in Mauritania for resale here.

 

Bul naagu, dara sotteegul.

Il ne faut pas te montrer trop assuré, rien n’est encore acquis définitivement.

Do not be too assured, nothing is for granted. (Do not show yourself too assured, nothing is for granted.)

 

Tànn-béer ja war naa guddee tas.

La soirée dansante a dû se terminer tard.

The dance had ended late.

 
 

Sources: Dictionnaire wolof-français, par Arame Fal, Rosine Santos et Jean Léonce Doneux; Gambian Wolof-English Dictionary, David P. Gamble; Firicat.com

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