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. baobab tree guy, buy
. baboon goŋ
. baby liir, nenne bi
. baby-sitter baambaanekat
. back adv  ci ganaaw
. backyard wanag wi
. backyard ganaaw kër
. bad odor xesew
. badness adj  mbon
. bag saaku
. baggage bagaas
. baggy va  yumbux, yumbur
. bail out water walax
. bait meeb
. bakery fuur
. bald headed va  leel
. bamboo bed gonga
. banana banaana
. bandage bandaas
. bandage baandaas
. bandit group gaŋlgeŋ
. bangle lam
. bantaba garaŋ-palaas, penca
. baobab fruit buy
. barbecued meat/fish yaasa
. barely touch cof
. barren  adj  jaasiir
. bargain waxaale
. bark bów
. barrel barigo
. barricade v  baare
. basket pañe
. bath janaaba
. bath pan beñuwaar
. bathe (oneself) sangu
. bathe (someone) sanga
. bathroom wanag, sanguwaay
. be va  feex
. be able  mën
. be abnormal  eembadi
. be active  sawar
. be alive  dunda
. be allergic  jomlu
. be already mixed  jaxasu
. be ashamed of  jomlu
. be awful  doywaar
. be bad   bon
. be banal  soof
. be bent  moy
. be better  gën
. be better than  mën
. be big  dija, duuf
. be bland  lewet
. be born  judu
. be born at  judoo
. be broad  fireeku
. be calm  jaambuur
. be capsized  kóppa
. be careful  moytu
. be chipped  ekateku
. be close  jege, jegeñ
. be complete   kaamiir
. be content   bëg, kontaan, gore
. be crooked  dénga, lunka
. be dedicated  farlu
. be dirty ëna
. be disappointed loru
. be discreet  kërsa
. be disturbed  géten
. be disturbing  gétené
. be drained  fendi
. be enormous  duuf
. be enough  mut
. be entangled  fasu
. be equipped  gaacaayoo
. be evil  kataa
. be expensive  jafe
. be familiar with  miis
. be famous  jar
. be fast (slang)  saas
. be fat  am-yaram
. be fed up with  sib
. be fermented  ëna
. be finished  pare
. be first  jëkka
. be fixed  fees
. be flayed  fuléeku
. be forbidden  araam
. be found  feeñ
. be freed  mucca
. be frightful  ragal
. be full  feec
. be fussy  faraw, sob
. be good  baax
. be gorgeous (slang)  fata
. be grave  ñanga
. be haggered  raaga
. be happy  kontaan
. be hard  dëgër/dëgar, jafe
. be honest  gore
. be honourable  foor
. be hung  aju
. be effeminate  góor-jigéen
. be impatient  faraw
. be important  foor
. be impudent  reew
. be in a better position  jéeku
. be in a corner  kaju
. be in a doubt  jaaxle
. be in a mess  jagadi
. be in a tie  maas-gu-daŋ
. be in coma  méeda
. be in excess  óppa
. be in flames  jaf
. be in harmonious relation  juboo
. be in scarcity  jafe
. be in trouble  lebu-lantaŋ 
. be in uniform  niroole /nuroole
. be inextricable  jaxasoo
. be influential  foor
. be infrequent 
. be innocent  ey
. be in order  jag
. be inquisitive  déñkumpa
. be insane  eembadi
. be insipid  soof
. be interested in  ebu
. be jealous  añaan, kañaan
. be kidding  caaxaan
. be lanky  kayaŋ
. be large  dija
. be last  muje
. be lazy  ŋaañ
. be levelled  maasaloo
. be little  kayitlo /këyitloo
. be located  féetée
. be logical  jaadu
. be lonely for someone  gelu
. be long  gudda
. be loose  ka-kali
. be loquacious  kacco-kacco
. be lost  gëlëm
. be lucky  jig
. be mean  bon
. be mischievous  sob
. be mistaken  juumé
. be near  jegeñ
. be necessary  dagan
. be nice  neex
. be normal  eemba
. be nosy  déñkumpa
. be of great surprise  doywaar
. be on the rocks  fande
. be open  laaŋa
. be opened  ŋaapeeku
. be straightforward  jubadi
. be opposite  jaakaarloo
. be optimistic  gaanga
. be outspoken  sañ
. be patient  muñ
. be petty (slang)  sew
. be pleasant  neex
. be plentiful  jax
. be plenty  las, naax
. be pregnant  ómba
. be pregnant (slang)  ñeebe
. be prosperous  naat
. be quick  gaaw
. be quiet  dee
. be quiet  mukus, jaambuur
. be ready  jeex
. be reluctant  ñeeg
. be reserved  jaambuur
. be restless  emadi, ñuum-ñuutu
. be rigid  kadda
. be sane  eemba
. be save  mucca
. be scarce  jafeñ
. be selfish  añaan
. be serious  garaaw, ñanga
. be short  gaata
. be shut  sës
. be small  ndaw
. be smart  am-xel
. be smooth  giif
. be soft  nooy
. be spilled beyond repair  kasaara
. be sticky  ñapaaku
. be stiff  kadda
. be still  jeeki
. be still a white clay  kew
. be stingy  ŋaañ
. be stocked  kalle
. be straight  jub, leer
. be stranded  fande
. be strong  dëgër, dëgar
. be stubborn  génékat
. be sufficient  mut
. be suitable  jab
. be tall  njool
. be tangled  jaxasoo
. be terrible  doywaar
. be the last  mujéel
. be thick  far
. be tight-fisted  ŋoota
. be tired of something /someone  iiñ
. be too much  óppa
. be trained  mandu
. be troublesome  kataa
. be turned over  kóppa
. be unable to make a sacre  jeeg
. be under a spell  jommi
. be undressed  futéeku
. be unfrequent  juux
. be united  jaappoo
. be unruly  luubu/luugu
. be unstuffed  ñuxeeku
. be up against  sës
. be used to  miin
. be very  guy
. be very dirty  foo
. be very drunk  dur
. be very full  këll
. be weightless  oyof
. be well-done  jag
. be well-off  jéeku
. be womanish  góor-jigéen
. be worthy  jar
. be wrecked  kalaate
. be wrinkled  lax
. beach tefes
. bead kurus
. bead belt fer
. beads worn around the waist jal jali
. bean sëb
. bean cake akara
. beans ñebe
. beard faas, sikim
. bear (with pain) mattu
. beat v  buja, dóor, duma/dŋor, kaccari, nooxa, ñef, ñuus, sar
. beat with tiny stick caw
. beat (slang) laamba
. beautiful adj  rafet, taaru
. beauty taar
. because, because of conj  komka, ndig, ndigte, ngir
. bed lal
. bed bug matta
. bedroom kabinet
. bedsheet darab
. beer beer
. beetle gunuur/gunduur, wanxa
. beg ñaan
. begger woyaankat
. begin door, kumaase, taambali
. begin a muslim prayer kabbar
. beg (money by eugolizing) woyaan
. behave maa, melo
. behavior melokaan
. behind prep  ganaaw
. being shaved va  nelu
. belch giix
. belief yaakaar, góm
. believe laa, defe, yaakaar
. believe in va  gëm, góm
. belly koola
. belly button jumbax
. belonging bos
. bend banka, biij
. bend down segga
. bend down with butt up juutu
. beneath prep  suuf
. beside postp  daala
. beside daala
. betray adj  janfaa
. betray janfaa
. betray va  jaambu, wor
. betrayal janfaa
. betrayer orkat
. better va  gën, tane
. better than adv  daaxa, gën
. between midday and 2am adv  njoloor
. between two parties dëdale
. beyond prescribed limits va  yaatu
. bicycle welo
. bid farewell v  njoos
. big va  réy
. big dipper kuddu luus
. big elephant ears mbiif
. bile wextan
. bird picc
. biscuit mbiskit
. bite matt, xapati
. bitter adj  wex
. bitter tomatoes jaxatu, xuluñel
. black ñuul
. black bird ndóbin
. black pepper poobar
. black scorpion jankalaar
. black smith tëga
. blacken findi
. bleach odasawel, weexal
. bleach one’s skin xeesal
. bleed nacca
. blind adj  gumba
. blink wink futta
. block baare, gatandu, kal
. blocked  kalle
. blood deret
. blouse mariñeer
. blouse (Wolof style) taybaas
. blow air fuuf
. blow one’s nose ñandu
. blue adj  bulóo
. bluff xajaan
. boast xajaan
. boat gaal, saxaar
. body yaram
. body part cër
. boil bax, baxal
. boil taab
. boiled peanut gerte-baxal
. bone yax
. book téere
. book oneself bindu
. bookcase (enclosed) kaggu
. boot maal
. borrow aaba, leb
. borrow out abale, able
. borrower n aabakat
. bosom n  ween
. boss patroŋ
. bother xatal, lakkal
. bother mbuggal
. bottom prep  suuf
. botton butoŋ
. bought santa
. bow down segga
. bowl bool, ndab
. box boyet, kees
. boyfriend (lover) coro
. boyfriend far
. brace a problem jëngu
. bracelet gurmet, jara, lam
. braid létta, maab
. brain yuur
. branch banxaas
. branch off fata
. brave va  ñemeñ
. brave man gaynde, jambaar
. bravery jambaaryaa
. bread mbuuru
. break tey, toj
. breakfast ndekki, ndeewo
. breakup tas
. breast ween
. breathe nooki
. breed yafal, yar
. breeze ngelaw, ngelew
. brew ‘attaya’ xiim
. bribe daas, dukku, neexal
. bride séet
. bridegroom séet
. bridesmaid palaate
. brief laps of time saas
. brightness leeraay
. bring isi
. bring along indaale
. bring bad luck um
. bring down daanel
. broke va  banka
. broken toj, yaaxu
. bronze porom, xanjar
. broody va  geenji
. broom bale
. brother caameñ
. bruised va  rooceeku
. bubble bax
. build sampa, sañca, tabax
. building neeg
. bunch cabba, saam
. bunch jal
. burial suul
. bush aala
. bush pig mbaam-aala
. business afeer, duggoo, mbir, solo
. business like va  tëstës
. business soxla
. busy adj  xat
. but conj  wante, waay, bare
. butt mboka
. buttock kofal, kus, taat, woŋ, waŋ
. by postp  la
. by oneself fere

 

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