Wolof Documents

Some members of Tayba-Cekken family
Language: Wolof
Script: Wolof Ajami (Wolofal)

The documents are a tree of Tayba-Cekken family from the region of Diourbel in central Senegal. It is designed to help members of the family to understand and appreciate better their kinships, origin and history.

Cheikh Amadou Bamba Touré's father
Language: Wolof
Script: Wolof Ajami (Wolofal)

A letter from Cheikh Amadou Bamba Touré's father to him before his death written in Wolofal.

Cheikh Amadou Bamba Touré
Language: Wolof
Script: Wolof Ajami (Wolofal)

A tribute to the prophet Mohammed written in Wolof Ajami.

El Hajj Mahmud Niang - 1997
Language: Wolof
Script: Wolof Ajami (Wolofal)

An excerpt from Jaar-jaari Boroom Tuubaa which discusses the life and struggle of the founder of the Muridiyya Sufi order.

El Hajj Malick Guèye - 1980
Language: Wolof
Script: Wolof Ajami (Wolofal)

An Introduction to Arabic Grammar written in Wolof Ajami.

Aly Sakho
Language: Wolof
Script: Wolof Ajami (Wolofal)

The document deals with personal letters written by a student to his teacher to thank him for helping him learn Qur’an, and a letter sent to his wife to inform him about his life.

Modou Ka, a follower of the Muridiyya Sufi order - 2009
Language: Wolof
Script: Wolof Ajami (Wolofal)

The documents are extracted from a notebook containing past business transactions of a Wolof shopkeeper.

Sëriñ Ahmed Dame Touré
Language: Wolof
Script: Wolof Ajami (Wolofal)

The documents are excerpts from a Wolof Ajami book entitled Les 5 tomes du viatique du musulman written by Sëriñ Ahmed Dame Touré, a scholar of the Tijaniyya Sufi order in Saint-Louis, Senegal. The book contains various aspects of the code of conduct of a good Muslim.

Sëriñ Souhaibou Mbacke
Language: Wolof
Script: Wolof Ajami (Wolofal)

Excerpts from the Islamic medical book written by Sëriñ Souhaibou Mbacke dealing with various treatments of illnesses.

Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba
Language: Wolof
Script: Wolof Ajami (Wolofal)

Poems of Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba generally chanted by Murid disciples.

African Language Program at Harvard University