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Incredible Yoruba words.

Discussion in 'MOVIES IN AFRICAN LANGUAGES' started by Hubscrown, Dec 7, 2005.

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  1. Md_dude

    Md_dude Member

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    1. Ere (do do) = reward
    2. Ere (re mi) = Play
    3. Ere (do re) = Statue
    4. Ere (re do) = Beans/crocordile (depending on what you talking about)
     
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    I should have remembered "Yanga". Remmeber the phrase "Eleko yangan"!

    The meaning of alumogaji escaped me completely.
     
  3. Abike

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    who is md dude???? :shock
     
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    Hubscrown Well-Known Member

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    E tun ti de? You come investigate my typogrammatical error here again? I know you didnt come to ask about MD Dude.

    E ye poke nose.smokin:
     
  5. Hubscrown

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    I got that Alumogaji thing from reading a Yoruba novel. "Agbako Nile Tete". "Trouble in the Pool house" or what is "Agbako" eyin omowe?

    Wetin be "Gbeborun" again
     
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    Gbeborun = Busy body- Gossiper. I read Agabko Nile tete longtime ago..in the around 86-87 when my love for Yoruba literature was at its peak!
     
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    3. Agunbaniro: Yoruba translation of NYSC(a helper- Literarily meanssomeone that helps you take of your load))
     
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    How family? Too bad, I didnt even get time to say congratulation. PM me your number pls.
     
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    Amoniseni
    Olojukokoro
    Isembaiye
    Isekuse
    Abanikedun
    Ogulutu
    Pombele
    Ojurere
     
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    Amoniseni - who needs an enemy when that person is friend
    Olojukokoro - Greedy
    Isembaiye - Ancient/Historical - existed before our forefathers
    Isekuse - Promiscious
    Abanikedun - Mourner
    Ogulutu - dumb ***
    Pombele -
    Ojurere - Favor
     
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    :roll :roll eni je tete la ra n fun!!!



     
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    ahh na wah o, abeg se u relate to pa adebayo faleti? cos this yoruba translation of urs hnm.....
     
  13. vince

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    Tembelekun
    Apanimayoda
    Pabambari
     
  14. fola

    fola 4 D mama ke!

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    ki lan ko? who knows the meaning of this?
     
  15. vince

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    The ones who know,know.Let's leave the task to them.
     
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    I need the english word for these if una know:

    Ojuoro
    osibata
     
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    Ojuoro is either Waterlilly or Mistletoe
    Osibata is this bird with long neck that floats on water.
     
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