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Yoruba Proverbs: owe Kanti Kanti

Discussion in 'MOVIES IN AFRICAN LANGUAGES' started by vince, Apr 18, 2004.

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  1. Moremi

    Moremi Active Member

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    1. oun to yeni lo yeni.. okun orun o ye adiye.. o de ye adiye.. eni ti o dimu loju ma ti.
    translation... rope for neck no fit chicken.. but if it fit am.. na the person wey carry am go shame.

    2. a n pe e ni ole.. o n gbe omo eran jo.
    translation... we are calling u theif..u are dancing with goats child.
     
  2. queen2

    queen2 #lightup Nigeria

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    Eni abalaba ni baba,(translation) the person we met in the village is the father
    Gbogbo oun ton dan ko ni wura,(translation) all that glitter is not gold
     
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    ologbon ni jo omoran ni si nmo am i right?
     
  4. Tajmahal

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    Segun, Olusegun, Oluwasegun, emelo ni mo pe e? Ewo l'onje 'am i right'? Ta lo be e ni Geesi so?? :excite Ka ma fa oro gun, beeni owe yen ri..............Ose omo daadaa!
     
  5. Tajmahal

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    Omoye rin hoho w'oja, asho o bo omoye mo!!!
     
  6. Anthonia

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    Oo right sugbon o try die.
    Bi owe bi owe ni a nlu ilu agidigbo, ologbon ni njo omoran ni si mo.
     
  7. Sweetchocolate

    Sweetchocolate Omonaija tio gba gbere

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    nka to wa leyin efa oju eje lo
     
  8. Tajmahal

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    Ah! Omo Oodua gidi ni e, mo gba ti e!!! O kare ti oo gbagbe orisun e! bgrin:
     
  9. Moremi

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    Ti teni kan o ba baje.. ti enika o le da.

    Ile ti o ntoro.. omo ale ibe ni o ti dagba.
     
  10. Anthonia

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    Ajanaku koja a mo ri nka firi, ti a ba ri erin k'a so wipe a ri erin.

    Imado i ba se bi elede a ba ilu je, eru iba j'oba eniya iba ti ku ikan.

    o ya eyin omo Oodua, translations please, Tani mo o ko wa so itunmo awon owe wonyi.
     
  11. bollyd

    bollyd moda b4 moda!

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    "akuku gbodowi ba'le ile su sape"

    "ai fini peni ai feyan peya lo mu ara ok san bante wolu"

    "e je ki a pe were loko iyawo koje ki ari'mu mi"
     
  12. Tajmahal

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    Ajanaku koja mo ri n kan firi, ti a ba r'erin kaa so pe a r'erin...........
     
  13. vince

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    Awon baba wa ni won ma pa owe yi.Won ni;
    "Kuriositi,lo pa ologbo....abi okete de ni".
    Mi o ranti mo,sugbon owe n'la ni owe nan!
     
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    This proverb is simply translated thus: when the head of an household dies and an invalid takes over, sorrow begets sorrow

    Imado i ba se bi elede a ba ilu je, eru iba joba eniyan iba ti ku ikan

    Simply translated : when the head of an household dies , and an invalid takes over, sorrow begets sorrow
     
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