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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. toyin

    toyin Active Member

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    A nroju jeko obun, obun tun nda eko re kere
     
  2. vince

    vince Well-Known Member

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    Eni ti oba ma jeun gboin gboin,a ti'lekun gboin gboin
     
  3. Mercy Queen

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    O ri efo labata o yo obe ti omi loro pe o mu debe?
     
  4. Okestra007

    Okestra007 Mr. Lover Man

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    O ri efoN labata o yo obe ti omi loro pe o mu KU?
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    O be'fon labata o yo'be ti, omi loro pe o muku?
     
  5. blackqueen

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    Omo o layo le, eni omo sin lo bimo.

    ONE CAN CAN ONLY BOAST OF HAVING WHEN ONE IS BURIED BY THEM.


    Vince ku roju. For Naijas in Diaspo e tri. Toyin you too much o as far as owes is concerned.
     
  6. toyin

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    Eni bimo, omo ni opa, eni ti ko bi, omo ni o paa
    Person wey born, na hin wahala go killam, the one wey barren, na pickin wahala go kill am too :p
     
  7. toyin

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    I dey practice for my PHD in yoruba :p
     
  8. toyin

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    They also say
    Eni bimo, omo ni o sin, eni ti o bi, omo na ni o sin
    Person wey born, and wey no born, na pickin go bury them(at least no be alien from space go bury dem)
     
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    Iwofa lenu, ibi wu elenu lo le ran
    The mouth na slave, you fit send am go anywhere wey you want
     
  10. toyin

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    Lai ku egiri, enikan o le fawo e shhe gbedu
    If egiri no die, you no fit use hin skin make drum
     
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    Eem,what is "egiri"?
     
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    Okestra007 Mr. Lover Man

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    Egiri is some kind of four legged animal. And don't ask me for the english name.
     
  13. toyin

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    It is actually 'Ekiri' and like Oke said, it is a four legged animal whose special skin is used to made the famous Gbedu drums beaten in palaces.
     
  14. toyin

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    Eti oba nile, eti oba loko, eniyan lo nje be
     
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    Ko si ewu legberun eko, afi aidun obe
    (No danger in 1000 pap, unless the stew no sweet and you no wan chop am
     
  16. vince

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    Oke oku l'oku n're,baba omo lo l'omo.
     
  17. vince

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    Omo ale ni n'fi owo osi ju we ile baba e.
     
  18. vince

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    Ai si n'ibe,ni ai daun si.
     
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    Adie o i ki ku,ka d'eyin e s'igbo
     
  20. vince

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    To ba wu ni l'oju,ile l'abi l'ere.
     
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