what is your name? ki ‘ni oruko re?
How do you say hello my name is in Nigeria?
A traditional Nigerian greeting used by the Idoma in Benue State area, Abole translates roughly as “How are you?” or simply “Hello”.
- Mavo. Literally translated as “how are you?”, Mavo is the way the Urhobo’s say “hello”. …
- How far? Usually pronounced “har fa”. …
- Hey. …
- I hail.
Is I made a Yoruba name?
A user from Nigeria says the name Imade is of Yoruba origin and means “I am to be crowned”. A submission from Nigeria says the name Imade means “I did not do evil” and is of English origin.
How do you say love in Nigerian?
“Mo ni fe re” is Yoruba for “I love you” and literally translates to “I have your love.” Yoruba language needs little introduction as it is one of the 4 official languages of Nigeria.
What does Oya mean in Nigerian?
In Yoruba, the name Oya means “she tore.” She is known as Ọya-Iyansan – the “mother of nine” — because of 9 children she gave birth to all of them being stillborn; suffering from lifetime of barrenness. She is the patron of the Niger River (known to the Yoruba as the Odo-Ọya)
What does Na you sabi mean?
Na you sabi. Definition: 1. A subtle way of saying ‘I don’t care what you think’
How do you say hello in Yoruba Nigeria?
Ẹ n lẹ (en-le): Hello
Ẹ n lẹ means hello in this part of Nigeria.
Does duolingo teach Yoruba?
duolingo doesn’t offer Yoruba courses.
What are common Yoruba names?
These names include Ayinla, Ajoke, Alao, Akano, Asabi, Ajani, Akanmu, Amope, Anike, Abike, Abake, Alao, Adio, Akanni, Amoke, Arike, Akano, Agbeke, Ajin-un, Alake, Awero, Abebi, Abeun, Aremu, Alani, Ayinke, Ìshọ̀lá.
What does the name Yoruba mean?
The name Yoruba is primarily a female name of African – Nigeria origin that means People In Nigeria.
Who named Yoruba?
although the language was considered similar enough to have one newspaper for all of them. It was Samuel Ajayi Crowther who in the nineteenth century actively worked to encourage the amalgam of related linguistic groups in western Nigeria to adopt the name “Yoruba” as their endonym.
What is the Yoruba name for my love?
Ololufe. Olulufe means ‘My lover’.
How do you say love?
Classic ways to say I love you
- I love you. Sweet, simple and easy to remember. …
- I’m in love with you. This phrase is a bit more intense than the simple, ‘I love you. …
- You’re the love of my life. …
- I love you to the moon and back. …
- I’m crazy about you. …
- I’m head over heels for you. …
- You’re my other half. …
- I will always love you.
What does alaye mean in Nigerian?
Alaye in Yoruba language means explanation. If you tell someone e se alaye fun mi (pronounced e (as in egg) shalaye funmi) you’re saying “explain to me”.