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Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by Wizapersona: 7:02am On Feb 28
Good news everyone,

You don't need to install a Yoruba keyboard to create tone marked Yoruba documents anymore. There's a new tool that will help you disintegrate the tone marking process from the content creation process in a very seamless way.

The website http://yorubaintonation.somee.com exists to make the process of adding intonation to your Yoruba text very easy. The advantage of using the tone marking tool over the more commonplace approach of typing with special Yoruba keyboard is that your writing process is not hindered by the tone marking process which can be pretty mentally tasking. Also, you can add tone marks to your Yoruba from any device, be it phone or laptop; as long as you have a device that can access the internet through a web browser. No installations required.

Just type your Yoruba text using regular keyboard characters when you're feeling creative and then, do (or even delegate) the bulk intonation later with the help of the Yoruba tone marking tool at http://yorubaintonation.somee.com.

Phemour:
Our main motive here in Nairaland is to electronically Gossip About Education, Solve Problem Concerning Education, and also Brighten Education Future.

But in this thread we’re going to make a Dictionary of our own for Nigerians, we’ll be converting words from Yoruba to English, Hausa to English, Igbo to English.

English Language Examinations test our ability to comprehend words and also English Language is inescapable when it comes to Nigerian education. Therefore, we need not to falter to make words in an understandable way for Nigerians to improve Nigerian English

Here we go

Note: When writing in Yoruba, Igbo or Hausa language it should always be in Italics

Some one should help, I need

Philanthropist in Yoruba

Extremist in Hausa

Ifunaya in English



Phemour
Edu. Mod
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by cheruv: 8:16pm On Mar 05
Winnelyn:
I want yo learn how to write nd read in igbo lang...
If you're really interested in learning Igbo then I'd not mind teaching you..
Am Dr Ash by the way...where are you staying currently and when and how'd you like to commence the learning process?
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by severus(m): 7:51pm On Mar 12
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Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by ibnmukhardam(m): 9:33am On Mar 16
AloyEmeka9:
Candle:

Igbo: Ori ona

Yoruba: Agadagodo

Hausa: ?

Key:

Igbo: Mgbachi

Yoruba:?

Hausa:?


Padlock

Igbo: igodo

Yoruba:?

Hausa:?


N/B:
If you have other translations like Benin, Fufulde, Efik, Ibibio, Urhobo etc please add them.
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by Charlesberry(m): 3:28pm On Mar 26
ezeagu:


'Ukwa', like Aki na Ukwa (Aki and Paw Paw), *EDIT: Sorry, I think 'Ukwa' is breadfruit.*

'Maggi' is 'Maggi' because it is a brand such as 'coke',

There is no word for 'Tomato' in Igbo because it originates from the Americas just like the potato, therefore just say tomato until we make up a word for it, maybe.



Please, don't be offended, what's the meaning of nwa and. Kedukosi adaa
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by ezeagu(m): 4:54pm On Mar 26
Charlesberry:




Please, don't be offended, what's the meaning of nwa and. Kedukosi adaa

nwa, child, younger person
kedukosi adaa, how is it going

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Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by Iamoluwaslim(m): 5:17pm On Mar 29
HOLAYINCA:


Philanthropist - Ololufe awon eyan

Extremist - Mai wahala  grin

Ifunaya
  undecided but i think it should be something Love


My word against yours Sir,


Philanthropist is 'Abujebudanu' and we all surely love generous people!



I'm currently studyinv Yoruba as an African Language from the Department of Linguistics and African Languages, Obafemi Awolowo University.
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by Iamoluwaslim(m): 5:19pm On Mar 29
Phemour:


Golddigger In English: woman who cultivates men to obtain money from them

but other languages undecided



Birthday in Hausa: Murnan chika shekara

Birthday in Yoruba: Ojo Ibu

Birthday in Igbo: undecided



Celebration in Hausa: Murna

Celebration in Yoruba: Ayeye

Celebration in Igbo: undecided



keep posting

Ojo Ibi and Phlegm is Kelebe
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by aminu790(m): 1:04am On Apr 18
smile4kenn:

Igbo - Obodo Liberia
Yoruba - Ile Liberia
Hausa - undecided
laberiya hausa
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by aminu790(m): 1:12am On Apr 18
Sarauniya:


Hausa

1. Paw Paw - Gwanda

2. Soursop - Tuwon Biri (Hehe! Literally, Monkey's Tuwo)

3. Sugar - Sikari

4. Honey - Zuma

5. Dirt - Depends on the context. Daud'a - generic for dirt (not to be confused with the name); Datti derived from the english word; Kazamta - more on the disgusting side, Shara - dirt from sweeping the floor.
u 2 good in ma language fah
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by aminu790(m): 1:12am On Apr 18
AloyEmeka9:

He he, so Jacob Zuma[South Africa's president] means Jacob Honey?
grin
AloyEmeka9:

He he, so Jacob Zuma[South Africa's president] means Jacob Honey?
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by aminu790(m): 1:21am On Apr 18
sley4life:
funny thread
indeed!
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by Fidelismaria(m): 5:32pm On Apr 30
cheruv:

If you're really interested in learning Igbo then I'd not mind teaching you..
Am Dr Ash by the way...where are you staying currently and when and how'd you like to commence the learning process?


I want to learn too

Can u teach me?
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by chizzy19: 9:35am On May 31
Please, I need about 30 yoruba words with the verb and noun equivalent.
And their English meanings
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by chikago1(m): 7:19pm On Jun 02
ifyalways:
it shld be Ubankiji(sp)
Ubangiji is the correct term.
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by chikago1(m): 7:27pm On Jun 02
[quote author=ibnmukhardam post=54637119][/quote] candle-kyandir key-makulli
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by jagugu88li(f): 7:14pm On Jun 05
The only words I know are

Ekaaro
Biko
Chukwu
Oluwa
Babalowa
Sango grin

Good day folks cheesy
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by MissIndependent(f): 6:51pm On Jun 09
Pls what is the meaning of Eyinju? Yoruba folks Pls help smiley
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by 9jakool: 7:14pm On Jun 09
MissIndependent:
Pls what is the meaning of Eyinju? Yoruba folks Pls help smiley
Eyinju means eyeball.
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by MissIndependent(f): 12:01pm On Jun 10
9jakool:

Eyinju means eyeball.
Thanks smiley
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by agunko2: 7:02am On Jun 17
English of the following
Ounje isinu Ounje sari
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by YetundeAdams11: 12:42pm On Jun 26
Can someone help me plz translate this words to Yoruba?

1. Age : Ojo Ori
2. Future : Ojo Ola
3. Design :��
4. Cheap :Opo


Thanks
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by soserious(f): 6:10pm On Jun 26
Hi
I speak Igbo but looking for someone to help me practice my broken/ pigeon English.
Prefer someone in the states for easier access but alL are welcome. Thanks
Re: Nairaland Official Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba Dictionary by TunnyOgunnowo(m): 7:49pm On Jul 14
5 interesting things about the Yoruba People

The Yoruba race is more or less a collection of diverse people bound together by language, culture and history. The Yoruba people are a distinguished people and are well-known as the home to one of Africa’s richest cultures. Here are 5 interesting things about the Yoruba people.

The Yorubas are Among the Most Urbanized People in Africa
This is because centuries before the arrival of the British colonial administration, most Yoruba people already lived in well-structured urban centers. These centers were organized around powerful city states called ‘Ilu’, which were centered around the residence of the Oba. In other words, before the coming of the British colonial masters, the Yoruba people were already organized under the rule of their Oba.

Yorubas are very Expressive People
This is particularly seen in the way they speak and converse with one another. It is also seen in their colourful festivals and celebrations. From wedding ceremonies, naming ceremonies, housewarming parties and even burials, you cannot deny the rich and ostentatious style and ceremonial nature of the people of the culture.

The Yoruba People are One of the Largest Ethnic Groups in Africa
This is according to the CIA World Factbook Report of 2013. The Yoruba people constitute over 40 million people found in most parts of the world, with the largest concentration in Nigeria.

When a Child is Born in Yorubaland, the Naming Ceremony is Carried Out After 8 Days
Regardless of modernization, the Yoruba people still cling dearly to most of their cultural and traditional practices, and the above traditional practice is one of them. After a period of eight days, a naming ceremony is held for a new born where close relatives are invited.

The Yoruba Language Has Many Dialects
The Yoruba language is a tonal language and is a Niger-Congo language that has the largest number of native speakers. The language has many dialects but most of its speakers are able to understand one another.

Continue > http://www.absolutehearts.com/2017/07/5-interesting-things-about-yoruba-people.html

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