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Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by purplekayc(m): 8:36pm On Dec 30, 2011
1.how far?: meaning what is happening or hletme know whats happening
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Nobody: 7:47pm On Jan 01, 2012
1.Wetin-What
2.Tey (tey tey)-Long time (ago)
3.Mugu/Maga/Maye-Fool
4.Fall hand-Disappoint
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by odumchi: 8:02pm On Jan 01, 2012
5. O'boy - friend
6. Abi - Right (as in "exactly, right?"wink
7. Chop - eat
8. Wahalla - trouble
9. Sabi - to know
10. Waka - travel/go/walk

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Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by LogicMind: 9:17pm On Jan 01, 2012
e - he/she/it
don - has/have/had
dey - is/be
be - is
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by purplekayc(m): 11:33pm On Jan 01, 2012
dulling: means to prolong things grin
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by AndreUweh(m): 11:43pm On Jan 01, 2012
like play like play--jokingly.
wozam slap-give him a slap
Eke don carry am-police have arrested him.
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by ifyalways(f): 12:01am On Jan 02, 2012
How e be you?:whats up with u?

which levels/parade?:whats going on?

Cane your line/Face front:mind your business.
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by purplekayc(m): 2:26am On Jan 02, 2012
mumu ; fool wink
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by purplekayc(m): 2:26am On Jan 02, 2012
nah you sabi: you know best
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Nobody: 12:47pm On Jan 02, 2012
1.Comot-Leave
2.Nack-Hit
3.Domot-Entrance/Vicinity
4.Kak-Sit
5.Kaka-Butt/Shite
6.Pam-Chill out/Patient
7.Kele-Young woman
8.E/Im-He/She/It
9.Am-Him/Her/It
10.Dem-Them/They
11.Troway-Waste/Throw away
12.Mud-Die/Kill
13.Kpai-Die/Kill
14.Straff/Frap/Prak-S.ex
15.Hammer-Strike rich
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by purplekayc(m): 8:58pm On Jan 02, 2012
abeg dress :means to shift left or right usually in a bus or car
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by purplekayc(m): 9:06pm On Jan 02, 2012
smee ,smee; you too dey do smee smee meaning you are always behaving like a foolish person tongue
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by eghost247(m): 4:12pm On Jan 03, 2012
smiley smiley smiley smiley
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by ovo4u(m): 4:18pm On Jan 03, 2012
purplekayc:

dulling: means to prolong things grin

Bro. i be tink say dulling = Pres. Jonathan shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by freecocoa(f): 4:19pm On Jan 03, 2012
Dat 1 dey= its acceptable
Nothing do you=you are alright
Ginger your swagger=prompt to do something.
Free me=let me be
Kurukere waka=illegal movement or biz
Form one thing,one thing=feeling big or pompous.
you dey talk plenty=talking too much
That one na longthing= long process or very far from it
Show yourself=Bragging or being a smart alec.
Jonzing=Effing up.
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Parisgoodman(m): 4:25pm On Jan 03, 2012
Wetin de sub-whats happening
Koty-police
Pylee-motorbike/cyclist
Banky-babe
Gerrout-leave
Jel/lejit-alright
Oko-friend/buddy/pal
Kasala-riot/trouble
Buy yawa-forget/let it be/never mind
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Okijajuju1(m): 4:35pm On Jan 03, 2012
Ekelebe - Police

heinze - babe

wither u - Whats up (with u) used as a compliment

You don possess?! - Are you out of your mind?!

kolo - Crazy

Park well - Behave yourself

Gbana - Marijuana

Ma le - Mother

Pa le - Father
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by henrywest(m): 4:43pm On Jan 03, 2012
kitten/kintis/toto - vagina,
Winch/pussycat - babe
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Fesisko(m): 4:44pm On Jan 03, 2012
my guy,how e happen?wetin dey shellee?my guy,hw are you?whats is happening?my oshere dey com:my babe is coming.I dey gbaski:I am alright.
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Nobody: 4:48pm On Jan 03, 2012
Ekpa = mumu

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Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Joey82(m): 4:49pm On Jan 03, 2012
kaban - house
nyash - ass, anus
poo - excrete
poo for church - to have failed
jogodo - drunk/high
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Nobody: 4:50pm On Jan 03, 2012
Turkey = fine girl
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by thegeorgy(f): 4:51pm On Jan 03, 2012
kaput means die or deat
oya means now or immediately
which one be ur own means what's ur problem
yahn opata means talking rubbish :
e do means fine or dats enough
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Parisgoodman(m): 4:56pm On Jan 03, 2012
Gbaga/piante/makeway=escape/runaway
Lem/press/=eat
Crash/lay=sleep
Bar=money
On-power=rich
Mooshy-mooshy=dullard
area=vicinity/neighborhood
Pick=make money
5 boys=scammers
wayley=attack
Kondus/kpekus=pussie
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Jboogie912: 5:00pm On Jan 03, 2012
DEY UR LANE = MIND UR BUSINESS , ogbeni DEY UR LANE
PARK WELL = MIND UR BUSINESS/ USE YOUR HEAD/ KEEP QUIET, you no go like to PARK WELL?
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Benita1(f): 5:01pm On Jan 03, 2012
purplekayc:

smee ,smee; you too dey do smee smee meaning you are always behaving like a foolish person tongue
Thats wrong!

It means YOU are too slow.

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Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by ceejayluv(m): 5:06pm On Jan 03, 2012
Misyarn/Meskayarn - talk nonsense.    Hammer- get rich.    Tianwu/Gbagaun - grammatic blunder.   Kolobi- ambush/accost/kidnap.    Kpab- catch/arrest,
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Woke4all(m): 5:07pm On Jan 03, 2012
^^ YOU are right
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by folarin22(m): 5:14pm On Jan 03, 2012
Boy o - Friend
Esha bobo - Not trustworthy
Sniper - Thief
No kain - No problem
No yawa - No problem
Wetin dey pa - What's happening
Wetin dey pa for apapa - What's happening here

And so on grin
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Natasha2(f): 5:19pm On Jan 03, 2012
lol grin
wow shocked
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by Vickivicki(m): 5:22pm On Jan 03, 2012
pepper = money
e.g
pepper no dey = no money
Re: Nigerian Pidgin English And Their Meanings by oloto(m): 5:29pm On Jan 03, 2012
abeg which one b JAMMA JAMMA? undecided

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