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|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by omenka(m): 11:00pm On Sep 21, 2014|
You go fear!! - just like saying "you don't say!!". Or "wow!!" (Expressing surprise)
Guy 1: Omo, Rukewe don lite dat babe oo!!
Guy 2: Oboy!! You go fear!!!
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Olong(m): 11:01pm On Sep 21, 2014|
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Superstar007(m): 11:02pm On Sep 21, 2014|
Yawa don gas/Kasala don burst - It means that there is fire on the mountain
Wetin you dey find go sokoto dey your sokoto - What you are looking for somewhere else is already around you.
Dey deir na/ you dey dull o - means you should make use of your brain or you'll be left behind.
I don hammer - I have made it./ I'm successful
I don vex - I'm angry
I don die oh - just like saying I'm dead though it doesn't imply the literal death. It depends on instances being used. E.g someone said something very funny. . During the couse of the laughter, you'll this remark. Or if you did something wrong then you realize the penalty of your mistake, this remark also fits in this scenario
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Odunharry(m): 11:02pm On Sep 21, 2014|
berem: abeg you get white for there?u dy go white house?-u dy go toilet
u dn fiyan/dey wel-u dn chop?
Gve me 5be-gv me 5000
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Nobody: 11:04pm On Sep 21, 2014|
lol....dis one okoroiko....bros ksslib ...nice topic...i gbadun u jare!
for fucrk sake....wer dis mrsbrezzy sef?
dis girl no go kill me ooo!
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by omenka(m): 11:06pm On Sep 21, 2014|
Tender blast: to grant s€x.
Eg: Bogeh, finally dat babe don tender blast oo.
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by PasD(m): 11:06pm On Sep 21, 2014|
What's the origin of pigin english sef? Who knws? Enlighten me abeg
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by kizyto(m): 11:07pm On Sep 21, 2014|
wetin "consign" me.... meaning its not my concern/ business
to tear race..... to run
die.... adjective to qualify your expression e.g she fine die
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by papadjaji: 11:09pm On Sep 21, 2014|
Which way/logo? Or How far? Or werin dey? Or Ao ur side? Meaning how r are you.
And in response you can say: i bam or no yawa or nothing o. Meaning you are fine.
Hold your side. You cannot literally hold your side. So here it means discontinue d . .. eg
Adam: eve abeg show make we get down na
Eve: guy, abeg hold ur side
It can also mean you are ok. Eg
Adam: eve no vex, i no get cash for d salon wey you wan go
Eve: no worry, i hold my side
Na wetin na? Meaning: is there a problem?
U chop winch? Meaning: are you a wizard?
Make i hear (word): meaning: enough of the nonsense talk.
Yawa/casala don gas. Meaning there is trouble.
Adam don soak. Meaning Adam is drunk.
"Abegi" is an exclamation like "oh please"
Adam: na me go be president for 2015.
Eve: abegi, make i hear word.
You can use d expression "them no born you well" to mean "you are not man enough..."
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Nobody: 11:11pm On Sep 21, 2014|
oga op,you make brain diee!! i no wan comment but as i look am.guys gats comment o...later jare,i wan crash!!
lol...i feel razz sha.
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|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by acada111(f): 11:12pm On Sep 21, 2014|
Lol, make I drop my own.
1. So na me u de "buga" for abi? - na me u de make yanga for, abi.
2. Guy, u de "jonze" seriously. - U de Bleep up seriously.
3. "Their Ear" "their left nyash" -
4. "Go hug transformer jare" - go and die
5. "Oshofri" - Free thing
6. "Awoof" de run belle - Free thing kills
7. "My nyash de inside my knickers o" - I de on my own o!
8. Na "kurukere waka" go kill u- na wayo.
waka go kill u....lol, d list goes on.
Warri....i hail o
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Nobody: 11:14pm On Sep 21, 2014|
#nor let me run enter your life oo(to threaten)#....#na many you many, you nor reach(to dare one to carry out a threat)#.....#shait for church cum take bible clean yansh(when one commits a serious crime inaddition to another unresolved crime)#.....#i dey tell you tori, you say e too taay(used when one is in haste to know the end of a gist there by interrupting)#....#dem nor say make small pinkin no get big teeth oo sofar make e get big lips to cover am(use to warn a younger who talks disrepectfully at an elder- will look good on nl arrogant kids)#...#if i say make i pay you back ehn, you no go wait take your change(to warn someone who wronged you the implication of revenge) #.......
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by omenka(m): 11:22pm On Sep 21, 2014|
Dey monkey yourself: be fooling yourself.
Bros nor dey monkey yourself oo, dat guy nor go show this zanga.
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|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Nobody: 11:24pm On Sep 21, 2014|
I feel like trolling, project on going, can't sleep: troll mode activated!
Jail Break, run you're free!!!
Do the robot!
You fancy huh?
Welcome to the future!
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Nobody: 11:27pm On Sep 21, 2014|
1. No lele: no qualms
2.e don be/e don set: the chips r down
3.gbase: to escape or run
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by prowlG: 11:29pm On Sep 21, 2014|
I dey gbadun u, no be small
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by usmanspihn(m): 11:32pm On Sep 21, 2014|
Guy I wan go white...... Means I wanna go use the toilet.
Guy abeg sama me smoke......... iguy gimme weed, I wanna smoke
No dey holla my name anyhow............stop shouting my name
Reason ur matter......... Don't lemme change towards u(attitude)
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Nobody: 11:49pm On Sep 21, 2014|
Ksslib: Some of you Ajebutters might have heard people saying some of this stuff but had no idea what they meant... Well here are few i can think of...
Abeg 1000 likes for this ni.gga l!!! Hahaha
well...according to cnn go(a travel based site or colomn or wateva), pidgin is the 5th sexiest language in the world. so i'm guessing dats y everything u talk for here just "make brain"
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by experimentist: 11:52pm On Sep 21, 2014|
My new invented pidgins:
1.. Wetin dey sup (wats happening)
2.. U dey maa? (Are you mad)
3.. U chop winch? ( Are u ok)
4.. Ur faagbon! (Fucck you)
5.. I go change am for u o (I will fight you)
6.. Weh di ganja deh (where is d weed)
7.. Claro (smallest part of weed smoke)
8.. Omo I don skelewu (I'm so high)
9.. O boy I wan do am foreign (I wana be going)
10. Na only you waka come (did u came alone)
11.. Diaris God o ( )
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by trisha01(f): 11:54pm On Sep 21, 2014|
hmm nawa o, c as pple dy show dm selfs
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by 5ky3(m): 11:56pm On Sep 21, 2014|
Omoh..c as me saka dey digest we slangz like say 2moro no dy.. @OP diz thread don make me upgrade ma pidgin.. Still repping Dah_barackz boiz.. Thou me don macte comot 4 dier.
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by AriDsexy(f): 11:57pm On Sep 21, 2014|
acada111: Lol, make I drop my own.Lol @ ur no 3...waffarian,I hail!
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Exjoker(m): 11:58pm On Sep 21, 2014|
this thread come get as e be sef o...
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Nobody: 12:02am On Sep 22, 2014|
Run Street - Means to cheat someone.
Eg: Tiwa - I buy am 2k.
Me - U wan run me street abi?
IGM - Means I go Marry..
Eg: Uche - Baba, how nonso take dey blow that chick.
Me - Bros, na IGM nah.
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Exjoker(m): 12:03am On Sep 22, 2014|
experimentist: My new invented pidgins:
I no dey there o my broda. na only you waka come
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by prowlG: 12:08am On Sep 22, 2014|
Make we even adopt pidgin for naija, e go make sense make all tribes dey speak 1 general language wey go be pidgin.
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by dokunbam(m): 12:08am On Sep 22, 2014|
what of 'mash carbon'?
I have to ask my friend, he said to move
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by JeffreyJamez(m): 12:10am On Sep 22, 2014|
If you don't understand or speak pidgin and you call yourself a Nigerian, just die abeg..... even those chinko guys for C Villa dey blow pidgin like say tomorrow no dey!!
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by ceeceeco: 12:11am On Sep 22, 2014|
If u jons(Bleep up), i go mend(beat) u, e be lyk say u don dey rove(mumu). Guy u tidy chaw(food)? I wan bite(eat) cos i dey H(Hungry). Why u dey yan lyk dis? Guy u dey mis-yan(talking nonsense) o, u no get cordelia(cordination). U no go use ur kafa(brain)? Pass(give) me dat vass(money) make i go arrange dat stuff(an item). Guy comport(respect) urself make i no change am(to deal with) 4 u now. Omo na orjor(police) men be dat o, me i don discharge(run). Guy make i throw rope(go), later na. See dis manchi(man) o! Na me u dey ginjer(shout at)? Guy abeg u get riz(rizla) make i use arrange(roll) dis kpom(cannabis sativa)? Hey wey u; focus! On how u jons u collect sharply. Guy hw fa na? I pin(stand strong)! Hw ur side na? Omo(guy) na street(hustling), notin much.
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by experimentist: 12:12am On Sep 22, 2014|
Exjoker:ok I got more....
1.. Yansh dey pepe me ( my asss hurts)
2.. Prick stand (dick rise)
3.. Toto dey scratch me ( ? )
4.. I dey go J (I'm going to work)
5.. How far, u get quay? (Sup, you got weed)
|Re: Phrases In Pidgin and Meaning! by Nobody: 12:13am On Sep 22, 2014|
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