Yoruba Words and Meaning

Yoruba Words and Meaning





1. Iwáró: Two people that escort a new wife to her husband's house

2. Alágbe: A person who sings and dances for money

3. Onísòwò: Someone that is into buying and selling

4. Àgbẹ̀: A farmer

5. Agbẹjọ́rò: A lawyer

6. Alágbẹ̀dẹ: A smith

7. Babaláwo: An ifa priest




8. Ọ̀tá: An enemy

9. Alápatà: A butcher

10. Pẹjapẹja: A fisher

11. Àyò: A favorite

12.  Òbùrẹwà: An ugly person

13. Aláròká: A rumour monger or talebearer





14. Onírìkísí or Ọlọ̀tẹ̀: A dilly dally person or someone that plots conspiracy or a betrayal

15.  Wọ̀bìà or Alájẹjù: A glutton

16. Alámupara: A drunkard

17. Arúfin: A defaulter

18. Ẹlẹ́wọ̀n: A prisoner

19. Alágbàtọ́: A carer or nanny

20. Alákọ́bẹ̀rẹ̀: A beginner

21. Ọlọ́pàá: Police

22. Rélùwéé: Railway

23. Mọlémọlé: A builder or bricklayer

24. Gbẹ́nàgbẹ́nà: A carpenter





25. Olùgbìfọ̀: A translator

26. Alágbàfọ̀: A laundry man

27. Onígbàjamọ̀: A barber

28. Jagunjagun: A warrior

29. Oníwòsìwósì: A petty trader

30. Elébìrà: A worker or labourer

31. Alárinà: A match maker or an intermediary

32. Arẹwà: A beautiful person

33. Akọ̀wé: An educated person

34. Adájọ́: A judge





35. Ẹrú: A slave

36. Òkóbó Akúra: An impotent man

37. Orò: A masqurade festival that a woman must not see.


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