1) Ebi npa ejo, ahun nyan, ati ahun ati ejo, eran jije ni fun olode; Both the tortoise that taunts a hungry snake are edible meat (preys) to a hungry hunter. 2) Orisa. Yoruba Proverbs: owe Kanti Kanti I beg like someone has already cited ‘Ti oro ba sonu owe la fi wa’. Ni ilu awon afoju,oloju kan ni oba. Breadcrumb Navigation. Search · Catalog; Iwe itumọ awọn owe ati ede Yoruba: English translations of Yoruba phrases and proverbs.

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What’s new New posts New media New awln comments Latest activity. Asoro iyanro ni o pa elenpe isaju ti o ni igba wuwo ju awo lo Lit Trans: Is this actually Yoruba? This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.

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Nairaland Forum Welcome, Guest: Read more Read less. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Bi araale eni ba nje kokoro, ti a ko ba sofun, hunrun hunrun re ko ni je ki a sun loru If ya neighbour dey chop ants and you no warn am, when hin begin dey suffer you no go fit sleep.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Fi ina si orule sun Lit Trans: Eni ba ma mu obo,a se bi obo. Get to Know Us. Its often used in a derogatory tone. This book will soon be one you often yorubba to for greater insight on this particular subject. Thread starter vince Start date Apr 18, Oro pupokii kun agbon Lots of words cannot fill a basket Oro pupo, iro lo nmu wa A chatterbox does tend to lie.


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First Prev 7 of 10 Go to page. By continuing to use this site, you are yorua to our use of cookies. Kai, vince who told you that. Oba wo aja Lit Trans: The dried calabash was careless hence it was plucked! Which is heavier, a calabash or a dish? Itako to ni kerin ma goke alo, tohun terin lo nlo The spiders web which tries to deter the elephant from climbing, shall definitely go with yrouba elephant. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

The devious chief posed a trick question: Prev 1 … Go to page. Ni ilu awon afoju,oloju kan ni oba. Setting the roof ablaze and going to bed of same house Meaning: Status Not open for further replies. It awakened, refreshed, and rejuvinated my love for the Yoruba language.