Yoruba Most Popular Words

Welcome to our Yoruba list of the most popular words and expressions. If you memorize the whole vocabulary below, you will be able to communicate with most people in Afrikaas without many issues. Make sure you add this list to your must read pages so that you don't forget the words.

Coffee Arrow kofi

Milk Arrow wara

Breakfast Arrow ounje aaro

Lunch Arrow ounje osan

Dinner Arrow ounje ale

Bread Arrow buredi

Cheese Arrow wara-kasi

Chicken Arrow Ẹran adìẹ

Eggs Arrow Àwọn ẹyin

Fish Arrow eja

Food Arrow Àwọn Onjẹ

Fruit Arrow Àwọn Eso

Meat Arrow eran

Sandwich Arrow sanwiṣi

Sugar Arrow Iyọ̀ òyìnbó

Tea Arrow Tíì

Tomatoes Arrow tomati

Vegetables Arrow

Water Arrow Omi

Belt Arrow igbadi

Clothes Arrow Awon Aso

Coat Arrow ewu awoleke

Dress Arrow Ẹ̀wù

Glasses Arrow Àwọn ife ìmumi

Gloves Arrow Ìbọ̀wọ́

Hat Arrow Ate/Fila

Jacket Arrow ewu awoleke

Pants (Trousers) Arrow sokoto

Ring Arrow Òrùka

Shirt Arrow ewu penpe

Shoes Arrow bata

Socks Arrow ibose

Suit Arrow suutu

Sweater Arrow ewu otutu

Tie Arrow tai

Umbrella Arrow Agboòrùn

Underwear Arrow awotele

Wallet Arrow Ọ̀pọ́ọ̀

Watch Arrow Aago ọ̀wọ́

Do you like my dress? Arrow Ṣé aṣọ mi wù ẹ́?

Book Arrow iwe

Books Arrow awon iwe

Chair Arrow aga ijoko

Desk Arrow Àpótí ìkọ̀wé

Dictionary Arrow iwe itumo oro

Languages Arrow awon édé

Library Arrow ile ikojopo-iwe

Laptop Arrow Ẹ̀rọ́ a-yára-bí-à-alá-gbé-létan

Page Arrow oju ewe

Paper Arrow takada

Pen Arrow kalamu

Question Arrow ibeere

School Arrow Ilé Ìwé

Student Arrow Akẹ́kọ̀ọ́

Teacher Arrow oluko

University Arrow Yunifasiti

I have a question Arrow Mo ní ìbéèrè kan

What's the name of that book? Arrow Kínni orúkọ ìwé yẹn?

Arm Arrow Apá

Back Arrow Ẹ̀yìn

Ear Arrow eti

Eye Arrow oju

Face Arrow oju

Feet Arrow atelese

Fingers Arrow Awon ika owo

Hair Arrow irun

Hand Arrow owo

Head Arrow ori

Heart Arrow okan

Leg Arrow ẹsẹ

Mouth Arrow ẹnu

Neck Arrow Ọrùn

Nose Arrow imu

Teeth Arrow Ẹ̀yin

She has beautiful eyes Arrow Ojú rẹ̀ rẹwà

Airplane Arrow oko baalu

Airport Arrow papa baalu

Bus Arrow oko ero

Bus station Arrow ilé ìwọ́kọ̀ bọ́ọsì

Car Arrow oko-ayokele

Flight Arrow Ìgbérasọ

Help Desk Arrow Ojúkò Ìrànlọ́wọ́

Hotel Arrow Ilé ìtura

Passport Arrow iwe ifuni-laaye

Taxi Arrow oko aje-igboro

Ticket Arrow iwe afiwole

Tourism Arrow Ìrìnàjo afẹ́

Train (noun) Arrow oko oju irin

Train station Arrow Ìbùdó ọkọ̀ ojú irin

By train Arrow Nípa ọkọ̀ ojú irin

By car Arrow Nípa ọkọ̀ ayọ́kẹ́lẹ́

By bus Arrow Nípa ọkọ bọ́ọ̀sì

By taxi Arrow Nípa ọkọ̀ ajé ìgboro

By airplane Arrow Nípa ọkọ̀ òfúrufú

Do you accept credit cards? Arrow Ṣe ẹ ngba kẹdirit kadi?

How much will it cost? Arrow Eélòó ni yóò náni?

I have a reservation Arrow Mo ti gbà ààyè sílẹ̀

I'd like to rent a car Arrow Mó fẹ́ láti yá ọkọ̀

I'm here on business /on vacation. Arrow Iṣẹ́ ló gbé mi débí/ lẹ́nu ìsinmi.

Is this seat taken? Arrow Ṣé ẹnìkan ti gbà ìjókòó yìí?

Good luck! Arrow [Ẹ/O] ó ṣoríire!

Happy birthday! Arrow [Ẹ/O] kú ọjọ́ ìbí!

Happy new year! Arrow [Ẹ/O] kú ọdún tuntun!

Merry Christmas! Arrow [Ẹ/O] kú ọdún Kérésìmesì!

Baby Arrow Ọmọ ọwọ́

Boy Arrow omokunrin

Brother Arrow aburo/ẹgbọn ọkunrin

Child (female) Arrow Ọmọ (abo)

Child (male) Arrow Ọmọ (akọ)

Cousin (female) Arrow arabirin

Cousin (male) Arrow arakunrin

Daughter Arrow Ọmọbìnrin

Father Arrow baba

Girl Arrow omobirin

Grandfather Arrow baba-baba

Grandmother Arrow iya-iya

Husband Arrow Ọkọ

Man Arrow ọkunrin

Mother Arrow iya

People Arrow Àwọn Eniyan

Sister Arrow egbon/aburo obirin

Son Arrow omokunrin

Wife Arrow iyawo

Woman Arrow obinrin

How old is your sister? Arrow Báwo ni arábìnrin rẹ ti dàgbà tó

What's your brother called? Arrow Orúkọ wo ni a npè arákùnrin rẹ?

Actor Arrow akitọ

Actress Arrow akirẹsi

Artist Arrow Oníṣẹ́ ọnà/Oníṣọ̀nà

Businessman Arrow Oníṣòwò

Doctor Arrow onisegun

Nurse Arrow Nọọsi

Policeman Arrow Ọlọ́pàá

Singer Arrow Akọrin/Olórin

Student Arrow Akẹ́kọ̀ọ́

Teacher Arrow oluko

Translator Arrow Atumọ̀ èdè/Gbédè-gbẹ́yọ̀

He is a policeman Arrow Ọlọ́pàá ni òun

I'm an artist Arrow Oníṣẹ́ ọnà/Oníṣọ̀nà ni mí

I'm looking for a job Arrow Mo nwá iṣẹ́

Days Arrow Àwọn ọjọ́

Monday Arrow ojo-aje

Tuesday Arrow ojo-isegun

Wednesday Arrow Ọjọ́'rùú

Thursday Arrow Ọjọ́'bọ

Friday Arrow ojo-eti

Saturday Arrow ojo abameta

Sunday Arrow ojo aiku

January Arrow Ṣẹ́rẹ́

February Arrow Èrele

March Arrow Ẹrẹ́nà

April Arrow Igbe

May Arrow Èbìbí

June Arrow Òkúdù

July Arrow Agẹmọ

August Arrow Ògún

September Arrow Ọ̀wẹwẹ̀

October Arrow Ọ̀wàrà

November Arrow Bélú

December Arrow Ọpẹ́

Autumn Arrow Ìgbà Ọyẹ

Winter Arrow Ìgbà Òtútù

Spring Arrow Ìgbà Afẹ́rẹ́

Summer Arrow Ìgbà Ooru

Time Arrow Àkókò

Hour Arrow Wákàtí

Minute Arrow Ìṣẹ́jú

Second Arrow ekeji

I was born in July Arrow A bí mi nínú Oṣù Agẹmọ/Oṣù Keje

I will visit you in August Arrow Ng ó bẹ̀ [ọ́/yín] wò nínú [Oṣù Ògún/Oṣù Kẹjọ]

Cold Arrow otutu

Hot Arrow gbona

Rain Arrow Òjò

Snow Arrow yin-yin

Spring Arrow afẹrẹ

Summer Arrow Ìgbà ooru

Sun Arrow Oòrùn

Sunny Arrow Oòrùn mú

Warm Arrow lo wooro

Wind Arrow afefe

Windy Arrow igba afefe

Winter Arrow Ìgbà òtútù

It is raining Arrow Òjò nrọ̀

It is sunny Arrow Oòrùn mú

It is windy Arrow Atẹ́gùn nfẹ́

It's cold Arrow Ó tutù

It's hot Arrow Ó gbóná

Bed Arrow ibusun

Bedroom Arrow iyewu

Computer Arrow Ẹ̀rọ a-yára-bí àṣá

Door Arrow Ilẹ̀kùn

Furniture Arrow Àkójọpọ̀ àga àti tábìlì

House Arrow ile

Kitchen Arrow ile-idana

Refrigerator Arrow Ẹ̀rọ amónjẹ tutù

Room Arrow Iyàrá

Television Arrow Ẹ̀rọ amóhùnmáwòrán

Toilet Arrow ile-igbonse

Window Arrow ferese

Can you open the window? Arrow Njẹ́ [ẹ/o] lè ti fèrèsé?

I need to use the computer Arrow Mo fẹ́́ lò ẹ̀rọ a-yára-bí àṣá

Arabic Arrow Èdè Lárúbáwá

Moroccan Arrow Morokan

Morocco Arrow Moroko

Chinese (language) Arrow Ṣínkó

Chinese (nationality) Arrow Ṣainiṣi

China Arrow Ṣaina

English Arrow geesi

British Arrow Gẹẹsi

Britain Arrow Orílẹ̀-èdè Gẹ̀ẹ́sì

American Arrow Amerikan

America Arrow Amerika

French (language) Arrow faranse

French (nationality) Arrow Faranse

France Arrow Faranse

Italian (language) Arrow italia

Italian (nationality) Arrow Italian

Italy Arrow Orílẹ̀-èdè Itali

Japanese (language) Arrow japanis

Japanese (nationality) Arrow Japanis

Japan Arrow Orílẹ̀-èdè Japaani

Russian (language) Arrow roshian

Russian (nationality) Arrow Roṣiani

Russia Arrow roshia

Spanish (language) Arrow spanish

Spanish (nationality) Arrow Supaniṣi

Spain Arrow Orílẹ̀-èdé Speeni

I don't speak Korean Arrow Mi ko le sọ ede Koreani.

I speak Italian Arrow Mo nsọ italia.

I want to go to Germany Arrow Mo fẹ́ lọ sí Jamani

I was born in Italy Arrow Itali ni a bí mi sí

Black Arrow Dúdú

Blue Arrow Àwọ̀ Ojú Ọ̀run

Brown Arrow Àwọ̀ igi

Colors Arrow Àwọn Àwọ̀

Green Arrow Àwọ̀ Ewé

Orange Arrow Àwọ̀ Òféfèé

Red Arrow pupa

White Arrow funfun

Yellow Arrow pupa rusurusu

I have black hair Arrow Mo ní irun dúdú

Your cat is white Arrow Ológbò rẹ funfun

Far Arrow Jìnnà

Here Arrow Ìhín

Left Arrow Òsì

Right Arrow Ọ̀tún

Near Arrow nitosi

Straight Arrow Tààrà

There Arrow Ọ̀hún

Can I help you? Arrow Njẹ́ mo lè ràn ọ́ lọ́wọ́?

Can you help me? Arrow Njẹ́ o lè ràn mí lọ́wọ́?

Can you show me? Arrow Ṣé ẹ lè fi hàn mi?

Come with me! Arrow [Ẹ] tẹ̀lé mi!

I'm lost Arrow Mo ti ṣìnà

I'm not from here Arrow Ìhín kọ́ ni mo ti wá

Turn left Arrow Yà sí òsì

Turn right Arrow Yà sí ọ̀tún

Can you take less? Arrow Ṣẹ́ ẹ lè dín owó rẹ̀?

Do you accept credit cards? Arrow Ṣe ẹ ngba kẹdirit kadi?

How much is this? Arrow Eélòó ni wọ́n ntà èyí?

I'm just looking Arrow Mo sá nwòye

Only cash please! Arrow Owó sísan nìkan ni, ẹ jọ̀wọ́!

This is very expensive Arrow Èyí/ Eléyìí ti wọ́n jù

I'm vegetarian Arrow Èmi kìí jẹran

It is very delicious! Arrow Ó dùn jọjọ!

May we have the check please? Arrow Ẹ jọ̀wọ́, ṣé ẹ lè fún wa ní ṣẹ́ẹ̀ki náà?

The bill please! Arrow Ẹ jọ̀wọ́, iwé owó náà!

Waiter / waitress! Arrow weta

What do you recommend? (to eat) Arrow Kínni ẹ fọwọ́ sí? (láti jẹ)

What's the name of this dish? Arrow Kínni orúkọ onjẹ yìí?

Menu Arrow Àkọsílẹ̀

Spoon Arrow Ṣíbí

No problem! Arrow Kò séwu

Accident Arrow Jàmbá

Ambulance Arrow oko ile iwosan

Doctor Arrow onisegun

Headache Arrow efori

Heart attack Arrow Àìsàn ọkàn

Help me Arrow [Ẹ] ràn mí lọ́wọ́

Hospital Arrow ile iwosan

Medicines Arrow oogun

Pharmacy Arrow pipo-oogun

Poison Arrow majele

Police Arrow Ọ̀lọ́pàá

Stomach ache Arrow inu-rirun

Are you okay? Arrow se ara ya?

Call a doctor! Arrow Pè oníṣègùn òyìnbó

Call the ambulance! Arrow pe oko ile-iwosan

Call the police! Arrow Pè ọlọ́pàá

Calm down! Arrow Fara balẹ̀!

I feel sick Arrow Ara mi kò dá

It hurts here Arrow Ibí yìí npani lára

It's urgent! Arrow Ó nfẹ́ ìkánjú

Stop! Arrow Dúró!

Thief! Arrow Olè!

Animal Arrow Ẹranko

Cat Arrow ologbo

Dog Arrow aja

Horse Arrow esin

Do you have any animals? Arrow Sé ẹ/o ní àwọn ẹranko?

I have a dog Arrow Mo ní ajá kan

Small Arrow Kékeré

Big Arrow Nlá

Tall Arrow Gíga

Short Arrow Kúkúrú

Cheap Arrow Ó gbọ̀pọ̀

Expensive Arrow Ó wọ́n

Good Arrow Dára

Bad Arrow Kò dára

Wrong Arrow Kò tọ̀nà/Kò tọ́nà/Kò bójúmu

Right (correct) Arrow Tọ̀nà/Tọ́nà/Bójúmu

New Arrow Tuntun

Old (opposite of new) Arrow Gbó/Ti àtijọ́

Young Arrow Jẹ́ ọ̀dọ́

Old (opposite of young) Arrow Darúgbó

Difficult Arrow Nira/Ṣòro/Le

Easy Arrow Rọrùn

This is too expensive Arrow Èyí wọ́n púpọ̀ jù

Am I right or wrong? Arrow Ṣé mo tọ̀nà àbí mi ò tọ̀nà?

Here Arrow ibi

There Arrow ibẹyẹn

Quickly Arrow Kíákíá

Really Arrow lotitọ

Slowly Arrow Díẹ̀díẹ̀

Always Arrow igbagbogbo

Never Arrow ko si rara

Sometimes Arrow lẹnkankan

Next week Arrow Ọ̀sẹ̀ tí ó nbọ̀

Now Arrow Ìsisìyí

Soon Arrow Láìpẹ́

Today Arrow oni

Tomorrow Arrow ola

Tonight Arrow ale yi

Yesterday Arrow ana

Do you like it here? Arrow Njẹ́ [ẹ/o] fẹ́ bí ó ti rí níhín?

See you later! Arrow Ó dìgbà kan ná!

Thank you very much! Arrow [Ẹ/O] ṣe púpọ̀!

Woman Arrow Obìnrin

Women Arrow awon arabirin

Man Arrow Ọkùnrin

Men Arrow awon ọkunrin

Boy Arrow Ọmọdékùnrin

Boys Arrow awon omokunrin

Girl Arrow Ọmọdébìnrin

Girls Arrow awon omobirin

Country Arrow ìlú

Countries Arrow Awọ́n Orílẹ̀ Èdè

We speak two languages Arrow Mo so ede meji.

Cat Arrow ologbo

Dog Arrow aja

Woman Arrow obinrin

Women Arrow awon arabirin

Mother Arrow mama

Sister Arrow aburo/ẹgbọn obirin

I have a dog Arrow Mo ní ajá kan

I speak Italian Arrow Mo nsọ italia.

A French teacher is here Arrow Olukọ faranse kan wa nihin.

The French teacher is here Arrow Olukọ faranse na wa nihin.

Some languages are hard Arrow Awọn ede kan le.

Many languages are easy Arrow Awọn ede pupọ le.

The student speaks Korean Arrow Akẹkọ na sọ ede korean.

A student speaks Korean Arrow Akẹkọ kan sọ ede korean.

Some students speak Korean Arrow Awọn akẹkọ kan sọ ede korean.

In front of Arrow niwaju

Behind Arrow lehin

Before Arrow saaju

After Arrow lehin

Inside Arrow ninu

With Arrow pelu

Without Arrow laisi

Outside Arrow ita

On top of Arrow ori rẹ

Under Arrow nisale

And Arrow ati

Between Arrow laarin

But Arrow sugbon

For Arrow fun

From Arrow lati

In Arrow inu

Near Arrow Súnmọ́

Or Arrow abi

Can I practice Italian with you? Arrow Ṣe mo le puratisi ede itali pẹlu rẹ.

I speak French but with an accent Arrow Mo nsọ faranse, sugbọn pẹlu ami.

Boy Arrow ọmọkunrin

Girl Arrow ọmọbinrin

Man Arrow ọkunrin

Woman Arrow Obìnrin

Father Arrow baba

Mother Arrow iya

Brother Arrow egbon/aburo okunrin

Sister Arrow egbon/aburo obirin

Cat (Masc.) Arrow ologbo

Cat (Fem.) Arrow ologbo

He is tall Arrow O o ga.

She is tall Arrow O o ga.

He is a short man Arrow ọkunrin kukuru ni.

She is a short woman Arrow Obinrin kukuru ni.

One Arrow ẹyokan

Two Arrow meji

Three Arrow meta

Four Arrow merin

Five Arrow marun

Six Arrow mefa

Seven Arrow meje

Eight Arrow mejo

Nine Arrow mesan

Ten Arrow mewa

I Arrow emi

You Arrow iwo

He Arrow oun

She Arrow oun

We Arrow awa

You (plural) Arrow eyin

They Arrow awon

I love you Arrow Mo nífẹ̀ẹ́ [rẹ/yín]

Me Arrow mi

You Arrow iwo

Him Arrow un

Her Arrow un

Us Arrow wa

You (plural) Arrow ẹyin

Them Arrow won

Give me your phone number Arrow Fun mi ni nọmba ibanisọrọ rẹ.

I can give you my email Arrow Mo le fun ẹ ni imeeli mi.

My Arrow mi

Your Arrow re

His Arrow tire

Her Arrow tire

Our Arrow wa

Your (plural) Arrow tiwọn

Their Arrow won

His email is … Arrow Imeeli rẹ ni ...

My phone number is … Arrow Nọmba mi ni ...

How? Arrow Báwo?

What? Arrow Kínni?

When? Arrow Nígbà wo?

Where? Arrow Níbo?

Who? Arrow Tani?

Why? Arrow Kí ló fà á?

Can I help you? Arrow Njẹ́ mo lè ràn ọ́ lọ́wọ́?

Can you help me? Arrow Njẹ́ o lè ràn mí lọ́wọ́?

Do you speak English? Arrow Njẹ [ẹ/o] nsọ èdè Gẹ̀ẹ́sì?

How much is this? Arrow Eélòó ni wọ́n ntà èyí?

What is your name? Arrow Kini orukọ rẹ?

What time is it? Arrow Àkókò wo ni?/ Aago mélòó?/ Kínni aago sọ?

When can we meet? Arrow Ni gbawo ni a ma rira?

Where do you live? Arrow Ibo ni [ẹ/o] ngbé?

Who is knocking at the door? Arrow Tani o nka ilẹkun?

Why is it expensive? Arrow Kini o ṣe wọn?

No Arrow oti

Nothing Arrow kosi

Not yet Arrow koiya

No one Arrow ko si enikan

No longer Arrow Ko si mọ

Never Arrow rara

Cannot Arrow ko le ṣe

Should not Arrow kò gbọdọ̀

Don't worry! Arrow Má ṣe ìyọnu!

I cannot remember the word Arrow Mi ko ranti oro na.

I do not speak Japanese Arrow Mí ko sọ́ Japani.

I don't know! Arrow Mi ò mọ̀!

I'm not fluent in Italian yet Arrow Mi ko le sọ italian jaara.

No one here speaks Greek Arrow Ko si ẹni ti o nsọ giriki nihin.

No problem! Arrow Kò séwu

To drive Arrow Láti wakọ̀

To drive Arrow wà

To give Arrow fún

To have Arrow ní

To know Arrow mọ

To understand Arrow yé

To work Arrow ṣiṣẹ́

To write Arrow kọ́

He understands me Arrow Ọ̀rọ̀ mí ye e.

He understood me Arrow Ọ̀rọ̀ mí ti ye e.

He will understand me Arrow Ọ̀rọ̀ mí ma ye e.

I see you Arrow Mo rí ẹ.

He reads a book Arrow Ó ka ìwé.

He understands me Arrow Ọ̀rọ̀ mí ye e.

She has a cat Arrow Ó ní ológbò.

She knows my friend Arrow Ó mọ òrẹ́ mi.

We want to learn Arrow A fẹ́ kọ́.

We think Spanish is easy Arrow Á rò pé Súpániṣi rọrùn.

They drive a car Arrow Nwọn nwa ọ́kọ̀ ayọ́kọlẹ.

They smile Arrow Nwọn rẹ́rìn.

I saw you Arrow Mo tí rí ẹ.

I wrote with a pen Arrow Mo tí kọ́ pẹ̀lú kálàmù.

You loved apples Arrow Ó tí fẹ́ràn ápùlù.

You gave money Arrow Ó tí fun ní owó.

You played tennis Arrow Ó ti ṣeré tẹnísì.

He understood me Arrow Ọ̀rọ̀ mí ti ye e.

She had a cat Arrow Ó ti ní ológbò.

She knew my friend Arrow Ó ti mọ òrẹ́ mi.

We wanted to learn Arrow A ti fẹ́ kọ́.

They smiled Arrow Nwọn ti rẹ́rìn.

I will see you Arrow Mo ma rí ẹ.

I will write with a pen Arrow Mo ma kọ́ pẹ̀lú kálàmù.

He will read a book Arrow Ó ma ká ìwé.

He will understand me Arrow Ọ̀rọ̀ mí ma ye e.

We will think about you Arrow A ma ronu nipa rẹ.

Go! Arrow Lọ!

Stop! Arrow Dúró!

Don't Go! Arrow Ma lọ!

Stay! Arrow Duro!

Come here! Arrow Wa nibi!

Be quiet! Arrow Dakẹ!

Go straight Arrow Lọ tààrà

Wait! Arrow Duro!

Let's go! Arrow Jẹ kalọ!

Sit down! Arrow Joko!

Good Arrow Dára

Better Arrow dara ju

Best Arrow dara julọ

Bad Arrow Kò dára

Worse Arrow bajẹ ju

Worst Arrow bajẹ julọ

Taller Arrow ga ju

Shorter Arrow kuru

Younger Arrow kere ju

Older Arrow da gba ju

As tall as Arrow ga bi

Taller than Arrow ga ju

Shorter than Arrow kuru ju

More beautiful Arrow dara ju

Less beautiful Arrow dara diẹ

Most beautiful Arrow dara pupo

Happy Arrow Inú rẹ̀ dùn

Happier Arrow idunu pupọ

Happiest Arrow idunu pupọ pupọ

You are happy Arrow Inu rẹ dun.

You are as happy as Maya Arrow Inu rẹ dun bi Maya.

You are happier than Maya Arrow Inu rẹ dun ju Maya.

You are the happiest Arrow Iwọ ni inu rẹ dun ju.

Hi! Arrow Báwo!

Good morning! Arrow [Ẹ/O] káárọ̀!

Good afternoon! Arrow [Ẹ/O] káàsán!

Good evening! Arrow [Ẹ/O] kú ìrọ̀lẹ́!, [Ẹ/O] kú alẹ́!

How are you? (polite) Arrow Ṣé dáadáa ni?

How are you? (friendly) Arrow Báwo ni?

What's up? (colloquial) Arrow Kí ló nṣẹlẹ̀?

I'm fine, thank you! Arrow Mo wà dáadáa, [ẹ/o] ṣeun!

And you? (polite) Arrow [Ìwọ/Ẹ̀yin] náa nkọ́?

And you? (friendly) Arrow [Ìwọ/Ẹ̀yin] náa nkọ́?

Good Arrow Dára

Do you speak English? Arrow Njẹ [ẹ/o] nsọ èdè Gẹ̀ẹ́sì?

Just a little Arrow Díẹ̀ ṣá

What's your name? Arrow Kínni orúkọ [rẹ/yín]?

My name is (John Doe) Arrow Orúkọ mi ni (John Doe)

Mr.../ Mrs. .../ Miss... Arrow Ọ̀gbẹ́ni…/Aya…/Omidan

Nice to meet you! Arrow Ó dára láti rí [yín/ọ]!

You're very kind! Arrow [Ẹ/O] ní inú rere púpọ̀!

Where are you from? Arrow Níbo ni [ẹ/o] ti wá?

I'm from the U.S Arrow Ilẹ̀ Amẹrika ni mo ti wá

I'm American Arrow Ọmọ ilẹ̀ Amẹrika ni mí

Where do you live? Arrow Ibo ni [ẹ/o] ngbé?

I live in the U.S Arrow Ilẹ Amẹrika ni mo ngbé

Do you like it here? Arrow Njẹ́ [ẹ/o] fẹ́ bí ó ti rí níhín?

How old are you? Arrow Ọmọ ọdún mélòó ni [ọ́/yín]?

I'm (twenty, thirty...) Years old Arrow Ọmọ (oguń, ọgbọ̀n….) ọdún ni mi

Are you married? Arrow Ṣé o/ẹ ti ṣe ìgbéyàwó?

Do you have children? Arrow Ṣé [ẹ/o] ní àwọn ọmọ

I have to go Arrow Mo ní láti lọ

I will be right back! Arrow Mà á padà wá!

Nice to meet you! Arrow Ó dára láti rí [yín/ọ]!

Can I practice Italian with you? Arrow Ṣe mo le puratisi ede itali pẹlu rẹ.

My French is bad Arrow Èdè Faranse mi kò dára

I need to practice my French Arrow Mo ní láti máa ṣe àgbéyèwò èdè Faranse mi

Would you like to go for a walk? Arrow Àbí [ẹ/ọ] ó rìn jáde lọ?

Can I have your phone number? Arrow Ṣé [ẹ/o] lè fún mi ní nọ́mbà ẹ̀rọ ìbániṣọ̀rọ̀ [yín/rẹ]̀?

Can I have your email? Arrow Ṣé [ẹ/o] lè fún mi ní ímeèlì yín/rẹ

Are you married? Arrow Ṣé [ẹ/o] ti ṣe ìgbeyàwó?

I'm single Arrow Mi ò tíì ṣe ìgbeyàwó

Are you free tomorrow evening? Arrow Ṣé wàá ráàyè ní ìrọ̀lẹ́ ọ̀la?

I would like to invite you for dinner Arrow Mo nfẹ́ láti pè [ọ́/yín] síbi àsè

Where do you live? Arrow Ibo ni [ẹ/o] ngbé?

When can we meet? Arrow Ni gbawo ni a ma rira?

Do you like it? Arrow Ṣé [ẹ/o] fẹ́ ẹ?

I really like it! Arrow Mo fẹ́ ẹ nítòótọ́!

I love you Arrow Mo nífẹ̀ẹ́ [rẹ/yín]

Would you marry me? Arrow Ṣé [ẹ/o] ó fẹ́ mi?


I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the most used phrases and vocabulary in Yoruba. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Yoruba Adjectives   Yoruba Adjectives

Yoruba Plural   Yoruba Plural



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