Yoruba Vocabulary

Welcome to the 9th lesson about the Yoruba vocabulary. We're dedicating this page to the most important and most used words in Yoruba. For example: clothes, languages, countries, travel, survival words, class, and house components.

shirt
shirt
ewu penpe
sweater
sweater
ewu otutu
jacket
jacket
ewu awoleke
coat
coat
ewu awoleke
socks
socks
ibose
shoes
shoes
bata
trousers
trousers
sokoto
pajamas
pyjamas
ewu awo-sun
belt
belt
igbadi
underwear
underwear
awotele
hat
hat
akete
skirt
skirt
to-bi (ewu obirin)

The following words are related to languages and countries.

Language
Yoruba
Country
Yoruba
Arabic
larubawa
Morocco
moroko
Chinese
shainis
China
shaina
English
geesi
England
ingilandi
French
faranse
France
faranse
German
jaman
Germany
jamani
Greek
grik
Greece
gris
Portuguese
potoki
Portugal
potoki
Hindi
hindi
India
india
Italian
italia
Italy
itali
Japanese
japanis
Japan
japan
Russian
roshian
Russia
roshia
Spanish
spanish
Spain
spen
Swedish
swedish
Sweden
swedin

The following vocabulary is related to travel and survival.

Travel
Yoruba
airport
papa baalu
doctor
onisegun
airplane
oko baalu
medicines
oogun
train
oko oju irin
pharmacy
pipo-oogun
taxi
oko aje-igboro
hospital
ile iwosan
bus
oko ero
ambulance
oko ile iwosan
car
oko ayokele
poison
majele
ticket
iwe afiwole
help me
ranmi lowo
hotel
ile igbafe
danger
ewu
reservation
ifipamo
accident
ijamba
passport
iwe ifuni-laaye
police
olopa
luggage
eru
headache
efori
tourism
irin-ajo
stomach ache
inu-rirun

The following list of words is related to a class environment and the components of a house.

Class
Yoruba
books
awon iwe
toilet
ile-igbonse
pen
kalamu
bed
ibusun
dictionary
iwe itumo oro
bedroom
iyewu
library
ile ikojopo-iwe
furniture
awon tabili ati aga
desk
apoti ikowo
house
ile
student
akeko
kitchen
ile-idana
teacher
oluko
plate
awo
chair
aga ijoko
refrigerator
ero amohunje-tutu
paper
takada
room
iyara
page
oju ewe
table
tabili
pencil
kalamu
window
ferese
question
ibeere
television
amohun-maworan

Did you enjoy this lesson about the Yoruba vocabulary? I hope so, if you have any problem with this lesson contact me with questions here. You can now check the next lesson below.

Yoruba Grammar   Yoruba Grammar

Yoruba Verbs   Yoruba Verbs


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