YORUBA (ENGLISH TO YORUBA)VOCABULARY BY WORDGUMBO.COM

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a: 1. e.nìkan
aberration: 1. às.ìs.e
abide: 1. dè
accompany: 1. bá
account: 1. àlàyé
addled: 1. g
advice: 1. ìm ràn
ailment: 1. àìsàn; àrùn
alarm: 1. ìfòiyà
alien: 1. àjèjì; àjòjì
a little: 1. dí
alive: 1. ààyè
also: 1. w
answer: 1. dáhùn; fèsì | 2. èsì
ant: 1. èèrà
antelope: 1. àgb nrín
any: 1. e.nìkan
anybody: 1. e.nìkan
arm: 1. apá
arrival: 1. àb
article of clothing: 1. as.o.
as: 1. bí | 2. bí
ash: 1. eérú
ask: 1. b
ask for: 1. b
assemblage: 1. àwùjo.
at that place: 1. ib
average: 1. àárín
await: 1. dè
axe: 1. àáké
bag: 1. àpò | 2. àpò
bank: 1. bán’kì
basket: 1. agb n
be afraid of: 1. b rù
beauty: 1. e.wà
beg: 1. b
bicycle: 1. básíkùlù
bid: 1. b
bike: 1. básíkùlù
bind: 1. dì
bird: 1. e.iye.
blank: 1. funfun
blind: 1. f jú | 2. af jú
blood: 1. j
body: 1. ara
bone: 1. eegun; egungun
book: 1. ìwé
boot: 1. bàtà
boss: 1. ìjòyè | 2. baba
bottle: 1. ìgò
box: 1. àpótí
bridge: 1. afá; afárá
cassava: 1. gbágudá
catastrophe: 1. àgbákò
centre: 1. àárín
chair: 1. àga
chief: 1. ìjòyè
cinder: 1. eérú
clerk: 1. àk wé
clock: 1. aago; agogo
coconut: 1. àgbo.n
colour: 1. àw
come about: 1. dé
come across: 1. bá
connect: 1. dì
corn: 1. àgbàdo
counsel: 1. ìm ràn
custom: 1. às.à
cycle: 1. básíkùlù
danger: 1. ewu
death: 1. ikú
disease: 1. àìsàn; àrùn
dog: 1. ajá
doubt: 1. àníàní
dream: 1. àlà
drug: 1. egbòogi
dye: 1. àw
ear: 1. etí
earth: 1. il
egg: 1. e.yin
elephant: 1. erin
emmet: 1. èèrà
encounter: 1. bá
engine: 1. ro.
error: 1. às.ìs.e
evening: 1. al
exactly: 1. déédéé
expect: 1. dè
explanation: 1. àlàyé
extremely: 1. gidigidi
father: 1. bàbá | 2. bàbá
fear: 1. b rù
finger: 1. ìka
fire: 1. iná
fish: 1. e.ja
fisherman: 1. ape.ja
flesh: 1. e.ran
foolish: 1. g
foot: 1. e.s | 2. e.s
force: 1. agbára
foreign: 1. àjèjì; àjòjì
foreigner: 1. àlejò
forest: 1. ìgb ; igbó
forget: 1. gbàgbé
garment: 1. as.o.
gathering: 1. àwùjo.
get: 1. gbà
give back: 1. dá … padà
gladness: 1. ay
goat: 1. ewúr
gold: 1. góòlù
guest: 1. àlejò
habit: 1. às.à
happen: 1. dé
headache: 1. f rí
hog: 1. e.l d
house: 1. ilé
how: 1. bí | 2. bí | 3. bí
hunger: 1. ebi
illness: 1. àìsàn; àrùn
image: 1. àwòrán
Indian corn: 1. àgbàdo
in what way: 1. bí | 2. bí
iron: 1. irin
job: 1. is.
join: 1. dì
journey: 1. àjò; ìrìn-àjò
joy: 1. ay
lamp: 1. àtùpà
land: 1. il
language: 1. èdè
lay hold of: 1. gbà
leader: 1. ìjòyè
leaf: 1. ewé
leather: 1. awo.
leg: 1. e.s
leopard: 1. e.kùn
light: 1. iná
like: 1. bí
likewise: 1. w
location: 1. ibi
looking-glass: 1. dígí
love: 1. f ràn
lunatic: 1. as.iwèrè
machine: 1. ro.
maize: 1. àgbàdo
master: 1. baba
maybe: 1. bóyá; b yá
mayhap: 1. bóyá; b yá
mealies: 1. àgbàdo
mean: 1. àárín
medicine: 1. egbòogi
meet: 1. bá
meeting: 1. àwùjo.
metal: 1. irin
middle: 1. àárín
mirror: 1. dígí
mistake: 1. às.ìs.e
misunderstand: 1. èdèàìyédè
morning: 1. àár
mother: 1. ìyá
mouse: 1. èkúté
narrative: 1. ìtàn
nose: 1. ariwo
occur: 1. dé
odd: 1. àjèjì; àjòjì
old man: 1. arúgbó
one: 1. e.nìkan | 2. ìkan
or: 1. àbí
over there: 1. ib
palace: 1. ààfin
peculiar: 1. àjèjì; àjòjì
pepper: 1. ata
perchance: 1. bóyá; b yá
perhaps: 1. bóyá; b yá
peril: 1. ewu
period: 1. àsìkò
person: 1. ènìà; e.ni
pharmaceutical: 1. egbòogi
pick up: 1. gbà
picture: 1. àwòrán
pig: 1. e.l d
place: 1. ibi | 2. ibi
plate: 1. àwo
pocket: 1. àpò
porter: 1. aláarù
possibly: 1. bóyá; b yá
pour: 1. dà
power: 1. agbára
rather: 1. dí
reply: 1. dáhùn; fèsì | 2. èsì
request: 1. b
respond: 1. dáhùn; fèsì
return: 1. dá … padà
rice: 1. ìr sì
sack: 1. àpò
scatter: 1. dà
season: 1. àkókò
secret: 1. às.írí
see: 1. bá
serpent: 1. ejò
shade: 1. ibòòji
shadow: 1. ibòòji
shed: 1. dà
sheep: 1. àgùtàn
sheet: 1. ewé | 2. àwo
shoe: 1. bàtà
side: 1. apá; gb
sightless person: 1. af jú
silver: 1. fàdákà
skin: 1. awo.
slab: 1. àwo
slave: 1. e.rú
snake: 1. ejò
soil: 1. il
some: 1. dí | 2. e.nìkan
somebody: 1. e.nìkan
someone: 1. e.nìkan
some one: 1. e.nìkan
somewhat: 1. dí
sound: 1. ìró
spot: 1. ibi
story: 1. ìtàn
strange: 1. àjèjì; àjòjì | 2. àjèjì; àjòjì
stranger: 1. àlejò
strength: 1. agbára
stupid: 1. g
such a: 1. bí
such as: 1. bí
swine: 1. e.l d
tail: 1. ìrú
take: 1. gbà
tale: 1. ìtàn
that: 1. èwo
there: 1. ib | 2. ib
they: 1. àwo.n | 2. àwo.n
thou: 1. ìwo. | 2. ìwo. | 3. ìwo.
tie: 1. dì
tie up: 1. dì
timber: 1. igi
time: 1. ìgbà
tongue: 1. èdè
too: 1. w
to some extent: 1. dí
tree: 1. igi
trip: 1. àjò; ìrìn-àjò
us: 1. àwa
vigour: 1. agbára
village: 1. abúlé
voyage: 1. àjò; ìrìn-àjò
wait: 1. dè
wait for: 1. dè
wasp: 1. agb n
watch: 1. aago; agogo
way: 1. às.à
we: 1. àwa
what a: 1. bí
which: 1. èwo | 2. èwo
while: 1. ìgbà
white: 1. funfun | 2. funfun
who: 1. èwo
wife: 1. ìyàwó
window: 1. fèrèsé
wood: 1. igi
woods: 1. ìgb ; igbó
work: 1. is.
world: 1. aiyé; il aiyé
ye: 1. ìwo. | 2. ìwo.
yesterday: 1. àná
yon: 1. ib
yonder: 1. ib
you: 1. ìwo. | 2. ìwo. | 3. ìwo. | 4. ìwo.

41 Responses to “YORUBA (ENGLISH TO YORUBA)VOCABULARY BY WORDGUMBO.COM”

  1. DAVID Says:

    I AM VERY GRATEFUL FOR ALL THESE GOD WILL BLESS YOU. GREAT YOURUBAWA!

  2. cathy Says:

    Please any anyone if you got my previous request HELP!!!!

  3. Fran Says:

    I have a friend that is of the Yooruba tribe.Thank you for giving information that can help me understand him and his peoples better

  4. afeez Says:

    i like this.

  5. wumi Says:

    what is the english name for “kan-un”

  6. Orisha Oshun Says:

    how do you translate ” With Love from My ancestors” in Yoruba

  7. damola adedokun Says:

    KAN UN = POTASH

  8. damola adedokun Says:

    “With Love from My ancestors” = Pelu ife lati odo awon Baba-nla mi

  9. promise Says:

    hi

  10. Iderawumi Mukhtar Says:

    “Anyway, Yoruba race will always prosper no matter what maybe. Again it is high time the leaders of yoruba see that it is high timeto be build the yoruba race.

  11. Adenike Balogun Says:

    this is good. The Yoruba race will by the grace of God o into extinction

  12. oduwole oluwasegun Says:

    like this. lets work together more on this so as to promote this language. i’m available

  13. Tayo Akinboro Says:

    Pls can put this in a MP3 format that can be downloaded into a mobile devices like phones. I am an interpreter in my church but somtimes u dont just seem to get the right translation in english for some yoruba words. Pls help.

  14. Tayo Akinboro Says:

    Pls can you put this in a MP3 format that can be downloaded into a mobile devices like phones. I am an interpreter in my church but somtimes u dont just seem to get the right translation in english for some yoruba words. Pls help.

  15. Tayo Akinboro Says:

    Pls can you put this in an MP3 format that can be downloaded into a mobile device like phones. I am an interpreter in my church but somtimes u dont just seem to get the right translation in english for some yoruba words. Pls help.

  16. Pelemo Olugboyega Says:

    kindly consider my sugestion for update and/or correction of some words and translations as noticed on tis page.

    Average/half : Ilaji/idaji and not aarin which is midle
    Any: Eyikeyi; and not Enikan which means Someone
    Anybody:Enikeni; and not Enikan: Someone.
    Et cetera.

    Most consonants were also omitted in words like Goat:Ewur(e),
    Arrival:Ab(o) et cetera
    Please kindly check for these or reply me to know why they were so.

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  18. moses Says:

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  19. sola Says:

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  20. hassan taiwo Says:

    this is very good and very nice, but it is not full enough

  21. Anonymous Says:

    How do you say, “Come back to me, my love” in Yoruba?

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  30. Gbemi Olalekan aka>> gbemitee & kay venture. Says:

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  31. Abiola Says:

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  34. owolabi Says:

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  35. nath Says:

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  36. ebuka Says:

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  37. ebuka Says:

    what is 500 to 600 in yoruba

  38. Abiodun Yusluvania Orlahnrehwahjuh Ayoola Says:

    please what openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness and neuroticism in yoruba

  39. AYANFE JESU Says:

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