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The crown meets wealth (a Yorb female or male name)

The crown gave me to pamper (a Yorb female name)

The crown bares children (a male name)

Address

A city in southwestern Nigeria

Household/ family compound

Student

Neighbors

A town in Southwestern Nigeria

All together/ total

Illustration/pictorial description

Picture/ photograph/ painting

Life

A town in Southwestern Nigeria

Crown has doubled (a male name)

The joy of wealth ( a male or female name)

Father has woken up (a male name)

Meet Joy (a male name)

As of now/ presently

Like that

bear more

Even though

If (s/he)/ whenever

As much as wealth is worth/Wealth is worthy (a female name)

Brother: a term of respect for an older brother/male cousin

Similar to/like/ its like/ it seems

To grow up or to mature

Little

Till tomorrow

Me

Thoughts

This

Family

Whoever/anybody

Depend on/rest back upon/ to retire

Name of a popular street in Ibadan, Southwestern Nigeria

To want/to marry

To use (to do something)

Name of a town in Southwestern Nigeria

A lot/very much

Just as/ as also

Old/mature/raggedy

Act of talking to one another

Reason

Extended family

Traditional/classic

Inside/inside the stomach

Land

A town in Southwest Nigeria

A walk (Walk)

Rest/holiday

Together (to do)

Far/distant

Georgia (a state in the United States)

Most/too much

Please

Same thing

Good afternoon

Second

Small/young

To be small

To be last

To learn a trade/ training

(at) Yesterday

By the side

To have beauty

After that

At the compound/ campus

(at) Tomorrow

Truthfully/in truth

At hand/ presently

Twenty four

All three (of them)

Another/different

To know

Also

Where?

Only/alone

To have a job

At this moment/right now

Only/alone/sole

Because

Number

Parents

Lover/well wisher

Name of a state in Nigeria

Name of a household (in Ilora, Oyo State, Nigeria)

No

He/she/it

Someones place/surrounding/area/ space

Market place

Husband

Wealthy person

God (literally owner of the heavens)

Female/female child/daughter

Male/male child/son

Young woman/girl

Thanks/appreciation (also a Yorb unisex name)

Street/juncture

All/ all together/ overall

Only

To provide

Many/a lot

To lie

To help or to assist ___

Good/goodness

To say

Or

Who (is)?

Equal to joy (a Yorb personal name)

To sell

To follow or to come next

Yours

Forever/for a while

(of) Yours

Joy is forever (a Yorb female personal name)

To be big/to be large

That of God (a Yorb personal name)

Truthful

To say

To say that

To separate/to tear

That

Remaining/ others/ the rest

(S/he) Will

 


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