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Adé                  Crown (used in forming Yorùbá personal names)
Adébámbz       Crown has come with me (a Yorùbá personal name)
Adédeji            The crown has doubled (a Yorùbá male personal name)
Àdír}sì             Address
Ajé                   Profit/ sales
Aládúgbò          Neighbor         
Àpò                  Bag/ pocket
Àròpv               Addition
Àtij<                Ancient/ of old
Axv                  Cloth
Axv ìnujú         Handkerchief/ face cleaning cloth
Ày|wò              Test/ examination
Bày<l<jì           Biology
B}|b}| lv        And so on and so forth (etc.)
Bínú                 To get angry
Bisi                  Born atc.. (reduced form of a Yorùbá personal name)
Di                    To pack
Dín                  Less than (E.g.: árùndínlógún   5 less than 20= 15)
D<là                Dollar
Dáhùn              Answer/ to reply
Déédé               Regularly/ as intended
Dowó               Become money/ expensive
Èlèèló               How much (each)?
Èsì                   Results
Crz ìbániszrz     Telephone
Cyìn                 Back/ backwards
Fà                    To cause/ effect of
Fún                  To give/ give
Fúnmiláyz       Give me joy (a Yorùbá male personal name)             
Gbé                  To carry
Gb<dz              Must
Idá-àpò             Percentages
ìdánwò             Examination/ test
Idásíw}w}        Fractions
Ìdì                    Pack/ bunch
Ìhín                  Right here/ this location
Ìkórun              Act of threading onefs hair
Ìpàwér}           Eraser
Ìqoro                Downtown/ city/ off campus
Irun                  Hair
Ìxirò                 Arithmetic
Ìwé                  Book    
Ìwv                  You
Ìyvkúrò            Subtraction (also àyvkúrò)
Jcm<                Related to
Jìnà                  Far away 
K}hìn               Last/ to be last (same as k}yìn)
Kà                    To count/ to read
Ká                    Before (kí a)
Kálàmù            Pen
Káre                 Well done
Kcfà                 Sixth
Keji                  Second
Kcrín                Fourth
Kéré                 Small/ to be small
Kíláàsì              Classroom
Kúrò                To leave/ to depart
Kvkànléláàd<sàn           One hundred and seventy-first (171st)
Kzzkan Each (one)
Láìp}                Very soon
l}|dì                Lead (pencil)
lé                     More than (E.g.: zkànlélógún   1 more than 20 = 21)
lè                     Can
lérò                  Think/ to have a thought
Lónì                 Today (ni oni)
Lórí                  On/ on top of
M}f||fà           All six
meloo meloo   How many (in each)? 
mú                   To pick/ take/ select/ bring 
Múra                To get ready/ to prepare
N<nbà              Number/ numeral
Nigbàwo           When?
O qà á           You got it!
Òkè                  Mountain/ top/ above
Olùk< àqà         Head teacher/ principal          
Olùrànl<w< Olùk<        Teaching assistant (T.A)
Olusola             God has provided wealth (a Yorùbá personal name)
Ònkà                Numbers/ numerals
Owó                 Money
Òwú                 Thread
Ó yc                 S/he should
>fíìsì                Office
Zgá                  Boss
Vjà                   Market/ goods/ sales
Zhún                Over there/ yonder
Vladcjv             Wealth has become common (a Yorùbá male personal name)
Vl<jà                Market person/ trader
Zpz                  Cheap
Zs|                    Week
Zw<n               Expensive/ rare
Pé                    That (for reported speech or action)
Rán mi létí       Remind me
Rántí                Remember/ to remember
Rò                    To think
Rúla                 Ruler
Sáà                   Semester/ term
Szrz                  To speak
Xòro                 To be difficult/ difficult
Tan                  Finish/ at least
Títì                   Road/ street
W<l}|tì             Wallet
W<n                 To be expensive/ rare
Wò                   To see
Wznyí              These
Yàtz                 Different/ to differ
Yé                    To understand          

 

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