What does oyinbo mean

What does Oyinbo mean in slang?

Oyinbo is a Nigerian word used to refer to Caucasians. In Nigeria, it is generally used to refer to a person of European descent or people perceived to not be culturally African.

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What does Oyibo stand for?

the “O” starting the word “Oyinbo” is a pronoun. Hence, “Oyinbo” literally translates to “the person with a peeled-off or lightened skin“. Other variations of the term in the Yoruba language include Eyinbo, which is usually shorted as “Eebo”.

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What is the meaning of Wahala?

Trouble

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Why do Africans say O?

If you paid attention, you’d notice that like most Nigerian exclamatory words, ‘O’ connotes more than one idea/reaction. It can be the answer to a call. It can be used in agreement. It can also be used to reiterate a point.31 thg 8, 2015

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What does Ashawo mean in Africa?

The word ‘ashawo’ is Nigerian derogatory pidgin slang which simply means ?Prostitute?, escort, sex worker. It’s mostly used as an insult in arguments and verbal fights and it’s what some elderly Nigerian women call other women who are ‘skimpy’ dressed to shame them. Although there are others too which are called.

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What does Oya mean in Nigeria?

‘Oya’ is one Nigerian slang that has no definite meaning, however, it is used in a given context which could mean come, let’s go, start or basically just an endearment to begin something or respond. It is commonly used across the nation and in some neighbouring countries too.

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How do you say hello in Nigerian?

Sannu! A traditional Nigerian greeting used by the Idoma in Benue State area, Abole translates roughly as ?How are you?? or simply ?Hello?. Literally translated as ?how are you??, Mavo is the way the Urhobo’s say ?hello?. It can be used in formal situations, or in cases where you are more relaxed with acquaintances.

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What does Jeje mean in Nigeria?

Meaning ‘Gentle’ in Nigerian Pidgin English, this was the song with which I made my comeback to the industry. Jeje was the people’s favourite, with great rotation on the radios, clubs and bedrooms?.

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How do you say my love in Nigeria?

My love ? ìf?? mi

The most neutral phrase in Yoruba that doesn’t really depend as much on if you’re married or not is ?ìf?? mi?, which means my love. It’s short, sweet and has inspired many a Nollywood movie title.

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What is I love you in Nigerian?

A Hurum Gi N’anya? loosely translates to ?I love you? in Igbo, the principal native language of the Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria.

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What is breakfast Nigerian slang?

Chop breakfast/ serve breakfast. It literally means we will all (eventually) have breakfast. Colloquially, it has come to mean this life na ‘turn by turn’ and everyone will definitely have a taste of everything, especially heart break.

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What does Yanga mean in Nigerian?

YANGA is a Nigerian slang meaning to ?strut your. stuff?.

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What does E choke mean in Nigeria?

An expression of shock or surprise

E choke is a slang term that some social media users use to express intense shock or surprise. It was popularized by the Nigerian-American music artist Davido.

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What does Abi mean in Nigeria?

Abi, shey or ba are slang that act sort of like punctuation. They are mostly used for confirmation after a statement, thereby turning it into a question. They are like the English “right?” E.g. “You are coming for my party, abi/shey/ba?”

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What does Trabaye mean in Nigeria?

To ‘Trabaye’ means to ‘Get High’ through hard drugs; the same meaning applies to Gbemi De Be which when translated in the English language, means Take Me There.

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What does Bobo mean in Nigeria?

Paying compliments is one of the easiest ways to make friends. ?Bobo you too fine? means that a man is handsome, while ?Babe you too fine? would be used to compliment a woman.

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What is Omo in Nigeria?

‘Omo’ means child in Yorùbá.

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What does Penkelemess mean?

Adegoke Adelabu is often mentioned in Yorùbá and Nigerian history as the author of that expression: “penkelemesi”, a Yorubanisation of the phrase, “peculiar mess” which Adelabu, known for his deep knowledge of English, had used on an occasion to describe the opposition in the Western Region House of Assembly.

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Who Dey breet meaning?

Who dey breet is another slang phrase coined by Nigerian-American music artist Davido, of e choke fame. Translated literally, “who dey breet” means “Who is breathing?” It is used to call attention to a breathtaking moment, by suggesting that everyone should be so awestruck that they are unable to breathe.

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