Yoruba-English dictionary

5000 Word Yoruba Dictionary

A great companion for Yoruba language learners, from beginner to intermediate level. Includes the most commonly used words in Yoruba today. You can view the PDF dictionary on your smartphone or your iPad (using the free iBooks app).

5000 Word Yoruba Dictionary


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5000 Word Yoruba Dictionary

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Key Points

  • Includes the most important words in Yoruba
  • Yoruba-English and English-Yoruba
  • Essential vocabulary marked in bold


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Online Yoruba dictionary

This Yoruba dictionary contains the 5000 most used words in Yoruba which are essential for day to day communication. Along with the meaning of the word, the dictionary will also provide usage examples.

àwon ile náà
ile kàn
a house
ile náà
the house
ile rè
her house
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About Yoruba

About Yoruba

Yoruba is spoken by roughly 30 million people in Benin and Nigeria and other parts of Africa. You'd like to improve your Yoruba vocabulary? Download our Yoruba PDF dictionary now and learn new Yoruba words today!

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Basic words and phrases in Yoruba

Learn to get by in Yoruba with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Yoruba greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Omobìnrin náà tóbi.
The girl is big.
Omobìnrin náà léwà.
The girl is pretty.
Omobìnrin náà kéré.
The girl is small.
Omobìnrin náà lágbára.
The girl is strong.
Speak! Yoruba

Speak! Yoruba

Learn Yoruba now. You'll begin with simple Yoruba phrases and day to day vocabulary and advance at your own pace... seeing, listening and responding in Yoruba. Fun to use and also fun to learn! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a comprehensive Yoruba language course for Windows. If you have a Windows laptop, this will be an excellent way for you to learn Yoruba.

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You can learn Yoruba in just 9 easy steps.

You can go from beginner to fluent in Yoruba in a short time and our nine-step Yoruba learning guide will show you how. You'll learn Yoruba greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Yoruba.

Yoruba learning guide : Step 9

In the previous steps, you learned about Yoruba greetings, Yoruba nouns, Yoruba adjectives and Yoruba verbs. In this step, we highlight the use of possessive pronouns in Yoruba. You'll learn phrases like ile mi, iwe mi and tabili mi (my house, my book, my table). You'll also learn ile è, iwe è and tabili è (your house, your book, your table). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Yoruba and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol.

On the Road! Yoruba

On the Road! Yoruba

Make the most of your trip to work by learning Yoruba words and phrases on the way. With this audio CD, you'll learn 1000's of Yoruba words & phrases in a very short time. The voice is in both Yoruba and English. Just listen, absorb and enjoy! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a learn Yoruba audio cd. If you have a CD player at home or in your car, this is the Yoruba course for you.

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