How to use personal pronouns in Yoruba

How to use personal pronouns in Yoruba

You want to learn how to use Yoruba personal pronouns? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Yoruba lessons complete with useful examples. I, you, he, she... we explain all you need to know about Yoruba personal pronouns in bite-size lessons.

Yoruba personal pronouns : I

A personal pronoun is what we call the English words 'I', 'you', 'he', 'she', 'we' and 'they'. Just like English, Yoruba has a set of personal pronouns. The English word 'I' is a pronoun in the first person singular. The Yoruba word for 'I' is 'emi'.

Examples

èmi nikan
just me
àti èmi ?
and me ?
èmi náà
me too
èmi
I
kii ṣe èmi
not me
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Step 2 : Yoruba personal pronouns

Personal pronouns are what we call the words I, you, he, she, we and they. Learning personal pronouns is important in Yoruba, but you don't need to learn them all at once. Focus instead on just three Yoruba personal pronouns to get started. We suggest that you learn mo, o and wón (I, you, they). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Yoruba personal pronouns including useful examples. Learn the three Yoruba personal pronouns mo, o and wón by heart and then move on to Step 3 (the indefinite article in Yoruba).

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