How to conjugate a verb in Yoruba

How to conjugate a verb in Yoruba

You want to learn how to conjugate Yoruba verbs? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Yoruba lessons complete with useful examples. I speak, you speak, we all speak... we make learning Yoruba verbs fun.

Yoruba verb conjugation: I

Verbs are used to describe actions. Yoruba verbs are conjugated for each person. The conjugation consists of an ending placed on the verb stem.


mo wà
I drive
mo mú lo
I take
mo se irànlowo
I help
mo rín
I laugh
mo padanu
I lose
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About Yoruba

About Yoruba

Yoruba belongs to Niger-Congo language family. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Yoruba would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Yoruba

Learn to get by in Yoruba with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Yoruba phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Bawo ni o ṣe lọ ?
How's it going ?
Welcome !
O dara?
Are you okay ?
Ohun gbogbo dara?
Everything okay ?
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You can learn Yoruba in just 9 easy steps.

If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Yoruba in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Yoruba learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Yoruba in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Yoruba.

Step 8 : Yoruba verbs

Verbs are used to describe actions. There are 1000's of verbs that you can learn in Yoruba. A good approach would be to start out by learning just three Yoruba verbs by heart. We suggest you learn the Yoruba verbs , fẹ and fẹran (see, want, like). Using the nouns iwe, alaga and ilẹkun (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each verb with each noun (I want the book, you see the chair, they like the door etc.). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Yoruba verbs including useful examples. After you've learned using the three verbs , fẹ and fẹran by heart you can move on to Step 9 (Yoruba possessive pronouns).

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