Yoruba Articles

If you're trying to learn Yoruba Articles you will find some useful resources including a course about Definite and Indefinite Articles... to help you with your Yoruba grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Yoruba. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Yoruba Articles

Learning the Yoruba Articles is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Yoruba language. But first we need to know what the role of Articles is in the structure of the grammar in Yoruba.

Yoruba articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". Here are some examples:

English ArticlesYoruba Articles
articles
oneEyokan
somedie
fewdie
the bookIwa naa
the booksAwon Iwe naa
a bookIwe kan
one bookIwe kan
some booksAwon Iwe naa
few booksIwe die

Notice the structure of the Articles in Yoruba.

List of Articles in Yoruba

Below is a list of vocabulary where you can use the Definite and Indefinite Articles in Yoruba. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Yoruba vocabulary.

English VocabularyYoruba Vocabulary
Food
breadBuredi
breakfastOnje aaro
butterBota
candySwiti
chickenEdiye
dinnerOnje ale
fishEja
fruitEso
lambOmo aguntan
lemonOson wewe
lunchOnje osan
mealOnje
meatEran
pepperAta
plantsOhun ogbin
porkEran Elede
saltIyo
soupObe
sugarSuga
supperOnje asale
turkeytolotolo
appleapple
bananaOgede
orangesOsan
peanutEpa
pineappleOsan oyibo
vegetablesEfo
cornagbado
onionsalubosa
peppersata
beansewa
tomatoestomato

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