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 Articles||Yoruba Articles|
|the book||Iwa naa|
|the books||Awon Iwe naa|
|a book||Iwe kan|
|one book||Iwe kan|
|some books||Awon Iwe naa|
|few books||Iwe die|
As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Articles in Yoruba has a logical pattern. Locate the Articles above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence 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 Vocabulary||Yoruba Vocabulary|
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