Yoruba Nouns

If you're trying to learn Yoruba Nouns you will find some useful resources including a course about Nouns and Words... 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 Nouns

Learning the Yoruba Nouns 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 Nouns is in the structure of the grammar in Yoruba.

Yoruba nouns are words used to name a person, animal, place, thing, or abstract ideas. Nouns are usually the most important part of vocabulary. Here are some examples:

English NounsYoruba Nouns
nouns
my carMoto mi or oko mi
green carMoto alawo ewe
three carsMoto meta or oko meta
car garageIbugbe moto
outside the carIta moto

Notice the structure of the Nouns in Yoruba.

List of Nouns in Yoruba

Below is a list of the Nouns and Words in Yoruba placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Yoruba vocabulary.

English NounsYoruba Nouns
armApa
backEyin
cheeksEreke or eeke
chestAya
earEti
eyeOju
faceOju
fingerika
fingersOmo ika
footEse
hairIrun
handOwo
headOri
heartOkan
kneeOrikun
legEse
lipEte
mouthEnu
neckOrun
noseImu
shoulderEjika
stomachIku
teethEyin
thighEse
throatOfun
thumbOmo ika
toeOmo ese
tongueAhon
toothEyin

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