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dictionary of

the Yoruba

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DICTIONARY
OF

YORUBA LANGUAGE.

PART

I. ENGLISH

YORUBA.
ENGLISH.

PART

II. YORUBA-

LAGOS.

CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY BOOKSHOP.


1913.

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INTRODUCTION.
The
first

Dictionary of the Yoruba language was published


1843, compiled by

in the year

Samuel (afterwards Bishop)

Crowther.
for a

This was greatly altered and considerably enlarged


edition in 1852.

new

For many years

this

book was

the standard work on the Yoruba language.

In 1911 an English- Yoruba Dictionary was published under


the general editorship of the Kev. E. J. Sowande, but this

was only intended


older book,
is

to

meet immediate needs, and,

like

the

out of print.
is

The present Dictionary

indebted to the above works


contributors

very largely, and to a number of

who have

devoted
the

much

valuable time to the work.

In addition to
J.

names

of the late

Bishop Crowther and the Kev. E.


E. Fry and the
"Rev. T. A. J.

Sowande, those

of Mrs.

Ogunbiyi

ought to be specially mentioned.

The publishers earnestly request that

their attention

may

be called to any errors or omissions noticed by users of


the Dictionary.

Communications should be addressed

to

The

Manager, C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos.

C.W.W.
Lagos,

January, 1913.

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NOTES ON SOUNDS OF CERTAIN LETTERS.


The five vowels, English words
a, e,
i,

o, u,

represent the sounds as heard in the following


in in ea in oa in oo in
ai

a has the sound of a


e
i

bath,
bait,


,,

beat, boat, boot.

There are also two modified vowels and three diphthongs


a sound which is fairly represented by the short e in such words as let, met, red. 9, a sound between a and o as heard in taw, water, bought, ai, equivalent to the English i in mile, oi, nearly equivalent to the English oi in voice, but the o retains its long sound, au, nearly equivalent to the English ou in round.e,

Among
g
is

the consonants

it is

only necessary to notice that

always hard, as in go. j is always soft, as in jam. .h has always its distinct sound as an aspirate, and is never mute. p and gb have sounds which do not exist in the English language, but can only be learnt by the ear. s has the sound of sh, as in shop.
stress to

Of the accents, none are employed as be laid on a particular syllable.


(

in English

merely to mark the

usually indicates a contraction, which is also in all dabobo, which is a contraction of da-abo-bo. The acute ( ' ) and grave ( * ) accents are simply marks of intonation i.e., of the rise or fall of the voice.

The circumflex

cases a long syllable,

e.g.,

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS, ETC.,


adj.

USED IN THIS DICTIONARY.


n.pl. pre/.

adv.

aux.
of-

v.

conj.
e.g.

= = = = = =
=*

adjective.

adverb.
auxiliary verb.

compare.
conjunction.
for example. interjection.

p.p. prep.

pron.
sing.
v.i.
v.t.

interj.
n.

noun.

~ = = = = = = =

noun, plural.
prefix. past participle.

preposition.

pronoun.
singular. verb intransitive. verb transitive.

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PART

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ENGLISH-YORUBA.

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PART

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ENGLISH-YORUBA.
ABA
Aback, adv. lojiji, lairot^le. Abandon, v.t. fi-sil?, k^-sil^. Abandoned, adj. fifisil?, kik^sil? patapata, iwa ibaj?. Abandonment, n. ik9sil9 patapata.

ABS
Aboard, adv. ninu 9k{>. Abode, n. ibugbe, ibujoko.
Abolish, v.t. 89-dofo.
Abolition, n. isodofo.

pa-r?,

S9-dasan,
isodasan,

ipare

Abase,

v.t. r^-sil?,

te-logd.

Abasement, n. ir?sil?, it^loriba. Abash, v.t. dojutl, damu. Abate, v.t. buku, dinku, fa-s?hin. Abatement, n. ibuku, ifas^hin. Abbey, n. ile Ql9run.
Abbreviate, v.t. ke-kuru, se-ku. Abbreviation, n. ikekuru. Abdicate, v.t. b9 oye ail?. Abdomen, n. ikun. Abdominal, adj. ti ikun. Abduct, v.t. fa kuro, gbe I9.

Abominable, adj. irira, egbin. Abomination, n. irira, egbin.


Aborigines, n. ibil?, onile. Abortion, n. isenu. Abortive, adj. jasi asan.

Abound,
adv.

v.i.

p9

si,

di pip9.
leti,

About, prep, yika,


yikakiri,

nitosi.

r9gba-yika. Above, prep, loke, lori. adv. loke


ori.

Abduction, n. igbe-19. Abet, v.t. ran-l9w9, gba-niyanju. Abeyance, n. idaduro, iy9kuro.

Abhor, v.t. korira. Abhorrence, n. ikorira. Abide, v.t. gbe, joko, duro de. Ability, n. agbara, oye.
Abject, adj. ainilari, 6si. Abjuration, n. ibura, igegun. Abjure, v.t. fi-bu, fi gegun. Ablaze, adv. gbina, jo geregere. Able, adj. le, lagbara. Able-bodied, adj. alagbara.

Abrasion, n. inukuro. Abreast, adv. 9gb$-kan-$gb$. Abridge, v.t. ke kuru. Abroad, adv. lode. Abrogate, v.t. sifin, fi sapakan. Abrupt, adj. lojiji, Iaim9t9l9. Abscess, n. ikoJ9P9 9yun.

Abscond,
iya.

v.i.

sapam9, sal9 fun

Absence, n. lai-si-nile. Absent, adj. k6si. Absolutely, adv. patapata.


Absolution,
ifiji.

n.

iw^m^,

idariji,

Ablution, n. lw$ wiw$.

Absolve, v.t. dariji, fiji, tu-sil?. Absorb, v.t. mi, la, fa-mu.
Abstain, v.i. fa-sehin, takete. Abstinence, w. aijeun, aw$. Abstract, v.t. mu kuro, fa jade.
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Abnegation, n. iseran, ik9nkansile.

Abnormal*

adj.

ohun

ajeji.

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Absurd, adj.
siaait9, aijana.

ADJ
Accusation, n. esun. Accuse, v.t. fi-sun. Accuser, n. olufisun.
v.t. huwa, 39 daaa, m^lara. Ache, n. lf<J, Iro. Achieve, v.t. se-tan, se-pari. Acid, adj. kan, kikan. Acidity, n. ikan, kikan.

Abundance,

n. fo.

Abundantly, adv. I9P9I9P9. Abuse, v.t. lo nilokulo, bu. n. ebu. ibu omi, 9gbun n. Abyss,
ainisale.

Accustom,

Academy,
Accede,

n. il6

ek9 giga.

v.i.

ka-kun, fohunsi.
v.t.

Accelerate,

mu

yara,

mus?

kankan. Accend, v.i. tinab9. Accent, v.t. tenum9, ami ohun. Accept, v.t. gba, tew9gba.
Acceptable,
adj.

Acknowledge, v.t. J9W9. Acknowledgment, n. ijew9Acquaint,


fun.
v.t.

fi-han,

fi-t<J,

39-

gbigba,

tite-

W9gba.
Acceptance, n. itew9gba. Access, n. 911a, aye. Accession, n. ikunl9W9, gigori6ye. Accident, n. esi.
Accidentally, adv. lairotele. Acclamation, n. iho iyin.

Acquaintance, n. ifihan, ojulum9Acquiesce, v.i. gba, dake, fiarabal$. Acquiescence,


ifarabal?.
n.

igba,

idake,

Acquire,

v.t. jere,

de

ib$.

Acquirement, n.
Acquisition, n.

ini, ere.

ohun

ini,

ere.

Accommodate, v.t. fun laye. Accommodation, n. aye. Accompaniment, n. ibanikegbe. Accompany, v.t. ba-19, ba-rin,
ba-kegbe. Accomplice, n. elegbe eni ni iwa buburu. Accomplish, v.t. se-pari, se-tan. Accomplishment, n. asetan, isepari, isepe.

Acquit, v.t. J9-I9W9, da-sile. Acquittal* n. idasile, idalare. Across, prep, or adv. nibiibu, lati

egbe kan de

ekeji.

Act, v.t. se, ru. n. ise, ofin. Action, n. ise, iru. Active, adj. yara, sise, sap9n. Activity, n. iyara, ap9n.

Accord,

v.t. and 9kan kan.

i.

ba-re.

v.

or n.

Accordance, n. ibare.
Accordingly, adv. nitorina. Accost, v.t. tete ki.

Actual, adj. nitot9, papa. Actuate, v.t. mu-se. Acute, adj. mimu. Adage, n. owe. Adapt, v.t. mu-ye, mu bad9gba. Adaptation, n. imuye.

Account,

n.

isiro,

ikasi.

v.t.

Add, v.t. fi-si, fi-kun, rd-p$. Adder, n. pan^le.


Addition, n. ifikun, irdp$. Address, v.t. ba-s9r9, k9we-si.
n. iba-S9r9.

dahun

fun.

Accountant, n. oniairo. Accumulate, v.t. ko-J9. Accumulation, n. ikoJ9P9. Accuracy, n. isegege, isedede. Accurate, adj. dede, pe sakasaka. Accurse, v.t. fi-bu, fi-re, fi-gegun. Accursed, adj. eni egun.

Adept, n. 9l9gb9n. Adequate, adj. to-fun. Adhere, v.i. fara-m9, so-m9. Adherent, n. elegbe, 9m9-ehin. Adieu, adv. 9na're, odigbose. Adjacent, n. itosi, agbegbe.
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ADJ
Adjourn, v.t. and i. ^i-lpwp, di-pjp miran. Adjournment, n. isil9W9, idi-pjpmiran. Adjudge, v.t. dajp-fun, daleJ9Adjunct, adj. fi-kun, ka-kun. Adjure, v.t. fi-bu.
Adjust,
v.t.

AFF
Advantageous, adj. r$run. Advent, n. bib$, wiwa. Adventure, v.t. and i. gbidanwo,
daw9le. n. idaw9le. olugbidanwo, n. Adventurer, oludawple. Adventurous, adj. laiya, nida\v9le.

to-l^s^s?, tun-se.

Adjustment, n. itunse.
Administer, v.t. se ipinfunni. Administration, n. ipinfunni. Administrator, n. olupinfunni,
olut9Ju.

Adversary, n. 9ta. Adverse, adj. lodisi. Adversity, n. ip9nju,

wahala,
kede,

jamba.
Advertise, rdhin.
ikede.
v.t.

s9-fun,

Admirable, adj. niyin. Admiral* n. olori pk^>. Admire, v.t. f$, yln. Admirer, n. oluf^ni, ayinni. Admission, n. igba, jij?wo. Admit, v.t. gba sile, J9W9. Admittance, n. igbasile, iwole.

Advertisement, n. irohin, is9fun,


Advice, n. im9ran, if9nahan. Advisable, adj. yq ni sise. Advise, v.t. k<J, f9nahan, siniye. Advisedly, adv. tirotiro. Adviser, n. oluk9, oluf9nahan. Advocacy, n. igbas9, igbawi. Advocate, n. alagbawi. Aerial, adj. loju 9run.
Afar, adv.
jijin, jina.

Admix,

v.t.

da-lu.
n. idalu.

Admixture,

Admonish, v.t. kilp, ba-wi. Admonition, n. ikilp, ibawi. Ado, n. iypnu, aisimi.
Adolescence,
n.

idagbasoke,

Affable, adj.

pdpmpkunrin. Adopt, v.t. sodomo.


Adoption, n. ispdpmp. Adoration, n. ibpla, ijuba, iyinlogo.

r9run
Affect,

lati

pp^niwa, ninurere, ba S9r9.


9kan, iwuri, kan.

Affair, n. ise, $ran.


v.t. if a

Affectation, n. ifarawe, isinje.

Adore, Adorn,

v.t.

juba, bu-pla, fun.

Affectionate,

Affection, n. if^. adj.

9m -if 9, kun

v.t. se-l<Js9.

fun

if$.

Adornment, w. 999. Adrift, adv. gba-19.


Adroit, adj. gb<Jn, m9-se. Adulation, n. ip9nni.

Affiance, n. igb9k9le, igbeyawo.


Affidavit, n. ifibura, 391919.
Affiliate, v.t.

sop9m9.
sinsin.

Affinity, n. Ibadana.

Adult, n. or adj. 4 gba, agbalagba. Adulterate, v.t. lu, baj?, sedaru-

Affirm,

v.t.

tenum9

dap9.
Adulteration, w. idalu. Adulterer, n. pansaga 9k9nrin. Adulteress, n. pansaga obirin. Adultery, n. pansaga, agbere.

Affirmation, n. it9num9. Affix, v.t. fi-m9, so-m9-l9hin. v.t. p9n-loju, J9-niya, Afflict, y9-l9nu. Affliction, n. ip9nju, ijiya, daloro.

Advance, n. itysiwaju. Advantage, n. anfani, ere,


run.

Affluence, n. isansi,
lr<J-

l<?r$,

9pp.

Affluent, adj. 919^, sisansi, 9P9. Afford, v.t. so, fi-fun, nawo.
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AFF
Affray, n. ija, ariwo, nla, asp.
Affright,
v.t.

ALL
Agony, n. iwaiya ija, irora. Agree, v.t. and i. finusokan, sadehun, fohunsokan. Agreeable, adj. yiye, dara.
Agreement,
n.

deruba,

da-ni-iji

(daniji).

Affront, n. isafojudisi.
judisi, tp.

v.t.

safo-

adehun,

ifinu

Afire, adj. or adv. gbina. Afloat, adj. or adv. luw, fo loju

sokan, ifohunsokan.
Agriculture, n. iroko, isagb?. Agriculturist, n. agb$, aroko.

omi. Afoot, adj. or adv. les$. Afore, adv. or prep, niwaju, saju. Aforesaid, adj. or adv. wi-t^l. Aforetime, adv. nigbatijp, nigbanl. Afraid, adj. beru, foiya. Afresh, adv. lotun, nititun. After, prep, lehin. Afternoon, n. osan, asale. After-pains, n. inurirun lehin ibimo (inu agaro). adv. Afterward, Afterwards, igbehin, lehinna. Again, adv. $we, lekeji, tun. Against, prep, lodisi, so-disi, de. Age, n. akokd, igba, 9J9 ori. v. dagba. Aged, adj. gbo, arugbo.

Ague, n. otutu ako iba tulu. Ah, inter, a. Ahead, adv. niwaju.
Aid, v.t. ran-lowo, ti-lehin Aid, n. iranlowo, itilehin. Ail, v.t. and i. run, saisan. Ailment, n. arun, ailera, aisan.

Aim, v.t. andi. won-wo,


Air,
n.

fe, fojusi.

ofurufu,
ti

afefe,

oju-

sanma.
Air-gun, n. ibon
yin.

nfi afefe

Air-hole, n. iho afefe.


Airless, adj. ailafefe.

Airy, adj. ni afefe. Ajar, adv. laititan.

Akin, adj. ibatan nipa Ibi. Alacrity, n. idaraya, imura.

Agency, n. isehindeni, isojueni. Agent, n. asojueni. Aggrandize, v.t. so-di-nla, gbe-ga. n. igbega, Aggrandizement,
isodinla.

Alarm,
n.

v.t.

da-niji,
niji.

da-idagiri.

ida ni

Alas, inter, ose.


Albeit, conj. biotile.

Album,
v.t.

n.

iwe

ifi

Aggravate,

bi-ninu,

sodi

Alcohol, n.
pti.

ohun
n.

ti

aworan si. npa ni ninu


ilu.

buburu

si.

Aggravation, n. imubinu. v.t. kojopo. Aggregate,


ikojppp.

Alderman,
n.

onidajo

Alert, adj. sora, yara, n. isora.


Alias,

daraya.

Aggregation, n. ikojppp. Aggression, n. ifinran, iteteto. Aggressor, n. ofinra, atoni. Aggrieve, v.t. s$, ba-ninuje. Aghast, adj. or adv. diji. Agile, adj. yara, mura giri.
Agility, n. iyara,

adv.

tabi.

n.

oruko

arinje.

Alien, n. alejo, ajeji.

Alienate,

v.t. fi I9W9 elomiran. yiyara kuro lodo enikan.

imura

giri.

Agitate, v.t. ml, si, ru soke, re. Agitation, n. Imi, isi, irusoke, ire. Ago, adj. koja.

Alight, v.i. so -kale, ba. Alike, adj. J9, bakanna, dabi. Alive, adj. ye, alaye. adv., n. or pron. adj., All,

Agonize,

v.t.

and

i.

jerora.

Allay,

gbogbo, olukuluku. v.t. wo-san, mu-fuye.


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ALL
Allegation, n. it^nump, awawi.
Allege,
v.t. t

AMP
Although, conj. bi o til^j^pe.
Altitude, n. giga. Altogether, adv. patapata.

^num9,

rd.

Allegiance, n. isin-^ba, iteriba, itunba-f'pba.

Always, adv. nigbagbogbo,


lai.

titi

Allegory, n. owe, ifpranweran. Alleluia, n. iyin Qlprun. saoki, Alleviate, v.t. wo-san,

Am,

v. ni,

wa, be.
v.t.

mu

Amalgamate,
dalu.

and

i.

dap9,

d$

lara.

Alleviation, n. imusan, id$lara Alley, n. ona hiha.


All-hail, interj. alalia.

Alliance, n. ibas$r$, ibatan.


Alligator, n.

9m.
fi-sipo,

Amalgamation, n. idap9, idalu. Amanuensis, n. ak9we. Amass, v.t. ko J9P9. Amateur, n. eniti o k9 ohunkohun, sugb9n ti ko fi se
ise r^ tara.

Allocate,

v.t.

pin fun.

Allocation, n. ipin, ipo. Allot, v.t. pin, fifun.

Allow, v.t. je, J9W9, y9da. Allowance, n. ipin, ij?w9 owogbigba. Alloy, n. adalu, ibaje> Allude, v.i. da&9, t9ka si.
Allure,
v.t.

Amaze, v.t. yalenu, ha-se. Amazement, n. iyanu. Amazon, n. jagun jagun obinrin.
Ambassador, n. ik$ 9ba, ons9. Ambiguous, adj. aidaju, onitum9meji, aisetara.
Ambition, n. if 9 agbara, if 9 ipa. Ambitious, adj. 9kanjuwa.

tan, fa-19.

Allurement, n. 9tan, ld^.


Allusion, n. it^ka si, im^nukan. Ally, n. ibare, ibam9P9.

Ambuscade,

n. ibuba.

Ambush,
0U9.

n.

biba ni buba.
v.t.

Ameliorate,

and

i.

mu

san

iwe Igba ati akoko, iwe kika 9J9. Almighty, n. Olodumare. Almost, adv. iqvq, ku die. Alms, n. ^r^-anu.

Almanac,

n.

Amelioration, n. isandi9Amen, inter, amin, b9ni ki o

ri,

99.

Almsgiving, n. ifunnti^bun, it9reanu.


Aloft, adv. loke, lori.

Amend, v.t. and i. tun-se, Amendment, n. itunse. Amends, n. 9san itunse.

se rere.

Alone, adj. on nikan. Along, adv. p^lu, ^9.


Aloof, adv. lokere, nitakete. Aloud, adv. kikan, rara. Already, adv. nisisiyi, siwaju

Amiable, adj. inu rere, ni iwu. Amicable, adj. bi $r$. Amid, Amidst, prep, larin, ninu. Amiss, adj. ait9, sisina. Amity, n. is$r$, inu didun.

akoko.
Also, adv. pelu-pelu, p^lu. Altar, n. pepe. Alter, v.t. and i. par9, yi-pada,
tun-se.
Alteration, n. ipar9, itunse. Altercation, n. as$, ija.

Ammunition, n. ohun ija. Amnesty, n. idariji 9l9W9n. Among, Amongst, prep, ninu,
larin.

Amorous, adj. ti if^. Amount, n. iye. v.t. J9.


Amphibious, adj. agbel9gbomi,
jomijoke.

Alternate,

v.t.

and i.

t$le l9k9kan.

Alternative, n. yiyan.

Ample, adj. tobi, P9, to. Amputate, v.t. ke kuro.


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AMP
Amputation, ft. ikekuro. Amulet, ft. ogun, tira, 5nde.

ANT
Annotate, v.t. and i. S9-as9ye, S9-itum9. Annotation, n. itum9, as9ye. Announce, v.t. kede, filo, 89 nigbangba.

Amuse, v.t. mu laraya, ba sire. Amusement, ft. imularaya, isire. An, adj. kan.
Anaemia, Analogy,
Analysis,
si
ft. ft.

aini eje to lara.


ijpra, ifiwe.

ft.

itu si

w?we, ituka

kekeke.
ft.

Anarchy,

iwarudurudu, ail^ba
ft.

Anathema,

ifibu,
v.t.

egun.

Announcement, n. ikede, ifil9. Annoy, v.t. t9, y9-lenu. Annoyance, n. it9, iy9nu. Annual, adj. I9d9dun. Annuity, n. owo od9dun. Annul, v.t. pa-re, mu-kuro.
Annular, adj. bi oruka. Annunciation, ft. ikede, imuhinwa. Anoint, v.t. fi ororo pa, tororosi. Anointed, ft. eni ami ororo.

Anathematize,

and
ara.

i.

fi-bu,

gegun fun. Anatomy, ft. ipin


Ancestor, Ancestry,
ft.
ft.

obi, ara igbani.


ibi, itilende,

awon

baba tabi

iyanla.

Anchor, n. idakoro.
Ancient, adj. gb6, pe, igbani.

Anomaly, ft. lodi si ofin. Anon, adv. nisisiyi, lojukanna. Anonymous, adj. ailoruk9.
Another, adj. omiran, omi. v.t. and i. da-lohun, j$ esi. ft. idahun, ij$. Ant, ft. era, erun. Antagonist, n. 9ta, onija. Antecedent, adj. sisaju. Antechamber, n. yard ak9kan. Antedate, y.t. tete kaJ9&i. Antediluvian, adj. saju kikun omi. Antelope, n. esuro. Antemeridian, A.M., adj. saju

And,

conj. on, ati,


ft.

si.

Anecdote,

itan kekere.

Answer,

Anew,
Angel,

adv. titun.

ft. angeli, onse Qtyrun. Anger, n. ibinu. Angle, ft. iw$ apeja, igun.

Angler, ft. apeja. Anglican, adj. ti Oyinbo. Angry, adj. binu, mu-binu. Anguish, ft. irora, arokan, aro-

dun. Animal, n. eran, eda elemi. Animate, v.t. so-di aye. Animation, n. idaraya.
Animosity, ft. irira, ibinu. Ankle, ft. kokos?. Anklet, ft. ohun oso kokos$. Annals, ft. itan aiye, itan ilu. Annex, v.t. som<J, dapp, fi-mp.

9J9 kanri. Antenatal, adj. saju ibi. Antenuptial, adj. saju igbeyawo. Anterior, adj. tisaju, tiwaju.

Anthem,
Anthill,

n. orin
ft.

mim9,
o

orin iyin. ni lerin.

okiti era, agiyan.


ti

Antic, n. ere

npa
si

Annexation, n. ifikun, isop$m<J,

Antichrist, n. lodi

Kristi.
si

idap9m9.
Annihilate, v.t. 89-dofo.
ispdofo.

pa -re, sp-dasan,

Antichristian, adj. asodi Kristian.

ek9

Anticipate,

v.t.

tete se, fojus9na,

Annihilation, n. ipare, isodasan,

t9wo
tele.

tele.

Anticipation, n. it9W9tele, im9li

Anniversary, n. aj^dun.

Anno Domini,
wa.

pdun Oluwa

Antidote,

aporo, apiw9. ft. Antimacassar, n. as9 aga.


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ANT
Antimony, n. tiro. Antinomian, n. ek9 lodi

APP
Apparition, n. iran, ifarahan. Appeal, v.i. fi 9ran I9, bebe.
n.
ifil9,

si ofin

Qtyrun. Antipathy, n. irira. Antipodes, n. awpn ti iha keji aiye ti ese tiwa ati tiwon k9Ju si ara won. Antique, n. nkan igbani. Antiquity, n. ohun atijv. Antiseptic, n. egbogi ti k6 je ki nkan dibaje, apor6. Antitype, n. eni-apere. Anvil, n. 61u alagbede. Anxiety, n. ajd, aniyan, aibale
aiya.

ibere.

Appear,

v.i.

han, farahan, y9-

jade.

Appearance, n. ifarahan, iy9Jade.


Appease,
oriki.
v.t.

tu-ninu, sip^-fun.
n.

Appellation,

oruk9,

anije,

Append, v.t. fi-k$, so-m$. Appendage, n. ifik<J, isom9.


Appendix, n. ifikun.
Appertain,
v.i.

je

ti.

Appetite, n. if$ onje, pipa lebi.

Anxious, adj. ?ajo, saniyan.

Any, ad;, eyikeyi. Anybody, n. enikeni.

Applaud, v.t. and pipat^w9. Applause, n. iyin.

i.

yin nipa

Anyhow,

adv. lonakona. Anything, w. ohunkohun.

Anywhere,

adv.

ibikibi.

Apace, adv. kiakia, yarayara. Apart, adv. lapakan, s<Jt$. Apartment, n. iyara. Apathy, n. aibikita. Ape, n. 9b9, akiti. Aperient, n. egbogi iyagbe.
Aperture, n. iho, alafo. Apex, n. sonso. Apiece, adv. l9k9kan.

Apocalypse,

n.
w.

ifihan.

Apocrypha,

mp

eniti

iwe mim9 ti a k6 o kp W9n, asiri.

v.i. b?be. Apologue, n. owe, itan. Apology, n. awawi, iJ9W9, $be. Apoplexy, n. warapa. Apostasy, n. iyipada kuro ninu

Apologize,

iJ9W9. Apostle, n. ojis9 Kristi, apostili.

Apple, n. eso kan bi 6ro oyinbo. Applicant, n. eniti o bere. Application, n. if9kansi, ifisi, ibere fun nkan. Apply, v.t. and i. fisi, 16, bere fun. Appoint, v.t. yan, ya-S9t9, pinnu. Appointment, n. iyan, ipinnu. Apportion, v.t. pin ni dede. Apposite, adj. ba-mu, yiye. Apposition, n. insi l^gbekegbe. Appraise, v.t. diyele. Appreciate, v.t. and*. m9yi,m9ye. Apprehend, v.t. di-mu, gba-mu ; beru, foiya. Apprehension, n. ib9ru ; idimu. 9m9ise eniti n. Apprentice, nk9se. v.t. fi adehun de lati k999. Apprenticeship, n. igba ti ada fun 9niti nk9se. Apprise, v.t. 89-fun.

Apothecary, n. onisegun, oluta ogun. Appal, v.t. deruba, fo-laiya. Apparatus, n. ohun elo. Apparel, n. a&9, ewu, 999.
v.t.

Approach, v.t. and i. sunm9. n. isunm9. Approbation, n. idunm9, inudidun si. Appropriate, v.t. lo fun ara r?,

ya

S9t9.

w9-la&9, 89-I999.

Apparent, adj. han gbangba.

Approval, n. ifohunsi. Approve, v.t. and i. se inudidun si.


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Approximate,
v.t.

ASH
and
9(19.
i.

mu-

sunm9, sunmp

Approximation, n. isunm9. April, n. osu kerin odun. Apron, n. bant?. Apt, adj. y?, mura. Aptitude, n. yiy<?, imura. Aquatic, adj. hihu ninu omi. Aqueduct, n. oju-isan ti a fun omi. Arab, n. ara Arabia. Arabic, n. ede Arabia. Arable, adj. y? fun iroko.
Arbiter, n. onidajo, onilaja.

la

Armadillo, n. aka, tabi akika. Armament, n. aw9n ti o mura ogun. Armistice, n. idaw9 ogun duro. Armour, n. ihamora. Arms, n. ohun elo ogun. Army, n. 9gb9 9019 ogun. Aroma, n. orun didun. Arose, v.i. dide. Around, prep, yika, kiri. Arouse, v.t. ji loju orun. Arraign, v.t. pe-l9J9, fi-sun.

Arraignment, n. ifisun. Arrange, v.t. to leses?.

Arbitration, n. gbigb9, didaJ9fun. Arbour, n. ibijoko lab 9 iji igi. Arc, n. apakan ayika. Arch, adj. birikiti. Archangel, n. olori angeli. Archbishop, n. olori aw9n bishop. Archdeacon, n. igbakeji bishop. Archer, n. 9l9fa, tafatafa. Archipelago, n. agbaJ9 erekusu.

Arrangement,

n.

ito I9S9S9.

Arrant, adj. alainitiju, ogboju. Array, n. iw9S9, ^939. Arrear, n. gbese ti a koi san,
tehin.

Arrest,

v.t.

daduro, di-mu.

Arrival, n. dide. Arrive, v.i. de, b$.

Arrogance, n. igberaga,

irera.

Architect, n. ile kik9.


Arctic, adj.
ti

olori

901916,

9ga

Arrow,

n. 9fa.

ariwa.

Arson, n. ile kikun, fifi ile jona. Art, n. 9gb9n, im9 9na ise.
Artery, n. isan 9J9. Artful, adj. gb^n, larekereke.
Article,
Artifice,

Ardent, adj. imura si, itara si, igbona 9kan. Ardour, n. itara, igbona ara.

n.

nkan, ohun kan.


v.t.

Arduous,

adj. soro, nira.


si. si.

Articulate,
Artificer,

Are, v. ni, mb9, wa, Area, n. U9 ti a pala

n. n.

and i. syvy, lahun. 9gb9nk9gb9n.


onis^na.

Arena, n. ibi ere. Argue, v.t. and i. saroye, jiyan,


ladi.

Artificial, adj. ifi9gb9nse.

Argument,
iladi.

n.

isaroye,

ijiyan,

ib9n nla, 9m9-ogun nr9 agba, agba. Artisan, n. oni^na. Artist, n. eniti nse aworan.
Artillery, n.
ti

Arid, adj. gbigb9. Aright, adv. tit<, yiye. Arise, v.i. dide, ji loju orun.

Artless, adj. alailarekereke.

As, conj. bi, gege

bi.

Ascend,
ilu,

v.t.

and

i.

gdke, gun.

Aristocracy, Saraki.

n.

gbajum9
isiro.

Ascension, n. igoke.
Ascent, n. igun oke, ibi-giga.
Ascertain,
v.t.

Arithmetic, n. <?kq

Ark, n. 9k9 Noa, apoti kekere,


apoti
$ri.
v.i.

daju.

Ascetic, n. eni ns? ara nie.


di

Arm,

n. apa. ogun.

ihamora

Ascribe,

v.t.

fi-fun.

Ashamed,

adj. tiju.
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ASH
Ashes, n. eru. Ashore, adv. gunl?, nil?.

ATR
Assortment,
ruru.
n.

iya&9t9t9, oni-

Ash Wednesday,

n. 9J9 ekini ni

Lent, ojo ib^r^ &W9. Aside, adv. lapakan. Ask, v.t. audi, bere, t>9r9, bi-lere.
Asleep, adj. sisun, sun. Asp, n. parcel?. Aspect, n. Iw6.

Assume, v.t. daw9le, gba-&9d9. Assumption, n. isebi, idaw9le. Assurance, n. idaniloju, igb^k^le.

Assure,

v.t.

t^num9, S9-daniloju.

Assuredly, adv. dajudaju, nitot9.


Asterisk, n.

Asperse,

v.t.

puro mp,

ami

akiyesi

*.

gbadu-

lump.
Aspersion, n. gbigbadnlum9. Aspiration, n. if$ 9kan, in^ga si. Aspire, v.i. dawdle, n$ga si. Ass, n. k^tek^te.
Assail,
v.t.

Astern, adv. idi

9^.

Asthma,
Astonish,

n. ik9 fe.

Astir, adv. dide I9.


v.t.

ya-l^nu.

kp-lu.
n.

Astonishment, n. iyanu. Astound, v.t. yal^nu.


Astray,
adv.

Assailant,

alak9lu.

kuro

I9JU

9na,

Assassin, n. apania. Assassinate, v.t. lunipa. Assault, w. ik9lu.

isina, ni iyapa.

Astride, adv. ni didakata 939. Astringent, adj. Iwaki, didi.

Assemblage, n. apeJ9 pipeJ9p9Assemble, v.t. and i. pe-J9. Assembly, n. apej'9. Assent, n. gba, fe\ J9W9.

Astronomer, n. 9niti o m9 iraw9. Astronomy, n. 9k9 iraw9 oju


9run.

Asunder, adv.

\q\Q.

t9num9, wi, 39. Assertion, n. 9^, itenump.


Assert,
v.t.

Asylum,

n. ibi

abd aw9n

otosi.

Assess,

v.t.

diyele.
ini.

At, prep, ni, nibi. Ate, v.t. and i. j^un.

Assessment, n. idiyele.
Assets, n.

Atheism, n. aigba wiwa Qtyrun


Atheist, n. alaigbagb9 pe Ql9run

ohun

Assiduous, adv. Iap9n, t^rarr^?,


laisimi.

mb9.
Athirst, adj. p6ngb?. Athlete, n. onijakadi, ^niti nsare
ije.

Assiduousness, n. ap9n, aisimi. Assign, v.t. yan-sil?, fi-lel9W9.

Assignment,

n.

iyansil?,

ifile-

I9W9. Assimilate, v.t. mu-J9ra.


Assist,
v.t.

Athletics, n. ijakadi, ere sisa.

and
i.

i.

se-dabi,

Athwart, prep. nibu.


Atlas, n.

aworan H9
n.

aiye.
ti

ran-l9W9. Assistance, n. iranl9W9. Assistant, n. oluranl9W9.


Assize,
n.

and

Atmosphere,
aiye ka.

ofurufu

o yi

Atom,
Atone,

n.
v.t.

9run kikini.

diyele,
arufin.
v.t.

Ipade
i.

9J9

and

i.

setutu, tu-ninu,

aw9n
Associate,

dahun
ba-kegb?,
n.

fun.
n. adj.

and

Atonement,
Atrocious,
gidigidi.

etutu,

dara-p9m9.
^nikeji ^ni.

buruju,

adehun. buru

Association, n. Assort, v.t. and

?gb$.
i.

ya

S9t9t9.

Atrocity, n. ie buburu. Atrophy, n. riru.


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Attach,
v.t.

10

AWF
Auspicious, adj. loju rere, dara,
lasiki.

and i. so-mp, dapping

far amp.

Attachment, n. idappmp, ifara-

mp.
Attack,
Attain,
ti
v.t.
v.t.

kp-lu, dojukp.

Austere, adj. ror6. Authentic, adj. otitp, ododo. Authenticate, v.t. fi pri ladi.

and
tp.

i.

de,

fpwp

tp.

Author, n. olupilpsp, akpwe.


Authority, n. agbara ofin, asp. Authorize, v.t. fi asp fun, jp. Autobiography, n. itan igbe aiye atikarapni kp. ti Autocrat, n. pniti o fi agbara r^>
jpba.

Attainment, n.

ini,

pgbpn, ohun

pwp

Attempt,
kolu.

v.t.

gbidanwo, dan wo,


i.

Attend, v.t. and durode.

fiyesi, durotl,

Attendance, n.
idurotl.

ifiyesi,

ifetisilp,

Attendant, n. pmp-pdp, onitpju. Attention, n. ifetisilp, ifojuai. Attenuate, adj. ru.


Attest,
v.t.

Autograph, n. ikp orukp pni funra pni. Automatic, adj. eyiti osisp fun
rarp.

Autumn,

n.

akoko

ikore.

and

i.

jpri si.

Attestation, n. pri. Attire, v.t. se lpsp, Attitude, n. iduro.

wp

lasp.

Auxiliary, n. oluranlpwp. Avail, v.t. and i. gba anfani, se ni rere, wulo. Available, adj. lerd, yp, sanfani.

Attorney, n. onitpju ohun ini, asoju pni labp ofin. Attract, v.t. fa-mpra, tan.
Attraction, n. ofa.
Attribute,
Attractive, adj. eyiti nfa ni. v.t. fi fun, ka si lprun.

Avarice, n. ojukokoro. Avaricious, adj. lojukokoro.

Avenge, v.t. gbesan. Avenger, n. olugbesan. Avenue, n. pna gboro lpnu igbo. Averse, adj. aifp, aidunmp.
Aversion, n. irira, aif^. Avert, v.t. mu-kuro, da-duro, yi-pada.

Auction, n. pja tita adijera, gbanjo. Auctioneer, n. onigbanjo. Audacious, adj. gboju, lafojudi. Audacity, n. igboju afojudi. Audible, adj. gbigbp gbangba. Audience, n. agbptpni.
Audit, n. ijpri iwe isiro owo. Auditor, n. ajpri owo.

Aviary, n.
Avidity,
n.

ile piyp.

iwarapapa. Avocation, n. ise, ipo. Avoid, v.t. yana silp, y^ kuro.

Avouch,

v.t.
v.t.

Avow,

and i. tpnump. kede nigbangba,

Aught, n. ohunkohun.

jpwp.

Augment,
ppsi.

v.t.

and
n.

i.

spdi pupp,

Avowal, n. itpnump nigbangba. Await, v.t. reti, duro de, mura


silp de.

Augmentation,
ippsi.

ispdipupp,

Awake,
Award, Aware,

v.t.

and

i.

ji

loju orun,

Augur, n. alafpsp. Augury, n. asptplp. August, adj. nianla, titobi. August, n. osu kpjp lpdun. Aunt, n. arabinrin baba tabi iya.
Auspice, n. ab6, itpju.

laisun.
v.t.

se-idajp.

adj. m^>.

Away, adv. kuro, kalp. Awe, n. ^ru, ibpru.


Awful, adj. nib^ru.
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Awhile, adv. nigba die.

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BAN
Bailiff, n. ijoye,

Awkward,
Awl, Awning,

adj. g$, nira, airorun. n. olu.


n. aso tita ki

Bait, w. lj$, ide.

onidajo, olopa. v,t. and i. de,

drun

ma

Baize,

n.

asp

omrun ganhuni.

pani.
adj. gbun, w<J. Axe, n. ake. Aye, adv. beni, 6 to. Aye, adv. lailai.

Awry,

ganhun. Bake, v.t. and

yan, din,

se.

B.
Babble, v.*. and i. so werewere, aheso. Babbler, n. alaheso. Babe, Baby, n. omo-owo. Babel, w. irukerudo.

Baker, n. alase, alakara. Bakery, n. ile ibiti a din nkan. Balance, n. iwon, isiku owo, v.t. and i. won ogbogba. logbogba. Balance-sheet, n. iwe isiro apapo owo. Balcony, n. odede, $de. Bald, adj. pipari, nihoho.
Baldhead, n. apari.
Baldness, n. ainirun. Bale, n. eru, ise, iponju,
v.t.

osi.

Baboon,
Bachelor,

n.

obo

nla.

gbon omi danu.

n.

apon, alailobirin.
ehin.
v.*.

Baleful, adj. osi,


Ball, n. isu,
ire ijo.

Baok,

n. or adv.

ti-

kun fun ika. ohunkohun ti o su

ran-lowo. Backbite, v.t. soro eni lehin, bu, gan. Backbiter, n. abuni, aganni, asoro eni lehin.
lehin,

Ballad, n. orin aro.

Backbone,

n.

egun ehin.

Backside, n. ehin ohunkohun. Backslide, v.t. ya kuro lona rere,

imuduro, itemole. Balloon, n. ok$ ofurufu. Ballot, n. iwe iyan-enia, ibd. Ballroom, n. iyara ijo. Balm, n. ikunra, oje olorun
Ballast, n.

didun.

pada
Backward,

sehin.

Backslider, n. apadasehin. adj. fas ehin, lora,

Balmy, adj. olorun didun, ituni. Balsam, n. oje, ogun, ikunra.


n. pako. Bamboozle, v.t. tan-j?. Ban, n. ifilo ni gbangba, itanu.

Bamboo,

padasehin. Bacon, n. ejo eled? ti a fi iyo si. Bad, adj. buburu, aidara. Bade, v.t. and i. so-fun, fase-fun. Badge, n. ami. v.t. Badger, n. oruko eranko. lepa, yo-lenu, dalamu. Badly, adv. aidara. Baffle, v.t. da-ru, so-dasan, tan-

v.t. and i. fi-bu. Banana, n. ogede. Band, n. edidi, egbe. Bandage, n. oja, edidi.

Bandit, n. olosa, alailofin. Bandyleg, w. ese wiwo. Bane, n. iparun, iku.

kBag, n. apo, ok?, v.t. fi-sapo. Baggage, n. $ru. Bagpipe, n. fere alapo awo. onigbowo, adurofuni. Bail, n. v.t. gbon omi danu.

Bang,

n. ilu,

ariwo

lojiji.

v.t.

lu,

ti,

pariwo.
ti

Bangle, n. oruka
ese.

apa tabi

ti

Banish, v.t. ran -jade, le-lo. Banishment, n. ilekuro nilu.


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Bank,
n. bebe, eti odo, ile owo. Banker, n. olori ile owo. Banknote, n. iwe ti a fi se pasipar9 owo. Bankrupt, n. ajigbese, ibaje 6wd. Banner, n. opagun, asia. Banns, n. ifi igbeyawo I9. Banquet, n. ase.

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Barrier, n. abo, idina,

ami

ibi

kan.
Barrister, n. agbeJ9ro.

Barrow,
Barter,

n.
v.t.

k9k9 eru. and i. se pasipar9.


ipil^s.

Base, n. isal?,
ainitari.

adj. ail9la,.

Banter, n. idapara.

Baseborn, adj. Bash, v.t. lu.

91219-ale.

Baobab,
Baptise,

n. igi afpn.
v.t.

sami si li oruko Metalpkan, fi oruko fun. Baptism, n. ami ijewo, irisinu omi nipa eyiti a gba enia
Bar,

Bashful, adj. nitiju. Basin, n. awo koto ; adagun omi ~


Basis, n. ipil?.

Bask, v.i. ya orun. Basket, n. agb^n, ap^r?.


Bastard, n. 91119 ale, 91119 agbere. Baste, vX gans9 fi 9ra si ?ran
sise.

sinu iJ9 Kristi. n. irin tabi igi gbvrv iyanrin ti ndi enu odo. v.t. tl, dena.
alai-

Barb, n. eti 9fa. Barbarian, n. alaigbede, moye, eniakenia.

Bastinado, v.t. na lat^l^s^. Bat, n. adan.

Barbarism, n. aimp iwa hu, iwakiwa. Barber, n. afarun, afari, onidiri, onigbajamp. Bard, n. akewi, akprin.
Bare, adj. nihoho, laibo.
Barefaced, adj. lainitiju
Barefoot, adj. lainibata.
;

Batch, n. apap9 nkan. Bate, v.t. and i. y9wo 93a. Bath, n. baluw9 (ibi-aluw9). Bathe, v.t. w$, luw$. Baton, n. 9pa as?, 9pa is?.
Battalion, n. ?gb? aw9n ogun to 500 de 800.
Batter,

9m9-

daju.

Batten, n. igi p9l?b9. v.t. and i. ki-m9l?, lu-

m9l9.
Battery, n.
ba-ja.

ohun

ija.
v.i.

Bareheaded,

adj. laibori.

Battle, n. ija, ogun.

jagun

Bargain, v.t. and i. se adehun. n. ipinnu, adehun.

Barge, n. 9k$ igbaja.

Battlement, n. odi. Bawl, v.t. and i. kigbe kikan.

Bargeman, n. 919^. Bark, n. epo igi, pk9 kekere. v.t. and i. gbo bi aja. Barm, n. 939 9ti, iwukara.
Barn, n. aka, aba. Barometer, n. ohun elo
lati
fi

W9n

af?f9.

Barque, n. 9k9 kekere. Barrack, n. ile aw9n 9m9-ogun. Barrel, n. agba. Barren, adj. yagan, asal$, laileso. Barrenness, n. iyagan, aileso.
Barricade, n. idina, sagbaradi.

Bay, n. iyaw9 omi okun sinuil?. Bay, Bight, n. gbigbo aja ti nd9d?. Bayonet, n. 9b? ib9n. Be, v.i. ni, wa, si. Beach, n. eti okun. Beacon, n. ina lori oke fun ikil9 ewu. Bead, n. il?k9. Beadle, n. onse ile 9J9, oye ninu
iJ9,

am9na
;

loru.

Beak,

n.

9ml ?iy?

Beam,

n. iti igi

imu. ; itansan orun.

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Bean,
n. ere,

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BEL
Beetle, n.
Befall,
v.t.

Bear, n. amptpkun.
bi,

popondo, ewe, $wa. v.t. ru, gbe


jiya, roju.

pbpnbpn.

and i. ba,
tanjp.

desi, subulu.

so

Beflt, v.t. yp, tp-si.

Beard, n. irungbpn. Bearer, n. alaru ojise. Beast, n. eranko elese merin. Beastly, adj. bi eranko. Beat, v.t. and i. lu, f<J ; bori. Beating, n. ilu, ina. Beatitude, n. ibukun prun, inudidun.

Befool, Before,

v.t.

prep,

niwaju,
tete.

siwaju,

loju.

Beforehand,

adv.

Befoul, v.t. sp-dibajp, sp-deri. ba-rp v.t. ba-spre, Befriend, sorefun. Beg, v.t. and i. sagbe, tprp, bpbp.

Bean,

n. oge, oluf p.
v.*.

Began,

v.

bpresi.

Beautiful, adj. dara, lewa.

Beautify,

se-lpsp, se-lewa.

Beauty, n. pwa, os<j, didara. Becalm, v.*. mudakp.

Beget, Begot, v.t. bi, hujade. Beggar, n. alagbe. Beggarly, adj. bi alagbe.

Became,

v.i.

di

ye.

Because, con;, nitori. Bechance, v.. ba ni alabapade,


sesi.

Beck, n. ijuwp si. Beckon, v.i. and


apere.

i.

juwo

si,

se

Become,
ye-

v.t.

and

i.

ba de
isale

si,

di

k(J bprp nkan. Beginning, n. ipilpsp, atetekpse, ibprp nkan. Begone, inter, lp kuro Begrime, v.t. da eri si, ba-jp. Begrudge, v.t. se ilara.
!

Begin, Begun, v.t. and dide si, kpbprp. Beginner, n. pniti o

i.

bprpsi,

Bed,

n.

ibusun

odo

Beguile, v.t. tan-jp. Behalf, n. irp, itilphin, ojurere.

irp-gbpku.

Bedaub, v.t. fire. Bedchamber, n. iy^wu,


ibiisun.

yara

Behave, v.i. huwa, Id. Behaviour, n. iwa, iwa-aiye. Behead, v.t. bp-lori.
Behest, n. asp. Behind, prep, lphin.

Bedclothes, n. akete.

asp ibusun, asp

Bedeck,

v.t.

se-loso.

Behindhand, adv. lpra, fa. Behold, Beheld, v.t. wo, kiyesi,


ri.

Bedew,

v.t.

seri

si.

Bedouin, n. awpn larubawa ti ngbe inu agp. Bedraggle, v.t. wp ninu pr^. Bedstead, n. opa akete ibusun
;

Beholder, n. aworan.

Behove,

(onirin tabi onigi).

Bee, n. oyin, esinsin Beef, n. pran malu.

ti

nse oyin.

v.t. yp, tp-si. Being, n. iwa ; pda. Belabour, v.t. na, lu. Belch, v.t. and i. gufp. Beleaguer, v.t. doti ilu. Belfry, n. ile agogo.

Beehive, n. ile-oyin. Beelzebub, n. olori


esu.

Belial, n.

awpn pmi

Belie,
Belief,

v.t.

orukp esu. gbadulump, purp


igbagbp.

si.

n.

Been,

v.

wa,

ti

wa.
;

Believe,
pti
sise

v.t.

Beer, n. pti agbado tabi pippn.

Believer, n.
Belittle, v.t.

and i. gba-gbp. onigbagbp. fi oju tinrin, gan.


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Bell, n. agogo.

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Beset, v.t. dotl, r9gbaka. Beside, Besides, prep, or

BEW
adv.
l9d9,

Belle, n.

wundia ?l$wa.
a.

Belligerent,

jija-ogun, y$le

ogun. Bellow, v.t. and i. ke bi malu. Bellows, n. ^wiri ti a fi nfena tabi ^fufu. Belly, n. ikun, inu.
Belong, v.i. se ohun 9m; t^ni. Beloved, adj. oluf?. Below, adv. nisale, 9mo-ehin. Belt, n. lawani, 9J& amure igbanu. Bemoan, v.t. S9kun, pohunrere ^kun.

pelupelu, ju b? I9 l9gb ?
.

Besiege, v.t. fi ogun do ti. Besieger, n. eniti o gbogun

ti ni.

Besmear, v.t. fi-r$. Besom, n. 9w$, al?.


Bespatter,
v.*.

ta

si lara.
v.t.

Bespeak, Bespoke,
ba-t^l?.

s(?-tele

Besprinkle, v.*. bu-w<Jn. Best, ad/". darajul9 dara rek9Ja. Bestial, adj. bi eranko. Bestir, v.refl. muragiri, ru-soke.

Bench, n. ijoko. Bend, v.t. and i. t, w<J. Beneath, adv. nisale, lab?. Benediction, n. ibukun, isure. Benefaction, n. 9^ ami, 9^
inurere.

Bestow, v.t. fi-fun, fi-bun. Bestrew, v.t. fun kakiri.


Bestride,
v.t.

dakata 9s?
i.

le.

Bet,

v.t.

and

jiyan.

n.

ohun
le,

iyan.

Benefactor, n. 9r? ; olore

9^9

anu, onibu

9m.

Betake, Betook, v.refl. daw9le. Bethink, v.refl. ronu,


iranti.

fi

9W9

mu wa
si,

si

Beneficence, n. iwa $r? ; isorefun. Beneficial, adj. lere, anfani. v. se ni Benefit, n. ere, anfani.
rere.

Betide,

v.t.

and

i.

de

ba.

Benevolence, n. inurere. Benevolent, adj. rere. Benight, v.t. ile su, okunkun ba. Benign, Benignant, adj. seun,
sojurere.

Betimes, adv. lakoko, li kutukutu. Betoken, v.t. sap9r?, sami, fihan


t ? l9. Betray, v.t. sofofo, sonikupani
;

fihan,

tii asiri.
v.t.

Betroth,

soyigi,

sadehun

Benignity, n. inurere. Bent, n. ite, idarisi. Benumb, v.t. ko eti ; S9di alainu?rora.

igbeyawo.
Betrothal, n. idana. Better, adj. or adv. daraju, sanju.

Bequeath,

v.t.

fi

ogun

sile,

pin

san die, Better, v.t. n. itunse, isandie.

mu

tun

se.

ohun

ini fun.

Between, Betwixt, prep,

larin,

Bequest, n. ipin ogun fun. Bereave, v.t. gba I9W9 ?ni.

Bereavement,
iku, 9f9-

n.

igbal9W9 nipa

Berry, n. eso. Berth, n. yard ninu 9k$, ibi i^. Beseech, Besought, v.t. be, t9r9,

lagbedemeji, nisakani. Beverage, n. ohun mimu. Bewail, v.t. S9kun, pohunrere 9kun. Beware, v.t. and i. S9ra, y?ra,
kiyesara.

Bewilder,

v.t.

si-tyna,

tan,

da-

ebe tq. Beseem, v.t. ye,


fi

t9si.

lamu. Bewilderment,

n. idaru.

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Bewitch,
v.t.

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Bitter, adj. kor6.

sajesi,

se 090

si.

Bewitchment, n. idan, isaj? si. Bewray, v.t. fi-sun, fi-han. Beyond, prep, niwaju, niha c^hun.
Bias,
v.t.

Bitumen,
Black,
n.

n. ^>da.

dudu

su,

buru

te-si, dari.

dudu. Blacken, v.t. and


alaw^>

i.

S9 di dudu.

Bicentenary, n. igba 9dun. Bid, v.t. and i. fas$fun, pe

fi

owo

le.

Bidder, n. 9111 fi owo le oja. Bidding, n. ase. Bide, v.t. and i. duro de, joko. Biennial, adj. olodunmeji.
Bier, n.

aga

posi.

Blacklead, n. oje dudu. Blacksmith, n. alagb^d^. Bladder, n. apo-it^). Blade, n. ehu agbado tabi koriko; oju 9be. Blain, n. owo, ile roro. Blame, v.t. ba-wi. n., ibawi, 939, 9gan.

Big, adj. nla, tobi.

Bigamist, n. alaya meji. Bigamy, n. kiko obinrin meji J9. Bigot, n. eniti o di isin kan mu laimdye. Bigotry, n. itara alaimdye. Bile, n. ororo edo. Bilingual, adj. elede meji. iwe owo, Bill, n. enu sonso ;
Billet, n.

Blameless, adj. lailese, lail^gan. Blameworthy, adj. y^ fun ibawi, gigan. Blanch, v.t. and i. S9 di funfun. Bland, adj. jeje, P9I9. Blandishment, n. ip9nni.

Blank, adj. sofo. Blanket, n. a9 ibora. Blare, v.t. and i. kigbe kikan.
n. igbe.

ag6go enu eiye. iwe kekere.


n.

Blaspheme,
si

v.t.

and

i.

S9r9 odi
ire.
si

Billow,

riru

omi, igbi omi

okun.
Bin, n. apoti. Bind, v.t. dl, so-po, dilu. Binding, n. edidi. Biography, n. itan igbe enikan. Biped, n. elese meji. Birch, n. pasan.
Bird, n. eiye.
Birth, n. ibi.

Ql9run, ibura, Blasphemy, n. pr9 odi


Blast,
n.
fif^

Q^run
iro

^fufu,
v.t.

ipe.

v.t. fi

etu r^ danu.
ina.

Blaze, n.

9W9

tan-kale,

aiye

kede. Blazon, v.t.

kede fun gbogbo

enia, fihan.

Birthday, n. 9J9 Ibi. Birthplace, n. ibi Ibi ^ni a bi enia si.


Birthright, n.
Biscuit, n.

ibiti

Bleach, v.t. and i. S9 di funfun. Bleak, adj. tutu. Bleat, v.t. and i. ke bi agutan. Bleed, Bled, v.i. s?je. Blemish, n. abukun, 9gan. v.t.
Blend,

ogun
ti

Ibi.

sabukun, k^gan. v.t. and i. dap9 m9ra.

akara

a yan di epa.

Bisect,

v.t.

la si meji.

Bless, v.t. sure fun, bukiin, yln. Blessed, Blest, adj. alabukunfun.

Bishop, n. oye olori alufa. Bishopric, n. ile sakani olori


alufa.
Bit, n. 6U9, okele
;

Blessedness, Blessing, n. ibukun,


ire.

Blight, n. talugbe, ir^danu.

ijanu esin.
bu-je.

Bitch, n.
Bite,
v.t.

abo and

aja.
i.

ge-j^,

Blind, adj. af9Ju, sokunkun, ope. n. iboju, ibbji, if9Ju. Blindfold, adj. idiloju, ibo loju.
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Blindness, n. ifpju, airiran. Blink, v.t. and i. S9JU, soju finran. Bliss, n. alafia pipe. Blissful, adv. ni alafia li 91*1111.
Blister, n. ilerord,

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Board, n. apako
;

ohun

jeje.

v.t.

9gb? igbim9 and i. gba


;

5wo.

Blithe, adj. idaraya.

Blizzard, n.

iji.
i.

Bloat,

v.t.

and
Iti

wu,

f$.

Block,
v.t.

n.

igi

tabi

okuta.

idina.

Blockade, n. idotl, idena. Blockhead, n. omugp. Blood, n. ?je.


Bloodguiltiness,
n.

onje b<J. Boarder, n. ^niti o ngba onj?. Boarding-school, n. ile iwe ibiti a mb9 aw9n akek9. Boast, v.t. and i. sogo, yin ara eni, hale, funnu. Boaster, n. ahal?, afunnu. Boat, n. 9k9, igbaja. Boatman, n. 919^, atuk$. Bob, v.i. mi soke mi sodo. Bobbin, n. igi ti a ka owu we.
v.t. and t. S9tel9Bodily, adj. nipa ti ara. Body, n. ara ; 9gb?.

ebi ^je.

Bode,

Bloodhound,
Bloodshed,
ipania.

n. aja ti
n.

nlepa orun
^je
sile,

Ita

Bloodthirsty, n. fife ta ^je sile. Bloodvessel, n. isan 9J9.

Bodyguard, n. $s<J. Bog, n. $t, ira. Boggy, adj. kiki ^9, ti Bogus, adj. eru, etan.
Boil,
v.t.

ira.

Bloody, adj. eleje. Bloom, v.i. ruwe, rudi. iruwe, irudi. Blooming, adj. didan. Blossom, n. ina eweko, ina
v.i.

n.

n. owo. i. ho, se. ikoko nla sise omi. Boisterous, adj. npariwo lile.

and

Boiler, n.

igi.

Blot, n.

y9 itanna. abawpn, abukun.


si
;

Bold, adj. laiya ; lafojudi. Boldly, adv. nigboiya. Boldness, n. igboiya, ilaiya.
Bolster, n. timtim, ir9ri. v.i. sa-lp. Bolt, n. idabu i^kun.

v.t.

se
fi

abaw9n

pa-re.
n.

Blotting-paper,

iwe

ti

Bomb,

n.

ib9n nla.
v.t. fi

ngbe tadawa.
Blouse, n.

Bombard,

agba do

ti.

ewu

obirin.
;

ofo, jamba. Blow, n. ilu, ina Blow, Blew, v.i. mi kikan, fe bi tanna, fun ipe. afef e Blubber, n. pra erinmi. Blue, n. awp bi oju prun.
;

Bonaflde, adj. or adv. tot9. Bond, n. ide, idapp.

Bondage, n. oko $ru.

Blunder,

Bluff, adj. g$. v.t. and i. reje. n. isina, isubu, pr9

Bondman, n. 9ruk9nri. Bondsman, n. onigb9W9. Bondwoman, n. ^rubirin. Bone, n. egungun. v.t. y9 egungun kuro lara.
Boneless,
adj.

laironu.

v.t.

and

i.

sise.

lailegungun.

Blunt, adj. kunu, aimu, lpra. Blur, n. abaw9n. Blurt, v.t. 89r9 lojiji laironu. Blush, n. oju pupa nitori itiju. Bluster, n. ariwo bi aiqfq. ere, agbadu. Boa, n. ejo nla Boar, n. ak9 ^l^d^ tinu igbo,
;

Bonfire, n. ina nla nita li akoko ariya. Bonnet, n. ideri obirin, aket^.

imado.

Bonny, adj. daradara. Bonus, n. ele lori owo ; ebun. Bony, adj. kiki egungun. Book, n. iwe.
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Bookbinder, n. aran-iwe, onis9na-iwe.

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BRE
Bow,
n. <Jrun.

Bowels, n. ifun.

Bookcase, n. apoti iwe. Book-keeping, n. isiro owo sinu


iwe.

Book-marker, n. ohun nsami iwe. Bookseller, n. oluta iwe


o-nta-iwe.

ti

fi

Bower, n. iji igi. Bowl, n. 9p<Jn, awo koto. apoti ; 99$, ikuku. Box, n. v.t. and i. kan, ki lps^, lu nikuku.
Boxer, n. akini lps^. Boy, n. pmpkonrin. Boycott, v.t. sa-ti. Boyhood, n. iwa ewe, igba pmode Brace, v.t. de, di. n. ide, 9Ja,
Igba.

eniti-

Bookshop, n.

ibiti

a nta iwe,
;

ilo-oja iwe.

Bookworm,
o
f eran

n.

kawe-kawe

eniti

iwe kika.

Boom,
Boon,

n. iro ibpn.
n.

Bracelet, n. jufu,

$gba 9run 9W9.

pbun, $r$.

Boor, n. eniakenia, omug9. Boot, n. bata. v.t. jere, sanfani. Booth, n. ago, buka. Bootlace, n. okun bata. Bootmaker, n. aran-bata. Booty, n. ikogun. Border, n. eti, eba, ipinle ; i?eti,
igbati.

Brackish, adj. omi iy9Brag, v.t. and i. sefefe, funnu. Braid, n. iwun, koko. v.t. wun Brain, n. mudunmudun ; pgbpn,

oye;

9P9l<?-

Brainfever, n.

amodi

ori.

Bore,

v.t.

v.. and i. sunmp. and i. da-lu, da lagara.

Brake, n. ohun ti a fi nda keke duro ; ijanu keke ; igb9. Bramble, n. igi 9l?gun. folo'folo agbado Bran, n. eri
;

n. iho lilu.

lil
;

Born, Bear, v. bi gbe ru. Borne, v.. and i. ru eru. Borrow, v.t. win, ya, tpr9. Borrower, n. eniti o ya nkan.

Branch,

n.

eka

igi

?ya.

v.i.

ya

eka.

Branchless, adj. alail?ka.

Bosom,

n.

Botany, n. Both, adj. mejeji. conj.


Bother,
v.t.

okan aiya. imp ohun pgbin.


ati,

Brand, n. igi ina. v.t. sami Brandy, n. iru $ti kan.


Brass, n. idp.

si.

pelu.

and

Bottle, n. igo.

yp-lenu. v.t. fi sinu igo.


i.

Bottom,

n.

isale,

ipile

idi.

Bottomless, adj. laini isale.

Bough, n. eka igi. Bought, v.t. ra. Boulder, n. okuta nla ribiti. Bounce, v.t. and i. fo, hale
n.
if 01119,
;

Bravado, n. isefefe, ihal9. Brave, adj. laiya, gboxu, igboiya. v.t. fi aiya ran. Bravery, n. igboiya, igboju. Brawl, n. as9 ariwo. v.i. S9, pariwo.
Brawler, n. alas9. Brawn, n. ?ran ak9 pipd?. Bray, n. igbe ketpket?.

si.

i9fefe> ihale.
fo.

Brazen,

o^(;'.

ti

id?

lile.

Bound, v.i. di Boundary, n.

Brazen-face, n. alafojudi.
Brazier, n. alagbede id?.

ala, opin.

Boundless, adj. al ail opin. Bountiful, adj. oninure.

Breach, n. oju iho, enu.


Bread, n. akara,
onj'9.

Bounty,

n.

ebun

iseun, ore.

Bow,

v.i.

teriba' fun, t$, b$r?.

Breadth, n. ibu, gbigboro.


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Break, v.t. and subu, simi.
isimi.
i.
f<J,

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BRO
Brigade,
Brigadier,
n.

89,

da
dida,
v.*.

egbe
olori

pmp-ogun
egbe omo-

n.

sisp,

elesin tabi elese.


n.

Breakfast, n. onj?

owurv.
ar*?.

and t. J9 onj? Breast, n. aiya.


Breastplate, n.
li

awo

aiya, igbaiya

ogun. Breath, n. emi.


Breathe,
v.t.

ogun. Brigand, n. igara, ole. Bright, adj. tan imole, didan. Brighten, v.t. dan, mu dasasa. Brightness, n. itansan imple,
didara.
Brilliant,

Breathing, n.

and i. mi. mimi, emi.


ehin
idi ibpn.

adj.

titansan,

didan
;

m^na.
Brim, n.
eti

Breathless, ooj. lailemi.

ohunkohun

bebe

Breech, n.
Breed,

idi,

Breeches, n. sokoto.
v.t.

and

i.

bi,

loyun,

t<J,

se itpju.

Breeze, n. afefe jeje. Breezy, adj. lafef?. Brethren, w. ara, arakpnrin. Brevity, n. ikekuro, laifa <p*9 gun. Brew, v.t. and i. ppn pti dimplu. Brewer, n. appnti, plpti.
;

odo. Brimful, adj. kun de eti, kun de enu, kun de oke. Brimstone, n. imi orun, sulfuri. Brine, n. omi iyp, okun. Bring, Brought, v.t. and i. muwa, gbe, fa-wa. Brink, n. bebe, eti. Brisk, adj. yara, murasi. Briskly, adv. kiakia, yara, mura-

kankan.
Bristle, n. irun

Brewery, n.

ile pti.

gaungaun

bi ti

Briar, Brier, n. elegun. v.t. be abeBribe, n. abetele.


tele.

elede.
Brittle, adj. r$, rirun
fif$.

worn, ya

Bribery, n. Igba abetele nitori

iwa buburu.
Brick, n. am{> sisu ni alapa.
Brick-kiln, n.
ti

fi

ina sun
ileru

Broach, n. llu. v.t. lu, da-lu. Broad, adj. nibu, gboro. Broadcast, adj. fun kakiri. Broadcloth, n. asp onirun daradara. Broadside, n. iha pkp. Broil, n. ariwo, asp,

ebu alapa,

fun am$.
Bricklayer, n. 9m9le. Bridal, adj. ti iyawo.
Bride, n. iyawo. Bridecake, n. akara iyawo. Bridechamber, n. iyewu iyawo. Bridegroom, n. pkp iyawo. Bridesmaid, n. egbe iyawo. Bridge, n. afara. v.t. safara si. Bridle, n. ijanu, akoso. v.t. and i. ko ni ijanu, se akoso.

ija.

u.J.

and

i.

se.
fif$.

Broken, ad/.

Brokendown,
san.

od/. idibaje, alai-

Bridlepath, n.
Brief, adj.

pna

elesin.

kukuru.
i

Briefly, adv. laifa oro gun.

Brig, n. pk^> olopo meji.

Broken-hearted, adj. onirobinuje pkan. Broker, n. alagbata. Brokerage, n. ere ise alagbata. Bronze, n. adalu baba ati tanganran. Brooch, n. ohun 939 obinrin. pa $yin Brood, v.i. saba lori radpbo. n. 9m9 eiye.
;

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Brook,
v.t.

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BUR
Bugle, n. ipe 9d9, ipe ologun.
v.t.

n.

odo

sisan

kekere.

farada.
n.

and
v.t.

i.

fun

fere.

Broom,

Broth, n. Brother, n. ara, arak9nrin. Brotherhood, n. idapp, ^gb^ awpn pkpnrin. Brother-in-law, n. and. Brotherly, adj. bi ara, ni if<
iseun.

9w$, &I9, igbal^. omi ^ran bib9.

Build,

k9,

m9

le.

v.L

gb^k^le.
Builder, n. 910910, ak9le. Building, n. eyiti a ti k9, il6 kik9. Bulge, v. wu sode. Bulk, n. iw9n, pataki. Bulky, adj. tobi, gborin.
Bull, n.

ak9 malu.

Brought, see Bring.

Brow,

n. iwaju.

Bullet, n. 9ta ib9n. Bulletin, n. ikede.

Browbeat, v.t. wd-mple. Browse, v.t. and i. n ewe jawe je.


Bruise, n.
it^r?,
t$, ter^,

Bullion, n.
b<J,

wura
iti

tabi fadaka

ti

a k6

da.

ifarapa. pa-lara.
v.t.

v.t.

and
fi

i.

Brush, n.

pw^

,19.

and

i.

9w^> gb$n.
adj.

Bullock, n. 9gb9r9 ak9 malu. Bully, n. alaroye, ay9nil9nu. v.t. y9nil9nu, panilaiya. Bulrush, n. koriko odo. Bulwark, n. odi, agbara, abo.

Brusque, adj. g9.


Brutal,
ror6,

Bump,
nika,
bi
lu.

n.

wiwu,

llu.

v.t.

and L
akoj'9

9ranko.
Brutality, n. irord, ika.

Bunch,
ti

n.

odidi,

siri,

Brute, n. 9ranko ninu, omug9,

Bubble,
se

v.t.

and

i.

k6 ni iye onika. ho bi omi,

nkan. Bundle, n. pru, edidi.


di leru.

v.t.

and

i.

pdmpom.

Buck, n. ak9 agb9nrin tabi ewur9. Bucket, n. ohun elo ti a n np9n


omi. Buckle, n. ide, ifiha. v.t. and i. de, fiha. Buckler, n. apata, asa, abo. Bud, n. ehu ohun 9gbin, irudi. v.t. and i. hu, s<J. Budge, v.t. and i. mira. Budget, n. apap9 nkan, iwe
irohin owo.
Buff,
v.t.

Bung, n. edidi agba. Bungalow, n. ile He. Bungle, n. nkan ti a se laibikita. Bunk, n. ibusun ninu 9k $. Buoy, n. ami loju omi lati kilp fun 919^. Buoyancy, n. fifo loju omi tabi
li

ofurufu.

Burden, n. ru ; ininilara. v.t. di 9ru le. Burdensome, adj. ninira, iy9nu.


Burglar, n. 9193a. Burglary, n. if9le, ikole.
Burial, n. isinku.

lu.

Burial-ground, n. ibi iboji.


i.

Buffalo, n. ?f$n.
Buffet,
v.t.

and

ki

li

939, lu ni

Burial-service, n. isin isinku. Burn, Burnt, v.t. sun, jona.

ikuku. Buffoon, n. as9f9. Buffoonery, n. is9f9, is9kus9. Bug, n. ida ; nkan 919m ; idin.

Burr, Bur, w. emp. Burrow, n. iho ehoro tabi ekute. v.t. and i. walq. Burst, v.t. and i. bq, run wom-

Bugbear, n. nkan

ti

ibanil^ru.

wom,

tu-jade.
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Bury, v.t. sinku, bo-mpl?. Bush, w. igbo, igbe. Bushel, n. 6suw9n ohun gbigbe. Bushy, adj. kun fun igi.
Business, n. ise. Bustle, n. ariwo
;

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Cable, n.

CAM
okun tabi 9W911 idak$
;

duro

er9

irin

ti si

fi

ns9r9 labe miran.


Cackle, v.t. and adie.
Cactus, n. igi
i.

6kun
gb$
bi

ile

agbeb9

ikanju.

Bustler, n. alaisimi.

9r<J.

Busy, adj. appn. v.t. sise I9W9. Busybody, n. olofofo. bikdsebe, But, conj. ^ugbpn
;

Cadence, n. irehun

sile.

sibe, sibe, afi.

Butcher,
eran.

n.

alapata.
ile

v.t.

pa
;

Cadet, n. aburo ; eniti o nk9 ise ni ile ek9 aw9n 9m9-ogun. Cage, n. ile eiye. Cajole, v.t. p^n, tan. Cajoler, n. ap^nni, eletan.

Butchery, n. ibi pipa, ipakupa.


Butt,
v.t.

alapata

Butler, n. agbpti, 91119-9(19.

and

i.

ori

kan.

n.

fi iwo kan, agba nla.

fi

Cake, n. akara didun. Calabash, n. igba. Calamitous, adj. oni jamba. Calamity, n. jamba. Calculate, v.t. and i. siro, ka.
Calculation, n. isiro, kika.

Butt, n. ami lati ta 9fa si. Butter, n. dri am9, ori wara.
v.t.
fi

ori

am9

si.

Butterfly, n. labalaba.

Caldron, Cauldron, n. Ikoko nla, 6du. Calendar, n. iwe ikaye igba ati
9J9 ninu 9dun.
Calf, n.

Buttock, n. idi. Button, n. onini ewu.


so, di.

v.t.

and

i.

9m9 malu.

Buttonhole, n. iho onini


Buttress, n.

ewu.
ogiri.

Calibre, n. fife Calico, n. as9

ohun

iti,

iti

Buxom,

adj. didaraya.

Buy, Bought, v.t. ra, sanwo fun. Buyer, n. olura. Buzz, n. ikun bi 9b9nb9n tabi
oyih.

enuib9n, n imp 911. owu. Calk, Caulk, v. di jijd nkan. v.t. and i. pe. Call, n. ipe. Calling, n. ise ti a pe wa si.
Callous, adj.

9kan

lile,

laitanu.

Callow, adj. alaihuye. Calm, n. idake, ipar9r9, irpl^.


v.i. r9l9, dake, pa r9r9. Calmly, adv. nir9le, nipar9r9. Calumniate, v.t. sata, 3919 eni

By, prep, nipase, nipa 9W9, leba. By-and-by, adv. nigbose, nigba
die.

Bygone,

adj. eyiti o k9Ja. Bystander, n. eniti nworan. Byword, n. owe.

lehin.

Calumny,

n. sisata.

Calvary, n. ibiti a kan Jesu 1119 agbelebu. Calve, v.t. and i. bi 9m9 malu.
Calx, n.

C.

efun.

Cabbage,

n.

ef9 oyinbo.

Cabin, n. yara ninu 9^. Cabinet, n. yara kekere ; apoti

Cambric, n. as9 felefele. Came, Come, v.i. wa. Camel, n. ibakasie. Camp, n. ibudo.

Campaign,
ogun.

n.

papa

nla,

igba

ohun

999.

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Camwood,
n. osun. Can, Could, v.t. le, lagbara. tanganran.

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CAR
Capability, n. agbara, aye.

n.

Canal, n. odd

lila.

ibaka. Cancel, v.t. nu-kuro, pa-r$. Cancer, n. akan, alakasa. Candid, adj. se dajudaju,

Canary, n.

$iy<?

Capable, adj. t6, le, lagbara. tobi, gbSrd, Capacious, adj. nibu. Capacitate, v.t. fun ni agbaia se. Capacity, n. agbara, ipa, aye. Caparison, n. 959 99m. v.t. se
9sin I999.

se

otit9, lais^tan.

Cape, n. sonso

ile ti

o y9ri sinu
be, fo.

Candidate, n. ^niti nf$ 9gb9 tabi is9 kan.

W9 inu

omi
Caper, n.
nla.

9WU

ejika.
v.i. jo,

Ifo, ib$.

Candidly, adv. nigbangba, lotito. Candle, n. ab^la, itanna ti a fi

Capital, n. olori, ilu 9ba, letter

9ra

se.

Candlestick, itanna.

n.

9pa

fitila,

9pa

Candour, n. inurere, otit9. Cane, n. 9parun. v.t. na. Canine, adj. ti aja. Canker, n. egbo ibaje. v./. bait?-

olowo. ikaye oii, bibu owo sori olukuluku. v.i. p^lu Capitulate, J9I9W9 im9si ; tunba p9lu aJ9S9.
Capitalist, n.

Capitation,

n.

Cankerworm,
jewe.

n.

kokoro jewe-

Capitulation, n. ipinnu, adebun. Caprice, n. yi 9r9 pada lainidi. Capricious, adj. yiyipada, as9f9Capsize, v.t. and i. bi subu,dojude.

Cannibal, n. ajenia. Cannibalism, n. jiJ9 enia.

Cannon, n. ihc^n nla, agba. Cannonade, v.t. yinb9n nla lu. Cannot, v.i. k6 le, lailagbara. Canoe, w. 9k $ wetd. Canon, n. ofin, ilana, as9 ; eniti a ya S9t9 fun isin Qtyrun. Canonise, v.t. fifi oruk9 aw9n enia mim9 ti o ti ku si iwe
iranti.

Captain, n. 9gak9, 9gagun. Captious, adj. Iair9, arit9nim9wi. Captivate, v.t. gba-laiya, ri oju rere, fa if^.
Captive, n. igbekun, onde, 919-

W9n.
Captivity, n. oko9ru.

Captor, n. amuni. Capture, v.t. fi agbara rem.

n.

Canopy,

n. ibori

igunwa.

imuni. Car, n. k9k9. Caravan, n. 9gb9 dro. Carbuncle, n. okuta iyebiye;

Cant, n. 9r9 agabagebe. Cantankerous, adj. kanra.


Canter,
esin.
n.

owo
isare

apeta.
n.

agabagebe

Carcass, Carcase, tabi 9ran.

oku enia

Canticle, n. orin. Canticles, n. orin Solomon.

Card, n. iwe P9l9b9Cardinal, n. olori, 9m isaju.


Care, n. aniyan, ajo.
v.i.

saniyan,

Cantonment,

n.

adugbo

aw 911

?ajo.

9109 -ogun. Canvas, n. as9 alaikuna igbokun. Canvass, v.t. and i. t9r9, beb^. v.t. and i. Cap, n. fila, ideri.
deri, bori.

Career, n. Iwa, irin, ise. Careful, adj. kun fun aniyan


S9ra.

Carefully, adv. P9I9P9I9. Carefulness, n. is9ra, akiyesi.


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Careless, adj. ailaniyan, aibikita, alafara.

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adj.

CED
Casual,

alabapade, aironu
ifarapa,

Caress, v.t. fa-mvra, k$, fpwppa. Cargo, n. 9m pk^). Carnage, n. oku pupp. Carnal, adj. ti ara, agbptara.
Carol, n. orin

Casualty,
ija.

n.

iku loju

Cat, n. ologb6, ologini.

Catalogue, n. iwe orok9

iwe

ti

Carnivorous, adj. aj^ran. ay 9 tabi iyin. and i. kprin iyin.


~"

npolowo
v.t.

9Ja.

Catapult, n. akatampo. Cataract, n. oju-isan odo


oju.

atafo

Carp, v.i. jiyan. Carpenter, n. gb^nagb^na, oni-

99na

igi.
ail 9.

Catastrophe, n. ipari ti k6 dara, i jamba, opin 9ran. Catch, Caught, n. idimu, idaduro.
v.t.

Carpet, n. a9 tit^
Carriage, n.
Carrier, n. alaru. Carrion, n. 9ran ti

kqkq; iwa;
ko

19111.

mu, da-duro, ran-mu.

Catechise,
se J9. gbe, ru.
ati

Carry,

v.t.

Cart, n.

and i. k^k? 9ru.

Carter, n. onik^kp 9ru.


Cartilage, n. okerekere.

v.t. k9ni nipa ibere idahun. Catechism, n. iwe ibere ati idahun. Catechist, n. oluk9ni ni isin Ql9run.

Cartridge, n. apoti tu ib9n.

Catechumen,
isin

n.

^niti

a nk9 ni

Cartwright, n.
eru.

gb^nagb^na k$k$

Carve,

v.t.

okuta

and i. fin igba tabi ke $ran.

Ql9run. Cater, v.i. pese onje. Caterer, n. onipese onJ9. Caterpillar, n. kokoro.
Cathedral, n. ile Qtyrun giga. Catholic, adj. ti enia gbogbo.
Cattle, n.

Casava, Cassava, n. paki, gtaguda. Cascade, n. omi sisan. Case, n. apoti, ak9 ; 9J9. Cash, n. owo. Cashew, n. kaju. Cashier, n. onit9Ju owo. Cask, n. agba. Casket, n. apoti kekere ; posi.
Cassock,
alufa.
n.

eran psin.
itori.
v.t.

Cause, n. idi,
Cauterize,
fi

mu-se.
jo,

Causeless, adj. lainidi, lasan.


v.t. fi

irin

gbibona

egbogi jo. Caution, n. iwoye, 9gb9n, akiyesi.


v.t.

kil9,

safiyesi.

^wu dudu aw9n


i.

Cast,

v.t.

and

jiinu,

danu. n.
itanu,

isati,

iw9Junu.

Castaway, n. asati,
9ni-ik9sil9.

9m

Cautious, adj. nis9ra, niwoye. Cavalcade, n. 9W9 irin el^sin. Cavalry, n. ogun 9198m. Cave, n. ih6 ninu apata tabi nil 9. Cavern, n. iho nisal9 il^. v.i. se Cavil, n. awawi eke.

awawi

eke.

Castigate,

v.t.

na.

Cayenne, n. ata pupa.


Cease, v.t. and i. daw9duro, siw9, da. Ceaseless, adj. aiduro, aisimi.

Castle, n. ile i$9. Cast-off, adj. ik^sil^, ifisapakan.

Castrate, v.t. bafin.

te ni 9da, ?e ni

Castration, n. tit$ l<?da.

Cedar, n. opepe. Cede, v.t. fi-fun,

fi

le

I9W9.

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Ceiling, n. aja ile.

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CHA
Chalice, n.

ago waini

ti

a nlo

Celebrate, v.t. kokiki.

and

i.

se iranti,

nibi onjp alp Oluwa. Chalk, n. pfun.


Challenge,
v.t.

Celebrations, n. iyin, ise iranti.


Celebrity, n. pni olokiki.
Celerity, w. iyara.
Celestial, adj. ti 9run.

n.

ipenija,

ifijalp.

pe-nija.

Chamber,
ni
apcjn,

Celibacy,

n.

wiwa

alaigbeyawo. Cell, n. yara nile pwpn, ih6.


Cellar, n.

n. iyara, iypwu. Chamberlain, n. ijoye pba pniti ntpju yara. Chambermaid, n. pmp-pdp ti o

yara nisalp
n.

ile.

Cement,

amp

lile,

ypfun

okuta. v.t. rppp. Cemetery, n. ibi isinku. Censer, n. awo turari. Censure, n. ibawi. v.t. ba-wi. Census, n. kjkaye enia ilu. Cent, n. pgprun. Centenary, n. pgprun pdun.
Centipede, n. tansankp, pkun.
Centre, n. arin, agbedemeji.

ntpju y&ra. Chameleon, n. agpmp, pga. Chamois, n. ewurp igbo. Champion, n. pgagun, onispgun. Chance, n. alabapade, esi. v.t.

and

i.

se alabapade.

Chancel, n. apa oke ni ile Qlprun ipo awpn Alufa ni Ijp. Chancellor, n. akpwe nile pjp, amofin, olori ile-pkp giga. Change, n. Iparp, iparada. v.t. and i. parp, se pasiparp,

Centurion, n. balogun prun.

Century, w.
isin.

pgprun, pdun.

parada. Changeable, adj. yiyipada. Changeless, adj. ti ki ipada,


laiypsp.

Ceremonial, adj. sise apejp tabi

Ceremony,
isin.

n.

ami ode
daju.

ti isin,

ise

Certain,

adj.

Certainly, adv. daju -daju, aniani, nitotp.

laisi

Certainty, n. idaniloju.
Certificate, n.

iwe

pri.

Certify,

v.t. jpri,

rohin.

Cessation, n. idawpduro, iduro.

Cession, n. ifilelpwp. Cesspool, n. k6to egbin.

Channel, n. ibu odo, pna odo. Chant, v.t. and i. kprin. Chaos, n. rudurudu, juju. Chap, n. pmpdekpnrin. Chapel, n. ile Qlprun. Chaplain, n. oniwasu ni ile Qlprun tabi li pk$, oniwasu lpgbp awpn pmp-ogun. Chapter, n. ori iwe, ipin iwe. Character, n. iwa, orukp, ami. Characterize, v.t. sp bi o ti ri, fi

Chafe, v.t. and binu.


Chaff, n.

i.

ra

tp,

mu

orukp fun. Charcoal, n. edu Charge, v.t. and

igi.
i.

ka

si

lprun,

iyangbo pka, epo, eri. Chagrin, n. imunibinu. v.t. mubinu.

fisun, diyele.

Chargeable, adv. ikasilprun, idiyele.

Chain, n. pwpn. v.t. de li pwpn. Chair, n. aga, ijoko. Chairman, n. olori apejp, olori
aJ9Chaise, n.

Charger, n. ogun.

awo ppkp

nla

psin-

Chariot, n. kpkp. Charitable, adj. inurere, seun. Charity, n.


if pni
;

kpkp

psin.

prp-anu, iypnu.

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Charm,
n.
ifaiya.

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ogun, onde, tira sefaiya. v.t. sogun
;

CHR
Chide,
v.t.

and
;

i.

ba-wi.
olu, oloye.

Chief, n. olori

Charmer, n. onifaiya, atuniloju. Charming, adj. nifaiya, ni iwu. Chart, n. iwe aworan apere ile. Charter, n. iwe adehun. Chase, v.t. d$de, lepa. n. 9de.

Chief Justice, n. olori onidaJ9.


Chiefly, adv. pataki. Chieftain, n. ijoye, olori.

Child, n.

9m9, ewe.

Childbirth, n. ibim9.

Chasm,

n.

pgbun

nla.

Chaste, adj. inufunfun, m<J, ye. Chasten, v.t. na. Chastise, v.t. na, je-niya. ibawi, ina, Chastisement, n.
ijiya.

Childhood, n. igba ewe. Childish, adj. bi ewe.


Childless, adj. Iail9m9.

otutu ti nmu ni gb$n. Chimes, n. iro aw9n agogo.


Chill, n.

Chastity, n. iye ara, iyege.

mim9

ara,

Chat,

v.i.

89 boti b6ti.
;

Chimney, n. ih6 efin. Chimpanzee, n. 99a. Chin, n. igb9n, agb$n. China, n. ohunelo ti a fi

amp

se.

Chattel, n. ra

ohun
bi

ini.

Chatter,

v.i.

ke

?iye,

89

Chink, n. iho lara ogiri. Chip, v.t. ge si W9W9, r$ winiwini.

werewere. Cheap, adj. p9, w<Jp$.


Cheat,
v.t.

Chirp,

v.t.

and

i.

ke bi $iye.
irin

and
and
i.

i.

re-je, tan-j?.

Chisel, n.

ohunelo

mimu.
a

n. ireye, itanJ9.

Check,

v.t.

da-duro, ki w$.

Chivalry, n. iwa rere, igboiya. Chocolate, n. eso igi kok6 ti

n. Idaduro, ikiw9.

pese fun

lilo.

Cheek, n. ereke. Cheekbone, n. pari sreke. Cheeky, adj. lafojudi.


Cheer, n. imuninudun, ay9 v.t. and i. gba-niyanju, mutujuka, mu inudun. Cheerful, adj. didaraya. adj. alainidaraya, Cheerless, alaininudidun. Cheese, n. warakasi.

Choice, n. ylyan ; asayan. Choir, Quire, n. ?gbe akprin. Choke, v.t. and i. fun li 9run. Choler, n. ibinu, irunu.

Chemise, n. ewu aw9t$le obinrin. Cheque, n. iwe ipasipar9 owo. Cherish, v.t. k$, b, tv-dagba.
Cherisher, n. olut9, oluk^. Cherub, n. $da 9run. Cherubim, n. aw9n emi tabi $da 9run.
Chest, n. aiya. Chevalier, n. elesin.

Choose, Chose, v.t. and i. yan sa. Chop, v.t. and i. ke popdp6. Chopper, n. ake. Chord, n. okun duru. Chorister, n. ak9rin ile Ql9run. Chorus, n. 9W9 olorin, egbe-orin. Chosen, adj. yiyan, sisayan, asayan.
Christ, n. Kristi, IJni itororosi.

Christen,

v.t. and i. sami fun li oruk9 Kristi, 39 li oruk9.

Christendom, n. akop9 o nsin Kristi.


Christian, n.

aw9n
Kristi.

ti

9m9-ehin

Christianity, n. isin Kristi.

Chew,

v.t.

and

i. fi

ehin run, ge-

Chicken, Chick, n. 91119 adi?. Chickenpox, n. 9fa s9panna.

and i. 89 di v.t. phin Kristi. Christmas, n. 9J9 ibi Kristi. Chronic, adj. pipp titi.
Christianize,
91119

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Chronicle, n. iwe itan.
v.t.

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CLI
Clammy,
Clamour,
adj. yiyp, tutu.
n. ariwo, igbe.

kp

iwe itan.
Chrysalis, n.

kokoro ki

to di

labalaba.

Chuckle,

v.i. rprin.

Clan, n. idile, pya. Clandestine, ad/, nikpkp, nipamp. Clank, Clang, n. iro pwpn.
Clap, n. iro atpwp. pate'wp.
v. J.

Chum, n. pnikeji, Chump, n. iti igi.


Church,
n.
ile

$rp.

and

i.

Qlprun.

v.t.

didupp lphin ibimp.


Churchwarden,n.Iriju ile Qlprun; onitpju ile Qlprun.
Churl, n. onror6, omugp. Churlish, adj. ^onrorb ; fif era.

Clapper, n. olu agogo. Clarify, v.t. and i. spdi


Clarion,
n.
fere.

mimp.
v.t.

Clash, n. ariwo nla, ikplura. and i. kp-lura.


Clasp, n. idimu,
ik<J.
v.t.

and
v.t.

i.

Churn, n. ohun elo ti an gun wara. v.t. and i. gun wara. Cigar, n. taba ti a lplu. Cigarette, n. taba ti a fi sinu iwe.
Cinder, n. edu. Cipher, Cypher, n.
lari.
v.t.

mu,
Class,

kp, fa-mpra. n. pgbp, ipade.


v.t.

td

lpsp.

Classify,

t6 lpgbpgbp.

Clatter, n. ariwo.

nkan
i.

ti

ko ni
$iro.
v.l.

Clause, n.

and

Circle,

n.

ayika,
yi-ka.

kaye, oruka.

gbolohun prp kan. Claw, n. ekan psp eiye tabi pranko. v.t. ya li ekanna.
v.t.

and .

Clay, n. amj).

Circuit, n. iyika.

Clean, adj. m<J, aileri.


i.

wp-

Circulate, v.*. and yi ka kiri.

tan-yika,

mu
n.

mp.
Cleanliness, n.

Circulation, n. ipin yika. Circumcise, v.t. kp-nila abe.


ikpla.

Cleanse,

v.*.

imp toto. wp-mp, spdi-mim<J.


toto, mcjju, da?a,
v.*.

Clear, adj.

mp

ailabukun.

mu-dan.

Circumspect, adj. $pra, kiyesara. Circumspection, n. i^pra, iwoye. Circumstance, n. pran, ohun
Circumstantial, adj. ni alabapade. Cistern, n. apoti omi.
Citadel, n. ile odi. Citizen, n. ara ilu, plptp, onilu.
City, n. ilunla.

mu-kuro.
Clearance, n. imukuro.
v.t. and i. la, pin lpmp, dapp. Clemency, n. ami, iypnu, inure. n. Clergyman, pgbp Clergy, awpn oji^p Qlprun, Alufa. Clerical, adj. ti ojip Qlprun, ti Alufa.

Cleave,

Civic, adj. ti ilu.


Civil,

Clerk, n. akpwe.

adj.

mpyi, moye.
n.
ilaju.

Civilization,
Civilize, v.t.

kp-lpgbpn, foyehan.
n. ija-ilu, ija igboro.

Clerkship, n. oye akpwe. Clever, adj. gbpn, moye. Cleverness, n. pgbpn, oye.
Client, n.
Cliff, n.

Civil

War,
tpni.

abpwp alagbawi,

plpjp.

Claim, n. ere, ibere


v.t.

ohun bere nkan

ti i?e ti

bebe okuta.
ilp,

i$e

Climate, Clime, n. afpfp


ti ilu.

tabi

tpni.

Claimant, n. pniti o pe nkan ni


tir$.

Climax, n. opin. Climb, v.t. and i. gun, goke.


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Climber, n. eniti ngoke
Clinch, Clench,
sinsin.
v.t.
;

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COL
Cob, n. ori agbado kan. Cobbler, n. oni-bata, aran-bata.

itakun.
i.

and

di-mu

Cling,

fa-mp, rpmp, somp. Clip, v.t. re-kuru ; gba-mp. Clique, n. egbe. v.t. Cloak, n. agbada, a9 ileke. and i. fi-pamp. Clock, n. agogo.
v.i.

Cobweb,

n.

okun
;

alantakiin.

Cock, n. akuk9

ikp-ibpn.

v.t.

k^, fa-duro. Cockatrice, n. ejo gunte. Cock-crow, adv. li akuk9.


i.

and

Cockroach, n.

ayan.
n.

Clod, n. idi

erupe

ile.

Cockscomb, Coxcomb, ori akukp.


Cocoa, Cacao, n. k6ko. Cocoanut, n. agb9n. Cocoon, n. ewuruku.

ogbe

Clog,
Close,

n.
v.t.

ohun and i.

idina.
se, ti,

pade.

n.

ipari.

adj. nitori.

Closeness, n. itosi, sisunmp. Closet, n. yara ikpkp.


Clot, n. isu, eje didi. Cloth, n. a$9 wiwun, as9 ibora,

a9 hihun.
Clothe,
v.t.

Coddle, v.t. b$. Code, n. akoJ9 ofin. 9gb9gba, ibaadj. Coequal, d9gba, pgbp. Coerce, v.t. and i. sakoso, fagbara
se.

wp-la^p.

Clothes, n. as9 wiwQ. Clothing, n. ohun \viw9.

Coercion, n. akoso, ifagbara se.


Coessential, adj. oniru asp Coffer, n. apoti owo.
Coffin, n. posi.

Cloud,
v.t.

n.

ikuku,
i.
;

aw9 sanma.
di-loju.
ilu,

kanna.

and

sokunkun,

Clout, n. akisa

ina.

Cloven, adj. lila, pin. egbe. Club, n. igi nla, 9g9 and i. dilup9.
;

Cogent, adj. daju.


v.t.

ti

agbara,
i.

dajuse

Clue, Clew, n.
Cluster, n. Idl,

am9na.

Cogitate, v.t. asaro.

and

ronu,

Clumsy, adj. g9.


Clutch,
v.t.

Cogitation, n. ironu, asaro.

9P9I9P9. and i. diw9, dimu.


alabase,

Coach, n. keke. egbe, Coadjutor, n. oluranl9w9.

Cognate, adj. batan. Cognizance, n. im9. Cohabit, v.i. jum9 gbe p9 bi 9k<J

Coagulate, v.t. and i. ki, di. Coal, n. pyin ina, edu.


Coalesce,
v.i.

aya ba 8un. ajum9 se arole p9Cohere, v.i. Ipm9, rpp^mp.


ati
;

Coheir, n.

dap?, faramp.

Coil,

Coalescence, Coalition, n. idap9, ispkan. Coarse, adj. saikuna, ^alaigbpn,


g9, sakis&ki. Coast, n. agbegbe, eti okun. Coastguard, n. 0IUS9 etikun.

Coherence, n. idap9. v.t. and i. ka-okun. okun.

n. ika

Coin, n.

owo
v.i.

sile.

v.t.

r9,

hum9.

Coinage, n. ir9wo.
Coincide,
se dede, ba-mu.

Coincidence, n. isedede. Coition, n. idapp.

Coat, n. a?9 ileke. Coax, v.i. and i. ke, tan, r$, p9n. Coaxer, n. plptan, ap9nni, p9nniP9nni.

Colander, w. k9nk9S9, asp.


Cold, adj. tutu.
n. otutu.

Coldhearted, adj. ainif $, aibikita.


Colic, n. inurirun.

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Collapse, v.i. wo lule, se ailera. n. iwolule, ailera.

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COM
Comfortless, adj. alainitunu, alainir9ra.

eka or&n, a9 9run. Collateral, adj. legbekegbe.


Collar, n.
n. Colleague, elegbe.

egbe,

alabase,

Comic, adj. pa ni lerin. Coming, v. mb^wa, mb9. Comma, n. ami idaduro {.,). Command, n. as?, akoso, ijanu.
v.t.

Collect, n.
ru.

akojppp, adura kuku-

and

i.

pas?, sakoso, ko ni

v.t.

and

i.

ko-J9, saj$ p9.

ijanu.

Collection, n. ikoJ9p9.
Collector,
n.

akoJ9p9, olukoJ9.

College, n. ile iwe giga. Collide, v.i. k9lura.

a-wa-edu. koto edu. Collision, n. ik^lura, idugbolu. Colloquy, n. qtq sis9. Colon, n. ifun nla ; ami idaduro (:). Colonel, n. 9gagun.
Collier,

n.

Commander, n. olori, alakoso. Commandment, n. ofin, ase. Commemorate, v.t. se iranti. Commemoration, n. ise iranti. Commence, v.t. and i. b$r?,
pil^s?.

Colliery, n. ibi eyin,

Commencement, n. ib?re, ipilese. Commend, v.t. yin, ki fi le I9W9.


;

Colonise,

v.t.

and
ti

i.

t$ ilu do.

Commendation, n. iyin. Comment, w. iladi, itum$. v.i. ladi, tum$. Commentary, n. iwe itum9, iwe
iladi.

a t?do. Colossal, adj. tobi pup9, gborin. v.t. and i. fi 9da Colour, n. aw$.
Colony, n. ilu
si.

Colporteur,
kakiri.
Colt, n.

n.

^niti

nta

iwe

agodongbo, 91119 esin. Column, n. 9w$n, 11a. ogbe akuk9. Comb, n. dya v.t. and i. ya. v.t. Combat, n. ija, idetyna. and i. ja, de -1911a. Combatant, n. onija. Combination, n. egbe, im9P9, ikoJ9 P9 Combine, v.t. and i. da-p9, r$-p9. Combustible, adj. ti kd soro jo.
;
.

Commentator, n. atum$, aladi. Commerce, n. isowo-owo. v.i. se owo, ba-sep9, ba-lop9. Commercial, adj. ti ise ti owo. Commination, n. 11$, ibawi, ikil9. Commingle, v.t. and i. dap9, dalu.

Commiserate, v.t. sanu fun. Commiseration, n. isanu fun. Commissary, n. ijoye kan. Commission, n. ase, ififunni v.t. ran, fi ase fun. ise. Commissioner, n. eniti a fun li
ase.

Combustion, n.

jijo

irukerudo.

I9W9, fun 39. igbim9, egb?. Commodious, od;. r9run, dara,

Commit,

v.t. fi le

Committee,
ni

n. aj9

Come, Came,
de.

v.i.

wa, sunm9d9,

aye.
n. eru, 9ja.
n.

Comeliness, n. ?wa, iwu, $wu. Comely, adj. lewa, lewu. Comet, n. iraw9 oju 9run

Commodity, Commodore,

Common,
;

ad;.

oye kan ni ^9. W9P9, bakanna,


enia.

ti

gbogbo

iraw9 oniru. Comfort, n. itunu, itura, irora. v.t. tu-ninu r$, tu-lojuka. Comfortable, adj. nir^ra, nitunu.
;

Commonly,

nigbakugba, nigba gbogbo, I9P9I9P9.


adv.

Common
Kristi

prayer,
;

n.

isin

ij9

Iwe adura aJ9gba.


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Commonsense, n. 9gb9n, oye. Commonwealth, n. ire awpn ara
ilu.

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Complete, adj. kun, pe.
tan, pari.

CON
v.t.

se-

Completion, n. ipari, ^kiin, ipe.


n. irukerudo.
v.i.

Commotion,

Commune,

jum9

391*9.

Communicant, n. 9m ti nJ9 911J9 al^ Oluwa. Communicate, v.t. and i. 39 -fun,


fi-han, fi-fun,

Complex, adj. soro, diju. Complexion, n. awj) oju. Compliance, n. ij?w9, gbigba y
fif$.

jum9 basep99r9,
ififun,

Communication,
ik9we.

n.

Complicate, v.t. diju, I9U1. Complication, n. idiju, itylu. Compliment, n. ikini ibuyin.
v.t.

ki, yin.
v.i. J9, f<?,

idap9, i^kan gbigba onje al^ Oluwa. Community, n. ara ilu, egbe. Commute, v.t. par9. Compact, adj. Iem9ra, faram^ra. n. ipinnu, imule. Companion, n. ^l^gb^, ^nikeji. Company, n. 9gb^, aj9.

Communion,

n.

Comply,
kan. Comport,

gba, fim9s9~

v.t.

and

i.

huwa.
;

Compose,
Composer,

v.t.

toJ9, saJ9

mu-

farabal^,

f9kanlel9.

n. olupil9S9 iwe.

Compare, v.t. and i. fi-we, fi-wera. Comparison, n. ifiwera. Compartment, n. ipin, iyanipa,
iyal9t9.

Compound, v.t. and i. da-lu, dap9 m9ra. n. idalu. Comprehend, v.t. m9, ye moye. Comprehensible, adj. mimoye.
;

Compass,

v.t.

yi-ka.

n.

ayika,

obirikiti.

Comprehension, n. imoye. gbamu. Compress, v.t. fun Compression, n. ifunp9, igbamu. Comprise, v.t. ka-m9, ka-kun.
;

Compassion, n. anu, iycjnu. Compassionate, adj. tanu, y9nu.

ni-

pari ija ; mu-r9. Compulsion, w. ifagbara se.


i.

Compromise, v.t. and

n.

ilaja,

adehun.

Compatible, adj. ye, t98i. Compatriot, n. ara ilu kanna. Compeer, v.t. se 9gba. n. 9gb^, 9gba.

Compulsory, adj. p?lu agbara.

Compunction, n. ironu,
Computation,
ika.

ikarsu.

n.

isiro,

idiyele,

Compel, v.t. n agbara mu. Compensate, v.t. and i. san-fun, sanpada. Compensation, n. isanpada, ^san. Compete, v.i. jadu, du. Competence, n. tito. Competent, adj. to.
Competition, n. ijadu, idije, ije. Competitor, n. ajijadu, adije. Compile, v.t. k9-iwe.

Compute, Comrade,

v.t.

ka, siro, diyele.

n. 9gb9, 9nikeji.

Con, v.t. se asaro, k9 sori. Concave, adj. jinkoto. Conceal, v.t. fi-pam9, fi-sin. Concealment, n. ifipam9, ifisin. Concede, v.t. gba, J9W9, fi fun. Conceit, n. gb9n loju ara r$.
Conceivable, adj. yiyeni. Conceive, v.t. and i. loyun
sebi.
;

Complacency, n. itetyrun. Complacent, adj. nitetyrun. Complain, v.i. fi-sun, se-aroye. Complainant,n. olufisun, alaroye.
Complaint, n.
9J 9,

r6,

Concentration, n. kansibikan.

arojinl?, ifpird, isebi.

98U11

arun.

Conception, n. oyun

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Concern,
v.t.

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aniyan,
se.
ti,

CON
and
i.

n. ise
t<,

ifiyesi.

f9nahan,

sin,

se

kan,

akoso.
niti.

Concerning, prep, nipa

Concert, n. ire orin, ifimp^pkan.


Concertina, n. duru 9I9W9.

Concession, n. iJ9W9l9W9, ififun.


Conciliate,
v.t.

Conductor, n. am9na, alakoso. Confection, n. adidun, akara didun. Confectioner, n. aladidun, alakara. Confederacy,
irep9.
n.

tu-loju,

la-nija.

Idim9,

imul?,

89 di $r.
Conciliation, n. ilaja, ituloju.

Confederate,

v.t.

and
fi-fun
;

i.

dim9,

Concise, adj. kuru.

mul?.
i.

Conclude,

v.t.

and

se

pari,

Confer,

v.t.

and i.
n.

ba-89r9.
is9r9,

set an, pinnu.

Conclusion, i pinnu.

n.

ipari,

isetan,

Conference,
apeJ9.

ijum9S9,
i.

Concoct, v.t. se, mud?. Concoction, n. ise, imude. Concord, n. ir9p9Concordance, n. iwe ap$r? ifip6han ni Qr9 Ql9run. Concourse, n. aj9 iw9J9P9. Concrete, adj. pataki. Concubine, n. ale. Concupiscence, n. if^kuf^. Concur, v.i. $okan, se dede,

Confess,

v.t.

and

J9W9.

Confession, n.

ij?w9.

Confidant, n. 9r?-iy9r9, eni ti a gb^k^le, olot9. Confide, v.t. and i. gbekele. Confidence, n. igb^k^le, ilaiya. Confident, adj. didaju, ko si
ani-ani. Confine, n. ipinl?, ala.
v.t.

and

i.

jum9

se.

Concurrence, n. i$9kan, isedede. Concussion, n. ik^lu, ilu ohun meji p9.

Condemn,

v.t.

da-lebi.
n.
^bi, idalebi.

Condemnation,
didl.

se akoso. ti-m9 Confinement, n. iham9, itim9le. Confirm, v.t. t9num9 ; fi 9S9 mul^, mu l9kan le, J9W9. Confirmation, n. it9num9^ if 939 mul9, iJ9W9, imul9kanle. Confiscate, v.t. bole, gba.

ha-m9,

Condensation, n. kiki, rirogun,

Confiscation, n. ibole, gbigba.

Conflagration, n. jijo ina nla.


v.t.

Condense,
dilu.

and

i.

ki,

rogun,

Conflict, n. ija, ik9lu,

iwaya

ija,

Condescend,
sile.

v.i.

rel?, r$

ara r

Condescension, n. irel^, ir$arasile.

odi si. Confluence, n. ipade omi odo. Conform, v.t. and i. se dede, gba, J9, teriba fun. Conformable, adj. fifarawe, jij?-

Condiment, n. onje dun.

nkan

ti

nmu

W9.
Conformation, n. ifarawe, jiJ9, ibasedede. Confound, v.t. da-ru, damu, dap9Confraternity, n. 9gb?. Confront, v.t. kd-loju n-sakawe. Confuse, v.t. da-ru.
;

Condition, n. iwa, ipo, iri. Condole, v.i. ba-daro, ba-k^dun.

Condolence,
sedaro.

n.

ibak$dun, ibafa.
ilo.
v.t.

Conduce, Conduct,

v.i.

n.

ran-l9W9, iwa, ise,

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Confusion, n. rudurudu
;

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CON
Consent, n. ifohunspkan, igba, ijpwp. jpwp gba, fov.i. hunsi. Consequence, n. asp, ijasi, idi,
ipari.

idamu.
Confutation,
ibi-subu.
n.

iyipo,

ijakoro,

Confute, v.t. bi-subu.

yi-po,

ja-nikoro,

Congeal, v.t. and i. ki, di. Congenial, adj. bibamu. Congest, v.t. and i. ko-pp, ko-jp. Congestion, n. ikojppp $jp, ikun
deti.

Consider, v.t. and i. r6, wadi. Considerate, adj. nironu. Consideration, n. ifiyesi, iro, iyin. Consign, v.t. ran-si, fi-lelpwp.

Conglomeration, n. ikojppp nkan. Congratulate, v.t. and i. ba-yp


yp-fun, yin.
n. yiypfun, bibayp, iyin. Congregate, v.t. and i. pejppp. Congregation, n. ipejp, apejp,

Consignment, n. ifilelpwp, ohun ti a ran spni. Consist, v.i. ni, jp, wa.
Consistent, adj. duro, ki, dilu. Consolation, n. itiinu, irplekun isippfun. Consolator, n. olutunu, arpnilpkun. Console, v.t. tu-ninu, gba-niyanju. Consolidate, v.t. and i. sp di pkan, sp di lile.

Congratulation,

iJ9-

Congress, n. aj$, ipejp. Conical, adj. bi adodo. Conjecture, n. irotple, isptple. Conjoin, v.t. and i. sopp, spkan.

Consolidation, n. ispdpkan, ispdilile.

Conjugal,

adj.

ti

isoyigi,

ti

Consort, n. plpgbp, pkp tabi aya


v.t. ba-kpgbp, ba-mu. Conspicuous, adj. nan gbangba,

igbeyawo.
Conjunction, n. idapp, ibapade. Conjure, v.t and i. fi-bura ; se
ifaiya, se afpsp.

farasin.

Conjurer, n. alafpsp. Connect, v.t. and i. ba-tan, ba-

dapp, so -pp.
Connection, n. isolupp, ifarakpra, ibatan. Connivance, n. imojukuro. Connive, v.i. mojukuro. Conquer, v.t. bori, spgun, sptp. Conqueror, n. asegun, aspt$. Conquest, n. ispgun, isptp. Conscience, n. pri pkan. Conscientious, adj. dede, titp,

Conspiracy, n. ptp. Conspirator, n. plptp. Conspire, v.t. and i. ditp. Constable, n. plppa. Constabulary, n. pgbp plppa. Constancy, n. idurosinsin. Constant, adj. ti kd yipada didurpsinsin. Consternation, n. ipaiya, idamu. Constipate, v.t. diju pna, di-ninu. Constipation, n. didi inu.
Constitution, n. ofin.

mimp.
Conscious, adj. mimp ninu. Consecrate, v.t. ya-simimp, yasptp.

Constrain, v.t. fi agbara se, r$. Constraint, n. agbara, ipa. Construct, v.t. kp, se, kan. Construction, n. kikp, sise kikan,
ispr v
.

Consecration, n. iyasimimp, iyasptp.

Consecutive, adj. lpsplpsp.

Construe, v.t. and i. tump, ladi. Consul, n. ajplp pba. Consulate, n. oye ajplp.

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Consult,
1$,
v.t.

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CON
Continue,
v.t.

and

i.

bere,

fi

9ran

and

i.

duro pe, p?,

wadi

9r9, rd.

mura

si.

Consultation, n. ajum9S9r9, ibe


re, if9ranl9.

Consume,
jona.

v.t.

and

i.

run,

fi

sofo

Contort, v.t. I9P9. Contortion, n. il9P9Contraband, adj. lodi si ofin.

Contract,
w.

Consumer,
runni.

afohun

sofo, runni-

Consummate, v.t. se pari, se pe. Consummation, n. ipari, asetan. Consumption, n. amodi aiya, ik9
fe.

ipinhun, adehun. ke-kuru, dinku. Contraction, n. ikekuru, is9ki. Contractor, n. eniti o se adehun ise alakekuru. Contradict, v.t. ji-lese, ja-niyan.
n.
v.t.

and

i.

Contact, n. ifarakanra, ipade. Contagion, n. arun ti nran. Contain, v.t. fi-pelu, gba-sinu.

Contradiction, n. ijiyan, ijilese. Contrariwise, adv. ni ilodisi.


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Contaminate, v.t. ba-j$. Contamination, n. ibaje. Contemn, v.t. kegan, gan. Contemplate, v.t. and i. se-asaro, ronu, wo. Contemplation, n. iro, asaro, wiwo. Contemporary, adj. wa nigba elegbe eni. kanna Contempt, n. ?gan, ikegan. Contemptible, adj. legan, lai;

Contrary, adj. lodl. Contrast, v.t. and i. fi we ra. Contribute, v.t. and i. da, fi fun

ranl9W9, na owo. Contribution, n. idawo, iranl9W9Contrite, adj. ir9binuje, ikanu.


Contrition,
n.

ikanu

ese,

iro-

nupiwada.
Contrivance, n. er9, ihum9. Contrive, v.t. ser9, hum9Control, n. akoso, agbara iyanu.
Controller,

Comptroller, n. alaiji-

koso.

nilari.

Contend,
39.

v.t.

and

i.

jijadu, ja, ba-

Controversy, n. aroye, as9, yan.

Conundrum,
adj.

n. al9.

Content,

nitetyrun. n. ite-

l9run, ito.

Convalescence, n. bib9l9W9 arun, iwosan.

Contention, n. ija, as9. Contentious, adj. nija.

Convene, v.t. and i. pe apeJ9Convenience, n. ir9ra, ir9run,

Contentment,

n.

itel9run.

Contents, n. akop9, eyiti o ninu.


Contest, n. jiyan.
ija.
v.t.

wa
ja,

anfani.

and

i.

Context, n. 9r9 pataki, iw9n p9 Continence, n. imaraduro, akoso iwa. Continent, n. ipin ile aiye, ile nla lai&i okun. Contingent, n. nkan ti k6 daju,

Convenient, adj. ye, r9run, sedede. Convent, n. ibi ti aw9n enia sa si kuro ninu aiye, lati fara

W9n fun isin Qtyrun. Convention, n. aj9, apeJ9Conventional, adj. ti o je asa.


Converge, v.t. and kan. Conversation, n.
Converse,
v.i.
i.

dari
sis9-

si ibi

nkan

ti

a k6 ro

tele.

Continual, adj. pe titi, duro titi. Continuation, n. ifapetiti, aiduro.

S9r9, ba-sor9.

n.

sis9 9r9.

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Conversion,
n.

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iyipada,
iyi-

COR
Corban, n. 9bun.
Cord, n. okun.
v.t.
fi

l9kanpada. Convert, v.t. yipada, yi l9kan pada. n. $niti a nyi lpkan pada. Convey, v.t. mu-ty, ru, fi fun,
ran.

okun

di.

Cordial, adj. nitot9, nif9.


Cordiality, n. $1*9, otit9, if?.

Core, n.

inu ohunkohun.
v.t.

Cork, n. edidi igo, idenu.


di igo.

Conveyance,
ti

n.

ohun

ir^rii.

Convict, n. ?niti a dab^bi tabi

a da
I9J9.

I9J9.

v.t.

da

l?bi,

da

Conviction, n. idal^bi, idalej'9. Convince, v.t. da ni loju, yi tykan pada, fi oye ye. Convivial, adj. aj 111x19 j^yo. Convocation, n. ipeJ9p$. Convoke, v.t. pe, apeJ9. Convolution, n. ikap9. Convoy, n. onitoju 1911a. Convulse, v.t. se ipa, mu gb9nriri,

n. siy? ak$. Corn, n. 9ka, agbado. Corner, n. igun, ik9k$. Cornet, n. ohun elo orin. Cornice, n. tente ogiri,

Corkscrew, Cormorant,

n. isigo.

tente

9w$n.
Coronation, n. ifi 9ba joye, igba ade, igun ori it?. Coronet, n. ade kekere ti aw9n
9l9la.

mu

giri.

Corporal, n. oye ninu ologun. adj. ti ara. Corporation, n. aj9 ilu.

aw9n

Convulsion, n. ipa, giri. Cony, Coney, n. ehoro. Cook, n. alase. v.t. and

i.

se

9hun

jij^.

Cookery, n. isase, ise onje.


Cool, adj. tutu
;

f eri.

v.t.

and

i.

mu

tutu

mu

f eri.

Corps, n. 9gb9 ologun. Corpse, n. oku enia. Corpulence, n. isanra. Correct, v.t. pe, t9, ba-wi, j?niya. adj. tit9Correction, n. ibawi, it<J. Correctly, adv. dede, pipe, lai-

Coop, n. ile adie. Cooper, n. akangba. Co-operate, v.i. ba sis? p$, jum9se. Co-operation, n. basep9, ajuCo-partner, n. alabasep9. Cope, n. ibora, ibori. v.t. and ba-du, sodi si. Copious, adj. p9, pup9 Copper, n. baba, ikoko ti a

labukun.
Correlate,
v.t.

Correspond,

v.i.

and i. ba-tan. dahun, se dede,

k9we

si.

i.

fi

owo. Coppersmith, n. alagbed? baba.


r9,

baba

Correspondence, n. isedede, ik9we, ibar?. Correspondent, n. ak(?we. Corridor, n. 9d?d9. Corroborate, v.t. ba se dede, 89kan, mu daju. n. ibasedede, Corroboration, if9S9mul9. Corrode, v.t. and i. d6gun, giri,
ba-J9. Corrosive, adj. ti o dogun.

Copulate, v.i. so-lu, dap9 S9kan. Copulation, n. isolu, ldap9, is9kan.

Copy, n. iwe kik9, ap9r9, awo ran. v.t. and i. k9 awo-k9 Coral, n. iyun.

Corrugate, v.t. and i. paporo, ka. Corrupt, v.t. and i. baj?, ra, se abet?!?, adj. ibaj?, rira. Corruption, n. ibaj?, a 11x19, rira.
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Cosmetic,
n.
se.

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CRA
Courteous, adj. ninurere, niyin. Courtesy, n. ibiiyin fun, ininurere. Cousin, n. pmp pgbpn tabi aburo baba tabi iya.

ikunra

ti

tun

pwa

Cosmopolitan, n. olugbe aiye. Cost, v.i. na, j^. n. iye, inawo. Costive, adj. didi inu, aigbpnsp. Costly, adj. ti o ni owo lori. Costume, n. asp wiwp. Cosy, adj. ti o nirpra.
Cot, n. abule, ibusun

pmpde.

Cottage, n. ile

ti

o kere.

Cotton, n. owu.

Couch,
v.t.

ri.

and pamp.
Cough,
ri.

ibusun, ir<J>gbpku. i. dubulp, fara


v.t.

ik<J.

and

i.

wukp.

Could, v.t. le. Council, n. ajp Igbimp. Councillor, n. pni igbimp. Counsel, n. Impran. v.t. niyanju, da mpran.

Covenant, n. majpmu. v.t. and i. da majpmu, mulp. Covenanter, n. onimajemu. Cover, n. ILbo, ibora. v.t. bd, de, dabobo. Covering, n. asp ibora. Covert, n. abo, asiri. Covet, v.t. se ojukokoro, selara. Covetous, adj. lojukokoro, lpkanjuwa. ojukokoro, n. Covetousness,

gba

pkanjuwa. Cow, w. abo malu. Coward, n. ojo.

v.t.

dpruba.

Counsellor, n. oludampran. Count, v.t. and i. ka, r6, siro.

Countenance, n. iwo, oju. ti-lphin, gba-niyanju.


Counter, adv. lodisi. onisowo. Counteract, v.t. se odi
Counterfeit, itanjp.
v.t.

v.t.

Cowardice, n. 6j6, ni ilojo. Cower, v.i. sojo. Cowherd, n. olusp malu. Cowry, n. owo pyp.

Coxcomb,

n.

tabeli

n. asiwere, pni igberaga, 6su ori, ogbe akukp.

si.

tan-jp.

n.

Cpy, adj. nitiju. Crab, n. akan. Crack, n. ila, sisan.


f<J,

v.t.

and

i.

la,

san.

Counterfoil, n.

Countermand,
Countersign,' iwe.

v.t.

apa keji iwe owo. pe asp pada.


ko orukp
sisalp

Crackle, v.i. ta papa. Cradle, n. ibusun

pmpde,
;

itp

Counterpane, n. asp ibusun.


v.t.

pmptitun. Craft, n. arekereke

isp.

Countess, n. ay a ijoye. Countless, adj. ainiye. Country, n. ile, ilp ibi pni.

Craftiness, n. pgbpn arekereke. Craftsman, n. onispna.

Crafty, adj. lpgbpn arekereke.

Crag, n. palapala.

Countryman,

n.

ara ilu kanna.

Cram,
Cramp,

v.t.

and

i.

kl,

jp ajpki,

Couple, n. meji, isopp. v.t. and i. so ni yigi, di li awpmeji. Courage, n. ilaiya, ilpkan, igboju, igboiya. Courageous, adj. laiya, nigboiya. Courier, n. oriisp, pniti nsare. Course, n. ipa pna. v.t. and i. tpna, lepa. Court, n. aim, ile pjp.

kun

rekpja.

n. pajapaja, isunrakl ; ifunpp, ifampra. v.t. fun-pp, famora pp ; ni pajapaja. Crane, n. prp ti nko pru sinu pkp. Cranium, n. agbari, egun agbari. Crape, n. asp fplpfplp, asp $fp. Crash, v.t. and i. r<J, s, ha, pariwo. n. ariwo, sisp.

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Crass, adj. g$. Crate, n. apoti igi.

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Crimination,
n.

989,

Ika

Crave,

v.t.

and

i. fi

itara b^b^, f^

9ran Crimson,
Cringe,

si.

n.

aw$ pupa d^d?.


t^riba,
saj^j^.
n.

pupp. Craven, n. ojo.


Craving, n. if^ inu. Crawl, v.i. rakd, w<J, fa. Crayon, n. ^fun. Craze, n. ibaJ9 ori. v.t. f^mu-

v.i.

it9riba.

Cripple, n. ar9.
Crisis,

n.
ad;',

v.*. 39 di ar9. opin, kongbari.

Crisp,

run were.
n.

Criterion,

ami
o

ti

fi

nm9

dunmudun, ba

lori J9.

nkan,
Critic,

ofin.

Crazy, adj. fif<J, siwere. Creak, n. iro.

n.

9niti
9niti
v.t.

m9

diyele,

nkan
Criticise,

nwadi nkan.

Cream, n. 9ra wdra. Creamy, adj. kun fun wara.


Crease, n.
Create,
v.t.

se iwadi, di-yele,
akiyesi.

gan,

se

ami is9po

tabi kika.

dd, se, mu jade. Creation, n. edd, ise. Creator, n. ?leda. Creature, n. edd. Credence, n. igbagb9, igbekele,
eri.

Criticism, n. ise idaJ9, wiwadi. v.t. and Croak, n. igb6 9p$l<J.

i.

ke bi
Crockery,

9P9l<J.

Crock,

n.

ohun

elo

amp.
Crocodile, n.

9m.

Credential, n.

Credible, adj.

ami ye

eri,

ohun

eri.

ni igbagbp.

Credit, n. igbagbp, 9la,

iwa rere

awin.
Creditor, n. oluwinni, ^niti a je

Crook, n. 9pa wiw9, tit9. Crop, n. eso oko ; apo onj 9 9iy 9. v.t. and i. ke kuru ; r9 m9l9. Cross, n. agbelebu, lya. Crossbow, n. prun, akatampo.
Cross-eyed, ad/, oloju-dida. Croton, n. eso botuj?. Crouch, v.i. t^riba fun, r9 k9k9 fun, b^r9.

lowo.
Creed, n. ijew9 igbagb9, igbagb9. Creek, n. it<J odd. Creep, v.i. rdkd. Creeper, n. itakun ti nfa sara

Croup, n. efh.

nkan. Cremation, n. sisun oku.


Crescent, n. osupa tan.
ti

ko

iti

y9

Crest, n. iye 9iy9, sonso.

Crow, n. kannakanna. v.i. kp bi akukp. Crowd, n. 9P9 enia, ikojppp. v.t. and i. kl, pp, funp9. Crown, n. ade, fila 90a, owo fadaka kan 5'Crown, v.t. de li ade.
Crucible, n. ikdkd.
Crucifix, n. ere

Crestfallen, adj. telogo, fajuro.

Crevice, Crevasse, n. ild, isdn.

Jesu

lori

agbelebu

Crew, n. egbe aw9n atuk$. v.t. se m9, Crib, n. ibuje eran.


ji-

Crucifixion, n. iya lebu.

ikanm9 agbe-

Cricket, n. ir$, antete.


Crier, n. akede.

v.t. kan m9 agbelebu. Crude, adj. laippn, laid 9. Cruel, adj. nika, aisenia.

Crucify,

Crime, n. 999, riru


Criminate,
v.t.

ofin.

Cruelty, n. ikd.
Cruise,
v.i.

Criminal, w. arufin, 91999.

wiwakp

kiri loju

omi.

ka 999

si l9run.

Crumb,

w. erun.

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Crumble,
v.t.

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Cure,
v.t. and i. wosan, sawotan, mularada. n. iwosan, imularada, awotan.
;

and

i.

fq si
ti

w^w^.
oni-

Crusade, n. ogun

awpn

gbagbp ja lati gba ilu mimp W911 I9W9 awpn Imale.


Cruse, n. kolobo. Crush, v.t. and i. run, t$ r?. n. it$r, ifunpa. Crust, n. epa akara, epa isu.
Crusty, adj. lepa. Crutch, n. ppa ar9v.t. and i. Cry, n. igbe, $kun. kepe, kigbe, S9kun, kede. Crystal, n. okuta mim9 gara.

Curiosity, n. awari, iridi

ohun

iyanu.

9W9n, Curious, adj. lawari ; iyal^nu. Curl, n. ikakd, irun kikako. v.t. and i. ka-ko. Currency, n. owo nina.
Current, adj.
Currier, n. alaw9,

Curry,
Curse,

v.t.

a ntankak^. arunw9run-aw9, dan-aw9 nu


ti

eran abekanna. Cubit, n. igb9nw9 kan.


Cub, n.
91119

ara esin.
v.t.

and

i.

fi-bu,

fi-re,

Cucumber,

n.

apald.

Cud, n. ap9J9. Cuddle, v.t. and i. gba-m9ra. Cudgel, n. ogb6, 9pa ti o wuwo. Cuff, n. $s$ lilu, s$, 9run 9W9
as9.
v.t.

gegun. n. ifibu, egun. Cursory, adj. ti a ko wo rere. Curtail, v.t. ke-kuru, dinku. Curtain, n. as9 tita, as9 ikele.
Curvature, n. tit$. Curve, v.t. and i.
n.

lu l$s$.

Culminate, v.i.de oke, de ogogoro. Culmination, n. ide ogogoro. Culpable, adj. nibawi, I999. Culprit, n. 9I9S9, ?ni ibawi.
Cultivate,
v.t.

t? k9r9d9. a t$. Cushion, n. timtim, ir^ri. Custody, n. iham9, i$9, ide. Custom, n. asa, ise, iwa, H9

ohun

ti

ro,

t<J.

owo
lila.

ode.

Cultivation, n. iro, it<J. Culture, n. riroko, oju

Cumber,

v.t.

ha, gba laye,


n.

gba
idi-

Customary, adj. gege bi ise. Customer, n. onibdra. Custom-house, n. ile-bode.


Cut,
v.t.

lasan, y9-lenu.

and

i.

ge, ke, sa.

n.

Cumbersome,

niy9nu, ni

9gb9Cutlass, n. add.
Cutler, n. alagb?de 9be. Cycle, n. ayika, obirikiti. Cymbal, n. ohun elo orin.

I9W9, lailoju,

wuwo.

Cumulate, v.t. and i. koJ9-p9 gb9n, moye Cunning, adj.


arekereke. Cup, n. ago. v.t. fa 9J9 lara. Cupbearer, n. agb9ti 9ba. Cupboard, n. pepe, ibiti a le ko

Cynic, n. onikanra, onroro.

ohun

si.

D.
Dab,
v.t.

Cupidity, n. ife ilara, 9kanjuwa. Cur, n. aja ainilari.

lu

J9J9.

n.

lilu

jeje.

Curable, adj. titan, wiwotan. Curate, n. ojise Qtyrun, alufa. Curative, adj. imunilarada. Curb, v.t. ko ni ijanu. n. ijanu. Curd, n. warakasi.
Curdle,
v.t.

Dabble, v.t. and i. fi omi sire. Dagger, n. 9b 9 olojumeji, ida

kukuru.
Daily, adv. lojojum9. Dainty, adj. didun, dara, eleg?.

and

i.

dl, ki.

Dairy, n. ibi ifunwara.


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Daughter, n. 9m9birin. Daunt, v.t. fo -laiya, da-lamu.
Dauntless, adj. laifoiya, laib^ru.

nfun

Dale, n. afo, giri oke, afonifoji. Dally, v.t. and i. fi akoko sofo. Dam, n. iya $ran, sise 9na omi, dari omi sisan.

Dawn,

Damage,

n.

ofo,
v.*.

ibaj?,

adanu,

ifarapa.

pa-lara, ba-j$.

Damask, n. as9, seda alarabara. Dame, n. iyalode, obinrin. Damn, v.t. and i. fi-gegun, fi-re.
Damnation, n. ^bi ainipekun, lya ainipekun l<Jrun apadi.

n. af9m9Jum9. v.i. mq\. Day, n. 9J9. Daybreak, n. afem9jum9. Daylight, n. im9l^ 9san. Daystar, n. iraw9 owur9. Daytime, n. 9san. Daze, v.t. pa niye, dalamu. Dazzle, v.t. dan manran. Deacon, n. oye kan ninu iJ9Deaconess, n. oye obirin ninu
iJ9.

Damp,

otutu, ikuku. mo-tutu, r^-sile. Damsel, n. 9m9binrin, 9modan, wundia. Dance, n. ijo. v.t. jo. Dancer, n. onijo, alajota. Dandle, v.*. gbe 9m9 aire. Dandriff, Dandruff, n. epa ori,
n.
ririn,
i.

v.*.

and

Dead, adj. ku, lail^mi. Deadly, adj. ti nmu Iku bani.


Deaf, adj. diti. Deafen, v.t. di leti. Deafness, w. iditi. Deal, v.*. and i. pin fun olukun. pup9, luku, ba-sowo.
ipin, igi.

eri ori.

Dandy,

n. oge.

Danger, n. ewu. Dangerous, adj. lewu. Dangle, v.t. and i. fl.

Dealer, n. onisowo. Dealing, n. ibald, ibasowo. Dean, n. alufa ninu ile Qtyrun

Dank,

adj. igbo biribiri ti o

nmu

Dear, adj. ohiiq

S9W9n, 9W9n.

ni lotutu.

Dearth, n. 9da, iyan.

Dapper, adj. yara, se afinju. Dare, v.*. gb9d9, dasa. Daring, oc?;'. laiya, nigboiya. Dark, ad;, su, sokunkun ; soro m9, aimoye. Darken, v.t. and i. su okunkun, se aimoye. Darkness, n. okunkun, aimoye.
Darling, n. oluf. Darn, v.t. riran a$9, tun ti o faya se.

Death, n. iku.
Death-bed, n. ibule iku, oju iku. Death-blow, n. lilu ti o le pani.
Deathless, adj. aiku,
lai. ti

kd ku

Death-like, adj. bi

ti

iku.
ti

Death-rate, n. iye ni ilu kan.

aw9n

o ku

ohun

Dart, n. $k$, akasi. v.*. and i. sqlQki}, sure lojiji. Dash, v.t. and i. f9, k9lu. n. if9,
ik9lu.

Death-throe, n. irora iku. Death-warrant, n. a?9 lati pa 9m ti o j^bi iku. Debar, v.t. da duro, de l9na. Debase, v.t. se aiyederu, sabula.

Debasement,
aiyederu.

n.

Isabula,

ise

Dastard, n. ojo. Date, n. 9J9 ti

ohun kan
9J9
si.

se.

Debate, n. ijiyan, as9-

and i. Daub, v.t. and


v.t.

fi
i.

Debauch,

v.t.

ba-J9, fa sinu 939.

r$, san.

n. ibaJ9.

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Debauchery,
n. ibaje, imptipara,

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DEF
Declivity* n. gereger?, geregere oke.

iwa ifekuke.
Debenture, n. iwe igbese.
Debilitate,
Debility,

Decoct,

v.t.

b$,

b$ wpwp, se

spdi alailera, din agbara ku.


v.t.

lagbo.

Decoction, n. ib$, ib$w9W9, agbo


sise.

n.

ailera,

ainokun.

Debit,

v.t.

kp gbese sinu iwe.

Decompose,

v.t.

and

i.

baje,

Debris, n. panti. Debt, n. gbese.

Debtor, n. ajigbese.

Decade, n. mewa, pdun mewa. Decalogue, n. ofin mewa. Decamp, v.i. I9 nik9k9, sibudo.

pin si W9W9. Decorate, v.t. se I999, w$. Decoration, n. 939, iwe. Decorous, adj. y? niwa. Decoy, v.t. tan, d$. w. etan, id$. Decrease, v.t. and i. dinku,
fa-sehin. n. idinku, ifasehin.

Decampment,
Decapitate,

w. isinibudo.
be-lori.
rira.
v.t.

v.t.

Decree,

v.t.

pinnu, pase, se ofin.

Decay, n. ibaje,
ba-je, ra.

and

i.

n. ofin ipinnu.

Decease, n. iku. Deceit, n. etan ;

ireje.

Deceitful, ad;, letan, nireje. Deceive, v.t. and i. tan-je,

si

gbo tan, nro. Decrepitude, n\ ailera, ogbo. Dedicate, v.t. ya-si, fi-s9t9. Dedication, n. iyasi, ifis9t9. Deduce, Educe, v.t. fa-jade, y9Decrepit, adj.
jade.

lpna.

Deceiver, n. e^tan.

December, n. psu kejila pdun. Decency, n. iwa yiye, tit<J.


Decent, adj. ye,
t<?.

Deduction, n. imukurd, iy9kurd. Deed, n. ise, ild.

Deem,

v.t.

rd, ka.
jijin,

Deep, adj.

jinle.

Deception, n. etan, eru.


Deceptive, adj. leru.

Deeply, adv. nijijinle. Deer, n. agb9nrin. Deface, v.t. pa-r$, ba-je.


iyatp

Decern, v.t. yanju.


Decide,
v.t.

and
and
i.

i.

my

Defacement, n. ipar?, ibaje.


Defalcation, n. jijiwo

pam9.

pinnu, pari

r$, fi igba si. Deciduous, adj. ti nwpwe lpdpdun. Decipher, v.t. lile ka iwe ti kd yanju.

iba Defamation, n. dulum$, oruk9 J9, ijerieke. Defame, v.t. ba oruk9 je, gbadulum9, J9ri eke si. Default, n. abukun.
Defeat, n. ibisubu, iparun. bi-subu, pa-run.
Defect, n. abukun.
v.t.

Decision, n. ipinnu. Decisive, adj. nipinnu.

Deck,

v.t.

se-lpsp.

n. ite-apako

Defence, n. abo, asa.


Defenceless, adj. alaini abo.

Declaration, n. iwi, v.t. and Declare, tenunK?.


ibaje.

isp,
i.

iteming.
wi,
39,

Defend,

v.t.

and

i.

dab6b6, se

odi fun.

Declension, n. ifasehin, irehin,


Decline,
v.t.

and

i.

ya,

t, k?.

Defendant, n. eniti a pe li 9J9. Defender, n. alabo. Defer, v.t. and i. da-duro, fasehin; fifal$.
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Deference, n. iyln, ^wp, iforibal^. Defiance, n. ifdl^iy?, ipenija.
Deficiency, n. abukun, aipe. Deficient, adj. laipe, labukun. Defile, v.t. and i. ba-j$, S9 di afoni n. 1 9 -logo. aim<J,
foji

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DEN
Delinquent, n. 9I999, alabukiin.
Delirious, adj. ori bi baj?.

Deliver, SU9.

Delirium, n. aran, sise Iranian. v.t. gba, J9-I9W9, gba-

hiha.

Defilement, n. ibaje, is9di eri. Define, v.t. so aspye, tum9. Definite, adj. daju, ti o yanju.
Definition, n. itump. Deflect, v.t. and i. yi si apakan.

Deliverance, n. igbala, ib9l9w9, iJ9l9W9. Deliverer, n. olugbala. Delivery, n. ib9l9W9, ibim9.


Dell, n. afonifoji.

Deform,

v.t.

se labukun.

Deformity, n. abukun. Defraud, v.t. r^-j^. Defray, v.t. san gbese, se inawo. Deft, adj. vipgbpn. Defunct, adj. oku. Defy, v.t. fo-l^iy^. Degenerate, v.i. baje, fa-s^hin. Degeneration, n. ibaje, ifas^hin. Degrade, v.t. and i. r 9 -ail 9. Degradation, n. ir^sil^. Degree, n. iw9n, ipo, oye.
Deify,
v.t.

Delude, v.t. tan. Deluge, n. ikunomi. kun. Delusion, n. itanJ9.

v.t.

n omi

Delusive, adj. nitanJ9. Delve, v.t. and i. wa il^.

Demagogue,
19ml.

n.

am9na,
fi

9^9
agbara
n.

Demand,
bere.

v.t.

bere;

Demarcation,
ala.

Demarkation,

Deign,

v.*.

89 di orisa, 09. r$ sil9.

Deity, n. iwa Ql9run. Deject, v.t. ba ninuJ9, ba.

Demean, v.t. huwa, 16. Demeanour, n. iwa, il6. Demented, adj. siwere. Demijohn, n. sago. Democracy, n. iJ9ba nibiti agbara

mu ir9W9si

Dejection, n. ibanuJ9, ir9W9si. Delay, v.t. and i. duro, da-duro. Delectable, adj. daradara, ni ay 9. Delectation, n. inudidun, ay 9.

wa I9W9 aw9n enia. Democrat, n. ^niti kd f$ 9ba. Demolish, v.t. run, baJ9, 9.
Demolition, n. ibaJ9, rirun,
if9.

Demon,

w. esu, iwin.
n.

Demoniac,
fi-ladi.

919ml esu.
v.t.

Delegate, n. ik$. Deleterious, adj. li ewu, niparun. and v.t. i. rd, Deliberate, gbim9, se asaro. Deliberation, n. iro, isaro, iwol.
Delicacy, n. adidun, idara, 9l?g$. Delicate, adj. S9l9g$, dara. Delicious, adj. dun.

Demonstrate,

and

i.

fi-han,

Demonstration, n. ifihan, iladi. Demoralise, v.t. ba iwa J9.

Demur, v.i. siye meji, se aniani. Demure, adj. igb&l^, ailap9n.


Den,
n. iho.

ay 9, inudidun. during. Delightful, adj. didun. Delineate, v.t. se aworan. Delinquency, n. abukun ni
Delight, n.

v.t.

and

i.

Denial, n. sis9, didu, kik9. Denominate, v.t. 59 loruk9, pe. Denomination, n. is9 loruk9,

ise,

Denotation, n. ikiye si, isami si. Denote, v.*. sami si, t9ka si.

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Denounce,

v.t.

kity, j^ri

si.

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Denouncement,
Dense, adj.
ki,

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DES
Depth, n. jijin, ijinl?. Deputation, n. ik$, ojis?. Depute, v.t. yan se ik$, n as9 fun. Deputy, n. ijoye 9ba, aseledeni,

n. ikMp. nip9n. Density, n. kiki, si^umpra. Dent, n. ihd. v.t. te sinu.

Dentist,

n.

^niti

nwo

ehin,

asoju9ni.

onisegun ehin. Denunciation, n. ikilp nigbangba. Deny, .. du, 89, k$ fun. Depart, u.. and i. I9 kur6, ku. Department, n. apa, is$, sakani. iku. Departure, n. 1I9 kuro Depend, v.i. gb^k^le, gbarale,
;

Derange, v.t. se darudap9. Derangement, n. idarudap9.


Deride, v.t. fi r^rin, y9 suti si. Derision, n. iy9suti si, ir^rin. Derivation, n. it9S9, ipi^s?. Derive, v.t. and i. tq&q. Derogate, v.i. dinku, sabukun. Derogation, n. idinku, isabukun. Descend, v.t. and i. S9kale.

gbiyele.

Dependence,
kc^le.

n.

igbarale,

igb?

Dependent, n. ibatan. Depict, v.t. se apejuwe. Deplete, v.t. dinku.


Depletion, n. didinku. didard adj. Deplorable,

Descendant, n. 9m9, at^le. Descent, n. gqrqgqrq oke, is9kal? ; ipil? itan. Describe, v.t. fi 9n? sap?^. Description, n. ap9r?, isaper?.

9m,

kikanu

^ni.

Deplore, v.t. kanu, S9kun, daro. Depopulate, v.t. and i. tuka, 89 di ahoro. Depopulation, n. ituka, is9<liahoro. Deport, v.t. le kuro ni ilu,

Descry, v.t. ri lokere. Desecrate, v.t. ba ohun mim<J J9. Desecration, n. ilo ohun mim9
laiy9.

Desert,

n.
i.

aginju,

asal?.

v.t.

and

k9~sile, fi-sil^.

huwa,

16.

Deportment, Depose, v.t.

n. iwa, ilo

si.

mu

kuro nipo, 09-

ldye, roJ9.

Desertion, n. ikosil9. Deserve, v.t. and i. y?, t9 si. Deservedly, adv. niyiy?. Design, n. iro, im9, ap^r^. v.t. and i. ro, se ap^r^. Designate, v.t. pe loruk9, sami
si.

Deposit, v.t. fi-dogo, fi-sura. Deposit, n. ohun idogo.

Depot, n. ile isura, ibi ipam9. Deprave, v.t. ba-j?, 39 di buburu. Depravity, n. ibaj?, iwa buburu. Deprecate, v.t. and i. gbadura ki

Designation, n. ifihan nipa ami, ipe loruk9.


Desirable, adj.

y?

ni

fif?.

Desire, n.

a b9 I9W9

ibi.

Deprecation, n. adura Depreciate, v.t. bu

si

iwa

ibi.

owo kun,

iwu. v.t. f$, bere. Desist, v.i. siw9, mu 9W9 duro. Desk, n. apoti iwe ibiti a nk9we. Desolate, v.t. 89 di ahoro. Desolation, n. is9dahoro.
if$,

sabukun.
Depredate, v.t. jale, baj?, kol9. Depredation, n. ijale, ibaJ9, ikol9. Depress, v.t. r$-sil?, mu-kanu. Depression, n. ir^sil?, ir^w^si. Deprivation, n. igbakuro, ir9loye. Deprive, v.t. gba-l9W9.

Despair, n. ainireti, ailaba. Despatch, Dispatch, v.t. and i. paku. n. ran I9 kiakia ;
iyara, iranl9. Desperate, adj. lainireti, laidaba. Desperation, n. ainireti, ainani

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Despicable, adj. legan, lainilari. Despise, v.t. kegan. n. arankan, aikasi, Despite,
ibinu.

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Devastation, n. dfd, iparun. Develop, v.t. and i. tu-silp,

mu

Despoil,

v.t.

ko

li

eru, ja
ireti

li

ole.

Despond,

v.t.

89

nu,

wa

n. idagba, ihu. Deviate, v.i. yana, yapa, slna. Deviation, n. iya kuro lpna,
Isina.

dagba. Development,

lainireti.

Despondency, n. iwa ainireti. Despot, n. alagbara, onrord. Despotism, n. iwa agbara, irord. Dessert, n. eso, ajekehin onje. Destination, n. ibi ti a 11I9.
Destine, Destiny,
v.t.

Device, n.

im9

ise,

prp,

9gb9n.

Devil, n. esu.

n.

pinnu, kadara. opin nkan tabi

Devil-worship, n. isin esu. Devise, v.t. sprp, gbim9, hum^>. Devoid, adj. alaini. Devolve, v.t. and i. kan, tori. Devote, v.t. and i. ya-s9t9, ya si

enikan.
Destitute, adj. laini, kikpsil^.

mim9,

fi

peri.

Destitution, n. psi, aini. Destroy, v.t. parun, run.

Devotee, n. pniti o ni itara ni isin, olufpkansin. Devotion, n. ifokansin.

Destroyer, n. apani, arunni. Destruction, n. iparun. Destructive, adj. ti imu ibajp

Devour, v.t. jprun, fi iw9ra Devout, adj. nif9kansin.

jp.

Dew,

n.

iri.

wa, ti imu iparun wa. Detach, v.t. ya, ya 89 tp. Detachment, n. egbe ayasptp.
Detail, n. riro l9k9kan. kinikini.
v.t.

Dexterity, n. 9gb9n, oye, imp. Dexterous, adj. lpgbpn, yara,

yawp.
Diabetes, n. atpgbp. Diabolical, adj. ti esu. Diadem, n. ade.

rd

Detain, v.t. da-duro. Detect, v.t. r, wa ri. Detection, n. iwa ri, ihu
fihan.

Diagnosis, n.
S1I9,

imp

aisan.

Detective, n. 9l9pa-inu. Detention, n. idani duro.

Deter, v.t. daiyafd. Deteriorate, v.t. and mu ki o buru si


Deterioration,
n.
is9

i.
i.

ba-je,

ohun

di

aworan. Dial, n. ohun elo ti a fi nfi ojiji drun m9 akoko, oju agogo. Dialect, n. ede, orisi iyatp ninu ede kanna. Dialogue, n. prp larin enia meji. Diamond, n. okuta oniyebiye ju. Diaphragm, n. ala ipinya aiya

Diagram,

n.

buburu

ju.

Determination, n. ipinnu. Determine, v.t. and i. pinnu.


Detest,
v.t.

ati ikun. DiarrhcBa, n. sisunu. Diary, n. iwe ohun ti a se lojo-

korira.

jum9.
Dictate,
v.t.

Detestation, n. irira. Dethrone, v.t. b9 loye, le kuro


nite.

and

i.

39, pase,

pe

fun

lati k<J.

Detract,

v.t.

and

i.

dinku.

Dictation, n. apekp. Dictator, n. pniti o ni agbara asp.

Detriment, n. dfd, ibaje, ipalara. Detrimental, adj. nipalara, ibajp. Devastate, v.t. parun, mu sofo.

Diction, n.

lilo

ede.

Dictionary,

iwe

ti

iwe asajp $rp, o S9 itump $rp.


n.
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Die,
v.i.

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Dimness, n. sisu oju,
ise baibai.

ku,

fi

91m
v.t.

sil^,

se alaisi.
si.

Diet, n. onJ9.

fun lonj?.

Differ, v.i. yatp, jiyan

Dimple, n. iho ni ereke. Din, n. ariwo nla.


Dine,
v.t.

Difference, n. iyat$, ijiyan. Different, od;. yaty.


Difficult, adj. soro, le, nira.

and

i.

jeun.
li

Dingy, adj. dudu,

eri.

Difficulty, n. isoro, iyvnu.

Dinner, n. onJ9 al^.


Diocesan, n. olori aJ9 ni ilu ; Bis9p. Diocese, n. eyiti o wa lab 9 itoju olori aJ9 tabi bisopu. Dip, v.t. and i. fi-b9 fib9mi. n. k9l9b9, arun Diphtheria, gb9fun-gb9fun.

Diffidence, n. ib?ru, aigbekele

ara r$.
Diffuse, v.t. jade.

and

i.

tan kal$, tu

itusode, itankale. Dig, v.t. and i. wale. Digest, v.t. and i. nrun onje ninu, da onje ; to lesese. Digestion, n. dida onje ; tito
Diffusion, n.

Diploma,

n.

iwe ifihan bi a
olori

ti

se ni idanwo.

nkan
Digger,
Dignify, fun.
n.

lesese.

Diplomacy, n. 9gb9n

ilu.

pk9,

ohun

ti

fi

Dire, adj. buruju.


Direct,
v.t. and i. fi 911a han, se ampna, t9kasi. adj. gan,

nwale.
v.t.

bu

pla fun,

buyin

tara.

Dignitary, n. oloye, 9191a. Dignity, n. 91a, lyin, ipo 9la. Digress, v.i. ya kuro loju 9na,

Direction, n. tit9, 9na, ap9r9Directly, adv. nisisiyi.


Director, n. af9nahan. Directory, n. iwe ilana. Dirge, n. orin ard, orin 9^. Dirt, n. eri, 9gbin, 9r$. Dirty, adj. leri, l9gbin, aim9. Disable, v.t. lailagbara. itanj9 kuro. Disabuse, v.t.

yapa.
Digression, n. iya kuro loju 9na, iyapa.

Dike, Dyke, n. ihd, bebe.


Dilapidate,
v.t.

and

i.

baJ9, S9di
I

ahoro.
Dilapidation, n. iparun, idahoro. Dilate, v.t. and i. wu ; fa 9r9 gun, rdbere.
Dilation, n. rirdb^re ifa I9 titi. Dilatory, adj. aibikita, " foni-

mu

Disadvantage, n. aini anfani.


Disaffect,
v.t.

se-aif$, se ainit9-

l9run.
Disaffection, n. aini inudidun aini if^.
si,

doni f9lad9la."

Disagree,

v.i.

se alair^, se aiba-

Dilemma,

n.

isoro ni yiyan.

mu,
ija.
la.

ja.

Diligence, n. ap9n, aisimi. Diligent, adj. laisimi, ap9n.


Dilute,
v.t. fi

Disagreement, n. iyat9, tyapa*


Disallow, v.t. 39, du, k9 fun. Disannul, v.t. 39 di ofo, pa-r?, kuro.

omi po, bu omi

Dilution, n. ibula, imusan. Dim, adj. suju, se baibai.

mu

Dimension, n. Diminish, v.t.


fa-s^hin.

tit obi,

ina, ibu.
i.

and

dinku,

Disappear, v.i. farasin, kuro loju. Disappearance, n. ifarasin, H9

kuro
ofo.

loju.
v.t.

Diminution, n. ifas^hin. Diminutive, adj. kekere.

Disappoint,

da

laia,

mu

li

oju

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Disappointment, n. imofo, idalara.

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Disconsolate, ibinuje.
adj.

saini

itunu,

Disapprobation, n. ibawi, aigba, aiff Disapprove, v.*. and i. k$, se


alaif$, saigba.

Disarm,
ija.

v.t.

and
v.t.

i.

gba

li

ohun

Disarrange,
ruru.

se idarudap9, se

Disaster, n. jamba, ijaba.

Disastrous, adj. ni jamba. Disavow, v.t. sp, k$.

Disband,

v.t.

Disbelieve,

v.t.

and i. tuka. and i. saigbagbp.


alaigbagbp.
i.

Disbeliever,

n.

Disburse,

v.t.

and

nawo.

Disbursement, n. inawo. Disc, Disk, n. oju drun. Discard, v.t. and i. mu kuro, yp
kuro.
v.t and i. w6, se akiyesi. Discernment, n. iwoye, akiyesi. Discharge, v.t. and i. yp kuro

Discontent, n. aisi itplprun. Discontinuance, n. idaduro. Discontinue, v.t. fi-silp, da-duro. Discord, n. airepp, ija, asp. Discordant, ad;, ti kd ba ara mu. Discount, n. iyokuro, idin owo ku. Discountenance, v.t. saifojufun. Discourage, v.t. daiyafd, saigbaniyanju. n. idaiyafd, Discouragement, aigbaniyanju. Discourse, n. $rp sisp. Discourteous, adj. laibuyin fun. Discover, v.t. wa ri. Discovery, n. awari.
Discredit,
v.t.

ainigbpkple.

Discreet, adj. gbpn, niye, nispra. Discrepancy, n. iyat$.

Discern,

ni ise.
Disciple,
n.

pmp-phin.

Discretion, n. pgbpn, oye. Discriminate, v.t. and i. sami si, yanju. Discrimination, n. ami $tp, iyanju.

Discipline, n. ptp, iko ni ijanu, ilana irin. v.t. t<J, kp, ko

ni ijanu. Disclaim, v.t. and saijpwp.


.

Discuss, v.t. wadi, jiyan. Discussion, n. in $rp we $rp, iwadi.

i.

ko

sil^,

Disclose,

v.f.

n han,
n.

Disclosure,

Discolour, da.

v.t.

sipaya. isipaya. and i. pa ni aw$


ifihan,

Disdain, v.t. gan. n. egan. Disdainful, adj. gigan. Disease, n. arun, okunrun.

Disembark, v.*. and i. spkalp inu pkp. Disengage, v.t. bp lpwp isp.
Disentangle,
oju, tu.
v.t.

lati

Discomfit,

v.*.

segun.

and
da
ni
li

i.

yan
ide,

li

Discomfiture, n. isegun.

Discomfort, n. irora, inira.

Disenthral,

v.t.

yp

Discompose,

v.*.

da-ru,

ba ninu

loko pru. Disenthrone, v.t. r$

oye.

Discomposure, n. idamu.
Disconcert,
v.t.

Disestablish, v.t. yi ni ijoko pada. Disfavour, n. aifp, aisojureresi.

da-ru.

Disconnect, v.t. yp-kuro, pin niya. Disconnection, n. ipinya, iypkuro.

Disfiguration, n. iba lpwa je. Disfigure, v.t. ba lara jp. Disgrace, n. $gan, itiju. v.t. se

abukun

si.

Disgraceful, adj. nitiju.


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v.t. Disguise, iparada.

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pa-larada.
n.

DIS
Disparagement, n. egan.
Disparity, n. aidogba.

Disgust, n.

irira.

Dish, n. awop9k9. Dish-cloth, n. aso inu awo. Dish-cover, n. omori awo. Dishearten, v.t. ba ninu je, daiyafo.

Dispatch, Despatch, v.t. and i. ran lo kiakia paku. n.


;

iyara, iranlo.

Dispel,

Dishonest, adj. laisoto. Dishonesty, n. aisoto. Dishonour, n. abukun,


v.t.

v.t. tuka, le kuro. Dispensary, n. ile egbogi. Dispensation, n. igba, sa. Dispense, v.t. and i. pin fun. Disperse, v.t. and i. funka, tuka.

itiju.

Displace,

sabukun.

Dishonourable, adj. nitiju, labukun.


Disinclination,
Disinfect,
v.t.

v.t. yi nipo pada. Displacement, n. iyinipo pada. Display, v.t. fi nan, si-sile.

n.

ainife.

Displease, v.t. ba ninu je. Displeasure, n. ibinu.

so di

mimo.

Disposal, n. ikawo.

Disinfectant, n.

egbogi iso di-

Dispose,

v.t.

and
si.

i.

fi-fun,

ta

mimo.
Disinherit,
ini.
v.t.

yi if? inu

gba ni ogun tabi


ti

Disposition, n. iwa, inu.

Dispossess,

v.t.

Disinterested, adj. laiwa


eni.

ara

Dispute,

v.t.

and
v.t.

gba-lowo. i. jiyan si.

n.

ijiyan.
v.t.

Disjoin,

ya

soto.
v.$.

Disqualify,
korira,

Dislike, n. irira, aif . se aif$.

Disquiet,

v.t.

so di alaiye. yo-lenu. n. aifai-

Dislocate,

r<J,

y?
li

li

orike.

Dislocation, n. iyp

orike.

yabale. Disregard, v.t. se aikasi, se aiboW9 fun.


Disreputable, adj. ainilari, nitiju. Disrepute, n. iwa buburu. Disrespect, n. aibowofun, aibolafun.

Dislodge, v.*. Disloyal, adj. oba.

yo kuro ni ipo r$. ti kd foribale fun

Dismal, adj. sokunkun. Dismay, v.t. daiya fo, da lamu.


n. ifoiya, idarau.

Disrobe,
aito.

v.t.

and

i.

bo

li

asp.

Dissatisfaction,
Dissatisfy,
v.t.

n.

aitenilorun,

Dismiss, v.t. yo-kuro, ran-lo. Dismissal, n. iranlo, iyo kuro


nise.

saitenilorun.

Dismount,
esin.

v.t.

and

i.

sokale

lori

Disobedience, n. aigboran. Disobedient, adj. laigboran. Disobey, v.t. and i. se aigboran.


Disoblige, v.t. inurere.

Dissemble, v.t. and i. se agabagebe. Disseminate, v.t. fonka, tukakiri. Dissension, n. iyapa, aire. Dissent, v.t. yapa, saire. Dissimilar, adj. yato, laijora.
Dissimilarity,
n. n.

kd senia, kd se

iyato,

aijora.

Disorder, n. rudurudu ; a run. Disorganisation, n. rudurudu. Disown, v.t. k$, s<.

Dissimulation, kereke.
Dissipate,
v.t.

itanje,

are-

and

i.

fonka.

Disparage,

v.t.

gan.

Dissipation, n. ifonka, imuti. Dissociate, v.t. ya soto.


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Dissolute, adj. nifekuf^, ni iwa-

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Divination, Divine, adj. Diviner, n. Divinity, n. Division, n.
n.

DOO
afvse, is9t^le.
ti

kiwa.
Dissolution, iku.
Dissolve,
n.

idibaje, iparun,

v.t. and i. yo, tuka. Dissuade, v.t. yi lpkan pada. Dissuasion, n. iyitykanpada.

9run. aw omi. iwa 9run. ipin, iya si ipa. Divorce, v.t. ya, k sile, kikoara t9k9 taya.
alaf9S9,

ohun

Distaff,

n.

kek^ owu.
jijin.

Divorcement, n.

ik9sile.

Distance, n. jijina. Distant, adj. jina,


Distasteful, adj.

Distaste, n. irira, aif$.

aidun lenu.
;

Distemper, w. arun aja


ikunle.

ohun

Divulge, v.t. sipaya, r6 kiri. Dizzy, adj. loyi. Do, Does, Did, Done, v.t. se. Docile, adj. r9run lati k9. Dock, n. ibi ikan 9k9. v.t. and ge kuru.

Distend,

v.t.

Distil, v.t.

and i. 19, na. and i. ro.


;

Dockyard, n. agbala
9^0. n. Doctor,
oloye.

ibiti

a nkan
olofin,.

Distinct, adj. yiyato

sapakan.

onisegun,

Distinction, n. iyato,

imp gbasami

ngba.
Distinguish,
si loto,
v.t.

Doctrine, n.

9k<J, ase, ofin.

and

i. 1119,

se*

iyato.

Distort,

v.t. v.t.

lopo.

iwe iridi nkan, iwe a^e. Dodge, v.t. se $tan. v.i. yi si

Document,

n.

Distract,

pin ni lya, dalamu.


v.t.

apakan

lojiji.

Distraction, n. idamu. Distress, n. is^, iponju.

mu

Doe, n. abo agb9nrin. Doer, n. oluse.


Doff,
v.t. si, b<J.

ip9nju ba, fdro.


Distribute,
District, n.
v.t.

pin.

Distribution, n. ipin.

Dog, n. Dogged,

aja.

adj.

iforiti.

agbegbe, sakani.
se aigbekele.
adj.
n.

Dogma,

n.

^9,

im9.
ibanuje,.

Distrust,

v.t.

Doleful, adj.

kun fun

aigbekele.
Distrustful,

nikanu.
laigbekele.
Doll, n. 91119-langi.

ru soke, t<J, yp-lenu. Disturbance, n. irukerudo, ariwo. Disunite, v.t. and i. pinya.
Disturb,
v.t.

Domain,

n. iJ9ba, ile 9191a.

Disuse, v.t. or n. ailo. Ditch, n. ihd, yara.


Ditto, Do., n.

Domestic, adj. ti ile, tituloju. Domesticate, v.t. tu loju, mu ki o m9 ile. Domicile, n. ile, ibugbe.

bakanna.

Dominate,
bori.

v.t.

and

i.

se oluwa,.

Dive, v.i. mokiin, fo sinu omi. Diver, n. amokun. Diverge, v.t. and i. yapa, tuka. Diverse, adj. yatp, oniruru. Diversion, n. ere, iyisapakan. Diversity, n. lyatp, oniruru. Divest, v.t. bo kurd. Divide, v.t. and i. pin, ya nipa. Dividend, n. ohun pipin.

Domineer,
sin.

v.i. t em9le, fi

dnrord

Dominion,

n. iJ9ba, il$ 9ba.

Donation, n. ^bun, pre. Donkey, n. kptpkpt?. Donor, n. olufunni, ptyrp. Doom, n. idaJ9, pbi, iparun.
v.t.

se idaJ9.
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Doomsday,
n. 9J9 idaj9.

45

DRO
Draught, n. ikoJ9,
af 9f 9.

mimu omi

Door, n. il^kun, oju 911a. Doorkeeper, n. olus9na.

Dormant,

adj.

Dormitory, n. pupp. Dose, n. iw9n ogun. Dot, n. ami. v.t. se ami si. Dotage, n. aran sise, alaran. Dote, v.i. i ni af$ju. Double, adj. is9po meji.

pipamp, sisun. yara ibusun eni-

Draw, v.t. and i. fa, w<J. Drawback, n. idiw9, ifas^hin.


Drawbridge, n. afar a asun 8 in in S9hun. Drawer, n. iru apoti kan lara
tabili.

Double-dealing, n. sisehins9hun. Double-minded, n. oniyemeji.

Doubt,

n. iyemeji, aidaju.
i.

v.t.

Drawers, n. sokoto awot9l9. Drawing, n. aworan. Drawl, v.t. and i. fa 919. Drawn, adj. ti a fa. Dray, n. bqkq. Dread, n. 9ru, ifoiya. v.t. b9ru,
foiya.

siyemeji. Doubtful, adj. aidaniloju, niyemeji. Doubtless, adv. laisiyemeji, laise


aniani.

and

Dreadful, adj. nib9ru, nifoiya.

Dream,

n. ala.

v.t.

and

i.

la ala.

Dreamer,

n. alala.

Dough,

n. iy^fun alaidin.

Dove, n. adaba, ^iy^le, oderekoko. Dove-cot, n. ile adaba.

Drear, adj. se gud9, sekese. Dredge, n. gb9do. Dregs, n. g9d9g9d9.

Drench,

v.t. fi

omi

rin.
v.t.

Dress, n.

as9 \viw9, 939.


i.

Dowager, n. opo, 9191a. Dower, n. ipin ti opo ninu ini 9k 9 T9. Down, n. iy^ ful9ful9, ihuhu
prep, nisal^. Downcast, adj. sorik9, r9wesi. Downfall, n. isubu, iparun. n. Downhill, g<p$%q*q oke,
is9kale.

and
rin.

W9
n.

as9, se I999.

Dressmaker,

oluran as9 obin-

Drift, n. ero, ete.


Drill, n.

kikuna.

Drink,

ohun elo lati fi wa okuta. and i. mu. n. ohun mimu. Drip, v.*. kan. n. ohun ti o nkan.
v.t.

Downright, adv.

ti

o han gbangba.

Dripping, n. ?ra Drive, v.*- and

ti

a din.
le,

i.

dari,

fi

Downward,

adv. siha isal^.

agbara ran
Driver,
Drizzle,
n.

I9.
;

Doxology, n. orin iyin Qtyrun. Doze, v.i. togbe, sun 1:91:9. Dozen, n. mejila. Drag, v.t. and i. W9, ia. Draggle, v.t. and i. fa ninu 9^. Drag-net, n. aw9n nla. Dragoon, n. 9gb9 ologun kan.
Drain, v.t. and iho omi.
i.

aleni

61\i,

olut9Ju

98in.
v.i.

r9 ojo, fun winni-

winni.
Droll, n. $f$, ipanil9rin. Dromedary, n. ibakasi?.

fa

omi kuro.

n.

Drake, n. ak9 P9P9iy9Draper, n. oluta as9. Drapery, n. as9. Drastic, adj. ti o lagbara,

Drone, n. ak9 oyin ; 9I9. Droop, v.t. and i. sorik9, r$ sil9, r9d9d9Drop, n. riro, kikan. v.t. and i.

kan 09,
ti

r$.

Dropsy, n. asunfeun.
o
le.

Dross, n. idar$.
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Drought, n. pda. Drove, n. 9W9 eran. Drover, n. darandaran.

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EAR
Dust, n. ekuru, erupe. v.t. and i. nu ekuru kuro. Duster, n. asp ninu ekuru. Dutiful, adj. segboran, ni iteriba.

Drown, v.t. and


somi.

i.

rl

sinu omi,
lpra,

ku
fa.

Drowsy, adj. nitSgbe, Drug, n. ogun, egbogi.

Drum,

n. ilu, eti.

v.t.

and

i.

lu

ilu.

Drummer,

n.

onilu.

Drumstick, n. ppa ilu. Drunk, adj. m9tipara. Drunkard, n. omuti. Dry, adj. gbe, ppngbe. Dual, n. meji. Dubious, adj. ni aidaju. Duck, n. pepeiye. v.t. and
sinu omi.

i.

ri

owo-bode. Duty, n. ise isin Dwarf, n. arara, rara. Dwell, v.i. gbe, joko, wa, tedosi. Dwelling, n. ibugbe. Dwindle, v.i. soki. Dye, v.t. and i. re laro. n. aro. Dying, adj. ti nku I9. Dyke, Dike, n. ih6, bebe. Dynamite, n. $tu alagbara ti a fi nla okuta. Dynasty, n. 11a pba kan. Dysentery, n. prin, sisu eje. Dyspepsia, n. arun apoluku ; aid a onje ninu apoluku.
;

Duckling, n. pmp-pepeiye. Ductile, adj. o rprun lati fa. Dudgeon, n. arankan. Due, adj. j e, y 9, dede. n. gbese. Duel, n. ija larin enia meji. Duke, n. oye kan ti o tple 9ba.
Dull, adj. g$, kunu, se su.

E.
Each, pron. olukuluku, okokan. Eager, adj. niwara, nitara. Eagerly, adv. pelu iwara, pelu
itara.

Duly, adv. niyiye.

Dumb,

adj. yadi.

Dumbfound, v.t. dalamu. Dumpish, adj. rewesi.


adj. kukuru. Dunce, n. dngp, pdpgp. Dung, n. igbe, imi, iyagbe. Dungeon, n. tubu, iho nisale

Eagle, n. idl (eiye). Eaglet, n. pmp idl. Ear, n. eti, siri pka.

Dumpy,

Earache, n. irora eti. Earl, n. oye nla kan. Early, adj. tete, ni kutukutu, ni
ile.

ibere.

Dunghill, n. fttan.

Earn,
li

v.t. je,

pa owo

ni ise tabi

Dupe,

n.

eniti

ko soro tanje.

pja. adj.

v.t. se etan. Duplicate, n. sepo ni meji. v.t. se iru meji bakanna. Duplication, n. isepo meji. Duplicity, n. etan, isehinsphun. Durability, n. agbara ipetiti, ko ni tete baje. Durable, adj. le, ti o pe.

Earnest,

nitara,
n.

nigbona,
itele,

nifpkansi.

owo

akpso.
Earnestly, adv. pelu itara.

Earnings, n. owo ise. Ear-ring, n. oruka eti. Earth, n. aiye, ile, erupe.

Earthenware, n. ohun elo

ti

fi

Durance, n. itimple. During, prep, nigba, latigba. Dusk, adj. wiriwiri ale. n.
isuwiri.

amp

se.
ti

Earthly, adj. erupe.

aiye,

ti

ile,

ti

Earthquake,

n. lsele.

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Earwig, n. kokoro kekere. Ease, n. irpra, ainira, id?ra. v.t. and i. gba I9W9 irora tabi isoro, fun ni alana.
Easel, n. igi ti a ngbe aworan Easily, adv. nir9ra, lainira. East, n. ila orun, gabasi.
le.

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ELE
Education, n. ek9, it9 9m9de. Educe, Deduce, v.t. fa-jade, yvjade.

Eel, n. 9Ja ejo, idagba 1J9 omi. Efface, v.t. pa oju run, par?. v.t. Effect, n. ere, eso ise.
se.

mu

Easter, n. 9J9 ajinde Kristi. Easterly, adj. niha ila orun. Eastward, adv. siha ila drun. Easy, adj. laisoro, ni r9run.

Effectual, adj. lagbara, las?. Efficacy, n. agbara, ase.


Efficiency,
Effigy, n.
Effort,
n.
n. agbara lati agbara imu as? wa.
sise,

Eat,

v.t.

and
n.

i.

EataUe,

ohun

J9. jije.

aworan ?nikan.
iyanju,
se.

ir9Ju,

ifi

Eater, n. 9jeun, 9J9.

agbara

Eaves, n. gbagbar9, ?nu


ile.

9^9

Effrontery, n. afojudi. Effuse, v.t. tu jade.


Effusion, n. itujade. Egg, n. 9yin.

Eavesdropper, n. afeti gbegiri. Ebb, v.i. fa, gb$, sa. n. fifa, gbigb?, sisa.

Ebony,

n. igi

dudu.

Eccentric, adj. tase, yat9.


Ecclesiastic, n. alufa.
Ecclesiastical, ad/,
aJ9.

ohun

ti ise ti

Echo,

n.

Eclipse,

gbohungbohun. n. isijibo, imusokunkun.


adj. sisunna,

Egress, n. ijadel9. Egret, n. ak$. Eight, adj. 9J9. Eighteen, adj. ejidilogun. Eighty, adj. 9g9rin. Either, pron. eyi tabi 9kan ninu mejeji. Ejaculate, v.t. ke soke,
ojiji.

eyini,

wi

li

Economical,
sisunty.

Economy, n. isunna, isunld H9JU owo. Ecstacy, n. ay 9 ay9Ju. Eczema, n. arun aw9 ara, ekuru. Eddy, n. asanpada omi, asanyika.

Ejaculation, n. adura kukuru, $r9 lati inu wa. Eject, v.t. le jade, ti sode, ta-nu ; bi jade. Ejection, n. itanu, imukuro
ibi.

Eke,

v.t.

sunna.
v.t.

Edge, n. oju ohun elo, eti ohun, oju 9b9. v.t. and i. l$ba, leti,

Elaborate,

se.

adj.

dara

pup9.
Elapse,
Elate,
v.i.

sunm9.
Edible, adj. ye ni jij?. Edict, n. ikede, isofin.
Edification,
n.

k9Ja.
1116.
v.t.

Elastic, adj. 16,


adj.

igberaga.

se

if^s^mul^,

9k<J,

igberaga.

idagbasoke.
Edifice, n. il6 kik9.

Elbow, n. igb9nw9.
Elder, n. 9gb<>n, agba.
;

Edify,

v.t.

ko

k9le

mu

Elders, n. agbagba.
Eldest, adj. ak9bi, 9gb<Jn.
adj. asayan, v.t. yan, sa. ayanf$. Election, n. iyan, isayan, iyanf $.

dagbasoke.
Edition, n. $da iwe.
Editor, n. alakoso iwe tite.

Elect,

Educate,

v.t.

t9, k<J,

k9

li

^9.

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Elector, n.

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alasayan, alayanf^.

EMM
Emasculate, v.t. t? li oda, t$ ogufe ; t$ ni bafin. Embalm, v.t. fi 999 w? oku.
li

Elegance, n. idara, $wa.


Elegant, adj. dara, dim.

Element,

n. ya m^rin aiye, 9fufu, ina ati omi, ipilef?e

ohun kan. Elementary, adj. ib^r^,


Elephantiasis, n. arun jakut$.

Embank, v.t. fi bebe yi i ka. Embankment, n. eti bebe. Embark, v.t. and i. fi sinu 9^,
wpk^. Embarkation, n. ib9S9k$, iw9k$. Embarrass, v.t. g9, su, damu. Embarrassment, n. gig9, sisu,
isoro.

ipil<^e.

Elephant, n. erin, ajanaku.

iwu ara,
gbesoke,

Elevate,

v.*.

gbeleke,

Embellish,

v.t.

se

li

939.

gbe ga.
Elevation, n. igbeleke.
Elevator, n. soke.

ohun

elo igbe

nkan

Eleven, adj. okanla. Eleventh, adj. ikokanla.


Elicit, v.t.

Embellishment, n. ohun 939. Embers, n. oguna susu. Embezzle, v.t. jale li asiri. Embezzlement, n. ilo ohun ti afi 89m sipa mi.
Embitter,
v.t.

mu

koro.
fisi.

yo

jade.

Elicitation, n. iyp if$ jade.


Eligible, adj.

Emblem, Embody,

n.
v.t.

apfr?.
fikun,

ye ni yiyan.

Eliminate, v.t. le jade, mu kuro. Elk, n. agborin nla. Elocution, n. pr9 siso, imp isprp

Emboss, v.t. re, re ni ila. Embrace, v.t. fi apa gbamora.


n. igbam9ra. Embrocation, n.
ibiti

egbogi

pipa
sis?

nigbangba.
Elocutionist, n. olukp 9^ sisp. Elongate, v.*. and i. fa-gun. Elongation, n. ifagun. Elope, v.i. salp nikpkp. Eloquence, n. isprp wuru, isoro didun. Eloquent, adj. li asodun, ni pbun prp sisp. Else, pron. omi, omiran, bibpkp. Elsewhere, adv. nibomi.

ndun
v.t.

ni.

Embroider,
abpr?.

gun ?na,

Embroiderer, n. onis9na ab9r9. Embroidery, n. is? aber?. Embryo, n. $1$, oyun. Emerald, n. iru okuta iyebiye kan. Emerge, v.i. ru-jade, ti inu nkan
jade.

Emergency,
ojiji.

n.

ti

inu jade,

li

Elucidate,

v.t.

ladi,

tum$.

Elucidation, n. iladi, itumo. Elude, v.t. fi eru tan sile.

Emetic, n. ogun imunibl. Emigrate, v.t. and i. si lati ibi

Emaciate, v.t. ru, joro. Emaciation, w. riru. Emanate, v.i. san jade. Emanation, n. isanjade lati inu ibi kan. Emancipate, v.t. da kuro loko
eru,
tu-sile.

de

ibi.
isi

Emigration, n.

ipo

kiri.

Eminence,
Eminent,

n.

oke giga, giga,

riru soke.
adj. giga, hihan. Emissary, n. ami, asohun, ik9. Emission, n. itujade, ifunjade. Emit, v.t. tu, fun, fo. Emmanuel, n. oruk9 Messiah.

Emancipation, n. iyp kuro loko


eru,
idasile.

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Emmet,
n.

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qrun.
n. ere, anfani.

ENL
Endorse,
v.t.

k9 ak9le
iwe.
n.

si

iwe,
iwe.

fi

Emolument,

9W9
Endow,

si

Emotion, n. iro inu, idide 9kan. Emperor, n. 9ba nla kan. Emphasis, n. itenum9. Empire, n. agbara 9ba, ile pba. Employ, v.t. fi i^e fun. Employer, n. afunninis9se, 9ga.

Endorsement,
v.t.

if9W9
fi

si

fifun,

itori

fun aya

ni isoyigi.

Endowment,
ti

n.

ohun

ini,

ebun

a bi ni

bi.

Employment, n. is9. Emporium, n. 9ja nla,


Empoverish,
v.t.

Endue, v.t. fi-w9, fi-fun. Endurance, n. u*9Ju, il\>kanran,


iforiti.

ibi

6w6.
J :

Empower,

v.t. fi

89 di talaka. as9 fun.

Endure,

v.t.

and

i.

foriti, r9Ju.

Enemy,

n. 9ta, onikupani.

Empress, n. aya 9ba nla. Emptiness, n. ofo, isofo.

Empty,

adj. ofo, asan.


I

Emulate, v.t. du, se lara si. Emulation, n. ibadu, iselarasi. Enable, v.t. fi agbara fun, muse.
Enact,
v.t.

Energy, n. agbara lati sis^. Enervate, v.t. mu-lailagbara. Enervation, n. alailagbara, alainokun.
Enfeeble, v.t. r9-l9W9, r9-lapa. Enfetter, v.t. da li ew9n. Enfold, v.t. fi-we, fi-di. Enforce, v.t. fi agbara se. Enfranchise, v.t. 39 di omnira.

fi-lele,

pa
i.

li

a?9, se.

Encamp,
budo.

v.t.

and
n.

pag9, se

Encampment,
Enchain, Enchant,
gidi.
v.t.

ibudo, ag9.
li

de

9w9n.
si,

v.t.

se ifaiya

fe gidi-

Enfranchisement, n. is9domnira. Engage, v.t. and i. gba-nise sadehun igbeyawo. Engagement, n. is 9, ileri, ade-

Enchanter,

n. oso.

hun igbayawo
Engaging, adj.
Engender,
v.t.

Enchantment,
Enclosure, n.

n. ifaiya, isoso.

ifani,
bi,

iwuni.

i\q ti
v.t.

a sc^gba yika.
v.t.

hu.

Encompass,
Encounter,
k9lu.

yika.

n. ija,

ogun.

Engine, n. ohun 9^.


ja,

Engineer, n.
Engirdle,
v.t.

9^9.
yi-ka.
v.t.

Encourage, v.t. gba niyanju ; mu l^kan le. Encouragement, n. iyanju, imul9kanle.

Engraft, Ingraft,

\q-mq.
si,

Engrave,

v.t.

fin,

9911a fifin

gbf
Engraver, n. agb9nna. gba-kad9, gba v.t. Engross, gbogbo. Engulf, v.t. gbe mi patapata. Enhance, v.t. lewo si, p9 si.

Encroach, v.i. finran. Encroachment, n. ifinran. Encumber, v.t. ha li aye; di 9W9.

li

Encumbrance,
19W9. End, n. opin,

n.

ihalaye, idiitori.

Enigma,
idi,

n.

al<J.

Endanger, v.t. Endeavour, n.

and
Endless,

i.

lewu. iyanju. gbiyanju.


ise

wu

Enjoin, v.t. fi a9 fun. Enjoy, v.t. fi adun m9, J9 aiye.


v.t.

Enjoyment,

n.

adun,

iJ9 aiye.

adj.

lailopin,

laini-

p^kun.

Enkindle, v.t. tinab$. Enlarge, v.t. and i. f$, mu-tobi. Enlargement, n. if 9, imutobi.

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ENL
Enlighten, v.t. foye han, la-loye, fun ni im9l9. Enlightenment, n. ifoyehan, ifunni ni im9l9.
Enlist,
v.t.

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Entreat,

EQU
v.t. b9, t9r9. Entreaty, n. 9b9, adura. Entrust, v.t. fi le I9W9. Entry, n. 9na, iw9lu. Enumerate, v.t. ka, da oruk9.

and

i. fi

se

9m9-ogun.

Enliven,

mu-laraya, S9-daye. Enmity, n. arankan, 9ta. Ennoble, v.t. b9la fun, buyin fun. Enormity, n. 999 nla, nkan buburu. Enormous, adj. tobiju, buruju.
v.t.

Enumeration, n. itunka sasa.


Enunciate, v.t. 89, wi. Enunciation, n. sis9, wiwi. Envelop, v.t. b6, pa-m9. Envelope, n. ibowe, apo iwe. Envelopment, n. ib6 patapata.
Enviable, od[/. nilara. Envious, od;. kun fun ilara. Environ, v.t. yi-ka, fi yika. Environment, n. eyiti o yi i ka

Enough,

adj. to.

Enquiie, Inquire, v. t. and i. bere, t-9S9, wadi. Enrage, v.t. mu-binu, t$. Enrapture, v.t. fi ay 9 kun. Enrich, v.t. S9 di 919^. Enroll, v.t. fi sinu iwe. Enrolment, n. ifi sinu iwe. Ensample, n. ap^r^. Ensign, n. asia, 9pagun. Enslave, v.t. sin li 9m. Ensue, v.i. t^le, lepa. Ensure, v.t. se-daju. Entangle, v.t. fi I9I11, fi wep9.

adugbo.
ayika 9hin ilu, agbegbe ilu. Envoy, n. onis9 9ba, ik{>. Envy, n. ilara. v.t. se ilara. Ephod, n. ohun 939 alufa aw9n
Environs, n.pl.
Jii.

Epicure, n. 9J9didun, ajadim. Epidemic, adj. riranni, titanka. Epilepsy, n. ipa, iwarapa.

Entanglement,
Enter,
v.t.
;

n. ifil9lu, ifiwep9.

W9nu

and i. W9, W9le, k9 sinu iwe.

warapa. Epiphany, n. Ifihan. Episcopacy, n. is9 oye


Epileptic, n. ni

aw9n

Enterprise, n. idaw9le ti o li ewu. Entertain, v.t. se li alejo, ba-S9r9. Entertainment, n. ase apej9
ibi ere.

bisopu.
Episode, n. itan. Epistle, n. iwe kik9.

Enthrone, v.t. mu gori it 9. Enthronement, n. imu gori it9. Enthusiasm, n. itara, igbona 9kan.
Entice,

Enthusiast, n. onitara. v.t. tan, r6l9, dan-wo. Enticement, n. 9 tan, ir&9, idan-

Epitaph, n. ak9le. n. ikekuro. Epitomise, v.t. ke-kuru, fa-kuru. Epoch, n. igba ib9r9 si ika akoko. Equable, adj. bakanna, sedede. adj. Equal, n. 9gb^, 9gba,

Epitome,

J9ra.

wo.
Entire, aaj. gbogbo. Entirely, adv. patapata.

Entomb,

oruk9 fun. tq sinu iboji. Entrails, n.pl. ifun, inu. Entrance, n. 9na, oju 9na. Entrap, v.t. d9, dekun mu.
Entitle,
v.t. fi v.t.

Equalise, v.t. 39 di 9gb9gba. Equality, n. id9gba. Equally, adv. bakanna. Equanimity, n. ibal^ 9kan. Equator, n. ila ayika ti o da aiye
si

meji l9gb9gba.
adj.
ti

Equestrian,
9I9SU1.

9sin.

n.

Equine, adj.

ti 9sin.

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Equip,
v.t.

51

EVI
Estrangement,
ft.

pese, se I9S9.
n.

itakete

si,

Equipment,

ipese,

imura,

isajeji si.

^61999. Equity, ft. isedede, isotit9. Equivalent, n. iri kanna. Era, ft. iber? si ika 9J9. Eradicate, v.t. fatu ni gbongbo, par$. Erase, vX pa-r?, pa-run. Ere, odv. ki-to. adj. Erect, v.t. gbe dide, k9le. naro, duro gan. Erection, ft. iro, ik9le, igbero. Err, v.i. sina, sise.

Estuary,

ft.

enu

ija

omi.

Eternal, adj. lailai, aiyeraiye. Eternity, ft. ailopin, aiyeraiye. Ethics, ft. ti iwa.

Eucharist,

ft. idupe, Sakramenti onje al9 Oluwa. Enlogy, ft. iyin. Ennuch, ft. iw9fa, bafin, akura. Evacuate, v.t. jade kuro, S9 di

ofo.

Errand, n.

is?.

Erratic, adj. rederede.

Evacuation, ft. is9 di ofo, ijade kuro. Evade, v.t. y9-sile, y9ra fun. Evangel, ft. ihin re re.
Evangelist, Evangelize,
ft.
ft.

Erroneous, adj. kun fun


Error, ft. esi, isise. Eruption, ft. ib?, itujade.

isise.

onihinrere.

wasu ihin rere fun.


and
i.

Evaporate,
afefe.

v.t.

gbe,

fa, di

Escape, v.*. and i. b9 I9W9, y9-kuro. n. isal9 kuro ninu

ewu. Eschew, v.t. ye -kuro korira.


Escort,
ft.

Evaporation, ft. igbe, idi Evasion, ft. awawi. Eve, ft. asale, ikas9 9J9.

af^.

onit9Ju
1911a.

l9na,

eniti

nsin ni
Espousal,
ft.

Especial, adj. pataki, olori.


ti

igbeyawo, ade-

hun igbeyawo.
Espouse,
Espy,
Esquire,
7,
v.t.

Even, adv. or adj. d9gba, t-9Ju, papa. Evening, ft. asale. Event, ft. op in, eso. Ever, adv. nigbagbogbo, lai.
Everlasting, adj. titi aiye. Evermore, adv. titi lai.

fifunni ni iyawo.

v.t. ri li
ft.

okere.

v.t.

oye iyin. and i. danwo,


ft.

gbi-

yanju.
e, ft.

idanwo, igbiyanju. eda, 9r9 agbara.

Essential, adj.

k6
ft.

le se alaini.

Every, adj. olukuluku. Everybody, pron. olukuluku enia. Everyday, adj. lojojum9. Everything, pron. ohun gbogbo. Everywhere, adv. nibigbogbo. Evict, v.t. mu kuro, le-jade.
Eviction, n. ilejade, imukuro.

Establish,

v.t.

pinnu, fi-kale.
ipinnu, ifikale,
ini.

Establishment,
ile.

Evidence, n. ?ri. Evident, adj. han,


riri.

nigbangba,

Estate,

ft.

ipo,

ohun

Esteem,
fun.

v.t.

yln, ka-si,

bu
r$,

iyin
siro,

Estimate,

v.t.

ka iye

diyele.

buburu, jamba; bilisi. buburu, nika. Evil-doer, n. 9I9S9, olusebuburu. Evil-minded, adj. oninu buburu.
Evil,
ft.

adj.

Estimation, ft. idiyele, iyin. Estrange, v.t. takete si, ya,


sajeji
si.

Evil-speaking, n. is$r9
si,

buburu

is$r9 ibi.
v.t.

Evince,

fi-han, ladi.

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Evoke,
Evolve,
v.t.

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EXI
Exclusion, n. isemple,
sode.
isati,
iti

v.t.

Ewe, n. Ewer, n.
Exact,
fi

pe jade. and i. tu-sile, fi-han. abo agutan. ago nla, ladugbo.


akiyesi,

Excommunicate,
nijp,
nijp,

v.t.

yp

kuro

ba-wi.
n.

adj.

gan.

v.t.

Excommunication,

iyp kuro

agbara gba. if agbara Exaction, n.


ilolowogba. Exactness, n. isedede. v.t. bukun Exaggerate, saspdun, senisi.

bere

ibawi. Excrement, n. igbe enia, imi. Excruciate, v.t. da-loro. Excruciating, adj. nirora, lore.

pro, prp,

Exaggeration,
isenisi.

n.

ibukun

Exculpate, v.t. fi-ji, w-mp. Excursion, n. ijadelp. Excusable, adj. ye fun idalare. Excuse, v.t. se gafara fun, dariji.
n.

v.t. gbe-ga, gbe-leke, yln. Exaltation, n. igbega, igbesoke, ilplpwpgba.

Exalt,

awawi, gafara.
v.t.

Execrate,

and

i.

fi-bu, fi-re,

fi-gegun.

Examination, n. iwadi nipa ibere, idanwo. Examine, v.t. and i. fi ibere wadi, danwo. Examiner, n. oludanwo, oluwadi. Example, n. appre, awose. Exasperate, v.t. t<J, mu-binu, rusoke.

Execration, n. ifibu, ifire, egun. Execute, v.t. se, pa-ku, pa. Execution, n. ise, ipaku, ipa. Executioner, n. tetu, alunipa. Executor, Executrix, n. alasehinde oku, olutpju ohun ini oku. Exemplar, n. aworan, appre.

Exasperation, n. itpni, imunibinu. Excavate, v.t. wa ih6. Excavation, n. iwa ih6, koto. Exceed, v.t. and i. re-kpja, se-ju, ta-yp.

Exempt, v.t. da-si, tu-sile. Exemption, n. idasi, itusile.


Exercise, iwe.
n. se idaraya.
v.

ise

Exceedingly, adj. re-koja. Excel, v.t. and i. ta-yp. Excellence, n. itayp, irekpja,
itobi.

Exert, v.t. 16 -agbara, gbiyanju. Exertion, n. ild agbara, iyara, igbiyanju. Exhaust, v.t. rp, sare, dalaga.

Exhaustion, n. arp, igbe.


Exhibit,
v.t.

Excellent, adj. daraju, titayp. Except, prep, bikosepe, afi. v.t.

fi-han,

muwa

si

igbangba.
Exhibition, n. ifihan ni gbangba. Exhilarate, v.t. mu-daraya, fun ni inudidun.

and

i.

mu-kuro.

Exception, n. imukuro, isati. Excess, n. aseju. Excessive, adj. rekpja ala. Exchange, v.t. and i. se pasiparp.
n. ibi isepasiparp.

Exhort,

v.t. gbaniyanju, ran fun.

.fi

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Exhortation, n. $rp iyanju, iwasu.

ru-soke, tp. Excitement, n. irusoke, ire. Exclaim, v.t. and i. kigbe soke.
Excite,
v.t.

Exigence, n. aini.
Exile, Exist,
v.t. le

Exclamation, n. igbe. Exclude, v.t. semple,


sode.

v.i.

kuro nilu. n. isansa. wa, ni iwa.

sati,

ti-

Existence, n. Iwa.
Exit, n. ijadelp.

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Exodus,
n.

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Expose,
v.t.

iwe keji
v.t.

ti

Mose,

fihan ni gbangba.

ijadelc?.

Exposition, n. itum$, ifihan.

Exonerate,

mu

kuro lprun,

mu

Expositor,

n.

alas9ye.
jiyan,

ebi kuro.

Exorbitant, adj. tobi rekpja, rek9ja ala. Exorcise, v.t. le emi buburu jade. Expand, v.t. and i. te, tu-sile, na.

Expostulate,

v.i.

saroye,

tenum9.
Expostulation, n. iyan, aroye. Expound, v.t. ladi so as9ye. Express, v.t. aqry, wi, fun-jade. Expression, n. is9r9 ; Iwo.

Expanse, n. titeju. Expansion, n. itelo, inalp.


Expatiate, v.t. fa-gun. Expect, v.t. duro de, reti,
8911a.
fi

Expulsion, n. ilejade.

oju

Expectation, n. ireti. Expectorate, v.t. tu tp jade. Expectoration* n. ito enu. Expediency, n. ye, ?t<J. Expedient, orf/. yiye tit9. Expedite, v.t. ran-lpw?, mu-yara, mu idina kuro. Expedition, n. irin ajo, iyara. Expeditious, adj. niyarayara,

Expunge, v.t. pa-r$, mu-kuro. Exquisite, adj. didara. Extempore, adv. lairo tele
I9W9I9W9. Extend, v.t. and
itesiwaju.
i.

lo titi, fa-gun.

Extension, n. itanka ilosiwaju,

Extenuate,

v.t.

fa-kere, bu-kuro.
adj.

Exterior, n. ode, iwo ode. lode, lehin ode.

Exterminate,
pata.

v.t.

pa-run pata-

kankan.
Expel,
v.t.

le-jade.

Extermination, n. iparun.
External, adj. lehin ode lode. Extinct, adj. run, alaisi. Extinction, n. iparun, rirun.

Expend, v.t. nawo, se inawo. Expense, n. inawo.


Expensive, adj. Experience, n.
li

owo

lori.

idanwo,
idanwo.

imo,

9gb9n. Experiment,

n.

Expert, adj. gb9n, am9ye. Expiate, v.t. se etutu fun, san pada. Expiation, n. etutu. Expiration, n. mimi, opin, iku. Expire, v.t. and i. ku, dake,
pari, tan.

Extinguish, v.t. pa. Extirpate, v.t. fatu kuro. Extol, v.t. pokiki, yln. Extort, v.t. fi agbara gba. Extortion, n. il9nil9W9gba, ireje. Extortioner, n. alonilow9gba.
Extract, v.t. fa- jade. a fa jade.
n.

nkan

ti

Extraction, n.

ifa-jade.
adj.

Extraordinary,

iyanilenu,

Explain, v.t. tum$. Explanation, n. itum$, iladi. Explicit, adj. daju, gbangba. Explode, v.t. and i. b$. Explore, v.t. wa-kiri. Explosion, n. ib$, ariwo nla. Export, v.t. ranlo si ile miran

fun

tita l9ja.
si ile

kikunni loju. Extravagance, n. inawo rek9ja, ifisofo, inakuna. Extravagant, adj. lof6, nidanu, ni inakuna. Extreme, adj. de opin. n. opin. Extremity, n. sonso ori, opinle. Extricate, v.t. da-sile, mu idiw9
kuro.
Extrication, n. idasile, itusile.
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Exuberate, adj. I9P9I9P9, akiinv.t. and i. lagun. Exult, v.i. y9 ay9 nla, sogo. Exultation, n. ay9, ogo.

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adj.
lojo,

FAR
Faint-hearted,
jaiya.

foiya,

Exude,

Eye, n. oju.
Eyeball, n. 9yin ojii. Eyebrow, n. igbengbereju.

Fainting, n. ndaku. Faintness, n. ijaiya, ikuna oju, alailagbara. n. 9Ja. Fair, adj. dara, lewa. Fairness, n. idara , ewa ; isotitQ.
Fairy, n. ar9ni. Faith, n. igbagb9, igbekele. Faithful, adj. olot9, olododo. Faithfully, adv. li otito.

Eyeglass, n. digi iriran ojii. Eyelash, n. irun ipenpeju. Eyelid, n. ipenpeju.

Eyesight, n. iriran oju. Eye-service, n. arojuse. Eye-witness, n. eleri.

Faithfulness, n. isotit9. Faithless, adj. aiaigbagb9, ala


isot9.

F.
Fable, n. itan asan, al<J. Fabric, n. as9, ile, ise. Fabricate, v.t. fi ise se, k<J Fabrication, n. ik9le. Face, n. oju, iwaju. v.t.

Falcon, n. asa. Fall, v.i. subu, be

sile.

n. isubu.

Fallacious, adj. letan, leru. Fallacy, n. etan, idaru. Fallen, adj. dibaje, di elese.
Fallibility, n.
;

eru

asise.

seke.
i.

Fallible, adj. letan, leru.

Falling-sickness, n. warapa, ipa.

and

Fallow, adj.

ile ti

a kd

ro.

dojuk9, gboju si. Faceache, n. arun oju.


Facile, adj. r9run, tite.
Facilitate, v.t.

False, adj. Iais5t9.

mu
ise,

r9run.

False-hearted, adj. Falsehood, n. eke. Falsely, adv. letan.


Falsify,
v.t.

larekereke.

Facility, n. ir9run.

se iwe eke.

Fact, n. otit9 daju.

nkan

ti

Falter, v.t. kololo.

and

i.

tase,

k9se,

Faction, n. egb? iyapa, 9ta. Factor, n. asojueni, oloju eni. Factory, n. egb$ aw9n onisowo
ile
ise.

Fame,

n. okiki.

Familiar, adj. mim9, faram<J. Familiarity, n. im$.

Family, n.

idile.

Faculty, n. iye,

9gb9n

ori,

im9.

Fade,

v.t.

and

i.

r^-sile, ti, fd.

Faeces, Feces, n. igbe.

Fag, v.t. and i. r$, sii, da lagara. Faggot, Fagot, n. erii igi, idi igi.
v.t. and i. di abukun si, ba-je, kuna, y$. n. abukun, Failure, Failing, ibaje. Fain, adv. tay9-tay9, p9lu inu-

Famine, n. iyan. Famish, v.t. and i. fi ebi paku. Famous, adj. lokiki. Fan, n. abebe, ate. v.t. and i.
Fanatic, n. onirokuro.

Fail,

Fancy, n. isebi. v.t. sebi, r6. Fang, n. ehin sisanni, ekamia.


Fantastic, adj. nirokuro. Far, adv. jina, jijina. Fare, n. owo ise ; onje. v.i.

didun.
Faint,

ri.
!

da-ku, sar^, adj. aihan rere.


v.t.

sojo.

Farewell, inter, gbere Farina, n. gari, elub9.


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Farm,
n. oko.
n.

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FER
Fear, n. $ru, ifoiya. v.t. and i. b9ru, foiya. Fearful, adj. nib9ru, nifoiya. Fearfulness, n. Ib9ru. Fearless, adj. laifoiya, lainib9ru.
Feasible, adj. sise.

agb$, oloko. Farrier, n. onibata 9sin, onisegun

Farmer,

9sin.

Farther, adj. siwaju.

siwaju.

v.t.

sun

Farthest, adj. siwaju J11I9. Farthing, n. ida m^rin owo

baba

Feast, n. ase, aJ9. se ase.

v.t.

and

i.

kan.
Fascinate, v.t. fanim(,>ra si, wu. Fascinating, adj. nifanimpra, ni iwu, didun.

Feasted, v.i. ba-J9un J9 onJ9 ase. Feat, n. ise agbara. Feather, n. iy9 9iy9. Feature, n. Iwo oju.

Fashion, n. &W9, ise. v.t. se, y$. v.i. gbaw?. Fast, n. aw^, yard. Fasten, v.t. and i. so, dl. Fastidious, adj. soro lati wu. Fat, n. ora. adj. sanra. Fatten, v.t. mu -sanra.
Fatal, adj. tiku, tiparun. Fate, n. ipin, opin, idarisi ; iku.

February, n. osu keji

li

9dun.

Feces, Faeces, n. igb9. Federal, adj. ni adehun, ti 9gb9. Federation, n. is9kan, idap9. Fee, n. 9ya, 9san, ibule. Feeble, adj. lailera, lailagbara. Feebleness, n. ailera, ailagbara.

Feed,
Feel,

v.t.

and

i.

b<J,

fun

li
i.

onJ9.

Father, n. baba.

Fatherhood, n. Iwa ti baba. Father-in-law, n. ana, baba aya tabi baba oko.
Father-land, n.
il^

and f9W9ba, f9W9kan.


Felt,
v.t.

m9,

aw9n baba

Feeling, n. im$, if9W9ba. Feet, n. 939. Feign, v.t. and i. se afarawe,


se-bi,
fi-pe.

wa

ilu

9m.

Fatherless, adj. alaini baba. Fatherly, adj. bi ti baba.

Feignedly, adv. p^lu agabagebe,


fi

9tan

se.

Fathom,

n.

Iwon osuwpn 986

Feint, n. itanj9.
Felicitate,
Felicity, n.
Fell, v.t.
v.t.

m$fa. v.t. w9n jinjin. Fathomless, adj. lainisal^.


Fatigue, n. ar?, agara. Fatling, w. 9gb^r9 ^ran ab9pa. Fatness, n. isanra, il9ra. sanra, b9 Fatten, v.t. and i.

ng-y9,

ba-y$.

ay 9,

ir9ra, inu- didun.

ke-lul$, wo.

mu

sanra.

Fault, n. 939, abukun.


Faultless, adj. ailabukun, pe.
I9S9, labukun. Favour, n. oju-rere, iseun.

Fellow, n. 9gb9, 9gba, 9iiikeji. Fellowship, n. idap9, ik9gb9. Felon, n. adaran nla. Felony, n. 939 nla, 939 iku. Female, adj. obirin, abo. Feminine, adj. iwa ti obinrin,
ti abo. Fen, n. 91-9, ira, P9t9p9t9Fence, n. 9gba, ogiri. v.t. and i. se 9gba. Ferment, v.t. and i. ru, dide, da, ho, sf Fermentation, n. iho, ida, is$.

Faulty, adj.

v.t.

se ojurere
l9hin.

si.

Favourable, adj. loju rere,


Favourite, n. ayanfc?. Fawn, n. 9ni9 agb9nrin.

niti-

v.t.

and

i.

p<Jn.
ileri

Fealty, n.

iwa olot9.

Ferocious, adj. nirord, nika.


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FER
Ferocity, n. irorb, ika.

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Fight,

FIR
i. ja, jagun. ogun. Fighter, n. onija, jagunjagun.

v.t.

and

Ferry,

v.t.

wa 9k?

spda, tukp.

n.

ija,

n. pkp aspda. Ferry-man, n. 9^9 awasoda.

Figurative, adj. ni ap9r9.

Fertile, adj. leso

l^tu loju.

Figure, n. ap9r9, aworan.

Fervency,

n.

igbona 9kan.

Filament, n. okun tinrin. Filch, v.t. jale, ji, saf9W9ra.


File, n.
fi

Fervent, adj. gbona.

Fervour, n. igbona, itara.


Festal, adj. didiin.
ti

ayun onipin. ayun yin.

v.t.

and

i.

ase,

ti

ay9, ninun.

Filial, adj. ti 91119.

Filings, n. Iy9, 9ha.

or Fester, v.t. and i kik$, egbo rira.


Festival, n. igba ase.

egbo

Fill,

v.t.

and

i.

kun, t^-lprun.

ikun. Film, n. atafo oju.


n.

Fetch,

v.t.

and

i.

mu-wa,

Filter, n. as9.

v.t.

and

i.

se, ro.

gbe-wa.
Fetid, adj. run, m^s^ri. Fetish, Fetich, n. orisha.
Fetter,
v.t.

Filth, n. eri, 9gbin,

9bun.

Filthy, adj.
Filtrate, v.t.

leri,

l9gbin, nirira.
i.

and

ro.

de ni 99k 99^9.
sekeseke, 9W911.
as$.
i

Fetters, n.

Feud, n.

Ija,

Fin, n. I9b9 9Ja. Final, adj. ti igb9hin, ti ipari. Finally, adv. lakotan, nipari,
lopin.

Fever, n. iba, otutu, igbona ara. Feverish, adj. nigbona ara, niba.

Few,

adj. di9.
n. iye di9.

Fewness,
Fez, n.
Fibre, n.

fila

dara.
igi,

okun

okun eweko.

Finance, n. owo, inawo. Financier, n. olut9ju owo. Find, v.t. ri, ba. n. ibule, Fine, adj. dara, dun. 9san itanran. v.t. and i.
buleni.

Fickle, adj. niyemeji.

Fickleness, n. aiduro si 9kan. asan. Fiction, n. ijarc^, Fiddle, n. duru. Fiddler, n. aluduru, onifere.

Finely, adv. didaradara.

9^

Fiddle-string, n. okun duru. Fidelity, n. olot9, ifaram9.

Fidget,

n.

saifara-bal?,

aisimi.

Finger, n. ika 9W9. v.t. fi ika t<J. Finish, v.t. and i. pari, se-tan. Finite, adj. ni opin, nipinnu. v.i. gbina. v.t. Fire, n. ina. tinab9 yinb9n. Fire-arms, n. ib9n.

Field, n. igb9, papa.

Firebrand, n.
Firefly, n.

igi ina.

Fiend, n. esu, 9ta.


Fierce, adj. rord,

muna, gbona.

Fierceness, n. iroro, ibinu, imuna. Fiery, adj. amubina.


Fife, n. fere.

kokoro tanna tanna. Fireside, n. ^ba ina. Firing, n. igi idana edu. Firm, adj. lagbara, le, duro
sinsin.

Fifteen, adj. fdogun,

m^dogun.

Firmament,

Fifteenth,

ik^dogun. Fifth, adj. 9karun.


adj.
Fiftieth, adj. adota, ikadota.

n. ofurufu. Firmly, adv. nidurosinsin.


First, adj. ekini, nisaju.

First-born, n. ak9bi.
First-fruits, n. ak9so.

Fifty, adj. ad9ta.

Fig, n. 9P9t<J.

Firstling, n.

ak^bi eran.

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First-rate, adj. daraju.

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Flesh, n. pran ara. Fleshy, adj. kiki pran.
Flexibility, n. ild.

FOA

Fish, n.

pja.

v.t.

and

i.

ppja.

Fisher, Fisherman, n. appja.

Fishmonger,
Fissure, n.
Fist, n. Fit,

n.

pi pja.

Flexible, adj.

r9run

lati tp,

16.

ila, isan.

Flicker,

v.i.

jo baibai.

ikuku, psp.

Flight, n. isa

kuro ninu ewu.

n. imugiri. yp, tp. Fitly, adv. niyiye, nitotp. Fitness, n. yiyp, titp. Five, ad;, arun, marun. adj.

Flimsy, adj. felefele. Flinch, v.i. sunki ninu irora.


Fling,
v.t.

Flint, n.

and i. 89. okuta ib9n.


and
i.

Fix,

v..

and

t.

fa-so,

muduro.

Flippant, adj. laironu.


Flirt, v.t.

Fixed, adj. mura, pip p. Flabby, adj. rp, aimura giri. koriko Flag, n. asia, ppagun odo.
;

sire

if 9

ba

obirin ta.
Flit, v.i. fo-lp.

Float,

v.t.

and

i.

fo loju omi.

Flagrant, ad/, rekpja ala. Flail, n. ipaka. Flake, n. majala, iforifo ina.
ina, igbona pkan. tan bi ina. Flamingo, n. piyp akp. Flank, n. iha. Flannel, n. asp kubusu kikuna.

Flock, n.
v.i,

9W9 pran

tabi piyp.

Flame,

n.

pwp

v.i. jo,

tpwp. Flog, v.t. na, jan li $r$. Flood, n. ikun omi, isan omi. Flood-tide, n. akunbo omi.
Floor, n. ilp ile. Flop, v.t. and i.
Florin, n.

subu

lulp.
2/-

owo fadaka
kiri.

llugba. Flap, n. lugba.


Flare,
v.t.

v.t.

and

i.

Flounce, v.i. yi ara Flounder, v.i. kpsp.


Flour, n. iy^fun.
Flourish, v.t. and ru, gbilp.
.

and

i.

jo.
i.

and v.t. Flash, n. ikp-san. kp-san. Flask, n. sago kekere. Flat, adj. tp. tpju, sepptp. Flatness, n. itpju, isepptp. Flatten, v.t. and i. tpbprp. Flatter, v.t. p9n, tan. Flatterer, n. platan, ip9nni. Flattery, n. ip9nni, iyin eke.

i.

ruwe, lawe,

Flow, v.i. san. n. isan omi. Flower, n. itanna eweko. v.t. and i. tanna bi eweko. Flown, v.i. ti fo lp. Fluctuate, v.i. yi sihin sphun. Fluctuation, n. iru soke ru sodo. Fluency, n. sisan, idawuru.
Fluent, adj. nisprp jpjp.
Fluid, adj.

Flatulence, n. igufp. Flavour, n. adiin, itpwo, orim. Flaw, n. abukun, isan, Ua.
Flax, n. pgb$. Flay, v.t. bo li aw9. Flea, n. idun egbpn.
,

mimu,
and
i.

sisan.

Fluidity, n. isan.

Flush,

v.t.

wa

ni ikanju.

Fluster, n. igbona, iyara. Flute, n. fere.


Flutter,
v.t.

Fledge,

v.t.

Flee, Fled,
Fleet,
n.

v.t.

gun iyp, huye. and i. sa, sa I9.


v.t.

and

i.

fo nibambalp.
v.t.

Flux, n. isan.
Fly, n. esinsin.
folp.

Fleece, n. irun agutan.

rpjp.

and

i.

fo,

pgbp-pk$,

$wp-pkp.

adj. yara.

Foal, n.

pmp

psin.

Fleetness, n. iyara.

Foam,

n. ifofo.
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Fodder, n. ohun jiJ9 ti ^ran. Foe, n. 9ta. Fog, n. ikuku. Foggy, adj. kiki ikuku.
Foil,
v.t.

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Force, n. ipa, agbara. ipa se, fi agbara se. Forcible, adj. lagbara.
n.

FOR
v.t.
fi

Forcibly, adv. p9lu agbara.

and

i.

89,

t$.

Ford, n. odo af9S9laja.

v.t.

and

i.

is9gun, it^ni.
Fold, n. agbo, agbo ^ran. and i. ka, di.
Foliage, n. ewe.
Folio, n. Folk, n.
v.t.

w9do.
Fordable, adj.
lilaja.

Fore, adj. niwaju.

iwe

nla.

Forebode,
Forecast,
t9l9.

v.t. v.t.

wi

t^.
1919, gbiro-

awpn

enia.

gbim9

Folk-lore, n.

Follow, v.. Follower, n. 91119 -ehin.


Folly, n.

al9 irintan. and i. tele, t9-lehin.

Foment,

v.t. fi

aimoye, iwere. omi gbigbona W9.


nif$.

igbim9t9l9. Forecastle, n. iwaju 9k$. Forefather, n. baba nla. Forefront, n. iwaju.


n.

Fond, ad;, nik^,

Fondle, v.t. and i. k$. Fondness, n. ik$, if$. Font, n. awo omi lati fi baptisi. Food, n. onje.
Foodless, adj. laini 011J9. Fool, n. asiwere. v.t. and were. Foolish, adj. g$, si were. Foolishness, n. iwere.
i.

Forego, v.t. and i. J9-I9W9, fi-sil9. Foreground, n. i\$ iwaju. Forehead, n. iwaju. Foreign, adj. ti ilu miran. Foreigner, n. ajeji, alejo, ara ilu mi. Forejudge, v.t. se idaj9 saju.

si

Foreknow,

v.t.

m9 t^.

Foreknowledge, n. im9t9l9.

Foreman,
j

n. isaju, 9ga.

.'

Foot, Feet, n. es$. Foot-bridge, n. afara kekere. Foot-hold, n. ipo es$. Footing, n. ibiti es$ te.
Footless, adj. lainies^. Footman, n. iransek9nri.

Foremost, n. iwaju patapata. Forenoon, n. igba ikanri 9J9.


Foreordain, v.t. pinnu t$\$. Forerunner, n. asaju 9m. Foresee, v.t. ri t9l9. Foresight, n. im9t9l9. Foreskin, n. at9t9.
Forest, n. igbo. Forestall, v. saju.
Foretell,

Footpath, n. ipa 911a. Footsore, adj. riro 939. Footstep, n. ipa 939. Footstool, n. apoti itis^.

Foretaste, n. it9wo t9l9. v.t. 39 t^l^.


iro

Fop, n. oge.
For, prep, fun, nitori. Forage, v.i. ko-9ru, jale, piy9n. ipiy9 ogun.

Forethought, n.
sil<? -

t9le,

ipese

Forever, adv.

titi lai.

Forewarn,
Forfeit,
ibule.

v.t.

kilp

Forasmuch,
Forbear,

conj. niw9nbi.

v.t.

bule,

fun t^l^. padanu. n.

v.i.

daw9 duro

pa-

m9ra.
Forbearance, n. idaw9duro, suru, ipam9ra. Forbid, v.t. da-l9kun. Forbidding, adj. dida^kun.

Forgave, v.t. dariji. Forge, n. agb9d9 irin. v.t. and r9, lu, fi eke k9we. Forgery, n. ak9le eke.
Forget, Forgot,
v.t.

i.

gbagbe.

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Forgetful,
adj.

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Forwardness,
iyaju.
n.

imura

tele

gbagbe.
Forgetfulness, n. igbagbe.

Forgive,

v.t. dariji.
ifiji.

Forgiveness, n. idariji,
Forgiving, adj.

Foster, v.t. b9, t9, se it9ju. Foster-child, n. 9019 agbab9. Foster-mother, n. alagbab9.

Fork, n.

mura lati dariji. amuga ijeun, agunje.


ise,
v.t.

Fought,
Foul,

v.t.

and

i.

ja.

Forlorn, adj. kikosil?.

aimo, eri, egbin. Foul-mouthed, adj. ^lenu buburu.


adj.

Form,

n.

Iwo,

aworan
1119,

Foul-play,

n.

iwa 9tan, ogun


fi

ijoko.

and

i.

fun

ni iwa.

Formal,
ise.

adj. bi ise, bi iwa.


ise idasile,

buburu. Found, v.t. ri ; Foundation, n.

ipile lei 9.

ipil? ile. is9le.

Formality, n.

apere

Formation, n. ise, ida, ibi. Former, adj. tisaju. Formerly, adv. igba isaju. Formidable, adj. niberu, lera. Formulary, n. iwe ise idasile. Fornicate, v.i. se pansaga, se
agbere. Fornication, n. ise pansaga, ise agbere.

Fornicator, n. pansaga, agbere.

Forsake, v.t. k$ sil?. Forsaken, adj. kikosile. Forsooth, adv. nitot9. Forswear, v.t. fi ibura se

Foundation-stone, n. okuta ipil^. Founder, v.t. and i. ri sinu omi. Fountain, n. isun, orisun. Four, adj. ^rin, merin.. Fourfold, adj. m9rin-m9rin. Fourfooted, adj. 9I989 merin. Fourteen, adj. nierinla. Fourteenth, adj. ekerinla. Fourth, adj. ^k^rin. Fourthly, adv. l9na kerin. Fowl, n. adi$, ^iye. Fowler, n. P9iy9-p?iy9, aP<?iy<?Fox, n. k^h^ty. Fraction, n. ibu ni ara 9t9t9
;

Ipin, Ida.
ileri.

Fort, n. odi. Forth, adv. jade, jadewa.

Fractional, 9t9t9.

adj.

ti

ibu ni ara
89 egungun.

Fracture,
tygan.

v.t.

and
fifo\

i.

Forthcoming, adj.
Forthwith, adv.

jadewa.

Fragile, adj.

nisisiyi,

Fragment, n. Ibu, ajeku.


Fragrant, adj. loriin didun.
Frail, adj. lailera, lailagbara.

Fortification, n. odi, abo. v.t. Fortify, and i. dabobo,

m9disi.
Fortitude, n. igboiya, ilaiya. Fortnight, n. igba 939 meji. Fortress, n. odi alagbara.
adj. 09 sakokd, sagbakd. Fortune, n. alabapade, ohun ini.

Frailty, n. ailera, ailagbara.

Frame*

v.t.

and

i.

se,

m9, k9

lana.

n. Iselana.

Fortunate,

n. omnira, ib9kuro I9W9 isin. v.t. 89 di omnira Frank, adj. tuw9 ka, se 9391111.

Franchise,

Fortune-teller, n. awomi. Forty, Fortieth, adj. ogoji,

oji.

Forum,
ra

n. ibi 9ja, ibi ipeJ9. Forward, adj. ran siwaju, imu;

yaju.

Frankincense, n. turare. ni Frankly, adv. ni tuw9ka finuhan. Frankness, n. ise otit9 gbangba. Frantic, adj. bibaJ9 ori, aituloju.
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Fraternal, adj. k9nrin.
ti

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ti

FUN
Frock, n. ewu ileke. Frog, n. 9P9I9.
Frolic, n. isire.

ara-

Fraternally, adv. gege bi ara.


Fraternity, n. pgbe.
Fratricide, n. eniti o
eni.

pa arakonri

From, prep. I9W9, kuro, ninu. Front, n. iwaju. v.t. and i.


dojuk9, k9Ju
si.

Fraud, n. etan, eru. Fraudulence, n. itanje, iseru. Fray, n. ija, ogun.


Freckle, n. ami totdto. Freckled, adj. totdto. Free, adj. di omnira, tunuka si. Freeborn, n. bi li omnira, 91119

Frontier, n. ateteba, iwaju.


Frontlet, n. 9ja igba iwaju. Frost, n. otutu nini. asan. Froth, n. ifofo ;

9^

Froward, adj. nikanra. Frown, v.t. and i. bojuje


Fructify,
v.t.

si.

and

i.

mu

so eso.

omnira.

Frugal, adj. tuw9ka, nit9Ju.


ti

Freedman,
Freedom,

n. pru

fi

se 9019,

Fruit, n. eso, 91119.


Fruitful,
adj.
leso,

omnira.
n. omnira.

pup9.

Fruition, n. anfani, ere.


Fruitless, adj. laileso, yagan. Fruit-tree, n. igi eso. Frustrate, v.t. ba-je, yi-po.

Freewill, n. ifp atinuwa. Freeze, v.t. and i. di. Freight, n. eru 9k$. Frenzy, n. isinwin, isiwere.

Frequency, n. igbakugba. adj. nigbagbogbo, Frequent, nigbakugba.


Fresh, adj. tutu, titun. Freshen, v.t. and i. 39 di titun, S9 di tutu. Fresh-water, n. omi ti k6 ni iy9 ninu rp ; omi-mimu. Fret, v.t. and i. bo li epo ara ; fajuro kanra. Fretful, adj. nifajuro, nikanra. Fretfulness, n. ikanra.
Friction, n. ira, ira

Frustration, n. ibaje. Fry, v.t. and i. yan ninu


din.

9ra,

Fuel, n. Fugitive,

ohun idana,
n.

igi,

eyin.
lai-

isansa.

adj.

duro nibikan. Fulfil, v.t. mu-sp.


Fulfilment, n. imuse.
Full, adj. kun.

Fully, adv. ni kikun.

Fulness, n.

ohun meji ra W9n. Friday, n. ij9 kefa I9S9. Friend, n. $rp, pgbe, enikeji.
P9

$kun, kikun. Fumble, v.t. and i. se nkan rudurudu. Fume, n. efin, oru. v.t. and i.
binu.

m9

Fumigate, v.t. fin li Fumigation, n. oru


ina jade.

efin.
ti

ti

inu

Friendless, adj. laini

9r<.

Friendship, n.
Frigate, n.

if$,

ire, irep9-

Fun, n.

ire, isire, pfe.

pk^ ogun.
deruba, daiya
fo.

Fright, n. eru, ifoiya.

Function, n. oye, agbara. Fund, n. owo ilele, ikoJ9P9 owo.

Frighten,

v.t.

Frigid, adj. tutu.


Frill, v. ka. Fringe, n. waja-waja, igbati asp. n. isire. Frisk, v.i. f6, b$.

Fundament, n. IdL, ehin. Fundamental, n. ti ipilese, pataki.

Funeral, n. isinku.

Frivolous,

adj.

kikini,

ainilari.

Fungus, n. olu, olu ehu Funnel, n. ir9mi, ir9ti.


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FUR
Fur, n. irun mulomul9. Furious, adj. runu, se ikannu,

tfl

GAY
Gamble, v.t. and i. ta Gambler, n. atatete. Gambol, v.i. f6, b<?.
tet?.

kun fun ibinu. Furnace, n. ileru. Furnish, v.t. pese fun.


Furniture, n. ohun elo ile. Furrow, n. aporo. Further, adv. siwaju, lokere. v.t. ran-lpwc,), sun siwaju. Furthermore, adv. pelu-pelu. Furtive, adj. yp-w6.

Game,

n.

ire,

isire

9de eran

tabi ?iye.

Gamekeeper,

n.

olut^ju

ohun

9 d9. Gander, n. ak9 pepeiye odo. Gang, n. aw9n ti o SOW9 p9 lati


se nkan. Gangrene, n. arun, idibaje ni 9ran ara, ira. Gaol, Jail, n. ile ew9n, ile tubu.

Fury, n. ikannu, ibinu. Fuse, v.t. y9, da ; r nkan meji


P9-

Gaoler, Jailer, n. onitubu.

Fusion, n. iyplu, idalu. Fuss, n. irpk^k^, aisimi.


Futile, adj. lasan, laiwulo.

Future, n. igba

ti

mbv-

G.
Gabble, n. ib^r^ orule Gable, n. iku ile.
ile.

Gap, n. iho, ela, isan. Gape, v.i. yan, yanu gboro. Garb, n. as9, 9WU. Garden, n. 9gba. Gardener, n. olus9gba, as9gba. v.t. Gargle, n. egbogi 9fun.

and

i.

w? 9na

9fun.

Garland, n. mariwo, idi ewe tabi


itanna.
n. 9WU, a9 ibora. Garner, n. aka, aba. Garnish, v.t. se li 939. n. ohun

Garment,

Gad, Gag,

v.i.

rin kiri laisimi.

Gadfly, n. esinsin nla.

and i. ha li enu. ihanu. Gaiety, n. inudidun, ay$. Gain, n. ere, anfani. v.t. and i. jere, ri gba. Gainer, n. elere, alanfani. Gainsay, v.t. riwisi, &9r9 odi si.
v.t.

939.

n.

Garrison, n. egb$ ologun ni ilu


olodi.
v.t.

m9di

si.

Garrulous, adj. alaroye. Garter, n. okun iso ib9se.

Gash, n. 9gbe nla. Gasp, v.t. and i. yanu


afef?.

sile

gba
ikun.

Gait, n. Irin.

Gaiter, n. a9 iwes?. Gala, n. idaraya. Gale, n. afefe lile ategun.


Gall, n. ororo.
v.t.

Gastric, adj. ti apoluku, Gate, n. 9nu 9na ode,


fi

ti

and

i.

ara

Gate-keeper, n. Gather, v.t. and


ibikan.

i^kun. olut9Ju enu 9na.


i.

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Gallant, adj. nigboiya, tyla. n. oluf^, 9ga. Gallantry, n. igboiya, if 9, ikiyesi.

Gatherer, n. alakoj9. Gathering, n. ikoJ9p9-

9d9d9 loke. Gallon, n. iru osuw9n kan. Gallop, v.t. and i. doglri.
Gallery, n.
ogiri isare eein.

Gauge, v.t. diw^n. Gaunt, adj. ru.


as9.

n.

9pa idiw9n.

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n.

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igi isonipa.

Gauze, n. a9 f^l^f^l^. Gay, adj. daraya, inudidun.


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Gaze,
v.i.

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Giddiness, n. 6yi oju. Giddy, adj. laiduro nibikan, ni dyi loju. Gift, n. 9bun.
Gigantic, adj. tobi. Gild, v.t. bo ni wura tabi fadaka* Gilding, n. wura tabi fadaka ti
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t^jumpwo.

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ohun

elo,

ohun

939.

okuta iyebiye. Gender, n. ak9 tabi abo.

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n.

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nda

pti.

Ginger, n. atal9. Gingerly, adj. les$-l9S9,


Giraffe, n. agunf9n. Gird, v.t. san, di amure.

finifini.

Girder, n.
Girdle, n.
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iti igi

ni itp
sisan,

apako
amure.

ile.

ohun

9m9birin.

Girth, n. 9Ja gari 9sin.


Gist, n.

Gentleman, n. oniwa rere, eniti a bi rere. Gentleness, n. iwa tutu, iwa J9J9, iwa pele. Gentry, n. aw9n ti a bi rere,

Give,

v.t.

koko and

(^9.
i.

fi

fun, fi-bun.

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aw9n

bikini.
ilp

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mu

mu

Genuine, adj. lotit^, lai^etan. Geography, n. im9 apprp


aiye.

dun.
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Gladness, n. ay9 inudidun.


ti

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nisalp.

inu U9

Glamour,

n.

isuju.

Germ,

n. ehu.
v.t.

Glance, n. iwo firi. Glare, n. dan sansan.

Germinate,
jade.
Gesticulate,

and

i.

hu,
i.

la,

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Glass,

n.

awojiji,

digi.

v.t.

and

sffp.

Glaze, v.t. and i. fi digi si. Glazier, n. onis9 fifi digi


ferese.
n. itansan im9l9. Glean, v.t. and i. pe?9, sa. Gleaner, n. apes9Glee, n. ay9, inudidun. Glib, adj. didun.

si

Gesticulation, n. ire ^9. Gesture, n. iyi ara. Get, v.. and i. ni, rigba.

Gleam,

Gewgaw,
asan.

n.

ohun
l<?ru,

isire,

nkan

Ghastly, adj. iwin.

bi

oku, bi

Glide,

v.t.

and

i.

y<J P9I9.

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9leya.

Glimmer,

v.i. 111919

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Glimpse, n. U119I9 firi. Glisten, v.i. tan H119I9.


Glitter, n. itansan.

Gloat,

v.i.

t9Jum9 wd fun
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Globe, n. iu aperp aiye. Gloom, n. iokunkun, idagiide it^ba ati iwuwo okan.

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#\ ^

Gloomy,

adj.

okunkun

bibi-

nuje, kikanu. Glorify, v.t. yin-logo.


Glorious, adj. lpla, logo. v.i. Glory, n. ogo, iyin, 9la. ogo, efefe. itumo, aspye. Gloss, n. idan;

Glossary, n. iwe itump prp. Glossy, adj. didan. Glove, n. ibpwp. Glow, n. igbona ara, igbona pkan. v.i. janjan, gbona.

Gone, adj. ti x^ Gonorrhea, n. arun *. Good, adj. ire, rere. Good-bye, inter, ikini ipinya, Odab9 Qna re o Odigbo e o Good-evening, inter. Oku ale " kale o." Good-humour, n. inu didun, inu
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rere.

Goodly, adj. didara.

Glow-worm,
Glum,
Glut,

n.

imunmuna.

Glue, n. ate.
adj. fajuro, e oju ibinu.
v.t.

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je ajeki.
alajeki.

ojum9

Glutton, n. ojeun, Gluttony, n. ajeki. Gnarl, n. koko igi.

Goods, n. eru, ohun

ini.

Gnash, v.t. and i. pahin keke. Gnat, n. kantikanti.

Gnaw,

v.t.

and

i.

girin je.
v.t.

Good-will, n. if$ inu rere. Goose, n. pepeiye od6. Gore, n. eje didi. v.t. gun 9k9, fi iwo kan. and v.t. Gorge, n. 9fun.

li

i.

Go, v.i. rin, lp, n^o. Goad, n. ppa mimu, egun.


ti.

iwara gbemi. Gorgeous, adj. didara,


fi

hihan.

Goal, n. opin isure ije. Goat, n. ewur?. Goatherd, n. olutpju awpn ewur<?.

Gorilla, n. in9ki, inaki. Gosling, n. 9m9 pepeiye

Gobble,

v.t.

and

i.

sopaka-gbemi.

God, n. Qlprun.
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dd. Gospel, n. ihin rere, itan igbe aiye Jesu. Gossip, n. is9r9 asan. Gourd, n. igba, itakun. Govern, v.t. and i. $akoso, ^olori,
et9Ju.

Governess, n.

oluk9ni obirin.

Government,

akoso ilu. Governor, n. alakoso ilu, ajel?. Gown, n. a9 iieke gigun. Grab, v. ja I9W9. Grace, n. ore-9fe, oju rere,
n. ij9ba,

anfani. niyin.

v.t.

I999,

mu

Godsend, n. ohunrere Ql9run. Going, n. il9, irin.


Goitre, n. g?ge.

lati

pd9

Graceful, adj. didara, lewa. Gracious, adj. 9lore-9fe, alanu. Gradation, n. ito lesese, ite siwaju.

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Made,
n. ip6.

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Gravel, w. okuta
tara.

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wewe
i.

yanrin,

/Gradual, adj. lesese.

/ Graduate,
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v.t. and i. gba ere li ek9 giga. Graft, n. eka alpnuj si igi keji.

Gravitate,

v.t.

and

fa

m9.

Gravitation,
si ekeji.

n.

ifam9 ara kan

Grain, n. woro irugbin kan, 9ka,

agbado.

Gravity, n. iwa agba, nironu. Gravy, n. omi eran.

Grammar,
daju.

n.

im9

ilo

9r9 daju-

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n. ile

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fi bo. Grease, n. 9ra, epo. pa.

Granary, n. aka, aba-

v.t.

fi

9ra

Grand, adj. tobi, niyin,


Grandchild,
n.

vm^loju,

9m9.
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Grapple,
v.t.

Greasy, adj. il9ra, ilepo. Great, adj. tobi, nla, p9Greatness, n. itobi. Greed, n. iw9ra ojukokoro. Greedy, adj. niw9ra, lojukokoro. Green, adj. dudu ; aip9n, aide,

tutu aliga. Greengrocer, n. oluta ewebe. Greenhorn, n. eniti ko soro tanje.


Greet, v.t. ki, yp. Greeting, n. ikini.
Grief, n. ibanuje, ikanu, edun.

Grievance, n. ohun ibanuje.


Grieve,
v.t.

and
i.

i.

fi

agbara

and

i.

mu

ni kedun,

dimu.
Grasp,
v.t.

and

fi

9W9 gba mu,

dimu.
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ni ojukokoro, adj. l9kanjuwa. Grass, n. koriko igbe. Grasshopper, n. elenga.
v.t.

Grate, n. irin ikele. ha, I9 kuna.

and

i.

Grateful, adj. more, dupe. Grater, n. ifil<>. Gratification, n. itenityrun, iwu. Gratify, v.t. k$, te tyrim. Gratis, adv. tyf?.

baninuje. Grievous, adj. ni ibanuje nip9nju. Grim, adj. kord, ror6. Grimace, n. ibojuje susu. Grime, n. eri. v.t. 39 di eri. Grin, v.t. and i. rerin ak9, rerin egan. Grind, v.t. and i. I9, p9n. Grinder, n. 6I9. Grindstone, n. okuta ip9nrin.
Grip,
n.

igb9w<J.
sinsin.
;

v.t.

and

i.

dimu

Gripe, n. inurirun
Grizzle,
n.

dimu

sinsin.

Gristle, n. okerekere.

Gratitude, n. 9pe, idupe. Gratuity, n. ebun 9fe.

dudu
si.

ati

Grave,

gb$, fin, 9911a finfin nronu. n. isa oku. Grave-clothes, n. as9 oku. Grave-digger, n. agbel? oku.
v.t.

Groan,

v.t.

9l9ye, adalu funfun. and i. kerora. n.

aw9

ad/,

ikerora.

Groin, n.

it an.

Groom,

n.

apoko

esin.

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Groove, n. ihd ^909. Grope, v.i. fi 9W9 wa pna

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Guinea-corn, n. 9ka baba.
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Guinea-fowl, n. 9th, 9iy9 awo.
Guinea-pig, n. 9m<J (eku).

okunkun.
Gross,
adj.

saikuna,

sakisaki.

n. gbogbo, pt9t9 ejila


jila;

me-

ohun m^rinlelpgoje.

Grossness, n. aikuna, itobi. Grotesque, adj. pagun-pagun.

Guinea-worm, n. sobia. Guise, n. iri ode, Iwa. Guitar, n. ohun 9na orin olokun
tita.

Ground, n.

il^.

Gulf, n.
Gull,
v.t.

9ya omi okun sinu


tan; r9J9.
n.

il^.

Groundless, adj. lainidi. Ground-nut, n. $pa.

Gullet,

Groundwork,

n. ipiles9.

Gulp,

v.t.

$na 9fun. and i. S9paka-gbemi.

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si.

Gum,
Gums,

n. oje igi. n. erlgi.

Gun, n. ib9n. Gunner, n. ayinb9n. Gunpowder, n. 9tu ib9n.


Gunshot, n. yiyin ib9n. Gurgle, v.t. and i. tu pupu. Gush, v.t. and i. tu-jade.
itujade.

n.

odi, ija.
adj.

n.

Gruesome,

d^ruba. Gruff, adj. kanra. Grumble, v.t. and i. kun, kun


sinu.

Gusset, n. idasa-a&9. Gust, n. edqiq ojiji. Gut, n. ifun 9ran. v.t. and
ifun.

i.

fun

Grumbler, n. akunsinu. Grunt, n. kun bi 9^$. Guarantee, n. onigb^wv. Guard, n. abo, is9ra. v.t. and i. s<J, dabdbo. Guardian, n. olus9, olutoju. Guess, v.t. and i. Iam9, ro 39. n. alam9. Guest, n. ale jo, ^niti a nse alejo
fun.

Gutter, n. oju agbara. Gymnastic, adj. ti ijakadi

ti

idaraya.

H.
Ha, inter. $r9 ikigbe iyanu. Haberdasher, n. oluta as9, ati
wosiwosi.
Habit, n. Iwa, is9, 1W9S9. Habitable, adj. gbigbe. Habitant, n. olugbe. Habitation, n. ibugb6, ile\ Habitual, adj. iwa, ise. Hack, v.t. and i. ke sakasaka.

Guidanoe, n. itona, if9nahan. Guide, v.t. fi 9na han, to si pna.


n.

am9na.
fi

Guide-post, n. apako loju 9na


lati

9na han

ero.

egbe, parakoyi. Guile, n. arekereke, $tan.


Guild, n.
Guileless,
adj.

laisiarekereke,

lais$tan.
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Hades, n. isa oku, ibugbe aw9n oku.


Haft, n. eku 9b 9 tabi ida.

Guilty, adj. j^bi, 9I999.

Hag, n. aj9Haggard, adj.


Haggle,
v.i.

ru, joro.
9ja.

Guinea,

n.

sile

m9kanlelogun.

y9wo

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Hail,

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v.t.

HAS
Hand-writing, n. ik9we.

pe, ki lokere. inter. yinyin. v.t. and i. w$ yinyin. Hail-stone, n. okuta yinyin.
alafia. n.

Handy, Hang,
so

adj.
v.t.
li

mura, r^run, and i. fi-k9, 9run pa.


n.

nitosi.

so-r9,

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Hangings,
onigbaibusun.

as9

ferese

tabi

jamp.
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Hanker, v.i. Haphazard,

saferi gidigidi. n.
esl.

Haply, adv. boya, lalabapade.

Happen,

v.i. 99, jade, hu. Happiness, n. alafia, h*9ra, rere.

Happy,

adj. lalana, nir9ra.

9kan. Half-penny, w. owo baba, idaji kpb9. Half-way, adv. agbede meji $na.
Hail, n.

Harass, v.t. da li agara, y9-l9nu. Harbinger, n. asaju. Harbour, n. ebute 9^. v.t.

and

i.

dabobo.
le,

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soro, nika.

adv.

gbangan
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idaj<^,

yard

nla.
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sunm9
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v.t.

tosi.

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inter. 9

yin

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i.

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mu-

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v.t.

ya

si

mim<J.

soro.

Hallucination, n. itanj9.

Halo, n. im9l9
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v.t.

nyi orun ka. and i. d^s^ duro


ti

Hard-hearted, adj. alailanu. Hardness, n. isoro. Hardship, w. inira, wahala.

mukun. Halter, n. okun 9run


fifa.

<?ran

fun

Halve,

v.t.

pin ni meji.

Ham,

n. itan <?ran
si.

9^9
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ti

a n

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iy9

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n.

n. ibaJ9, ipalara, ibi.


adj. adj.

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Hammer,
fi

old.
lu.

vx

and

i.

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nipalara.
lainipalara,

kan, olu
n.

lailewu.

Hammock,

ibusun asor$.
v.t.

Harmattan,

Hamper, n. agb^n nla. and i. di tyna. Hand, n. 9W9. v.t. naw9


lu.

Harmonium, Harmony, n.

n. <?yq. n. duru.

ibar9, isedede.

si.

Handbell, n. agogo kekere if9W9

Handbreath, n. ibu at^l^w9. Handful, n. ikunw9. Handicraft, Handiwork, n. is9 9 w0\ Handkerchief, n. as9 inuju, gele. Handle, n. eku, ?ru. v.*. dimu,
lo.

Harness, n. Idi esin k^k^. Harp, n. duru. Harper, n. aluduru. Harpoon, n. $k9 irin fun pipa
erinmi.

Hand-maid, n. 9m9d9 obirin. Handsome, adj. dara, l^wa.

Harry, v.t. ja lole, ko 19m. Harsh, adj. ror6, s6nu. Harshness, n. irord isonu. Hart, n. ak9 agbvnrin. Harvest, n. ikore. Harvester, n. olukore.

Hash,

v.t.

ke \v9w9.

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Hasp, w. iha iko. Hassock, n. timtim ikunle.
Haste, n. iyara, ikanju. Hasten, v.t. and i. mu yara^
Hastily, adv. nikanju, nibinu. Hasty, adj. kanju, yara.

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Heal, v.t. and i. mu-lara-da, wo-san, mu-jina. Healer, n. oniwosan, onisegun. Healing, n. iwosan. Health, n. ilera, dida ara. Healthy, adj. nilera.

Hat, n. aket$, ate. Hatch, v.t. and i. pa


eyin.

Heap, Hear,

n. dkiti, ebe, ikojopo.


v.t.

and i.

fi

eti gb<J, tetisi.

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Hearer, n. olugbtf. Hearing, w. igb<J, igburo.

Hatchet, n. ada. Hate, v.t. korira. n. irira. Hateful, adj. kun fun irira. Hatred, n. irira, aife. Haughtiness, Hauteur, n. igberaga, irera.

Hearken, Hearsay,

v.i.

fetisile.

n. ihin, iro.

Haughty,
Haul,
v.t.

adj. gberaga, rera.

and i. fa, w<>. Haunoh, n. itan. Haunt, v.t. and i. para, de.
ibi ara.

Hearse, n. keke oku. Heart, n. okan. Heart-ache, n. ibanuje, irora okan. Hearth, n. ibi idana, aro. Heartily, adv. tokan-tokan, tinutinu, nitoto. Heartless, adj. laini-anu. Hearty, adj. nilera, nitoto. Heat, n. oru, igbona. v.t. and

n,

Have, Had, v.t. ni. Haven, w. ibi igunle ok$, Havoc,


n. 6fo, ibaje. n.

i.

ibi ab6.

vX
v.t.

parun,

gbona. Heathen, n. keferi, aborisa.


fi

baje.

Heathenism,
awodi.

Hawk,

and

i.

Heave,

v.t.

polowo pja. Hawker, n. onikiri pja. Hay, n. ij$ apasa, koriko gbigbe. Hazard, n. ewu. v.t. fi wewu.
Hazardous, ad/, lewu. Haze, n. ikuku. He, pron. on. Head, n. ori, oke, olori.

Heaven, n. Heavenly,

n. iwa keferi. and i. gbe soke. orun alafia, oke orun.

adj. bi ti orun.

Heaviness, n. iwuwo, ibinuje.

v.t.

Heavy, adj. wuwo. Hedge, n. ogba, 9gba tutu. Hedgehog, n. $ya. Heed, v.t. sora, kiyesi. n. isora,
ikiyesi.

and

i.

se olori, se alakoso.
ifori, ori fifo.

Headache, n.

Head-dress, n. idiri ifarun.

Headland, n. iyori ile. Headlong, adv. ogedengbe.

Heedful, adj. nisora. Heedless, adj. laibikita, lainani. Heel, n. gigise.


Heifer, n. egboro

abo malu.

Headmaster, n. olori
Headquarters, n.

ile

eko.

ile olori

egbe.

Height, n. giga, ibi giga. Heighten, v.t. and i. gbe-ga. Heinous, adj. bum rekoja.
Heir, Heiress, n. arole, ajogun

Headstone, n. okuta pataki ti igun ile okuta iboji. Headstrong, adj. laigboran, agi;

di.

nipa ofin. Heirloom, n. ajogunba. Hell, n. orun apadi.

Headway,

n. ilosiwaju.

Helm,

n. itok$.

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Helmet, n. iham9ra asibori, al^t? orun. n. iranlpw? Help, v. t. ran -I9W9
.

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HIS
Herself, pron. ontikarar?. v.i. woye, siyemeji.
n.

Hesitate,

Hesitation,

iyemeji,

iduro

Helper, n. oluranl9W9. Helpless, adj. laini iranw<J. Helpmeet, Helpmate, n. oluranI9W9.


Helter-skelter,

woye.

Hew,

v.t.

and

i. fi

ake ke.

Hiccup, Hiccough, n. sukesuke. Hide, v.t. pa-m9. v.i. fi ara

adv.
as9,

rudurudu,
igbati
as9.

pam9.

n.

aw9

9ran.

nikanju.

Hem,

n.

i?9ti

v.t.

seti a9.

Hemisphere, n. ab9 isu aiye. Hemorrhage, n. 9J9, isun 9J9.

Hideous, adj. ni b9ru, buru. Hiding-place, n. ibi isapam? si. Hierarch, n. olori ni nkan mim<>. Hierarchy, n. akoso ninu ohun

mim.
High, adj. ga, soke. Highland, n. il^ 6ke. Highminded, adj. gberaga.
Highpriest, n. olori alufa. Highspirited, adj. muna, laiya. High water, n. akuntan omi.

Hemp,

n. igi 9gb^.
I9.

Hen, n. abo adi$. Hence, adv. lati ihin


Henceforth, adv.

lati isisiyi I9.

Hencoop,

n.

ago adi?.

Her, pron. on. Herald, n. akede.

Herb, n. eweb9. Herbalist, n. adahunse. Herd, n. $W9 ^ran. v.t. and i. td li $W9Herdsman, n. darandaran. Here, adv. nihinyi.
Hereafter, adv. l^hin eyi. Hereby, adv. nipa eyi. adv. at9W9-d9w<J Hereditary,
jogiin.

Highway, n. 9na opopo, $na gbangba. Highwayman, n. igara, danadana,


ole.

Hilarious, adj. nidaraya. Hilarity, n. ariya, ay9. Hill, n. oke kekere, H9 giga.

Hillock, n. ebe, 6kiti. Hilly, adj. kiki 6ke.


Hilt, n. eku.

Him, pron. on.


Hind,
n.

Heredity, n. ijogun iwa lati 9w<J


obi.

abo
ti

agb9nrin.
li

adj.

l9hin,

9hin.

Herein, adv. ninu eyi. Hereof, adv. ti inu eyi. Heresy, n. adam$.
Heretic, n.

Hinder,

v.t.

da-duro, di

9na.

Hinderance, n. idina, idaduro. Hindermost, adj. l9hin patapata.


Hinge, n. agbek9, iwakun.
Hint, n. if9nule. f9nule, das9si
v.t.

aladam9.

Heretofore, adv. nigba atij9. Herewith, adv. p^lu eyi.


Heritage, n. ogun, ijogiin. Hermit, n. aladagbe, olin^kansin.

and
ti

i.

Hinterland, n. loke, U9

o jina

Hermitage, n. ibujoko

anikangbe.

okun.
n. ese, erinmi.
is?,

Hernia, n. iyv ifun. Hero, n. ak9ni, alagbara, 9ga. Heroism, n. Iwa akvni.

Hip, n. igbardko, itan, ibadi.

Hippopotamus,
Hire,
v.t.

gba $ya

n.

$ya

Heron, n. ak9

(?iy9).

is?.

Herring, n. 93a kekere. Hers, pron. ti r.

Hireling, n. alagbase.

His, pron.

ti r$.

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Hi88 9
v.t.

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HOS
Homicide, n. apania. Homily, n. iwe iyanju fun ijp. Honest, adj. sot?, duro sinsin. Honesty, n. isedede, otit9.

and
;

i.

pa

dse,

dun

bi ej6

" pose."

Historian, n. akpwe itan ijpba tabi ti enia.


Historical, adj. ti iwe itan.

History, n. iwe itan.


Hit,
v.t.

Honey, n. oyin. Honeycomb, n. afara oyin.

and

i.

lu,
i.

fi

nkan

lu.

Honeymoon,

n.

osu kini l9hin

Hitch, v.t. and idaduro.

k$.

n. ik9se,

igbeyawo. Honorary, adj.

lpfe.

Hither, adv. de ihin. Hitherto, adv. titi di isisiyi, de ihin latehinwa. Hive, n. ile oyin. Hoar, adj. lewu, fun bi ewu.
Hoar-frost, n. Iri didi. Hoard, n. isura ti a kojp
nikpk^).
v.t.

Honour,

n.

91a,

^wp.

v.*.

bu

pla fun, b9W9.

Honourable, adj.

191a, niyin.

kojp

pamo pamp

nikok$. Hoarse, adj. kehun. Hoary, adj. arugb6.

Hood, w. ibori, idiri. Hoodwink, v.t. boloju, rpjp. Hoof, n. bata 989 psin tabi malu. Hook, w. lw$. vJ. and *. n lw$ mu. Hooked, adj. ni g$g9, t$. Hoop, n. 9ja agba. v.t. gba li

Hoax,

n. itanje isire.
v.t.

Hooping-cough,

Whooping;

Hobble,

and

i.

w<Jse-nle.

Hobby, n. i^e ti o wu ni ju. Hoe, n. ok<J iroko. v.t. and


roko, role.

OOUgh, n. ik9 ipa Hoot, v.t. and i. h6.


i.

ik9 fere.
fi

Hop,
Hope,

v.t.

and

i.

se

lakalaka,

9s 9 fd.
n.
ireti.
v.t.

Hog,
Hoist,

n.

eled^.

and

i.

se

v.t.
v.t.

Hold,

gbe soke, fa soke. and i. dimu, pamo.

reti,

daba.

n. idaduro, idimu.

Hole, n. ihd, koto. Holiday, Holyday, n.


9J9 ere. Holiness, n. iwa

9J9

aJ9,

Hopeful, adj. nireti. Hopeless, adj. lainireti, laini aba. Horizon, n. ipade ile on 9run. Horn, n. iwo.

mim9.

Hollow, adj. l^tan, sofo t^kdtd. Holy, adj. mim9, lailes^.

Horned, Hornet,

adj.

oniwo, abiwo.
adj.

n. agb<Jn nla titani.

Holy Ghost, Holy Mim9.


Holy-week,
Ajinde.
n.

Spirit, n.

?mi
saju

Horrible, Horrid, banil^ru.

buruju,

959

ti

Homage,
bal^.

n. isin, it^riba, ifori-

Horror, n. ib^ru, ipaiya. Horse, n. 9sin. Horseback, n. 9hin 9sin. Horsedealer, n. oluta 9sin. Horsehair, n. irun esin.

Home,

n. ile, ibugbe.
sainile.

Horseman,

n. 9I9SU1.

Homeless, adj.

Home-made, adj. eyiti a se nil6. Homesick, adj. ?kan fa si ile, ifa 9kan-si-ile eni.

Horsewhip, n. 9gba 9sin. Hosanna, n. t<? iyin Ql9run. Hose, n. sokoto, ib9s. Hospitable, adj. inu rere ni sis?
alejo.
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Hospital, ft. alaisan ;
Hospitality,
alejo.
il6
ile

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HYM
Humble,
sile,

awpn
si

adj.
te.

nirele.

v.t.

re-

ft.

Iwa inu rere

Humbly,

adv. tirele-tirele.

Host, ft. bale ile ero ; egbe ogun. Hostage, ft. idogo, ya.
Hostel, ft. ile ero. Hostess, w. lya ile ero. Hostile, adj. sodi si, ba ja.
Hostility,
ft.

Humbug, ft. eru, itanje, Humdrum, adj. agara.


Humid,
adj.

apara.

tutu, rin.
re-sile, te lori-

Humidity, n. itutu orinrin.


Humiliate,
ba.
v.t.

ija

gbangba.

Hostler,

ft.

olutoju esin.

Humour,

Hot, adj. gbona, muna. Hotheaded, adj. osonu.


Hotel,'
ft. ft.

Humiliation, ft. irenisile. ft. omi, $f e, inu didun. v.t. se ife 9kan, te l9run.
adj. panilerin.
ike.
ft.

Humorous,

ile ero.

Hump,

aja idpde. wakati. Hourglass, ft. digi ti a fi yanrin si fun idiwpn akoko. Hourly, adj. ni wakati-wakati.

Hound,
Hour,

Humpback,

Hunchback,

n.

ft.

House, n. ile. Housebreaker, ft. olosa, kolekole. Household, ft. agbole, idile. Householder, ft. bale ile. House-keeper, w. olutoju ile.

abuke. Hundred, adj. pgprun. Hundredfold, n. pgpgprun. Hunger, n. ebi. v.t. and i. ebi npa. Hungry, adj. ti ebi npa. Hunt, v.t. and i. de, le, spde.
i.

ide.

Housemaid,

ft.

iransebirin ni

ile.

Housewife, ft. iyale, aya bale. Hovel, ft. ago, ile talaka. Hover, v.i. rababa yi ka nibi kanna. How, adv. bawo, li ona wo. Howbeit, conj. sugbpn. However, adv. bi o ti wu ki o ri,
sibe.

n. 9de. Hurl, v.t. fi &9kd kikan. Hurricane, n. iji file. Hurry, v.t. and i. yara, sira. ikanju. Hurt, v.t. and i. pa-lara.

Hunter,

n.

ft.

ipalara.

Howl, v.t. and i. ke, wu bi aja. Hubbub, ft. ariwo irukerudo. Huddle, v.t. and i. ifunpo wuruwuru. ariwo. Hue, ft. aw$, ire Hug, v.t. fi owo gbampra. ft.
;

Hurtful, adj. nipalara, nika. Husband, ft. 9k<J, 9k9lobirin. v.t. se it9Ju. Husbandman, n. agb^, olut9Ju oko.

Husbandry, ft. iroko. Hush, inter, dake


!

panum9

ifam9ra.

Hush-money, n. owo abetele. Husk, ft. epo ara eso igi. Hustle, v.t. and i. ti sihin ti
S9hun, funlu. Hut, ft. ile kekere. Hybrid, n. adam^di. Hydrophobia, n. dugbolugi. Hyena, HysBna, n. ikokd, p^l^p?Hygiene, n. ek9 nipa ara lile.

Huge, Hulk,

adj. tit obi, nla.


ft.

inu ok$

Hum,

v.t.

and

i.

egbe oko. kun, kun bi

oyin.

Human, adj. ti enia. Humane, adj. seun,


Humanity,
n.

ni inu rere.
;

iwa enia

inurere.

Hymn,

n. orin mime,).
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Hymn-book,
ft.

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IMM
Illiterate,

iwe orin mimp.

adj.

Iaik9we, alaim9

Hyperbole, ft. aspddn. Hypocrisy, ft. aisot9, ise agabagebe. Hypocrite, n. agabagebe.

iwe.
Ill-nature,
Illness,
ft. ft.

isonu, iwa buburu.


li

arun, aisan. Illuminate, v.t. tan im9le, se


Illumination, Illuminator, ni im9l9.
ft.

ifuni ni im9le.
9niti

ft.

nfun

ni

I,

pron. emi, mo, ng.


ft.

Illusion,

ft.

isina, ^tan.

Ice,

omi
ft.

didi.

Illustrate, v.t. ladi, se

aworan.
ifihan,

Idea,
Ideal,

ft.

iye inu, iro.

Illustration,

ft.

iladi,

o darajul9. Identical, adj. ohun kanna, ko

aper?

ti

aworan.
Illustrious,

adj.

n9la,

loruk9,

si

iyat9.
v.t.

lokiki.

Identify,

niim$ daju.

Ill-will,

ft.

irira, if $

buburu.
ere.

Idiom,
Idiot,

ft. ft.

isp 9r9, ilohun 9r9.

asiwere.
ainise, 9I9.

Image, ft. aworan, Imagery, ft. ap?re,

ifihan.

Idle, adj. le, aisise.

Idleness,
Idler,
ft. ft.

ft.

Imagination, ft. Ird, oye. Imagine, v.t. ro, woye.


Imbecile, adj. lailera, lailagbara.

9I9, alainise.
ere, orisa.
ft.

Idol,

Imbibe,
Imitate,

v.t. v.t.

mu
ft.

sinu.

Idolater,

ab$risa.
ib^risa, isin ere.

tele, fi se

aper?, se
ifarawe,

Idolatry,
Idolize,
If,

ft.

afarawe.
Imitation,
it9le.

v.t.

arid

i.

k$, f$ rek9ja.

apere,

conj. bi.
v.t.

Ignite,

and

i.

tinab9, kun.

Imitator,

ft.

Ignition,

ft.

itinab9, kikun.

Immaculate,

9019- ehin, alafarawe. adj. ni iwa funfun.


lainilari.

Ignoble, adj. legan, ail9la.

Immaterial, adj.

Ignominious, adj. legan, labukun. Ignominy, n. 9gan, itiju.

Ignoramus,

ft.

6pe enia, asiwere.


lai-

Ignorance, n. aim$, ailoye.


Ignorant, adj. laim$, lope,

Immature, adj. aip9n, aigbo. Immeasurable, adj. Iainiw9n. Immediate, adj. l9gan, lojukanna.
Immediately, adv. l9gan, nisisiyi. Immense, adj. tobi pup9, lainiw9n. Immerge, v.t. terl ninu omi. Immersion, ft. iterl ninu omi.

moye.
Ignore,
v.t.

aikasi, aifiyesi.

HI, adj. aisan, buru, ofo,


Illegal, adj. 16di si ofin.
Illegible, adj.

jamba.

soro lati ka.


adj.

Illegitimate,

laibi ni igbeale, 911a ait9.

yawo
Illiberal,
Illicit,

9m9

Immigrate, v.t. and i. sisity si ilu mi. Immigration, ft. isity si ilu ml.

Ill-favoured, adj. labukun.


adj.

lainawo, laid^w9.

adj.

ilodi si ofin, ait9 si

ofin.

Illimitable, adj. lailala, lainiala.

Imminent, adj. sunm9 itosi, lewu lori. Immoderate, adj. Iaim9niw9n. Immodest, adj. lainitiju. Immoral, adj. lainiwa rere, buru, iwa agbere.
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Immortal, adj. laiku, laidibaj?.
Immortality, Immortalize,
v.t.
v.t.

72
adj. Impolite, warere.

IMP
laimoye
laini*

aidibaje, aiku.

89 di alaiku.

Impolitic, adj. lai^gbpn.

Immovable, adj. duro sinsin. Immunity, n. anfani, ere. Immutable, adj. aiyipada.
Impair, Impale, Impart,
v.t. v.t. v.t.

Import,

v.t.

mu lati
n.

okere

W9

ilu,

iwa.

Importance,

iwuwo,

inidi

ba-je, fasehin.

ohun
nidi.

pataki.

S9gba yi
fi-fun,

ka.

Important, adj.
Importation, n.

wuwo,

pataki,

fi-ran.

Impartial, adj. lotitp, laini oju-

imu

9Ja okere
lati

saju

enia.

W9

ilu.

Impassable, adj. lailekpja. Impatience, n. aimusuru, iwara,


aisimi.

Importer, n. 9niti o mu 9ja okere W9 ilu. Importunity, n. awiyannu.

Impatient, adj. niwara, laiduro.

Impose,

v.t.

and
ifi

i.

ka
le,

si

l9run,

Impeach, v.t. fi-sun. Impede, v.t. da-duro, di-l^w^. Impediment, n. idil^w^, idina.
Impel,
v.t.

bu-fun.
Imposition, n.
ir9J9.

9W9

is? lain,

ti

siwaju.
kilp, so-rp.

Impossible, adj. soro, lailese.


Impossibility, n. isoro, ailese. Impostor, n. ?letan, aladaw9le.

Impend,

v.i.

Impenetrable,
lesidi.

adj. lailelaja, lai-

Impenitence,
ese,

n.

aironupiwada
ese.

aikanu

Impenitent, adj. aironupiwada. Imperative, adj. pipase tasetase. Imperceptible, adj. airi, aim9. Imperfect, adj. laipe, labukun.
Imperfection, n. aipe, abukun. Imperial, adj. ti ijpba, ti 9ba. Imperil, v.t. lati fi sinu ewu. Imperious, adj. lafojudi, agidi. Imperishable, adj. aidibaje. Impertinence, n. iwere.

Imposture, n. ^tan, idaw9le. Impotence, n. ailagbara, ailera. Impoverish, v.t. 89 di talaka. Impracticable, adj. lailese. Imprecate, v.t. fi-bu, fi-gegun. Imprecation, n. ifibu, egun.

Impetuosity, n. irplu, ikplu. Impetuous, adj. lagbara, nigiri.

Impetus, n. iyanju ikolu lagbara^ ifunlokun.


Impiety, n. iwabuburu, aibpw9 fun Qlorun.
Implacable, adj.
laila, lpta.

Impregnable, adj. lailesinidi. Impregnate, v.t. dap$>, sop$. Impress, v.t. te-m9, fi ami si. Imprint, v.t. t9-m9, fi si iranti. Imprison, v.t. ha-1119, se-m9 inu tubu. iham9 inu Imprisonment, n. tubu. Improbable, adj. lailerib?. Improper, adj. Iait9, laiye. Improve, v.t. and i. mu-san,
tun-se.

Improvement,

n.

imusan, itunse.

Implant,

v.t.

gbin sinu.

Improvident, adj. lainirotel?. Imprudent, adj. laimoye, laigb9n.

Implement,
Implicate,

w.
v..

ohun pna.
fi-lolu,

W9I9W9.

Implication, n.

H9W9 ninu nkan.

Impudence, n. ailojuti. Impudent, adj. lailojuti, alafojudi. Impugn, v.t. kvlu, ko tl. Impulse, n. agbara ir9lu.
Impulsive, adj. lagbara ir9lu.

Implore,

v.t.

b$, bebe.

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Impunity, n. aijiya, ib9 I9W9 lya
jije.

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INC
Incarnation, n. imu ?ran ara W9. Incautious, adj. Iais9ra, laiwoye. Incendiary, n. kunle-kunle, atinab9le.
Incense,
v.t.

Impure, adj.

lading, leri.

Impurity, n. iwa aimp, eri. Imputation, n. esun, ifi 9ran sun. Impute, v.t. ka si li 9run, ka si. In, prep, ni, ninu.
Inability, n. ainipa, ailagbara.

mu-binu.

n.

orun

turari.

Inaccessible, adj. Iailesunm9. Inaccuracy, n. aipe, isise.

Inoentive, adj. niru 9kan soke. Inception, n. ib9r9, ipiles?. Inoessant, adj. laisimi, laiduro.

Inaccurate, adj. laipe, nisise. Inaction, n. 9I9, im^le. Inadequate, adj. laito. Inadmissible, ad;, lailegba. Inadvertenoe, n. laifiyesi, ni-

Inoh, 71. idamejila 0SUW911 9S9 kan.


Incident, n. alabapade, Incise, v.t. ke, sa.
Incite,
v.t.

esi.

ru 9kan soke, gben.

dide.
Incivility,

gbagbe. Inane, adj. lofo, Inanimate, ody. kura.


fiwe.

alaim9yi.
lailanu,

lainilari.

Inclement,
tyra,

adj.

nika,

lail^mi,

tutu.
Inclination, n. ifa
Incline,
v.t.
v.t.

9kan
t^-si,

si, itesi.

Inapplicable, adj. laibamu, laile-

and
adj.

i.

ni

if 9 si.

Include,
adj.

fi-p^lu,

ka-kun.

Inapprehensible, lailedimu.

laiy^ni,

Incoherent,

Iaifaram9ra.

Inapproachable, adj. lailesumru?.

Inappropriate,
laibamu.

adj.

laiy?

Income, n. owo-9dun, ere, el 6. Incommodious, adj. Iair9run. Incomparable, adj. Iail9gb9ra.


Incompatible, adj. Iailebaraj9. Incompetent, ad;". Iait9,lailagbara. Incomplete, adj. laipe. Incomprehensible, adj. lailem$. Inconceivable, adj. lai ton kan.
Inconsiderate, adj.
fiyesi.

Inapt, adj. Iait9, laiy?, laibamu.


Inarticulate, adj. Iailes9r9 dara-

dara.

Inasmuch, adv. niw9nbi.


Inattentive,
yesi.

adj.

laifojusi, laifi-

laironu,

lai-

Inaudible, adj. lailegbcj.

Inconsistent, adj. laisedede.

Inaugurate,
piles?.

v.t.

lati

k9

b^r^,

Inconsolable, adj. ninu.

ti

a k6

le

tu

Inauspicious, adj. lailorire. Inborn, Inbred, adj. bibinini.


Incalculable, leka.
faiya,
adj.
lailesiro,
lai-

Inconspicuous, ti o kere pup9Ju. Inconstant, adj. laiduro.


Incontestable, adj. lailejiyan. aimaraduro, n. Incontinenoe,
aim<^.

Incantation, n.
isedi.

orin af9S9, ise-

Incapable, adj. lailese. Incapacitate, v.t. gba li agbara. Incapacity, n. ailagbara, aity-

Incontinent, laim^.

adj.

laimaraduro,

Inconvenient, adj. Iair9iun, laiy 9. Incorporate, v.t. dap9 &9kan,

gbon.
Incarcerate,
v.t.

ham9
fifi

Incarnate,

v.t.

inu tubu. ?ran ara bd.

k9gb9, isop9. Incorporeal, adj. laini ara.


Incorrect, adj. laipe.
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rekpja. Incorrigible, adj. Incorrupt, adj. laidibaj^.
p98i, dagba, asunkun. Incredible, adj. ti ko se gbagb9. Incredulous, adj. soro lati gbagbp. Increment, n. ifikun owo-is9.

INE

bum

Indiscernible, adj. laihan.


Indiscreet, adj. Iaigb9n.

Increase,

v.t.

and

i.

Indiscretion, n. aigbvn

aimoye.

wu.

n. ibisi,

Indiscriminate, adj. nidarudap9.


Indispensable, adj. laise aini. Indisposed, adj. ni ailera. Indisposition, n. ai-ya-ara, aisan

Incriminate, v.t. fi-sun. Incubate, v.t. and i. pa

kekere.
9yin,

saba
Inculcate,

lori ?yin.
<?yin.

Indisputable, nitot9.
lailetu.

adj.

laisi

aniani,

Incubation, n. isaba lori


v.t.

Indissoluble, adj. laile


Indistinct,
adj.

ya kuro,
bal-bal.

t^nump.
n.

Incumbent, ad;, kan. o ni oye ni ijp.

^niti

laihan,

Indite,

v.t.

hurcu?,

k9we.

Incur, v.t. jigbese. Incurable, adj. laiwotan,laiwosan. Indebted, adj. J9-nigbese. Indecent, adj. aiy9, ah*?. Indecision, n. iyemeji, aipinnu. Indecorous, adj. lainiwa rere. Indeed, adv. nitot$.
Indefatigable, adj. laisimi, lailare.
Indefinite, adj. lailopin,

Individual, n. or adj. 91U k9kan,

olukuluku.
Individuality, n. is9kkan
;

olu-

kuluku.
Indivisible, adj. lailepin.

kd daju.
nitori

Indolence, n. 9I9 ; imele. Indolent, adj. I9I9, lailap9n. Indomitable, adj. lailebori. Indoor, adj. Indoors, adv. ninu
ile.

Indelible, adj. lailepar^.

Indemnity,
ibaj^.

n.

igb9wp
i.

v.t. r$, yi li 9kan pada. Inducement, n. iyil9kan pada.

Induce,

Indent, v.t. w^>g9.

and
n.

t^ sinu w<Jg9lai-

iwe isowo.

Independent, adj. laigbarale,

farak9, laini alakoso. Indescribable, adj. lailesapejuwe.


Indestructible,
adj.

laileparun.

Index, n. ifihan, it^kasi.


Indicate, v.t. fi-han, ta?ka si. Indication, n. ifihan, aper?.
Indict,
v.t.

Induct, v.t. fi-han, fi si oye. Indulge, v.t. and i. k9. Indulgence, n. ik9, aba. Industrious, adj. Iap9n, laisimi. Industry, n. ap9n, ise onisowo. Indwell, v.t. and i. gbe inu. Inebriate, v.t. muti para. Inebriation, n. imuti para.
Ineffective, adj. laini as9-

fi-sun,

ka 939

si

tyrun.

Indictment, n. iwe esun.


Indifferent, adj. laisusi, lainani.

Ineffectual, adj. lailagbara.

laileso,

lailas9,

Inelegance, n. aidara.
Ineligible, adj. Iait9 ni yiyan.

Indigenous, adj. ti 119, ti ilu. Indigent, adj. laini, talaka. Indigestible, adj. aileda ninu. Indigestion, n. aida onJ9 ni inu. Indignant, adj. binu, runu. Indignation, n. ibinu, ininu. Indignity, n. $gan, abukun. Indigo, n. 9IU.
Indirect, adj. laisetara, lait9-

Inequality, n. aid9gba. Inequitable, adj. laisot9.

Inestimable,
diyele.

Inert, adj. l9ra, laity&tyni. adj. ainiye,


adj.
laile

aile-

Inevitable,

b9l9W9,

laileyesil9.

Inexcusable, adj. lairiwisi.


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Inexhaustible, adj. lailelotan. Inexorable, adj. laigb^b^. Inexpedient, adj. laiy^, lairprun. Inexpensive, adj. lainawo pup9. Inexperience, n. aimoye. Inexplicable, adj. lailetump.
Inexpressible, adj. lailesp.

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yi-ka, dl-sinu.

INJ
Infold,
v.t.
v.t.

Inform,

and i. wi-fun, k^ 1^9,

mu-1119, fi-sun.

Informant, n. ^niti ns9 fun ni. ^k9, Information, n. iwifun,


ifisun.

Inextinguishable,
Infallible,

adj.

lailepa.

adj.

laile&ina,

dajurekpja,

daju.

Infamous,
legan.

adj.

buru

n. $gan, Iwa buburu. Infanoy, n. igba iwa 9m9de.

Infamy,

Infrequent, adj. Iaiw9p9. Infringe, v.t. ru, saigb9ran. Infuiiate, v.t. mu-binu, ru ibinu soke. Infuse, v.t. da-sinu. Infusion, n. ida omi sori nkan lati fa adun r$ jade. Ingathering, n. ikore oko.

Infant, n. 91119 9W9.


Infanticide, n. pipa 91119 9W9. Infantry, n. 91119-oguii 9I9S9.

Infatuate, v.t. 39 di iwere, niye, f^ la f? ju.

ra

Infatuation, w.
Infect,
v.t.

fif 9

la f 9 ju.

Ingenious, adj. Ivgb9n, nihum$. Ingenuity, n. 9gb9n, ihum$. Inglorious, adj. lailogo. Ingraft, v.t. l^ux}. Ingratiate, v.t. se oju rere si. Ingratitude, n. ail9P9, aimore.
Ingredient, n.
Inhabit,
inu.
v.t.

ran 1119. Infection, n. iranm9.


Infer,
v.t.

ohun
inu.

elo.

gbe

mu

ero jade.

Inhabitable, adj. eyiti a le

gbe

Inferior, adj. r^Yun ju, rel? ju,

9m9-9hin.
Inferiority, n. ki kere ju.

Inhabitant, n. olugbe. Inhale, v.t. mi JU1I9, mi sinu.


ti

Infernal, adj.
esu.
Infest,
v.t.

ti

9run apadi,

Inherit,

v.t.

jogun

ini.

y9-l9nu. alaigbagb?. Infidelity, n. aigbagb?. Infinite, adj. lailopin, lainip^kun. Infirm, adj. lailera, lailagbara.
Infidel, adj.

Inheiitance, n. ogun, ini. Inheritor, n. ajogun, arole.


Inhospitable,
sise.

adj.

alaif^

alejd

Inhuman,

adj. nika, aisenia.

Infirmary, n.

ile

awpn
i.

alaisan.

Inimical, adj. bi 9ta. Inimitable, adj. ailefarawe.


Iniquity,
n.

Infirmity, n. ailera.

aisedede, 9S9, aiso-

Inflame,

v.t.

and

tinab9,

mu-

dodo.
Initial, n. ti

gbona. Inflammation, n.
Inflate, v.t.
fi

ijoni, igbina.

Initiate,

af$f$ kun, f$ soke.

ipil^^, ib^r^ oruk9. b^r^, k9 ni ipiles9 gba s$gb9.


v.t.

mu

Inflect, v.t. t$ sinu,

ya kuro

l^na.

Inject,

v.t. fi

sinu.

Inflexible, adj. ailet^.


Inflict,
v.t.
fi

le lara, j^-niya.

Injudicious, adj. Iail9gb9n. Injunction, n. as9, iyanju.


Injure,
v.t.

Infliction, n. lya, iJ9niya.

pa-lara, ba-j^.
adj.

Influence, n. ipa lori 91U, agbara. Influential, adj. lagbara.

Injurious, nika.
Injustice,

lewu,

laisot9,

Influenza, n. arun otutu.


Influx, n. isan sinu, ifikun.

Injury, n. ibaJ9, ipalara, ika.


n.
aisotita?.
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Ink, n. tadawa.
Ink-bottle, n. igo-tadawa.

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Inseparable, adj. laile
Insert,
v.t.

INS
ya kuro.

fi-sinu, fi-kun.

Inkling, n. finfin. Inland, adj. loke ile, jina Inmate, w. olugbele.

Inside, adv. ninu.


si

okun.

Insidious, adj. letan.


Insight, n. im$, ibojuwo.

Inn, n. ile ero. Innate, adj. bibinibi. Innermost, adj. ti inu tyhun. Innervate, v.t. mu laraya,

Insignia, n.pl. ami oye. Insignificance, n. aito nkan.


Insignificant, adj. laini lari, laito
fi

nkan.
Insinoere,
adj.
laisotp.

agbara fun.
Innkeeper, n. olut9Ju ile-ero. Innooenoe, n. iwa mimp, ailes?. Innocent, adj. alais$. Innovation, n. ayida, mu ohun titun wa. Innumerable, adj. lainiye. Inobservant, adj. laifiyesi.
Inoculate,
v.t.

Insincerity, n. aisot*?, ?tan.

Insinuate,
rere.

v.t.

fi

etan

wa

oju

Insipid, adj. laini


Insist,
v.t.

adun.
i.

and
se.

tenum9,

fi

jaguda

I9-1119.

lainipanilara, Inoffensive, adj. laiba ninu je.

Inopportune, adj.
y<?-

li

akoko

ti

kd

Insobriety, n. imuti para. Insolence, n. afojudi. Insolent, adj. lafojudi. Insolvent, adj. laile san gbese. Insomnia, n. laile sun.
Inspect,

Inordinate, adj. nifekufe, JainiW911.

Insomuch, adv. niwpn bi, tob$. v.t. bojuwo, dan- wo, fi


oju
si.

Inorganic, adj. lail^mi, lainiye. In-patient, n. eniti a gba sinu


ile"

Inspection, n. ibojuwo, ifojusi.


Inspector, n. alabojuwo, alabewo.
Inspiration, n. imisi.

aw9n

alaisan.

Inquest, n. iwadi iku eni, it9se. Inquietude, n. aibale 9kan.


Inquire, Enquire, t9S9, wadi.
v.t.

and

i.

bdre,

mi-sinu, fa-sinu. aiduro nibikan. Instal, Install, v.t. fi si ipo oye. $da,. adasan, n. Instalment,
Inspire,
v.t.

Instability, n.

Inquiry, n. ibere,
ofin.

ftapse,

iwadi.

adawin.
Instance, n. apere, ebe, ami. Instant, adj. lojukanna, laiduro.

Inquisition, n. it9se nipa ilana


Inquisitive, adj. wiwadi, tit9se.

Inroad, w. igbogun si, idoti. Insane, adj. siwere, sinwin. Insanitary, adj. ^bun, aimp,
Insatiable, adj. lanitetyrun.
Inscribe,
v.t.

eri.

k9

sori, fin.

Instantaneous, adj. lesekanna, lojukanna. Instantly, adv. ni iseju kan, lojukanna. Instead, adv. nipo. Instigate, v.t. te si, de-si, r9-si.
Instil, v.t. ro,

Inscription, n. akq\Q.

kan.
inu.
fi-lel?,

Inscrutable,

adj.

lailewari.

Instinot, n.
Institute,

im9

Insect, n. kokoro.

v.t.

gbe-kal?,

Insecure, adj. lewu, aidaniloju.


Insensibility, n.

pinnu.
Institution, n. igbekale, ilasile.

aim$, ikura.
laim$,

Insensible,

adj.

nikura,

Instruct,

v.t.

k9

li

ek9,

fi

ase

fun.
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Instruction, n. ek9, imp, asp. Instructor, n. olukpni.

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igbe
eni

INT
Intermarry,
v.i.

idile

kan

ni

iyawo fun

idile keji.

Instrument,

n.

ohun

elo

9116,,

Intermediate, adj. demeji.

larin,

lagbe-

Insubordinate, ad/, laitpriba, gbpran.


Insufficient, adj. laito, laiyp.

lai-

Insult,

v.t.

se

afojudisi.

n.

afojudi.

Interment, n. isinku. Interminable, adj. lailopin. Intermingle, v.t. and i. dappmp. Intermission, n. idaw9 duro. Intermittent, adj. igbpda-gbpda.
Internal, adj. ti inu. International, adj. ti ibalo larin aw9n orile ede. Interpose, v.t. and i. bp sarin, se
ilaja.

Insuperable, adj. lailebori, lailekpja.

Insure, v.t. mu-daju. Insurgent, adj. dide si, sptp

si.

Insurmountable, adj.
Insurrection, n. ispte

lailebori.
si,

idide si. Intact, adj. laifowokan, nipipe. Integrity, n. otitp inu, iwa titp.
Intellect,

Interpret,

v.t.

and

i.

tum9, se

gbedegbpy9.
Interpretation, n. itum9, iladi. ogbify, gbedeInterpreter, n.

n.

oye.

Intelligence, w.

oye, irohin, isp-

fun.
Intelligent, adj. loye, ni im$.
Intelligible, adj. eyiti

gbey9, onitum^. Interregnum, n. igba larin akoko


ti

9ba kan je
v.t.

tple ekeji.

oye r$ si le Intemperance, n. aseju, aseleke. Intend, v.t. gbiro, pinnu.


Intended, n. af^spna. Intense, adj. kikankikan, J9J9.
Intent, adj. idi, nitori ki.

a le mp, ye wa.

ti

Interrogate,
Interrupt,

bi-lere, bere.

Interrogation, n. ibilere, ibere. v.t. da-duro, (H-I9W9.

Interruption, n. idaduro, idiw9. Intersect, v.t. and i. ke nibu, pin


niya.
Intersperse,
v.t.

tu kakiri.

Intention, n. ero, ete.


Inter,
v.t.

Intertribal, adj. larin

eya enia.

sin.
v.i.
v.t.

Intertwine,

v.t.

and i.
aye

Intercede,
Intercept,

bebp, sipp. da duro, di I9W9.


onipp, alagbawi,

Interval, n. inahin.

I9P9, arin ;

wem9. akoko
k9ja

Intercession, n. $bp.
Intercessor, n. onilaja.

Intervene,
larin.

v.i.

b9

sarin,

Interchange, v.t. se peu=iiparo. Intercourse, n. ibald, ibapade.


Interdict,
v.t.

Intervention, n. ilaja, ib9 sarin. Interview, n. ifojukoju, ojukanra.


n.

da

li

ekun.
;

Intestate, adj. laifohunsile. Intestines, n. ifun inu.

idalpkun.
Interest, n. anfani,
ele.
v.t.

kikan
nisi.

owo

Intimacy, n. ibarp. Intimate, adj. ifaram^.

v.t.

fi

kan,

pnu

le

019.

Interfere,

v.i.

b9

si

arin, susi.

Interior, adj. ti inu l^hun, loke,

jina
Interject,

si

eti

okun.
n-si.
ojiji.

Intimation, n. in pnu le dip. Intimidate, v.t. daiyafd, dpruba. Into, prep, ninu, sinu.
Intolerable, adj. laise
laile
ifi

v.t.

sp-sarin,

pkanran,

Interjection, w. igbe

r9Ju.
v.t.

Intermarriage, n. igbeyawo ninu idile meji.

Intoxicate,

pa

li

9ti.

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Intoxication, n. ipa
Intractable,
Intransitive,
adj.
li

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ITE
Involuntary, adj. laise tinutinu,
laifi if9

agidi.

inu

se.

adj.

lairekpja.

Involve,

v.t.

wem9, kawe.

Intrepid, adj. laifoya, ni igboiya. Intrepidity, n. igboiya.


Intricate, adj. diju,
l<Jlu.

Invulnerable, adj. laile sal9gb9.

Inward, adv. ninu.


Ire, n. ibinu, irunu.

Intrigue, n. rikisi.
Intrinsic, adj. ojulowo.

Irksome,
l?nu.

adj.

da

lagara,

y9-

Introduce, v.t. fi-han, mu-m$. Introduction, n. ifihan, idimim$ fun.


Introspect,
Introvert,
v.i.

Iron, n. irin.

Ironmonger, n. onis9 irin. Irony, n. iranp$ apara.


Irradiate,
v.t.

wo
si

awdsinu.
inu.
i.

tan im^le

si,

dan.

v.t. v.t.
si.

yi

Intrude,

and

wa

laipe,

Irreconoilable, adj. laile la nija. Irrecoverable, adj. laile gba pada.

y9Ju

Irregular,
si laipe.

adj.

laisedede,
laini

lait6

Intrusion, n. iypju
Intuition, n.

leses?.
Irreligious,

Inundate,

ogbon inu. omi bo. Inure, v.t. and i. mo lara. Invade, v.t. gbogun si.
v.t. fi

adj.

iwa

bi

Ql9run.
adj. Irreparable, lailatunse.
laile

tunse,

Invalid, n. alailera, olokunrun. adj. lailagbara.

Irreproachable,
Jail9S9.

adj.

Iail9gan,

Invaluable, adj. lailediyele, iyebiye.

Irresistible, adj. laile

k9ju

ija si.

Irresolute,

adj.

laini

ipinnu,

Invariable, adj. diduro sinsin. Invasion, n. igbogun ti. Invent, v.t. hum$. Invention, n. iwari, 9gbpn titun. Inversion, n. iyipada, idorikodo. Invert, v.t. yi-pada, dorikodo.
Invest,
v.t.

iyemeji.
Irrespective, adj. laise akiyesi.
Irretrievable, adj. laile
adj. Irreverent, alail$w$.

gba pada.
fun,

laib9W9

Irrevocable, adj. laile pe pada.


Irrigate, v.t.
Is, n.

and

i.

wp

li

a^o, se

li

bomi

rin.

999, fi Investigate,

owo pam9.

Irritate, v.t. to,

mu-binu.

v.t. wadi, tos^. Investment, n. 939, ifiowopam9.

wa.
n.
isin

Islam,

awpn Imale

Inveterate, adj. jingiri.

Invigorate,

v.t.

fun

li

agbara,
le bori,

mu-le.
Invincible, adj. ti
lailes^.

lagbara. Island, Isle, n. erekusu. Islander, n. ara erekusu.


ifisile

a kd

Isolate,

v.t. le S9nu nikangbe dado.

se
opin.

ki

o
v.t.

Inviolable, adj. lailebaje. Invisible, adj. lairi, laihan.


Invitation, n. ipe, ir$.
Invite,
v.t.

Issue,

n.
i.

91x19,

eso,

and

san jade.

pe, r$.

Invocate, v.t. ke pe ninu adura. Invocation, n. ikepe ninu adura. Invoice, n. iwe owo <Jja. Invoke, v.t. gbadura si.

Isthmus, n. ile toro ti nso U9 meji p9 ; 9run H9. It, pron. on. Itch, n. ihunra, eyi ara. Item, adv. b9 g9g9, p?lu ; 9k9kan.
Iterate,
v.t.

tun-se, tun-wi.

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Itinerate, v.i. irin lati ilu
Its,

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JUD
Jig, n. ijo.

de

ilu.

po88. pron. tir$.

Jigger, n. jiga,
Jingle, n. ir6

kokoro

ti

nw9

pron. on tikalar. Ivory, n. ehin erin.


Itself,

lab 9 ekanna.
Jinrikisha, n.
kiri.

Ivy, n. itakun eweko.

nkan bi saworo. k?k? ti enia nfa

J.
Jabber, v.t. and i. sisor9 laiyanju. Jacket, n. ?wu aw9leke. Jagged, ad/, pagunpagun. Jail, n. ile tubu, ile ewon. Jailer, n. olori tubu. Jam, n. eso igi ti a ti se. v.t. and i. tl, fun-p$.
Jangle, v.t. and i. pariwo, s$. Janitor, n. olutoju ^nu pna.

Job, n. is? kekere kan. Jockey, n. alagbata esin, ?niti ngun 9sin sare ije. Jocular, Jocose, adj. i^f?, ipanil9rin.

Jog,

v.t.

and

i.

ejika

gbun

ml, gb^n. Join, v.t. and i. so-mp, fi-kun. Joiner, n. onis^na igi, gb$nagb$na.
ni,

Joint, n. orike.
Jointly, adv.

ajum9sep9.
i.

January, n. osu kini 9dun. Jar, v.t. and i. ba-89, pariwo.


n. igo, id$.

Joist, n. igi aja.

Jaundice, n. arun ed9. Jaunt, v.i. I9 lati ibi


ekeji.

Joke, n. ^f?, 9r9 9rin. v.t. and fi-s<?f<?, fi 9r9 pa l^rin. Jolly, ooy. ni inudidun.
Jolt, v.t.

kan

si

Jostle,

v.t.

Javelin, n. 9k$, esin.

Jot, n.

and i. gb9n jigijigl. and i. fun P9. kikini prp, nkan kikini.

egungun pari prpk?. Jealous, adj. owu, ijowu.


Jaw,
n.

Journal, n. iwe irohin.


Journalist, n.

ak9we

irohin.

Jealousy, n. owu.
Jeer,
v.t.

Journey, n. irin ajo.

and

i.

fi-sefe.

Journeyman,
Jovial,
adj.

Jehovah, n. Qlprun Olodumare. Jelly, n. omi eso ti a n iyo

n. alagbase. Iay9, inudidun.


v.t.

Oyinbo
Jerk,
v.t.

se.

Joy, n. ay$. didun.


Joyful, adj.

and

i.

y9, se inu

Jeopardy, n. ewu.

kun fun
nk9

ay9.

and

i. s<J

ni kiakia.

n.

Joyfully, adv. tay9-tay9.

ijapati.

Jubilant, adj.

orin ay$,
idasil?,
ti

nh6

Jerked-beef, n. eran jabajaba. Jersey, n. ?wu aw9t9l9. v.i. s^f^, Jest, n. efe, apara.

fun ay$.
Jubilee, n.

odun
pataki.

odun, akoko

adpta a nse iranti

dapara.
Jesus, n. Olugbala araiye
Jet, n. isan.
;

nkan
Jesu.
idajp.

Judge, n. onidajp.

v.t.

and

i.

se

Jew,

n.

olugbe

Judea,

ara
alu-

Hebrew, 9019 Israel. Jewel, n. okuta iyebiye,


mani.
Jeweller, n. oluta

Judgment, n. idajp, idal^bi. Judgment-day, n. 9J9 idajp.


Judgment-hail, n. gbangan idajp. Judgment-seat, n. ijoko-idaj'9,
it9>idaJ9.

okuta iyebiye.

Jewry, n.

ile

Judea.

Judicial, ad;, ti onidaJ9, ti ile 9J9.


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Judicious, adj. gb<>n, Jug, n. ago, igo.

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KNI
n. omo isika, kokoro, omo agadagodo. Key-hole, n. enu kokoro. Kick, v.t. and. i. tapa. Kid, n. omo ewure. Kidnap, v.t. ji enia gbe, sunmomi. Kidney, n. iwe inu, ere.

m6ye.

Key,

Juggler, n. onidan. Juice, n. oje, omi.


Juicy, adj. kun fun omi. July, n. 0911 keje odun.

Jumble, v.t. and wuru.

i.

dalu wuru-

Kill, v.*.
f6, b$.

Jump,

v.t.

and

i.

Kiln, n.

and i. pa, gba li emi. ebu sisun ohun elo am$.

Junction, n. idapo, isolu. Juncture, n. idapo, akoko pataki. June, n. 0911 kefa odun. Jungle, w. igbo. Junior, ad;, aburo, kekere. Jurisdiction, n. sakani ile oye,
ila ise.

Kin, n. ara, ibatan. Kind, n. iru, egbe, $wp. ad;. seun, inu rere. Kind-hearted, adj. okan rere, inu
rere.

Kindle, v.*.

and i. tina b$, ru-soke.

Kindness, n. iseun, inu rere, ore.


si ile ejo.

Jury, w. egbe igbimo, enia mejila


ti

a yan
adj.

Just,

olododo, diduro sin-

sin, nitoto.

Just, adv.

Justice, n. otito,

gege patapata. ododo onidajo.


;

Kindred, n. ibatan, ara. Kine, n. abo malu. King, n. oba. Kingdom, n. ijoba, ile oba. Kingship, n. dye oba.
Kinsfolk, n.pl. ara, ajobi, ibatan.

Justification, n. idalare.
Justifler, n. oludare.

Justify,

v.t.

da-lare.

Kinsman, n. ibatan okonri. Kinswoman, n. ibatan obirin.


Kiss, n. ifenukoni.
v.t.
fi

Jut,

v.i.

yori sonso.
ti

enu-

Juvenile, adj.

ewe,

ti

omode.

konu.
Kitchen, n.
ile

isenje

ibi idana.

Kitchen-garden, n. ogba ewebe.

K.
Keel, n. isale ok$. Keen, adj. mu bi obe, nitara. Keep, Kept, v.t. and i. pa-mo, toju, da-duro.
.

Kitchen-maid, n. omo-odo
onje.
n. Kitten, ologbo.

ti

nse

omo-ologini

omo-

Keeper, n. olupamo. onitoju. Keep-sake, n. nkan ti a fi pamo


nitori

Knack, v.i. ogbon. Knapsack, n. apo ologun. Knave, n. eletan, eniakenia. Knavery, n. $tan. Knead, v.t. pd.
Kneading-trough,
iyefun.
n.

olufunni.

op<Jn

ipo

Keg, n. agba igi. Kennel, n. ile aja.


Kerchief, n. gele. Kernel, n. omo inu eso, k6ro ekuro.
;

Knee, n. ekun. Knee-cap, n. egungun ekun.


Kneel,
v.i. kunle. Knell, n. iro agogo. Knife, n. obe.

Kerosene, n. ororo
Kettle, n.

fitila.

ohun

elo omi, ikoko

Knight, n. oloye kan.


Knit, v.t.

and i.

fi

owo wun, dapo.

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Knitting-needle, n. abprp
lati
fi

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LAR
Lake, n. adagun. Lamb, n. pdp-agutan. Lambskin, n. awp pdp-agutan.

ti

a nlo

wun.
i.

Knob, n. k6ko. Knock, v.t. and kankun.


Knocker,

lu,

kan,

n. 61u, pniti

nkankun.
v.t.

Knoll, n. oke kekere.

amukun, arp. v.t. sp amukun. Lameness, n. imukun, iyarp. Lament, v.t. and i. pohun-rereLame,
adj.

di

Knot, n. koko,
so, de.

idiju.

diju,

pkun. Lamentation, n. orin pfp, ohunrere-pkun.

v.t. and %. m. Knowing, adj. gbon, moye. Knowledge, n. Imp, pgbpn, pk$.

Know, Knew,

Lamp,

Knuckle, n. orike ika. Kola, n. obi, orogbo. Koran, n. Alkurani, iwe Imale.

n. fitila, atupa. Lamplight, n. implp fitila. Lamplighter, n. pniti ntan fitila. Lance, n. esin, $k$. v.t. n pbp
la.

mimo

Lancet, n. abp kekere

ti

onisegun.
v.t.

Land,

n. ilp,

agbegbe.

and

i.

gunlp.
Label, n. iwe
ti

nfi

sami pru.

Laboratory, n. ile onisegun. Laborious, od;. ni lala, ladagara. Labour, n. isp, lala, irpbi. v.t.

Land-agent, n. onilp, onitpju ilp. Landing, n. igunlp. Landing-stage, n. ebute pk$. Landlady, n. onitpju ile-ero. Landlord, n. bale ile-ero.

and

i.

sise, se lala rpbi.

Landmark,

n. ala.
fi

Labourer, n. asisp, alagbase. Labyrinth, n. iruju. Lace, n. igbati asp. v.t. and i. di. Lacerate, v.t. ya, fa-ya, sa-lpgbp.

Landscape, n. apa ilp ti a le oju ri. Jjandward, adv. siha ilp. Lane, n. pna toro ; pna hiha.

Lack,

n. aini, aito.

t*.l.

and

i.

se

alaini,

ku-ku.

Language, n. ede. Languid, adj. lailokun.


Languish, v.i. ru, r$, se Languor, n. ar$, ihura.
ailera.

Lackadaisical, adj. pip-darun. Lackey, n. iranspkpnrin.

Lad, n. pmpkpnrin, pdpmpkpnri. Ladder, n. akasp, atpgun. Lade, Laden, v.t. di pru le. Ladle, n. igbakp, sibi gigun. Lady, n. iyalode, iya-afin. Lady-day, n. pjp kpdpgbpn osu March. Ladylike, adj. oninu rere. Ladyship, n. oye iyalode. Lag, v.i. se ilpra, fa-sphin. Lagoon, n. psa, adagun ibiti omi

Lank,

adj. joro.
di,

Lantern, n. fitila. Lap, .< wd t. fi ahpn la

we

pp.

n. itan, esp.

Lapse, n. isubu, ifasphin. v.i. subu, fa-sphin. Larceny, n. ole jija. Lard, n. pra plpdp. Larder, n. ibiti a nfi onjp pamp. Large, adj. tobi, nla, gborin.

okun nsan
Lair, n.

si.

ibuba pran.

Laity,

Laymen, n. awpn ijp, enia ti a kd iti gba si oye alufa.

Large-hearted, n. oninu rere. Largely, adv. lppplppp. Largess, n. pbun ; prp. Lark, n. ire sise ; piyp olorin didun.
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Larva, Larvae, n. kdkdrd, idin. Lasciviousness, n. W9bia, iwpra,

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LEA
Law-breaker, n. arufin. Lawful, adj. y9, t9 si ofin. Law-giver, n. olofin, asofin. Lawless, adj. lailofin. Lawn, n. P9t$l$ ti a nfi koriko bd. Lawsuit, n. 9sun nipa ofin, 9J9. Lawyer, n. amofin. Lax, adj. tu, jafara, d$ra. Laxative, n. egbogi iyagb?. Laxity, n. 9W9 d9ngb9r9Lay, Laid, v.t. and i. fi-le, gbe-le,

if^kuff Lash, v. pasan, llagba.


fi

v.t.

and

i.

pasan na

di.

Lass, Lassie, n. 9d9m9birin. Lassitude, n. ailera, ar$, iwuwo


ara.

Last,

n.

v.t.

ohun 911a aranbata. and i. wa titi, foriti.


ti

Last, Lastly, adv. igb^hin.

ikphin, ni

dubul?

ye, yin.

Last, Latest, adj. igbphin, ik^hin. Latch, n. ikekere igi tabi irin
v.t. ti, se. ti a fi nti ilpkun. Late, adj. p9, tyra, eniti o ti ku. Lately, adv. nil9l9yi, nijelo.

Layer, n. il$. Laziness, n. 9I9. Lazy, adj. ya 9I9, jafara. Lead, Led, v.t. and i. t, sin, se

ampna.
Lead, n. oje. Leader, n. am^na, asaju. Leaf, Leaves, n. ewe.
Leafless, adj.
lailewe.

Latent, adj. pam<J, farasin, Later, adv. p^-jti. Lateral, adj. ti 9gb, ti iha.

lairi.

Lathe, n. ^9 oni^na igi. Lather, n. iho 999. v.t. and

i.

fi

Leaflet, n.

939 pa ara.
Latitude, n. Ibu, ibd. Latiine, n. ile igb9ns9.
Latter, adj.
ti

ik^hin.

Latter-rains, n. ar^kuro. Laud, n. iyin. v.t. yln,

iwe kekere. Leafy, adj. kun fun ew6. League, n. maj^nu, adehun. Leak, v.i. j6. Leakage, n. jij6, ila. Lean, v.t. and i. t9-si, fi ara
adj. ru, joro.

ti.

gbega

ninu

orin.

Laudable, adj. y? fun iyin.

Leap, v.t. and i. f6-soke, b. Leap-year, n. pdun k^rin-k^rin

Laugh, v.t. and i. r^rin. Laughable, adj. panil9rin. Laughingstock, n. ?niti a


r9rin.

akp pdun.
nfi

Laughter, n. 9rin.
v.*. ti si omi, ti si ibu. Laundress, n. alagbafp. Laundry, n. ibiti a nfp^p. Lava, n. okuta onina. Lavatory, n. ibi aluw?. Lave, v.t. W9, ti>. Laver, n. agbada omi. Lavish, v.t. na inakuna, fi sofo, f9n kakiri. Lavish, adj. oninakuna, onild-

Launch,

Learn, v.t. and i. k<J 9k9, gba im9. Learned, adj. amoye, 9l9gb9n. Learner, n. ak9k9. Learning, n. 9IC9, 6ye, imp. Lease, w. adehun tita ile tabi
fifi ile

yd

ni.

Least, adj. ikphin.

kereju,

kikini,

eni

awp eran ti a ti pese fun ilo. Leave, n. aye, gafara, dagbere. Leave, Left, v.t. fi-sil?, k9-sil9,
Leather, n.
I9,

kuro.

kulo.

Leaven, n. iwukara.
Leavings, n.pl. ajpkii, isikun.
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Lectern, n. ibi ikawe ni 116 Qlprun. Lecture, n. pkp, ibawi. v.t. and i. kp li pkp, ba-wi. Lecturer, n. olukpni.

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LIB
v.t.

and

i,

din-ku, busi

sehin.

Lesson, n. iwe ti a nko ibawi ; $k<J.


Lest, conj. ki

ori,

a mase, ki a

ma ba,

Ledger, n. iwe isiro owo. Leek, n. ewebp, alubpsa. Lees, n.pl. gpdpged^.
Left, adj. osl.
v.t.

asiwa-asibp.
Let,
v.t.

jeki, da-duro,

fun ni aye.

n. idilpna, idaduro.

fisilp.

Lethargy, n. itogbe, sisun.


Letter, n. iwe.

Left-handed, n. plpw$ osl, aldsi. Leg, n. esp. Legacy, n. ogun, ohun ini.
Legal, adj. gpgp bi ofin, bi ti ofin. Legally, adv. gpgp bi ofin.

Letter-box, n. apoti iwe. Letter-writer, n. akpwe. Level, adj. tpju, tebere, dpgba.
v.t.

mu-tpju,

mu

dpgba.

Legatee, n. ologtin. Legend, n. itan atpwpdpwp.

Legendary, adj. arosp.


Legible, adj.

nan

ni kika.

Legion, n. pgbp-ogun, opolopoLegislate, v.i. se-ofin, pa-asp.


Legislation, n. isofin.
Legislative,
adj.
ti

prp ti o ngbe nkan wuwo soke. Leviathan, n. pni nla, pja okun, ej6 ti nfd. Levite, n. ara Levi, alufa ni ijp

Lever, n.

awpn
Levy,
v.t.

Ju.
fi

Levity, n. ifuye, ifere, alaironu.


ofin,
ti

nse

ase

sa

pmp-ogun

npa

asp.

tabi

owo

jp,

bu

isp-iru.

Legislator, n. olofin, asofin. Legitimate, adj. tp si ofin,


ofin

n. alaslnru, isajp.

ba

Lewd,

adj.

nifpkufp, nlwakiwa.
itiju,

mu,

yiyp, bibi ni igbe-

Lewdness, n. iwakiwa,
ifpkufp.

Iwa

yawo.
Leisure, n. ibplpwp isp, aye, esp,

Lexicon, n. iwe asajp $rp.


Liability, n. iduro fun,

bpwpdilp.
Leisurely, adv. l$so.

idahun fun.
fun,

Liable,
ti

adj.

duro

dide,

Lemon, n. orombo. Lemonade, n. ohun mimu orombo se.


Lend, v.t. win, ya. Lender, n. awlnni. Length, n. glgun. Lengthen, v.t. and
na-lo,

dahun
a
fi

fun.

Liar, n. eleke, eke\ Libation, n. ifi pti


tita

wain rubp ohun mimu silp.

Libel,

n.

iwe ifisun iba orukp


jp.

pni

i. fa-gun, sun-siwaju. Lengthwise, adv. nigigun. Lenient, adj. alarm, rp ni inu.

Liberal, adj.
Liberally,

isore,

pspnu enia.
pplu

Liberality, n. ilawp.

adv.

lppplppp,

ilawp.

Lent, n. akoko awe fun ogoji ojo ni iranti awe ti Kristi. Iseraeni.

Liberate,

v.t.

da-silp, sp di

omnira.

Liberation, n. idasilp. Liberator, n. adanisilp, oludaide.


Libertine, n. alailakoso.

Leopard, n. pkun. Leper, n. adpt. Leprosy, n. ptp.


Less, adj. kereju.

n omnira, idasilp, aye. Librarian, n. olutpju akojp iwe. Library, n. ikojppp iwe.
Liberty,
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LIQ
Like-minded, adj. oninu kan. Liken, v.t. fi-w?, fi se akawe. Likeness, n. aw6ran, iri, afarawe,
JiJ9-

099.

License, Licence, n. aye, anfani, iwe ase. v.t. je-fun, fun ni aye, fuii ni ase.
Licentious, adj. lailakoso, tiwa-

Likewise, adv. bfgege, pelu.

Lick,

kuwa. v.t. and

i.

fi

ahpn

la, la.

Lid, n. ideri.
Lie, n. ek6,
ir<J.

v.t.
fi

and
ara

i.

purp,

kan n. orukp itanna itanna isumeri. Limb, n. $ya ara, eka igi. orombo w$we. Lime, n. efun
Lily,
;

seke, dubule,
Liege, n. olori. Lieu, n. ip6, aye.

ti.

Lime-juice,

n.

omi

orombo

wewe.
Limekiln, n. ebu efun. Limestone, n. okuta ^fun.

Lieutenancy, n. 6ye ogagun. Lieutenant, n. adele 9ba, pgagun, eniti o duro dipo elomiran.
Life,

Lime-wash, n. efun kun.

fi

9da kun,

fi

Lives, n.

wiwa

laye,

iye,

emi.
Life-boat, n. pkp igbala. Life-giver, n. olufunni ni
iye.

v.t. Limit, n. ipinnu, ala, opin. pala, se aropin, pinnu.

Limitation, n. ipala, ihamp.


Limitless, adj. lailopin, lailala.

life-guard, n. 0IU99 onitoju 9ba.


Lifeless, adj. lainiye,

ara
oku.

9 Da

Limp,

adj.

lailera,

tiro.

v.i.

mukun.
Limpid, adj.
Line, n.
ala,
si
;

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gara, didan.

Lifetime, n. igba aiye, 9J9 aiye.


Lift, v.t.

okun
ila.

tinrin,
v.t.

gbe-soke, gbe-ga. n. iranl9W9. Ligament, n. edidi, eyiti o de orike egungun P9.


1.

and

okun owu, and i. fa ila

t9

to.

Lineage, n. iran, idile. Linen, n. as9 ^gb?, a9 funfun.


Liner, n.

Ligature, n. edidi, ide. Light, n. im9le, im9.

9k9

nla.
ti

v.t.

mug$,

Lingual, adj.
Linguist, n.

ah9n.
ede.

m9le,
ba,
fer$,

tan-im9le.
s9-kale.

v.i.

amoye

adj.

fuye,
fute.

laiwuwo,

fute
i.

Lighten, v.t. mu-fer^.


Lighter, n.

and

mu-fuye,

Liniment, n. ororo ipara. Lining, n. itenu as9. Link, n. orike ew9n, ide.

v.t.

and
eru.

i.

so-p9-

9k9

Light-headed, adj. a la iron u. Light-hearted, adj. ni inudidun, laini aniyan. Lighthouse, n. iie im^l^ ti o se ikil9 aw9n atuk9 Lightly, adv. jeje, laiwuwo. Light-minded, adj. laiduro sin9m.
Lightning, n.

Linseed, n. iru eso ^)gbo. Lint, n. as9 9gb? kikuna. Lintel, n. aterigba. Lion, n. kiniun.
Lioness, n. abo -kiniun.

Lion-hearted, kiniun.
Lip, n. ete,

adj.

nigboiya bi
elo.

enu ohun

manamana.

Lights, n.pl. fukufuku. Like, v.t. and i. f, ni inudidun


si,

dunm9.

adj.

J9,

dabi.

Liquefy, v.t. and i. y<J. Liquid, adj. sisan, bi omi, d$ra. v.t. and i. mp Liquidate, sangbese. Liquidation, n. itun pran owo se.
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Liquor,
Lisp,
List,
v.t.

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Locality, n. agbegbe. Locally, adv. jp ti ibi kan. Locate, v.t. fi si ibi kan.

n.

nkan mimu, pti. and i. sprp bi pmpde.


;

n.
v.t.

and

iwe akojp orukp tp ; i. kp oruko si iwe,


;

Location, n. ip6,

ibi.
;

to lesesp
Listen, List,

fe.

Lock,
i. fi

n.

agadagodo
i. ti,

idiri

v.t.

and

eti si,

v.t.

and

so-p9.

Listener, n. olugbp.
Listless,

adj.

laitptisilp,

jafa'ra,

laibikita.
Lit, v.t.

Locker, n. apoti kekere. Locket, n. ohun 939 ti a fi kp 9run. Lockjaw, n. didi pnu, aisan ipa.

and

i.

tan ina.

Locksmith,

n.

alagbpdp kpkprp.

Litany, n. adura pbp. Literal, adj. gpgp bi $ro. Literary, adj. ti pkp, ologbon ni iwe kika.
Literature, n.

Lock-up, n. ile tubu. Locomotive, n. prp ti nfa kpkp.


Locust, n. esu.

pgbpn
gb$
i.

Lodge,

v..

and

i.

W9

si,

mu-wp.

prp, iwe.
sori okuta.

n. ag9, iJe onispna.

Lithe, adj. rorun lati t$.

Lithograph,
Litigate,
v.t.

v.t.

and
;

ro ejo, fi-sun
okiti

Lodger, n. eniti o ya ile W9. Lodging, n. ile agbawp, ibuwp. Loft, n. iyara-6ke ile.
Lofty,
adj.

nipa
Litter,

ofin.

giga,

gbe

soke,

n.

pafa
eran.
;

koriko,
i.

gberaga.

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v.t.

and

bibi

Log,

n.

iti

igi

omugp,

iwe

tuka. Little, adj. kekere, kere, die. Liturgy, n. ilana isin. Live, v.t. and i. wa laye, ye. adj. aye.
Livelihood, n.

pran

irohin ilpsiwaju 9^. Logic, n. 9gb9n ironu.

Logwood, n. nre aro.


Loin-cloth,
ipele.

igi

osun,

igi ti

fi

owo

Loin, n. ibadi, pgbp, phin pran.


n.

lati

fi

jeun,

ohun
Liver, n.

a?p
i.

ibora,

asp

ini.

Lively, adj. dara ya.

$dp
adj.

ki.

Loiter,
lye,
ini.

v.t.

and

lpra, fa -8 phin,

Living, Lizard,

alaye,

duro-li-9na.
Loiterer, n. onil9ra.
Loll,

n. isp. n.

alamu.
!

lamurin,
!

v.t.

and

i.

fi

ara

ti,

dubulp

9m9le.

lasan.

Lo

inter, kiyesi

wo

Lonely, adj. nikan wa.


i.

Load, n. pru.
le,

v.t.

and

di pru

Loneliness, n. idagbe, ise pkansoso.

ki

ib9n.
v.t.

Loaf, n. isu akara. igbanraiye.

and

i.

Long,

adj. jinna, gun, pp.

v.i.

fp tpkantpkan.
ti

Loan, n. ohun iwinni, ohun a fi ya ni. Loathe, v.t. korira. Loathsome, adj. pgbin, irira. Lobe, n. isal^-eti.
Lobster, n. alakasa, akp ide.

Longer, adj. gun ju, pp


Longevity, gigun.
n.

si.

pjp

pipp,

pmi
ifo-

Longing, n.
juspna.

ifp

gbigbona,

Long-suffering, adj. onipampra.

Local, adj.

ti ibi

kan.

Loofah, n. kanrinkan-ayaba.
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v.t.

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Lowly,
Loyal,
n. onir9l9.

and

i.

w6, yi oju

si.

n. Iw6, oju.

Low-spirited, adj. binuJ9, fajuro.


adj.

Looking-glass, n. dingi, awojiji. Look-out, v.i. sona, yan. Loom, n. 6fi, ?ro iwuns9. *>*

olot9

si

9ba tabi

olori kan.

farahan lokere. Loop, n. oj6bo ; iho koroboju. Loophole, n. iho kekere ni ogiri,

Loyalty, n. iwa olot9. Lubricate, v.t. fi ororo pa, rau di yiy9, dan. Lucid, adj. didan.
Lucifer,
n.
;

pna
u.J.

lati

fi

la.

esu

oruk9 iraw9
orirere,

Loose, adj. titu, idasile, nif^kuf 9.


tu-sil^, da-sile.
i.

kan

isana.

Loot, v.t. and ikogun.

ko ikogun.

n.

Luck, n. alabapade, agbakd.


Luckily, adv. lagbako.

Lop, v.t. and i. 1*9. Loquacious, ady. alas9Ju. Lord, n. Oluwa, baba, oba.

Lucky,
v.t.

adj. ni ori rere.

agbara lori. Lord's Day, n. 9J9 Oluwa. onj? al^ n. Lord's Supper, Oluwa. Lose, Lost, v.t. and i. padanu,
i.

and

lo

Lucre, n. ere, anfani. Lucrative, adj. U ere. Ludicrous, adj. ipanil^rin.

Lug, v.t. and i. fa. Luggage, n. erfr. Luggage-van, n. k9k9 9ru.

sofo.

Lukewarm, adj. tywcjwcj. Lull, v.t. and i. rau-dak^.


Lullaby, n. orin ipas? fun 9m9de.

Loser, n. olofd. LOSS, n. 6fo, adanu. Lost, adj. nu, 891111. Lot, n. ipin, ipo ; ibo, keke. Loud, adj. kikan, ariwo rara. Loudly, adv. kikankikan.

Lumbago, n. lakuregbe. Lumber, n. nkan lasan, nkan k6 nilari. Luminary, n. iraw9 impl?.
Lumination, n. itamiK,)^. Luminous, adj. mpl^.

ti

Lounge,
n.

v.t.

and

i.

r$gb$ku.

ir9gb9ku. Louse, n. ina ori tabi ti as9. Lovable, adj. ti a le f^ran. Love, n. if 9. v.t. and i. f,
f$ran.

Lump,

n.

isu.

Lunacy, n. were. Lunar, adj. ti osupa,


Lunatic, n. asiwere. Lunch, n. onJ9 9san.

ti

osu.

Love-feast, n. ase if. Loveless, adj. lainif$.


Loveliness, n. 9wa.

Lovely, adj. dun, daradara. Lover, n. oluf$. Loving, adj. nif$, seun. Loving-kindness, n. iseun-iff Low, adj. ir9sil9, k9l9k9l9, J9J9.

Lunge, n. fifi ida ti lojiji. Lungs, n. 9d9foro, fukufuku. Lurch, v.i. ta gb9ngb9n lojiji. Lure, v.t. tan-J9, d9. n. 9tan
id$.

Lurid, adj. pokudu.

Lurk,

v.i.

lumcj, bade, buba.

Lower,

adj.

r9l9ju.
igbe.

v.t.

and

i.

T9sil9.

Luscious, adj. dun p9, wunni. v.i. se if9kuf9 Lust, n. if9kuf9si.

Lowing, n. malu.
Lowliness, n.

v.i.

nke bi

Lustily, adv. P9IU igboiya.


ir9l9

9kan.

Lustre, n. idan, iir^l?.


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Lusty, adv. lagbara, gb9nl?.

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MAL
Magnify, v.t. gbe-ga, yln-logo, mu-tobi. Magnitude, n. titobi, gbigborin. Mahdi, n. ampna nla ti awpn

lokun,

si-

Lute, n. ohun 9na orin. Luxuriant, adj. idagba


I9P9I9P9.

pupp,

Luxurious, adj. didundidun.

kun fun adun,


ijaiye.

Luxury, n.

ij?

adun,

Imale nreti. Mahogany, n. igi gedu, igi 9ganwo. Maid, n. wundia, 9m9-od9 obirin.

Lying, n. iseke idubul?.

ipur9.

adj.

ni

Maidenhood,
ti

Lymph,
Lynch,

n.
v.t.

9yun

fi

nbupa.

Mail, n.

j^niya laidal9J9.

igba wundia. a fi irin adarp P9l9b9-p9l9b9 se ; apo iwe,


n.

pwu

ti

iwe.

M.
Mace,
n.

9pa oye.

Mail-boat, n. 9k$ ti nmu iwe kiri. Mail-coach, n. k^ke iwe. Maim, v.t. pa li ara, se li abukun. n. pataki, olori. Mftin adj. agbara, okun, pataki.
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Machination, n. arekereke. Machine, n. 919. Machine-work, n. ise ti a fi 919


se.

Mainly, adv. pataki.


Main-sail,
n.
9k{>.

igbokun

pataki

ninu

Mackintosh, n. as9 ojo. Mad, adj. siwere, biba J9


asinwin.

Main-stay, n. itilphin. Maintain, v.t. se it9ju, mu-duro,


ori,

Madam,
Madden,
J9,

di-mu, t9num9. it9ju, Maintenance, n.


itilehin.

onj?,

n.

oruk9 9la fun agba


i.

obirin.

and mubinu.
v.t.

ba

li

ori

Maize, n. agbado, 9ka. Majestic, adj. ti o ni 9la, ti o ni


Majesty, n. 91a nla. Major, n. dye 9gagun
adj.

Made, adj. se, da. Mad-house, n. ile awpn asiwere. Magazine, n. lie 9tu, iwe. Maggot, n. idin.
Magic, n. idan. Magic-lantern, n. atupa onidan.
Magician,
n.

agba.

P9-ju, tobi-ju.

Majority, n. akoko awpn ti op9Ju.

9dun agba

alalupayida,

os6,

alaf9S9-

Magistrate, n. onidaJ9, olori.

Magnanimity,

n.

inu rere, 9191a.


adj.
9191a, oni

Make, v.t. and i. se, da, m$. Maker, n. eleda. Malady, n. aisan, arun. Malaria, n. amodi, iba. Mft|ftrift1 adj. ti amodi, ti aisan.
t

Magnanimous,
nurere,

olore.
olori.

Magnate, n. Magnet, n.

ofa.

n. ak9. ti ak9. Male-Child, n. 9m9k9nrin. Malediction, n. is9r9 ibi, ifibu. Malefactor, n. arufin, oluse bu-

Male, adj.

Magnificent, adj. l9lanla, niyin pup$, logo ni Iwo. Magnifier, n. pni imutobi, pni

buru. Malevolent, adj. ni if$ buburu, nijowu.


Malice, n. arankan.
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MAL
Malicious, adj. ni irira, arankan. Malign, v.t. 39 <?r9 buburu si, se keta, se arankan. Malignant, adj. ni ika, ni oro ninu, ni iro buburu.
Mallet, n. olu
igi.

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MAR
Manner, n. Iwa, ise, iru. Manoeuvre, n. 9gb9n ilo. Manse, n. ile alufa. Mansion, n. ile nla, ibugbe. Manslaughter, n. ipania. Manslayer, n. apania. Mantle, n. ?wu ileke, agbada.
v.t.

Malpractice, n. iwa buburu. Malt, n. irugbin ti a fi nse 9ti, Maltreat, v.t. se ni ibi, se iw9si si, Id ni buburu.

and

i.

b6.

MftTWft1 t adj.

ti

fi

9W9

se.

n.

Maltreatment, n. iw9si, ilo buburu. Mftmmftli^ n 9ran ti nfi 9mu


.

iwe kekere. Manufactory, n. ibiti a nse ohun


tita.

Manufacture,

v.t.

fifi

9ns
v.t.

se

b9 9m9 W9n. Mammon, n. 9^, orisa 9r$. Man, n. enia, 9k9nrin. Manacle, n. paw9p9, 9W9n 9W9. v.t. fi paw9pe si I9W9, de
I9W9.

nkan
Manure,
iledu
k9.

tita.

n. Stan, iledu.
si.

ko

ti a fi 9W9 iwe a fi 9W9 k9. Many, adj. pup9, p9, 9P9I9P9.

Manuscript, adj. iwe


n.

Manage,

v.t.

t<J,

se

it9ju,

se

Map,

n.

aworan

il? aiye.

v.

la

abojuto, se akoso.

sil?.

Manageable, adj. v^tuh lati t$. Manager, n. alabojuto, olori. Mandate, n. as?, ofin. Mane, n. g$g$ esin. Manfully, adv. se bi ok9nrin. Mange, n. ekuru ara ^ran. Manger, n. ibuj? 9ran. Mangle, v.t. fa-ya, g?. n. ?r9 ti a fi 11I9 as9Mangier, n. 6I9. Mango, n. oruk9 eso kan. Mangrove, n. igi 9gba ninu ira. Manhood, n. iwa 9k9nrin. Mania, n. iwere. Maniac, n. asiwere, asinwin.
v.t. and i. Manifest, sipaya. adj. han.

Mar, v.t. baje, pa-lara. Marabout, n. ?iy? ak9. Maran-atha, n. Oluwa wa mb9.
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v.t.

Maraud,
kiri.

and

i.

wa ikogun

Marauder, n. apiy? kiri. Marble, n. okuta didan. March, n. osu ?k?ta 9dun.

v.t.

and
Blare, n.

i.

nrin

9s 9s 9.

abo

9sin.

Margin, n. eti, bebe. Marine, adj. ti okun. Mariner, n. atuk9 okun. Mark, n. ami, apa. v.t. sami
kiyesi.

si,

fi-han,

Market, n. 9Ja.
9ja.

v.t.

ta 9ja, ra

Manifestation, n. ifihan, isipaya. Manifesto, n. iwe 9ran ilu. Manifold, adj. pip9, oniruru

Manipulate, v.t. Manipulation, n.

fi

fifi

9W9 sis?. 9W9 t<>.

Mankind,

n. araiye.

Market-day, n. 9J9 93a. Market-place, n. ibi 9ja. Marriage, n. isoyigi, igbeyawo. Marrow, n. 9ra egungun. Many, v.t. and i. gbe ni iyawo,
so ni yigi.

Manly, adj. laiya, nigboiya. Manna, n. onJ9 ti Ql9run fi b9

aw9n

91119 Israel

li

aginju.

Marsh, n. ira, 9r?, abata. Marshal, v.*. and i. to 1 93989.


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Marshy,
adj. kiki ira.

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Matrimonial, adj.

MEA
ti

Hart, n. pja.
Martial, adj.
ti

Matrimony,
ogun.

n. isoyigi,

igbeyawo. igbeyawo.

Blartin, w. alapandedp.

Martyr, n. ajpriku. Martyrdom, n. iku ajpriku. Marvel, n. ohun iyanu.

Matrix, n. inu. Matron, n. iya agba, onitpju il6 pkp. Matted, adj. kiwereje.
v.i.

Matter, n.
ri,

pnu ya

ni.

Marvellous, adj. iyanu. Masculine, adj. akp, pkpnri. Mash, v.t. run, p61u. Mask, n. iboju, iparada. v.t. bo-oju. Mason, n. ample okuta, agb$ okuta. Masonry, n. isp ample okuta. Masquerade, n. ipa oju mp, ipa ara da. v.i. se egungun, se gelede.

ohunkohun ti an oju si n pwp kan, pran, pyun egb6. nkan


ti

Matting, n. eni. Mattock, n. <jkp ganmuganmu. Mattress, n. timtim nla ti a fi koriko tabi owu kl lati sun
*"

le.

Maturate, v.t. de, ppn, gbo. Mature, v.t. and i. ndagba. adj. ppn. Maturity, n. dide, pippn, gbigbo. Maul, n. olugboro. v.t. lu ni
ilukilu.

Mass, n.

isu,

akop$.

v.t.

and

i.

supp.

Mausoleum,
wiwo.

n. iboji ti o

dara ni

Massacre, n. pipa. v.*. pa ni ipakupa. Massage, n. ipa ara fun iwosan. Massive, adj. wuwo, tobi. Mast, n. op6 pk{>. Master, n. olori, alakoso, pga. Master-builder, n. olori omole.
Masterful, adj. plpgbpn ni i$e. Masterpiece, n. olubori i^e. Mastership, n. 6ye alakoso. Mastery, n. isegun, ibori. Masticate, v.. je, run. Mastication, n. irun onje li enu. Mat, n. eni. v.t. and i. fi eni bo.

Maw,

n.

apo onje
n.

ti

pran tabi

ti eiyp.

Maxim,

owe, ilana. n. eyiti o ppju. May, n. osu karun pdun.

Maximum,
May, aux.

v. le.

May-be, adv. boya. May-day, n. pjp ekini osu May. Mayor, n. onidajp ilu, olori ilu. Mayoress, n. aya olori ilu. Maze, n. pna kprpkprp ti o soro

mp,

iruju, igpni.

Me, pron. mi, emi.

Match,
ra

n. isana
;

idogba
isana.

egbe-

Meadow,

isoyigi.
ile

Match-box, n.

n. papa. Meagre, adj. ru, joro, lailagbara. iypfun. Meal, n. onjp


;

Matchless, adj. lailegbera. Mate, n. enikeji, egbe. v.t. and


soyigi.

Mean,
i.

adj.

enia lasan, lainiyin,

Material, n.

ohun

elo ti

nkan ti ara an se nkan.

asp,
adj.

v.t. pete, r6, mura. agbede meji, arin. Meaning, n. idi, itump, imp.

lainilari.

n.

Meaningless, adj.

lailori,

laitump.

pataki.

Maternal, adj. ti iya. Maternity, n. iwa iya. Matricide, n. pipa iya pni.

Means, n. pna ti a gba lati fi se nkan. Meantime, Meanwhile, adv. nibayi, lakoko na.
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Measles, n.pl. eyi, tabi arun pyi.

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Memorable,
adj.
n.

MET
yp
ni iranti.
leti,

Measure, n. IW911, osuwpn. wpn.


Measureless, adj.
lainiwpn.

v.t.

Memorandum,

iwe iranni

iwe iseranti. Memorial, n. iranti, ohun

iranti.

Measurement,

n.

wiwpn, iwpn.
jijp.

Meat, n. onjp, pran

Memory, n. iranti. Men, n. aw9n 9k9nrin.


Menace,
n.
ikilp,

Meat-offering, n. pbp onjp, pbp

iyplpnu.

v.t.

kilp fun, dpruba,

yp lpnu.
pranko

Mechanic, Medal, n. ohun -ami iyin. Meddle, v.i. dasi, l9W9si, fpnusi. Meddler, n. ofinran, aladasi. Meddlesome, adj. alay9jusi.
Mediate, v.t. and i. ae ilaja. Mediation, n. ilaja. Mediator, n. onilaja. Medical, adj. ti ogun, ti egbogi. Medicine, n. ogun, egbogi. Meditate, v.t. and i. 90 aaaro, ronu, gbiro.
Meditation, n. i^aro.

n. onisp 911a.

Menagerie, n. akoJ9pp
igbp.

Mend,

v.t.

and

i.

tun-ae, mu-san.

Mender, n. alatunae. Mendicant, n. alagbe.


Menial, adj. lainilari, isp-pru. Men-pleasers, n. alaaewu enia. Mental, adj. ti iye. Mention, n. iranti, idarukp. v.t. $e iranti, da orukp, sp ti. Mercantile, adj. ti oniaowo, ti

ow6. Mercenary,

n.
ere.

alagba^e,

oju-

Medium,
Meek,

n. arin,

ohun

elo.

kokoro

Medley, n. idarudapp.
pplp, tutii li pkan. 9l9kan tutu. Meekness, n. inu tutu, 9kan tutu. Meet, v.t. and i. pade, kd loju, adj. yp, o tp be. y9.
adj.
n.

Meeting, n. ipade, apejp. Meeting-house, n. He ipade. Melancholy, n. ibinuJ9, ifajuro,


ikanu.
Meliorate,
v.t.

Mercer, n. oluta a^p. Merchandise, n. pja tita. Merchant, n. oniaowo. Merciful, adj. lanu, niy9nu. Merciless, adj. laini anu. Mercy, n. anu, iycjwiu. Mere, adj. sa, kiki. Merge, v.t. and i. gbeml, bp sinu. Meridian, n. psan gangan.
Merit, n. ere, itpsi, itoye. Meritorious, adj. niyin, nitoye. Merriment, n. ayp, idaraya.

and

i.

mu san

dip.
v.t.

Mellow, adj.

and

i.

p<>n, dp, gb6. di rirp, di ogb6.

Melodious, adj. adun li eti. Melody, n. orin didun. Melon, n. eso itakun, bara,
egusi.

Merry, adj. inu didun, lay$. Merry-making, n. sariya.

Mesh,

n. alafo larin

okun aw$n.

Mess, n. rudurudu, onjp ajpjp.

Melt,

v.t.

and
n.

i.

yp.

Message, n. isp riran, ihin, $rp.


Messenger, n. ik$, onae, iransp.
Messiah, n. Kristi, pniti a n ororo yan. Met, v.t. pade. Metal, n. orukp ti a fi npe iru nkan bi wura, fadaka, irin,
idp, oje, etc.
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$ya ara. Membership, n. ero iJ9 tabi pgbp. Membrane, n. aw9 fplpfplp ti o bo eya ara. Memento, n. ohun iranti. Memoir, n. itan igbe aiye eniti
o ae
alaisi.

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MET
Metaphor,
ekeji.

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MIR
Mill, n. 9I9, e-ro.

n.

ifi

ohun kan juwe

Millennium, n. ^gb^run 9dun.


Millepede, n. 9kun.
Miller, n. ^niti
Millet, n.

Mete, v.t. w$n. Meter, n. osuw9n, iwpn. Methinks, v.i. mo sebi, mo ro pe. Method, n. ilana, iwa, ito I9S9S9,

o I9 agbado.

9ka baba.

Milliner, n. oluta akete.

9ns

lati fi

se nkan.

Million, n. ad9ta 9k?.

Metre, n. osuw9n. Metropolis, n. olu ilu. Mettle, n. igboiya.

Millstone, n. 9I9.

Mimic,

n. asinije.

v.t. s(^t<^

tabi

se bi.

Mew, n. kike ologbo. Mice, n.pl. aw9n ekute. Mid, adj. larin, lagbedemeji.
Midday,
9J9n.

Mince, v.t. and i. ke W9W9. Mincing, adj. nyan, rera, yeg?9run, r<J.
Blind,
n.

9san gangan, idaji

iye,

inu.

v.t.

and

i.

fiyesi, se it9Ju.

Middle, n. arin, agbedemeji. Middle-aged, adj. ab9 9J9. Middle-man, n. alarobp, alarena.

Minded, adj.
Mindful,
fiyesi.

wa

li

9kan.
nt9Ju,

adj.

nranti,
n.

Middling, adj. ni iw9ntuw9nsi. Midge, n. kantikanti. Midnight, n. 9ganj9. Midshipman, n. oloye ninu 9^.
Midst, n. arin.

Mine, pron. temi.

iho

ti

a
i.

nwa
\val9

isura

il^.

v.t.

and

fun

irin.
ti

Mineral, n.

nkan

o
ti

wa ninu
o nti inu

Midway,

n.

agbedemeji

911a.

erup9 ile. Mineral oil, n. ororo


il9 jade.

Midwife, n. olut9Ju aw9n ti nr9bi 9m9. Midwifery, n. is? olut9Ju ni bibi


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Mingle, v.t. and i. dap9, dalu. Miniature, n. aworan kekere.


adj. kereju.

Mien, n. Iwo, iri. Might, n. agbara, ipa.

Minimum,
v.t.

n. eyiti o kere J11I9.

le.

Mightily, adv. gidigidi, I9P9I9P9. Mighty, adj. alagbara.

Minister, n. iranse, ojise, alufa. v.t. se iranse.

Ministration,
isin.

n.

ise

irans?,

is9

Migrate,

v.i.

si lati ibi

kan

I9 si

ibomiran.
Migration, n. isip6. Milch, adj. eran abiyam9. Mild, adj. jeje, pele, tuju. Mildew, n. imuw6du, bibu. Mile, n. osuw9n $na, irin oguu
i?9ju.

Ministry, n. oye, is? irans?. Minor, adj. kereju, lail9J9 lori. Minority, n. akoko ewe.

Minster, n. ile Qtyrun giga. Minstrel, n. ak9rin, afunfere.

Mint, n. efirin
v.t.

ibiti

a nda owo.

da owo.
kere pup9Ju, nfi-

Milestone, n. okuta isami 9na. Militant, adj. nja, njagun.


Military, n.
Militia, n.
ti

Minute, adj.
yesi
aj9.

nkan kekere.

ogun,

ti

9m9-ogun.
k9Jujasi.

Minute, n. iseju, irohin ipinnu

Militate, v.i. se odi

si,

9gbe 9m9-ogun. Milk, n. wara. v.t. fun wara. Milkman, n. oluta wara, oniwara.

Minute

book, n. ipinnu aJ9.

iwe

irohin

Miracle, n. ise iyanu.


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Miraculous,
adj.

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iyanu,
lati se.

MIT
Mishap, n. jamba. Misinform, v.t. si wi fun.
Misinstiuct,
Misinterpret,
v.t. si

ju

ti

agbara enia

Mirage, n. iruju ti o mu ohun kan di meji, isuju. Mire, n. er$, p^tpp^t^, ira.
Mirror,
n.

kp,
si

si 1911a.

v.t.

tum9.

awojiji.

Mirth, n. ay$, inudidun, ir6-ayo.


Mirthless, adj. laini inudidun. Miry, adj. ti o ni $re. Misadventure, n. jamba. Misadvise, v.t. gbanimpran ti ko dara, tan-je. Misanthrope, n. eniti o korira

Mismanage, v.t. si se. Misname, v.t. si pe oruk9. Misplace, v.t. fi sipo ti k6 t9.
Misprint,
Misrule,
Bliss, n.
v.t.

si si

tp.

Mispronounce,
n.

pe.
li

se akoso

9na

ti

k6 yp.

apem9
v.t.

91a fun ^91119si,

birin.

tase,

se

pm9
Misapply,

enia.
v.t.

alaini,
16

fp-ku.

ni
16

ona

ti

ko

t9, silo.

Misappropriate,
ti

v.t.

fun ohun
16 fun,

akd nfunni

lati

sil6.

Misbehave, v.t. huwa ti k6 t9. Misbehaviour, n. iwa ti k6 tp, iwa buburu. Misbelief, n. igba ekp odi gbp.
Miscalculation, n. isiro
si
ti

nkan ti a fi ja bi ^9,. 9ta ib9n tabi okuta. Missing, adj. nu, f? ku. Mission, n. is$ riran, isp pataki ti a ran ni si. onise* iranse, n. Missionary, Ql9run. Missive, n. iwe ti a fi ranse.
Missile, n.

Misspend,

v.t.

k6

tq,

nkan
v.t.

Mist, n. ikuku,

na ninakuna. owusuwusu.
esi.
v.t. si

siro.

Miscall,

sipe.
n.

Mistake, n. isina,

ro.

Miscarriage, is^nu.

iwa

buburu,

Mister, Mr., n. 9gb9ni, 9la fun ok9nrin.


Mistletoe, n. afom9.

apemo-

Miscellaneous, adj. oniruru, nida-

rudapp. Mischance, n. jamba, ijaba.


Mischief, n. ipanilara, ibi, ika. Mischievous, adj. nika.

Mistranslate,

v.t.

si

yir^pada.

Mistress, Mrs., n. iya ile, oluk9ni obirin, ale, apem9 91a fun

obirin tabi iyawo.


v.t. ainigbpkple. n. Mistrust, siyemeji, se ainigbpkple.

Misconduct, n. iwa ti k6 ye. Miscreant, n. eniakenia, alaigbagbp. Blisdeed, n. iwa buburu. Blisdemeanour, n. iwa buburu. Misdirect, v.t. si f^nahan. Blisdoubt, v.t. se iyemeji si.
Miser, n.

Misunderstanding, n. gbolohunas9.

Misunderstood,
lai-ye-ni.

v.t.

si

m$,
v.t.

si

ye.
-

Misuse, n. il6kulo.
kulo, 16 sodi. Mite,
n.

16 nilo

awun

enia.

Miserable, adj. otosi, laini alafia. Misery, n. osi, irora ti ara tabi

kokoro
;

ti

kereju

9 kan. n. laibamu. Misfortune, n. 6f6, jamba.


ti

ohun kikini owo ide w$we ti k6 ju bi 9gb$n owo ey9


1

Misfit,

Mitigate,

v.t.

mu

san,

mu

fuye,

Misgive,

v.t.

a a iyemeji.

dinkii.

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MIT
Mitigation, n. imusan, imufuyp, idinku.

93

MOR
Monarchy, n. awpn enia labe pba kan. Monday, n. pjp keji Ipse. Money, n. owo.
Moneyless, adj. lainiowo. n. iko pr$ jp. Money-order, n. iwe ifioworansp lati ibikan de ibikeji.

Mitre, n. ade awpn olori alufa. Mittens, n.pl. ib$w<J. Mix, v.t. and i. dapp, sopp, p6. Mixture, n. idap9, adalu.
Mizzle,
v.i.
v.t.

Money-making,

rp ojo.

Moan,
Moat,

and

i.

spkun, pohunn. ikerora.


v.t.

rere, kerora.
n. yara.
n.

wa

Mob,

agbajp awpn

yara. eniakenia.

v.t.

and

i.

kotl.

Monition, n. ikilp, isinileti. Monitor, n. akilp funni, olukp, oluranlowo olukp. Monkey, n. pbp, aya.

Mobile, adj. yiyipopada.

Monkey-nut,
fi

n.

ppa.

Mock,

v.t.

and
ti

i.

fi

se plpya,

Monogamy,

n.

igbe

obinrin

sesin,

rprin, sinjp.

Mockery, n. plpya, plpgan. Mode, n. ise, iwa, asa. Model, n. aworan, apprp, awose.
v.t.

kansoso ni iyawo. Monopolise, v.t. gbakadp, nseteni


nikansoso.
n. alagbakadp isowo, anikansowo. Monotheism, n. igba Qlorun kansoso gbp. Monotheist, n. pniti o gba Qlprun kansoso gb<J. ohun ibanil^ru, n. Monster, ilodisi iwa eda, nkan titobiju. Monstrous, adj. lodisi iwa eda. Month, n. osu. Monthly, adj. lososu.

Monopolist,

se gege hi apprp.

Moderate, adj. niwpntunwpnsin, m<j> niwpn. Moderation, n. iwpntunwpnsin,

iwa pplp. Modern, adj. ti igba isisiyi. Modest, adj. niwpntunwpnsin,


ni itiju, niwamimp. Modification, n. iyipada, itunse. Modify, v.t. yipada, tunse. Modulate, v.t. and i. yi ohun orin

pada, parp, tun orin se. Mohammedan, n. Imale, omophin Mpmpdu. Mohammedanism, n. isin Imale.
Moist, adj. tutu.

Monument, n. iboji, ohun Mood, n. iwa, inu.


Moody, adj. kanra, ni Moon, n. osupa, osu.

iranti.

ibinu.

Moisten,
rin.

v.t.

and i. mu-tutu, bomi

Moonless, adj. laini osupa. Moonlight, n. implp osupa. Moor, n. asalp ; awpn larubawa.
v.t.

de ok$

mp
i.

ile.

Moisture, n. ririn, tutu. Molasses, n. oyin iyp-oyinbo. Mole, n. pranko kekere ti nwa iho ni ile. Molest, v.t. yo-lenu. Molestation, n. iyplpnu. Mollify, v.t. kun, mu-rp, tu-ninu. Molten, adj. dida, y<J. Moment, n. ispju kan. Momentous, adj. ni pataki. Monarch, n. pba.

Moot, Mope, Moral,

v.t.

jiyan.

v.t.

and

fajuro, g$.
ti ise.

adj. ti iwa,

Moralise, v.t. ti iwa.

and L tump nipa


ti

Moralist, n. olukp nipa

iwa.

Morality, n.

pkp isp Moral law, n. ofin iwa,


Morass, n. ira, abata. Morbid, adj. lailera.
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iwa rere, iwa laiye.

isp rere,

pri

pkan.

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MOR
More, adj.
1

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siwaju.

MUM
Moult,
v.t.
ft.

si, J11I9,

and
6ke.

i.

re-y$, tu-y$.

Moreover, adv. pelu-pelu, ju be


9
.

Mound, Mount,

okiti.
v.t.

ft.

and

i.

goke,

Morn, Morning,

n.

owur$, ar9.

gori esin.

Morose, adj. muna, sonu.

Morrow,

n.

<?la.

Mountain, n. oke giga. Mountaineer, n. eniti ngbe il$


oke, tabi
ti

Morsel, w. 6kele. Mortal, adj. ti iku, ara idibaje, oku.


Mortality, w. iku. Mortar, n. odo.

Mountainous,
giga-

adj.

ngun ori oke. kun fun oke


i.

Mourn,
dogd.

v.t.

and

?$fo,

kanu,

binuje.

Mortgage,

v.t. fi s<Jfa, fi

Mortification, n. iku, iresile.

iparun, ibaje,
i.

Mortify,

v.t.

and

pa-run, ba-je,

re-sile.

Mourner, w. olofo. Mourning, n. a9 qiq. Mouse, Mice, ft. ekute, eliri. Mouse-trap, n. pakute. Moustache, ft. irun ete 6ke

Mortuary, n. ibi isinku.


Mosaic, adj. ti Mose ; okuta ti a fi ntele ile. Moslem, n. Imale. Mosque, ft. mpsalasi. ft. yanmu-yanmu, Mosquito,

Mouth,

pkpnrin. ft. enu.

Mouthful, ft. ikunnu. Movable, ft. ohun ti a le gbe kiri. Move, v.t. and i. sipopada, rin, yi sihin yi sphun, k9-omnu.

emuren.
Moss, n. epo elewe werewere, ewed6. Most, adj. julp, rekoja. Mote, ft. ekuru, eriin igi. Moth, n. kokoro as9, 61a. Mother, ft. iya, abiyamp. v.t. se agbatp. Mother-in-law, ft. ana, iya ok<J>
tabi iya aya. Motherly, adj. iwa bi
ti
;

Movement, ft. isipopada, irin. v.t. and i. ge, re. Mower, ft. doje, areko, oloko

Mow,

pipa.

Much, adv. pupo, pipv. Muck, ft. eri, er?. Mud, ft. petepet?, er$. Muddle, v.t. and 1. 59
si-lo.

di

eri,

w.

rudurudu.
9Ja
di,
fi

Muddy,
Muffle,

adj. ler?, kiki er?.


v.t.
fi

iya.

nkan bo.

Motion, n. isipopada
v.t.

Muffler, w. iborun.

igb9nse.

and

Mug,

ft.

ago imumi.
ft.

i.

juwosi.

Motive, adj.

mu

iyipopada wa.

Mulatto,
ati

91119

ti

enia

dudu

w. idi, ero.

funfun J9

bi.

Motive-power, w. agbara isipopada. Motley, adj. oniruru. Motor, ft. keke ti nrin nipa

Mule,

agbara oru.
Mottled, adj. abila totdto.

ft. ibaka. Muleteer, n. eniti nda ibaka. Multifarious, adj. oniruru. Multiplication, ft. ibisi, imup9si. Multiply, v.t. and i se ni il9po

1I9PO, 89 di
bisi.

pup?,

r$, inu-

Motto,

ft.

9r9 asaro.

Mould,
v.t.

ft.

erupe

ile

apere.

Multitude, ft. 9P9 enia, 9P9I9P9. Multitudinous, adj. 9P9I9P9.

su, po.

Mumble,

v.t.

and

i.

kun

sinu.

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MUM
Mummy,
Mumps,
n.

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NAT
Myrrh,
n. ojia.

Egipti

oku ti aw9n ara kun I989.


$s$ (arun).

n.pl.

Munch, v.t. run lenu. Mundane, adj. ti aiye.


Municipal, adj. ti ilu. Munificence, n. ailaw?, aisawun. Munificent, adj. law<J, ninu rere. Munition, n. odi agbara, ohun 1J9 ogun. Murder, n. ipania. v.t. pania. Murderer, n. apania.

Myself, pron. tikarami. Mysterious, adj. ti o jinl9, ju im9 I9.

ti

Mystery, n.
I

ohun
ti

ijinl9,

ju ini9
ni

9.

Mystic, od/.
asiri.

ohun

ijinl?,

Mystify, v.t. se okunkun, lum9. Myth, n. al9, itan lasan. Mythology, n. ijar9, im$ itan

lasan

ti

enia kan.

Murky,

adj. su,

sokunkun.

Murmur, n. kun sinu. Murmurer, n. alakun sinu.


Muiiain, n. ajakal^ arun ti ^ran. Muscle, n. isan. Muscular, adj. lagbara. Muse, v.i. ronu, se asaro. Museum, n. ile akoJ9P9 ohun atata ati ohun lailai.

N.
Nag, n. 9sin kekere. v.t. and i. yql^nu, mu-binu.
Nail, n.

ekanna

iso.

v.t.

kan

ni iso.

Mushroom,

n.

olu.

Naked, adj. nihoho. Nakedness, n. ihoho.


oruk9. v.t. pe n. oruk9. Nameless, adj. laini oruk9.

Music, n. or in. Musical, adj. ti orin. Musician, n. olorin,


afunfere.

Name,

li

aluduru,

Musk,

n. isa-^ta.

Namely, adv. eyini ni pe. Namesake, n. oloruk9 9m, nitori


oruk9.

Musket, n. ibon.
Muslin, n. a9 f^lef^l^. Must, v.a. kd le se alaise, kd

Nap, n. ogbe, orun.


sun.

v.i.

togbe,

gb9d9

se alaise.
v.t.

Mustard, n. eweko. Muster, n. agbaJ9, akoJ9P9.

Nape, n. 9ka 9run. Napkin, n. gele, 9Ja, a9 inuw9.


Narcotic, n.

ogun imu enia sun.


n.

pe-J9, ko-J9. Musty, adj. didikasi, bibaj^.


i.

and

to,

Narrate, v.t. 39, r6. Narration, Narrative,


irohin, itan.

ihin,

Mutable, adj. ti a le yipada. Mute, adj. yadi, dake. n. odi. Mutilate, v.t. ge apakan junu. Mutiny, n. ^9. Mutter, v.*. arwi i. kun. Mutton, w. 9ran agutan. Mutual, adj. ti a se ipasipar9, W9P9, alabapin nipa gbigba
ati fifunni.

Narrator, n. arohin.

Narrow, adj. toro, hiha, ha. Narrowly, adv. iqrq, kun (H9
kiun.

Narrowness, n. ainibd. Nasal, adj. ti imu.


Nasty, adj. leri, l9gbin. Natal, adj. ti ibi. Nation, n. oril9-ede. National, adj. ti oril^-ede, Nationality, n. ara ilu.
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Muzzle, v.t. di li 9nu. My, pron. temi. Myriad, n. aimoye, 9P9I9P9.

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NAT
Native, n. ibile. eda.
Nativity, n. ibi.
adj.
ti

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NEU
Nefarious, adj. burn ju. Negation, n. ise, iyan. Negative, n. $r9 sis9, $r9 iyan. igbagbe. aifiyesi, n. Neglect, v.t. se igbagb6 se aifiyesi,
se aibikita. Negligence, n. Iwa aifiyesi, ijafara.

ibi,

ti

Natural, adj. adanida, ti iwa eda. Naturally, adv. nipa eda, tinutinu.

Nature, n. iwa, eda ohun-kohun.

Naught, Nought,
lainilari.

n.

asan.

adj.

Naughtiness, n. Iwabuburu, kuse.

ise-

Negligent, adj. nigbagbe. Negotiate, v.t. and i. se adehun,

Naughty, adj. buburu, nika. Nausea, n. ebl, isu.


Nauseate, v.t. and i. bi, su. Naval, adj^ t* 9k^>. Nave, n. ibi arin il6 Qlprun. Navel, n. iw<J. Navigate, v.t. and i. tuk$. Navigation, n. itukp loju omi. Navigator, n. atukp.

39 ti isowo. Negotiation, n. adehun,

isowo.

Negotiator, n. agbiro rq isowo.

Negro, Negress, n. enia dudu. Neigh, v.i. yan bi esin. n. yiyan. Neighbour, n. aladugbo.

Neighbourhood,
Neighbourly,

n.

adj.

bi

adugbo, ilu. aladugbo,

NawV,

n. alagbase.

se r$. Neither, conj. beni kl.

Navy, n. pwp^kp. Nay, adv. bek9, ndao, agbed9. Near, adj. nitosi, sunmpra.
Nearly, adv. fere, ku die. Nearness, n. itosi isunm9ra. Neat, adj. fifinju. Neatness, n. afinju. Necessary, n. nkan ti a kd le se
alaise.

Nephew,

n.

ymq

arak9nri tabi

arabinrin.

Nerve, n. agbara 9gb9n, agbara im$.


Nerveless,
adj.

laimokun,
aida-ara,

laila-

gbara.

Nervousness,
gb9n-rirl.

n.

gbi-

adj.
v.t.

laise

aini.

Nest, n. ite eiye.


alai,

Necessitate,

kd gbpd9 se

Nestle,

v.t.

and

i.

ke

bi eiye
r$,

ama

ko
Neck,

le se aisi.

se

si

aw9n 9m9

ba ninu
a sese

Necessity, n. aini, aigbpd9 mase.


n. 9run.

ite.

Necklace, n. ileke ikarim. Necktie, n. a$9 9riin. Necromancer, n. alalupayida,


oso.

Nestling, n. 9019 eiye pa ninu eyin.

ti

Net, n. aw9n. Net,


Nett,
laile.

adj.

ojuowo, laidinti

Necromancy,
Need, n. aini.

n.

alupayida, 096.

Nether, adj. iha isale,


Nettle, n.

isal?.

werepe.
n.

Needful, adj. kolesaini. Needle, n. ab^re. Needless, adj. lainilari, lai. Needle-woman, n. obinrin ti nran9. Needle-work, n. ise ab^re. Needy, adj. alaini, osi, talaka.

Nettle-rash,

arun aw9 ara


aw9n.
ti

ina 9run.

Network,
tiilu,

n. is?

Neuralgia, n. iro

oju tabi ori

ak9
ninu

9f9ri.

Neuter, adj. ki ise ak9 ki ise abo,


aise
<?kan.

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Iwa aise ninu pkan. Never, Ne'er, adv. bek9 lai. Nevertheless, adv. sugbon, bioNeutrality, n.
tilerib?.

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Nod, n. imi ori

NOT
si.

Noise, n. ariwo, iro.


Noiseless, adj. laisi ariwo.

Noisome,

adj.

buburu.

New, adj. New-born,

titun.
n. 91119-9W9 titun.

Noisy, adj. lariwo, niro. Nominal, adj. ti o ni oruk?.

Newly, adv. ni titun. Newness, n. 9tun. News, n. ihin, irohin. Newspaper, n. iwe irohin.
Next, adj. ti itosi, ekeji. Nib, n. enu kalamu.
Nibble,
v.t.

Nominate, v.t. pe li oruk9, yan. Nomination, n. agbara ipeni, agbara iyanni. Nominee, n. ^niti a pe, ^niti a
yan. Nonconformist, n. eniti k6 teriba

and

i.

bu-j?.

fun

liana.

Nice, adj. dara, dun. Nicely, adv. daradara.

Niceness, n.

adun.
n.

Nicknack,

nkan
$fe.

kekere

wosiwosi.

Non-COntagiOUS, adj. ti ki iran ni. None, pron. k6 si nkan, kd si ^nikan* Nonentity, n. ainiwa, aisi. Nonsense, n. $r9 ainim9, is9kus9.

Nickname,

n.

oruk9

Niece, n. 91x19 aral&piri arabirin eni.

tabi

Niggard, n. awun enia. Nigh, adj. sunm9. Night, n. oru. Night-cap, n. fila ti adesan. Night-dress, n. ewu aw9sun. Nightingale, n. eiye olorin didun.
Nightly, adv. lororu. Nightmare, n. ala buburu, ihanrun.

Nook, n. ibi ik9k9. Noon, n. 9san-gangan, agbedemeji 9J9. Noonday, Noontide, n. arin 9J9,
9san-gangan. Noose, n. oj6bo, poj6bo, d9. Nor, conj. tabi.

aw9n.

v.t.

Normal,

adj.

geg? bi

ilana.

North, n. ariwa, iha oke. Northward, adv. si iha ariwa.

Night-watch, n. is9 oru. Nimble, adj. yara, kankan. Nine, adj. ?san. Nineteen, adj. dkan-di-logun. Nineteenth, adj. ik9kan-di-logun. Ninety, adj. ad9run. Ninth, adj. ekesan.
Nip, v.t. and i. ja, r$, t9. Nipple, n. 9mu ; sonso ori pmu.

Nose, n. imu. Nosegay, n. Idi itana. Nostril, n. iho imu.


Not, adv. kd, kl. Notable, adj. niyin, lokiki,
yesi.
afi-

Notch, v.t. r<?. Note, n. ami, aper?, iwe kukuru.


v.t.

fiyesi,

Note-book,
iranti.

n.

sami iwe

si.

ifiyesi,

iwe

eyin ina. No, adv. b^k9, ndao, agbed9.


Nit, n.

Nobility, n.

iwa

91a.
re.

Noted, adj. niyin, lokiki. Nothing, n. aisinkan, aisi, aiwa,


ainilari.

Noble, n. eni 91a, ^niti a bi

Nobleman, n. 9l9t9, 9191a. Nobody, w. k6 si ^nikan, enia


lasan.

Notice, n. afiyesi, ikil9, irohin. v.t. se akiyesi.

Notice-board, n.
ti

igi

apako

ikil9.

Nocturnal, adj.

oru.

Notification, n. ikil9, ifihan.

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Notify, v.t. 89 di kil9-fun.

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OBS
0.

mim9,

wi-fun,

Notion, n. im$, iro. Notoriety, n. ini$ gbangba. Notorious, adj. mim$ ni gbangba. Notwithstanding, conj. bi o tile ri be, sugb9n. Nought, Naught, n. asan. adj.
lainilari.

Oakum,

n. fikifiki,

etutu
loju

9kr>.

Oar, n. aj?.
Oasis, n. ile asal?.

el$tu

larin

Noun, n. oruk9 ohunkohun.


Nourish,
v.t.

ti

enia tabi
fi

ti

b<?,

onje

fun,

Oath, n. ibura, epe. Obdurate, adj. alaiya lile. Obedience, n. igb^ran, iforibale. Obedient, adj. nigb9ran. Obeisance, n. iteriba, ibu 91a fun. Obelisk, n. pw^n giga ti a fi

t>9-dagba, ke.

okuta k9onje.
Obesity, n. isanra.
v.t. and i. gba-gb9, Obey, gb9ran, teriba. Object, n. ohun ti a ri, ohun ti a

Nourishment, n.

bib<J,

Novel, adj. titun. Novelty, n. 9tun, ise titun.

November,

n.

osu k9kanla 9dun.

Novice, n. enia titun, ope.

gbe ka iwaju.
ja-nikoro, s6di

v.t.

and

i.

NOW,

adv. igba isisiyi.

si.

Nowadays, adv. 9J9 isisiyi. Nowhere, adv. laisinibikan.


Nowise, adv. bi o
ti

Objection, n. isodi si, ik9. Objector, n. oluk$, oluse odi Objurgation, n. ibawi.
ri.

si.

wii ki o

Noxious, adj. nipara, noro, buru.


Nozzle, n. imu, enu. Nucleus, n. ikoriJ9si, iw9J9si. Nude, adj. nihoho.

Oblation, n. 919-^9. Obligation, n. ore, igbese


ide.

ore,

Nudge,

v.t. ti

jeje.

Obligatory, adj. dide. Oblige, v.t. de, r9, se ore. Obliging, adj. ninurere, ni oju
rere.

Nudity, n. ihoho ara.

Nugget, n. isu. Nuisance, n. iy9nu,


lara.

Oblique,
irira, ipani-

v.i.

t?

si

apakan.

Obliterate,

v.t.

Null, adj. lainipa, lailagbara.


Nullify,
v.t.

Obliteration, Oblivion, n. igbagbe.

pa-r$, pa-run. iparun. n. ipare,

S9 di ofo, 39 dasan.

Numb,

adj. laini

im$.

Number,

n. iye. v.t. kaye. Numberless, adj. lainiye. Numerable, adj. ti a le ka. Numeration, n. ikaye.

Numerous,
Nurse, n.
t9Ju,

adj.
ti

p$, I9P9I9P9.

Oblivious, adj. kun fun igbagbe. Oblong, adj. ti gigun ju idabu 19. Obloquy, n. pegan, dulum^. Obnoxious, adj. lewu, jebi. Obscene, adj. lainitiju, nirira. Obscure, adj. sokunkun, farasin. Obscurity, n. isokukun, ifarasin.

Nuptial, adj.

igbeyawo.
v.t.

olut<J.
t<J.

and

i.

k?,

Obsequie8, n.pl. ise ilana isinku ; isinku yide. Observance, n. ikiyesi, igb9ran.
Observation, n. ikiyesi, gbolohun
9*9-

Nurture, n. onj?, ^9. Nut, n. koro eso igi. Nutriment, Nutrition, n.


bib9-

onje,

Observe,

v.t.

and

i.

se

akiyesi,

tf

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Observer, n. olukiyesi, 0U199. Obsolete, adj. ti atij9. Obstacle, n. ohun idina, idiw?.

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Of, prep,
ti, niti.

OMN
Off, adv. kuro.

Offal, n. igb$, ifun ^ran, iw9danii.

Obstinacy,
olori

n.
lile.

aigbvran,
$e

agidi,

Obstinate,

adj.

agidi,

?e

Offence, n. 999, ikos$, ohun idugbolu, ohun ibaninuj'9. Offend, v.t. and i. ba-ninu-je, s$,

aigb9ran.
Obstruct,
v.*.

mu k9S9.
and
i.

di

ti

911a.

Offender, n. 9I999.
Offensive, adj.

Obstruction, n. idityna, idiw9Obtain, v.t. and i. ri-gba, ni , gba. Obtainable, adj. gbigba, riri. Obtrude, v.t. lakaka W9. Obtrusion, n. Uakaka w$. Obviate, v.t. yq kuro, mu kuro
l9na.

kun fun
n.
i.

drun,

mu

ibaJ9 wa.
Offer,
v.t.

igbeja.

and

ru-9D9

fi-19,

fi-fun.

Offerer, n. eniti o rub9-

Offering, n. 909, 9r9.


Offertory, n. ohun it9r9, idawo. Offhand, adv. or adj. laimuratele.
Office, n.
is9,

Obvious, adj.

lai^oro

ri,

hihan

gbangba.
Occasion, n. aye, (>na. idi. Occasional, adj. l^kan. Occasionally, adv. lf^kan. Occident, n. iha IW9 drun. iw9-drun. adj. ti Occidental, n. ara iw9-6run.
Occult, adj. eyiti o farasin. Occupant, n. olugbe, ^niti o ni ini, eniti rub^ nip9.

ipo is9, oye.

Officer, n. ijoye, 011S9, olori, tftu.


Official,

adj.

labe

as9,

nipa

agbara oye.
Officiate, v.i. se is9 oye.

Officious, adj. sadasi, sofofo b9.

Offshoot, n.
Oft,

ehu eweko.
Oftentimes,
adv.

Offspring, n. 9019, iran.

Often,
inter.

nigba-kugba,

nigba
!

pup9.

Occupation, n. i^e, ini. Occupier, n. olugbe. Occupy, v.t. ^6wo, 9^9, gba ip6. Occur, v.i. 89, nan. Occurrence, n. ohun ti o s$, ohun alabapade.

Oh,

Ye

Aa

Oil, n. ororo, epo, 9ra.

Oily, adj.

ti epo. Oil-palm, n. 9P9.

Ocean, okun. Ochre, n. ef un pupa rusurusu, ila. Octagon, n. onigun meJ9.


n.

okun

nla,

agbami

Ointment, n. ohun ikunra. Old, Olden, adj. darugbo, gbo.


Old-times,
lailai.

adv.

igba

atiJ9,

ti

Olive, n. igi ororo ni il9

aw9n Ju.

Octave, n.

m9J9,

iJ9 k9J9, ikeJ9-

October, n. osu kewa 9dun. Ocular, adj. ti oju.


Oculist, n.
eniti

nwo arun

oju.

Omega, n. opin. Omen, n. ami nkan ti mb9. Ominous, n. ami ti buburu mb9.
Omission,
ifisil?.

ti

Odd, adj. laigun gege, laibamu. Odds, n.pl. aisedede, anfani, ija. Ode, n. orin.
Odious, adj. ni
irira.

n.

lfok9Ja,

igbagbe,
fi-sil^.

Omit,

v.t.

fo-k9Ja, gbagbe,

Odium,

n.

irira.

Odoriferous, adj. ti o ni drun. Odour, n. drun, dkiki.

Omnipotence, n. agbara allopin, iwa ti Olodumare. Omnipotent, adj. Olodumare, ni agbara allopin.
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Omnipresent,
adj.

100

ORG
Opposite, adj.
k9Jusi,
tirisi.

gbogbo

ni

iwa ni akoko kanna.

ibi

Opposition,
is9tasi.

n.

ik9Jusi,

ijiyan,
ni-lara,

Omniscient, adj.
le ri

p^gbpn

jul?,

olum$ ohun gbogbo, ti o si ohun gbogbo. Omnivorous, adj. jij? ohun gbogbo. On, prep. lori. Once, adv. l?kan, nigba kan.

Oppress,

v.t.

wahala,
re-je.

p<Jn-loju,

Oppression, n. inilara. Oppressive, adj. nilara, ppnloju. Oppressor, n. aninilara. Opprobrium, n. egan, ebu.
Optic, adj. ti oju.

One, adj. okan, eni. Oneness, n. ispkan. Onerous, adj. lile, inira.
Oneself, pron. on tikarare. One-sided, adj. li $gb9 kan,
li

Optimism, n. igbagD9 pe gbogbo nkan nsise fun rere.


Option, n. iyan, iwu, if^. Opulence, n. 91:9, 91a. Opulent, adj. tyr^, I9I&, la.
Or, conj. tabi. Oracle, n. ibi idahun, <?r9 lye,
^>r9 ijinl^.

apa kan. Onion, n. alubosa. Onlooker, n. oluworan. Only, adv. okansoso, pere.
Onset, n. ikolu ; ipari. Onslaught, n. ik9lu, ipakupa.

Oral, adj. fifenus9. Orally, adv. nipa 9r9-enu.

Onus, n. eru,

inira.

Onward, adv. siwaju. Onyx, n. okuta oniyebiye kan. Ooze, v.t. and i. sun-jade, tujade.
n. ^re, petepete.

Orange, n. 9san, orombo. Orange-blossom, n. itana

igi

orombo.
Orang-outang, n. inaki.
Oration, n. is9r9 gbangba. Orator, n. alagba&9, alas9dun. Orb, n. ayika, k^k^.

Opaque, adj. su, ti k6 m9 gara. Open, v.t. si-sile, ya ; tum$. adj. sisi ; nigbangba ; yiya. Open-handed, adj. law$, tuwpka. Open-hearted, adj. tunuka, lailetan.

Orchard, n. 9gba igi eleso. Ordain, v.t. yan, se liana,


oye.

fi

je

Opening, n. isinu, isisil$. Openly, adv. nigbangba.


Operate,
se.
v.t.

and

i.

se,

fi

agbara

Ordeal, n. idanwo lile, ifimuaje. Order, n. ase, 939, Ito. v.J. to I9S9S9, pa-las9, fi as9 fun. Orderly, adv. I9S9S9.
Ordinal, n. as9, iwe ofin.

Operation, n. ise, ise lara enia. Operator, n. osise.

Ophthalmia, n. arun oju.


Opiate, n.

Ordinance, n. ilana, as9. Ordinary, od;. nipa ilana, ki ise pataki.


Ordinate, adj. isedede. Ordination, n. ilana in enia J9

ogun imu

ni sun.

Opine, v.t. sebi, gbiro. Opinion, n. Ird, lm$.

oye
atini-

alufa.

Opponent, n. 9ta, asodi,


laiya.

Ordnance, n. ib^n tabi agba nla.


Ore, n. irin aipo tutu.

adj.

kikojusi.

Opportune, adj. akoko ti o w$. Opportunity, n. aye, $na, Igba. Oppose, v.t. se odi si, se idena, tl
laiya.

Organ, n. duru, ohun ara enia.

elo,

etd

Organization, n. ikoj'9, ito 193939. Organize, v.t. and i. td I9S9S9.


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Orient, n. iha ila orun. Oriental, adj. ti lla-orun.
ila-orun.
Orifice, n. enu, oju, isisile.

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OVE
v.t. pese fun. Outgoing, n. ijade I9. Outgrow, v.t. dagbaju. Outlaw, n. igara, alailabo ofin,

Outfit,

n.

ara

Origin, n. ipilese, ib?re, aseseiwa.


Originally,

ole.

Original, adj. ti atetekp^e, adase. adv. nipiles?.


v.t.

Originate,

and

i.

piles?, bere,

da-sile.

Ornament,
19S9.

n.

ohun

939.

v.t.

se

Outlay, n. inawo. Outlet, n. oju isan jade. Outlive, v.t. wa laye lehin iku elomiran. Outlook, n. is9na, iwo iwaju. Outlying, adj. niwaju. Outpour, v.t. tu-jade, san-jade.

Orphan, n. Orphanage,

alailobi.

n.

ibiti

a se it9Ju

aw9n
Oscillate,

alailobi.
li

Outrage, n. ika rek9Ja, ilokulo. Outrageous, adj. buru rek9ja. Outright, adv. lesekanna, patapata.

Orthodox, adj. ye
v.t.

ek$.
i.

and

tl

siwa

ti

Outrun,

v.t.

sare

ya

kpja.

s^hin.

Osprey, n. idl 6kun.


Ostensible,
adj.
ti

Outset, n. ijadelp, ibere. Outshine, v.t. ran-jade, rek9Ja.

ran-

ohan nigba-

ngba.
Ostensibly,
adv.

Ostentation, sode.

nigbangba. ihan isefefe, n.

Outside, n. iha ode. Outsider, n. ara ode.

Outspoken, adj. laiya, S9r9


b9ru.

lai-

Ostentatious, adj. nsefefe, nihal?


Ostler, Hostler, n. olut9Ju esin

Ostrich, n.

6gongo

(?tye).

Other, adj. omiran. Otherwise, adv. bikose

bf,
v.a.

bi

bek9. Ought, n. ohunkohun.


iba.

na-jade, tan kale. na. Outward, adj. siha ode. Outwardly, adv. nigbangba. Outwear, v.t. 16 gb6. Outwork, n. ise ode. v.t. sis?

Outspread,

v.t.

Outstretch,

v.t.

yq

rek9Ja. Oval, adj. p9gbun, p$k9, bi


eyin.

ti

Ounce, n. ida mejila iw9n kan. Our, Ours, pron. ti wa.


Ourselves, pron. Ont, adv. lode.

Ovation, n. iyin.

awa

tikarawa.
ija,

Oven, n. aro, idana.


Over, O'er, prep, lori, rek9Ja. ni aniyan Overanxious, adj.
rekpja.

Outbreak, Outburst, n. ariwo.

as9

Ontcast, n. ifunkale, asatl, isa nsa.

Overawe,

v.t.

t9-ba,

deruba.

Outcome,

n. ipari si, iy9ri

si.

Outcry, n. igbe. Outdistance, v.t. yasile pup9. Outdo, v.t. se-rek9Ja, tay9Outdoor, adj. lode. Outer, adj. ode.

Outermost, adj. ode tyhun tyhun.

Overbear, v.t. bori. Overboard, adv. subu somi lati inu 9k9Overburden, v.t. deru pa. Overcast, v.t. su bo. Overcharge, v.t. bu owo le ju. Overcloud, v.t. ikuku bo. Overcome, v.t. bori, s?gun.
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Overcrowd, v.t. fun-pp, kun-p9. Overdo, v.t. se aseju. Overdue, adj. kpja akoko. Overexert, v.t. 16 agbara ju. Overflow, v.t. and i. san jade bo mole. Overhang, v.t. and i. yori jade. Overhead, adv. lori, loke. Overhear, v.t. gbo finrin.
Overjoy, v.t. y$ rekoja. Overland, adj. pna ile. Overlay, v.t. fi-bo. Overlook, v.t. fojufoda. Overmuch, adv. ppju. Overnight, n. ale ana.
Overplus, n. ele.

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PAL
Pacifier, n. onilaja.

Pacify,

v.t.

tu,

rp.

Pack, n. eru, dkete. t>.. di eru. Package, n. eru, edidi. Packer, n. eniti o di eru. Packet, n. edidi kekere. Packing, n. palemp, di-eru. Pad, n. irori kekere, osuka.
Paddle, n. Iwale, aje.
v.t.

and

i.

wa

j^,

sire

ninu omi.
esin.

Paddock,

n.

9gba awpn

Padlock, w. agadagodo. Paean, n. orin ayp isegun.

Pagan, n. Paganism,
t$.

keferi,
n.

abprisa.

Overpower,
Overrule,

v.t.

bori,

fi

agbara

Iwa aw9n keferi. iransek9iiri. Page, n. ewe iwe Pageant, n. ifihan, aworan, isire.
;

v.t. pase. Oversee, v.t. bojuto. Overseer, n. alabojuto. Overshadow, v.t. siji bo. Oversight, n. esl; ibojuto. Oversleep, v.t. and i. asunju. Overspread, v.t. tanka. Overtake, v.t. ba, le-ba. Overthrow, v.t. bl-subu. n. ibi-

Pail, n.

koroba,
ro.

9p<j>n.
v.t.

Pain, n. irora, ^dun, riro.

dun,
Painful,

adj.

didun

ni.

ailedun, airo. Painstaker, n. asise, alappn. Painstaking, adj. niseninu, lap9n. Paint, n. tiro, aj$, $da, ese.
Painless, adj.
v.t.

kun,

fi
fi

tiro

kun.

subu. Overturn, v.t. and i. yipada. Overweight, n. iwuwo ju. Overwhelm, v.t. bd-mple, teniae.

Painter, n. a

9da tabi ese kun

nkan.
Pair, n.

awe meji, ohun meji ti o ba ara W9n mu. v.t. and i. pin ni meji, so nkan meji

Overwork,

v.t.

and

i.

sise rek9Ja.

Owe,
Owl,

v.t.

je ni gbese.

n. owiwi.

v.t. jewp, ni. oluwa, olohun. Ownership, n. oninkan, olohun. Ox, Oxen, n. malu.

Own,

adj. temi.
n.

P9Palace, n. afin, ile 9ba. Palatable, adj. ladun. Palate, n. im9 it9wo.
Palatial, adj. bi ti afin.

Owner,

Palaver, n. apeJ9, apero. adj. fuw9fuw9, jijoro, Pale,

Oyster, n. isan.

T9nd9nr9nd9n.
Paleness,
Pallor,
n.
ise

fuwp-

fuw9.
Palisade, n. igi 9gba. Pall, n. as9 ileke igunwa,

a9
se.

Pace, n. Irln, gbere.


Pacific, adj.

isis$.

v.t.

and i.

rin

bibo posi. Pallet, n. ibusun


Palliate,
v.t. fi

ti

fi

koriko

tutu, pele, parpr9.

Pacification, n. ilaja.

b6, die, din irora ku.


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n. 9p<? ; at?l9W9. Palm-oil, n. epo.

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PAR
Paralyze,
v.t.

Palm,

89-di oku, pasara.


n.
olori,

Paramount,
titay9.

adj. ni pataki, leke,

Palm-wine, n. ^mu. Palmy, adj. nis9gun.


Palpable, adj. laisoro
iri,

pataki.

Paramour,
nigba-

n. oluf$, ale.

ngba.
Palpitate, v.i. mi I19I9. Palpitation, n. imih^l^.

Parapet, n. odi, abo fun ologun.

aw9n

Palsy, n. arun ?gba. Paltry, adj. lainiye, lainilari.

Paraphernalia, n.pl. ohun 999. Paraphrase, n. iladi, itum9 9r9. n. ap9nni, onirara, Parasite,

afom9.
Parasol, n. igborun. Parcel, n. edidi, egblnrin. v.t. pin
da.

Pamper,

v.t.

fi

onJ9 didun 09,

j? aj(?kl.

9m
si

kekere
kekere,

Pamphlet, n. iwe kekere alaidilu. Pan, n. awop^t^, ikoko. Pandemonium, n. rudurudu. Pander, v.t. and i. ranlpwp.
Panegyric, n. iyin ^ni logo. Pang, n. irora, irora obirin
nrpbi.
ti

Parch, v.t. and i. gb?, yan. Parched, adj. iyangb9.

Parchment, n. aw9 ik9we si. Pardon, n. idariji, ifiji.


dariji.

v.t.

Panic, n. ipaiya. Pannier, n. gari fun 9m.

Pardonable, adj. didariji, nfiji. Pare, v.t. r^-leti, r^-lori, keku.


Paregoric, n. ogun itunilara. Parent, n. obi.

Panoply, n. ihampra ogun ni pipe. Pant, v.t. and i. mi hele. Panther, n. am9tekun, akata. Pantry, n. ile awo onje. Pap, n. onje awx?n 9m9-9W9. Papa, n. baba.

Parentage, n.
Parenthesis, n.

I99I9.

ami kan ninu iwe,

bayi

).

Papaw,

n. ibepe, sigu.

Paper, n. iwe, takada. Par, n. isedede, is9gb9gba. Parable, n. owe, akawe. Parabolical, adj. nipa owe, nipa

Paring, n. epo eso. Parish, n. sakani it9Ju alufa kan. Parity, n. isedede, iJ9ra, id9gba.

Park, n. 9gba nla.


Parley, n. ba-s9r9.

9^

sis9.

v.t.

and

i.

akawe.
Parade, n. inhan.
Paradise,
itoles?

9m9-ogun,

9gba n. 9run rere ; daradara ti o ni itura. Paradox, n. ^9 meji ti o se bi^nipe nw9n yat9 si ara W9n.
Paraffin-oil, n. ororo fitila.

Parliament, n. aJ9 9ba, igbim9 9ba. ti ilana adj. Parliamentary, igbim9 9ba. Parlour, n. gbangan. Parole, n. ^9 9nu, ^9 91a.

Paroxysm,
9m'.

n. djojo, giri.

Parricide, n. pipa

baba

tabi iya

Paragon, n. ap^r?. Paragraph, n. gbolohun 9r9, ori


Parallel,
n.
iJ9ra,

ifarawe,

ise-

dede.
Paralysis,
n.

Parrot, n. odid9, " aiyekota?." Parry, v.t. yi si apakan, gb^n kuro, y^-kuro. tykanjua, adj. Parsimonious, lojukokoro.

ainiagbara,

egba.

Parsimony, n. ihaw9, 9kanjua.


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Parson, n. alufa. Parsonage, n. ile alufa.
Part,
v.t.

104

PAW
n.

Pastorate,
alufa.
ipin.

egb9 alufa,

oye

w.

apakan,
i.

ipa,

Pastry, n. akara.

and

pin, ya.

Partake, v.t. and i. ba-pln. Partaker, n. alabapin.


Partial, adj.
ti

papa oko tutu, Pasture, n. koriko, ij$ fun ?ran.


Pat,
v.t.

and
fi

i.

fi

9W9
tun

lu J9J9.
ae, 9I9.

apakan,

ni

Patch,

v.t.

a?9

ojusaju.
Partiality, n. iaojuaaju.

n. 9I9.

ba-pin. Participation, n. ibapin. Particle, n. kiun, glngin. Particular, #. pataki, y^ fun


Participate,
v.*.
i.

am2

Patchwork, n. a&9 irepe ti a I9 lu. Pate, n. awuj?. Patent, adj. ai SU9 nigbangba. n. a&9 itxjsi nikan. Paternal, adj. ti baba.
Path, n.
911a,

afiyesi, idi.

ipa

911a.

t$ pinpin. adv. san, papa, Particularly, p^lup^lu, ni pataki. Parting, n. ipinya. Partisan, n. ^niti o daw9p9 bani ae nkan.
Particularize,
v.t.

Pathetic, adj. inu yiy9, ni ikanu, ni ibanuj'9. Pathless, adj. laini 9na. Pathos, n. if$ inu, irad9 inu. Pathway, n. oju 9na. Patience, n. suru, ipam9ra. onisuru, 9niti o n. Patient, nr9Ju, alaisan. adj. nisuru,

Partition, n. ikele, ipin.

Partly, adv. ni apakan.

Partner, n. alabapin, 9gb9, alabaais9, ^nikeji.

laikanju.

Patriarch, n.

baba

nla.

Partnership, n. aJ9se, ajumoaep9. Partridge, n. aparo. Party, n. 9gb$, pwpkan, apakan.


Pass, n.

Patrimony, n. ogun.
Patriot, n. oluf$ U9 r$ nitot9. Patriotism, n. if ilu 9m.

9na

larin

igba sinu.

v.t.

oke meji iwe and i. koja.


;

Patrol,
ilu

v.t.

and
lati

i.

89 ibudo, yi
n. 0IUS9.

ka

dabobo.

Passable, adj. gbigba, jij9 fun, ti a le kpja.

Passage, n. pna, ajo loju omi. Passenger, n. ero. Passing, adj. nk9Ja I9. Passion, n. Iwa, itara, ibinu
ijiya.

Patron, n. alabo, alaf^hinti. Patronage, n. itilehin, irantyw^. abo, oju rere. Patronize, v.t. ti-l^hin, $e oju
rere
si.

Pattern, n. ap^r?, awose, aworan. Paucity, n. kere, di9 kiun.

Passionate, #. aonu, runu. Passive, adj. nir^le, laiaise. Passover, n. AJ9 irekpja. Passport, n. iwe ifunilaye lati koja tabi lati W9I6.
Past, adj. eyiti o k9Ja. Paste, n. iy^fun, isu, ate,
ogi.

Pauper, n. talaka, alaini. Pause, v.i. duro, simi. n. iduro, idak9, isimi. Pave, v.t. fi okuta t$. Pavement, n. tit$ okuta.
Pavilion, n. ag9.

v.t. fi ate mu. Pastime, n. idaraya, isire. Pastor, n. ol u9 -agu tan, alufa. ^Mtoral, adj. ti 0I1199 agutan,

Paw, n. ekanna 9ranko. v.t. and i. hale, ya li ekanna. Pawn, v.t. fi S9fa, fi dogo.
n. iw9fa.

Pawnbroker,

n. 9lofa.

ti 1S9 alufa.
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Pay, v.t. san owo. Payable, adj. sisan. Payment, n. isanwo. Pea, Pease, n. popondo. Peace, n. alafia. Peaceable, adj. lalafia.

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Pen, n. kalamu, agbo eran.
se-m<
;

PER
v.t,

k9we.

Penal, adj. y$ ni ijeniya. Penalty, n. ijiya, isenis9.

Penance,
etutu.

w.

is9

ironupiwada,

Peacemaker,

n. onilaja.

Pence, n.
Pencil, n.

Peaceoffering, n. 9b9-alafia. Peacock, n. ^iye ologe. Peak, n. ori oke, sonso.


Peal, n. iro agogo, iro ara.
Pearl, n.

owo baba. ohun elo ik9we.

Pendant, n. dogbo-dogbo, ohun


999.

Pendent, adj. sisor$,

r$.

okuta oniyebiye.

Pendulum,
Penetrate,
da-lu.

n.
v.t.

fifl-agogo,

isor$.

Peasant, n. agb?, aroko. Peat, n. koriko gbigb? ti a lo lati ti dana.


Pebble, n. okuta

and

i.

lu-aluja,

w$w$.

Penetration, n. ilaluja; oye.

9gb9iu

Peck,

v.t.

J9,fi

ag6go

mu bi
^tp.

^iy?.

Peculiar, adj. $to.


Peculiarity, n.

Peninsular, n. U9 ti omi f 9^ yika. Penitence, n. ironupiwada, ikanu


9S9.

iwa

Pecuniary, adj. ti owo. Pecunious, adj. li 9^. Pedagogue, n. olukp. Pedal, adj. ti 939. Pedant, n. asefefe ninu ^kp. Pedantry, n. isefefe ni fifi ^kp han. Peddle, v.t. and i. kiri ?ja, sajapa
9ja.

Penitent, n. onironupiwada, aka-

nu

939.

Penknife, n. 9b9 kekere.


n. ak9we. Penmanship, n. <Jna ik9we, kalamu. Pennant, n. asia t^r^ gigun. Penniless, adj. laini owo. Penny, n. owo baba.

Penman,

ilo

Pedestal, n. ipil^, 999. Pedestrian, n. irinkiri li 999. Pedigree, n. iran, itan.

Pension, n. owo isimi l^nu Pensioner, n. ^niti o gba


isimi.

i9.

owo

Pedlar, w. alarinkiri 9Ja tita. Peel, v.t. and i. bo li epo, bo li aw9. n. epo.

Peep,

v.i.

b9-wo.

n.

ib9wo,

iy9jusi.

Pensive, adj. Pensiveness, n. ikanu, ironu. Penury, n. aim, talaka. People, n. oril9 ede, enia. tedosi, fi enia si.

v.t..

Peer, n. ijoye, olori, 9191a. Peevish, adj. sonu, rord.

Peevishness, n. isonu, irord.

Peg, n. ekan. v.t. and ekan. Pelican, n. 9iy9 ofu.


Pellet, n. isu kekere.

i.

kan

li

Pepper, n. ata. Peppermint, n. efinrin ata. Peradventure, adv. b9ya, alabapade. n. iyemeji, aidaju.

Perambulate, v.t. rin la Perambulation, n. Irin

ja.

laja.

Perceive, v.t. kiyesi, ri. Perception, n. ikiyesi, iro, 9gb9n:

Pell-mell, adv. nirudurudu.


Pellucid, adj.
Pelt,
v.t.

m9
i.

gara.

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n.

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Perchance, adv. boya, iii alabapade. Percussion, n. ilumora. Perdition, n. iparun, isegbe. Peremptory, adj. pelu agbara. Perennial, adj. niduro pe titi,
tito.
v.t. se Perfect, adj. pe, pipe. asepe, mu-pe, se-tan.
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PER
Perpendicular, adj. niduro sansan.

Perpetrate,
;

v.t. se,

da

?se.

Perpetration, n. idese.

Perpetual, adj. lailai, titi Perpetually, adv. titi 1$.

I9.

pe titi. Perpetuate, v.t. Perpetuity, n. iduro lailai,


randiran.

mu

ati-

Perfection, n. pipe, isepe. Perfectly, adv. dajudaju,


pipe.
Perfidious, adj. laisoto, Perfidy, n. etan, aisoto.
li

sasa,

Perplex, v.t. damu, se rounroun. Perplexity, n. idamu, ipaiya.


Perquisite, n. itosi ipin, ere

owo

etan.

Perforate,

v.t.

and

i.

lu-ja,

da

lu.

Perforation, n. iluja, didalu. Perforce, adv. nipa agbara.

lenu ise. Persecute, v.t. se inunibini si. Persecution, n. inunibini. Persecutor, n- oninunibini. Perseverance, n. iduro sinsin,
iforiti.

Perform, v.t. and i. se, mu-se. Performance, n. ise, imuse. Performer, n. oluse, asise. Performing, adj. nse nkan. Perfume, n. orun didun. v.t. fi orun didun kun. Perfumer, n. oloja orun didun.
Perfunctory,
bikita.
adj.
laikasi,
lai-

Persevere,
Persist,

v.i.

foriti,

duro

sisin.
foriti,

v.i.

teramose,

dimu
idimu

sinsin.

Persistence, n.

iterance,

iforiti,

sinsin.

Persistently, adv. ni teramo.

Perhaps, adv. boya.


Peril, n.

ewu.
akokd, Igba
;

Perilous, adj. lewu.

Person, n. enia, eni kan, oluwar?, alamorin. Personage, n. enia nla kan. Personal, adj. ti enia. Personify, v.t. fi ohun se akawe
enia.

Period, n.

opin.

Periodical, adj. lakoko, nigbagba.

Perish, v.i. gbe, segbe. Perishable, adj. sisegbe. Perjure, v.refl. bura eke.

Perspiration, n. ilagun, ogun. Perspire, v.t. and i. lagun.

Perjurer, n. abura eke. Perjury, n. ibura eke.

Persuade, v.t. yi-lokan pada, tan. iyipada 9kan, Persuasion, n. palerdda. Persuasive, adj. ti a le yipada.
titi.

Permanence, Permanent,
laiyese.

n.
n.

iduro, ipe

Pert, adj. lafojudi.

duro
i.

pe
lara.

titi,

Pertain,

v.i.

se
n.

ti.

Pertenacity,

agidi,

idimu-

Permeate,

v.t.

and

wo

sinsin.

Permissible, adj. funlaye. Permission, n. ibunlaye, ijewo


fun.

Pertinacious,

adj.

sagidi.

Pertness, n. iyaju si, afojudi. Perturb, v.t. ru-soke.

Permit,
n.

v.t.

and

i.

bun

laye, je.

iwe ifayefun. Pernicious, adj. niparun,


lara.

Perusal, n. ikawe. Peruse, v.t. fi akiyesi kawe.

nipa-

Pervade, v.t. la jale. Pervasion, n. ilakoja.


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Perverse, adj. saigD9ran, lodi si. Perverseness, ft. agidi, ayidayida, iyapa. Pervert, v.t. yi-po, yi-pada, ba-je.
n.

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PIN
Physic, ft. im9 ogun. Physician, w. onisegun. Piano, Pianoforte, n. duru apata. ^niti o te duru, Pianist, w. aluduru.
Piazza, n. 9dede.
v.t. and i. sa, saJ9, y9-jade, yan; ji, jale. Pickaxe, n. 9k9 itule.

ak9-igbagb9

sile.

Pervious, adj. lafo, niluja. Pessimist, ft. eniti ohun kan kd

Pick,

dara loju
Pest,
ft.

r$.

arun, iypnu.
v.t.

Pester,

yo-l<?nu.
n.

Picked, adj. yiyan.


Picnic,
ft.

ajakale arun. Pestle, ft. omori-odo. Pet, ft. $ro ike, ayanf$ ; ibinu.
Pestilence,
v.t.

irin

9gb^ kan

lati

gba

afefe.

ke.
w.

Petition,
v.t.

and
ft.

i.

9b e, ibere, adura. b?b?, tprp.

Petitioner,
Petrify,
v.t.

9^9,
i.

?niti nt9r9.

89 di okuta. Petroleum, n. ororo ti a fa jade lati inu U9. Petted, adj. kike.
Petticoat,
ft.

and

Picture, n. aworan, apere. Picturesque, adj. o y^ aworan. Piebald, adj. Iaw9 pup9, adikala. Piece, ft. 9la, idasa, apa, irepe, ebu. v.t. tunse. Pier, ft. afara ti o y9 sinu omi.
Pierce,
Piety,
v.t.
ft.

and i. W9nu, gun, la-19. ib9W9 fun Qtyrun, ibu


if9kansin.

9la
Pig,
ft.

fun,
elede.
ft.

ewu
kere,

obirin.
lainilari.

Petty,

adj.

Pigeon,

^iy^le.
n. enia

Petulance, n. afojudi, ainisuru. Petulant, adj. lafojudi, niwara. ^ew, ft. ibujoko ni ile Ql9run.

Pigmy, Pygmy,
rara.

kukuru

Pike,
Pile,

ft. ft.

^9.
ebe,
okiti.
le
v.t.

Pewter, n.

awo

oje, tasa.
ft.

ko-J9,

Phantasm,
Phase,
ft.

Phantom,

iwin.
iri,

ko ohun
Pilfer, v.t. se

ohun.
jale.

hihan oju osupa,

Piles, n.pl. jedijedi.

ifarahan.

af9W9ra,

Pheasant, n. eiy^ iru agbe ati


aluko.

Pilferer, n. alaf9W9ra, ole.

Pilgrim, n. erd, alarinkiri, olub^


ft.

Phenomenon,
Phial,
ft.

ifarahan.
n.

igo kekere.

Philanthropist,
enia.

oninurere

si

ibi mimcj wo. Pilgrimage, n. ibe ibi mim9 wo, irin ajo li aiye, atipo, irin

ero.
if 9

Philanthropy, n.
rere
si

araiye, inu-

Pill,

ft.

isu ogun.
ft.

enia.

Pillage,

iko, ikogun.

v.t.

ko,

Philosopher, n. v^gb^n, olum$,

jale.

amdye,

olum9ran.

Pillar,

ft. ft.

9w$n, dpo.
ir9ri,

Philosophy, n. im$, 9gb9n.

Pillow,

timtim.
n.

Phlegm, ft. it9 9fun. Phosphorus, n. iru Ida kan ti o mole ninu okunkun. Phrase, n. gbolohun 9r9 kan.
Phthisis, n. ik9 fe.

Pillow-case, Pillow-slip,
ir9ri.

apo
v.t.

Pilot,

ft. atuk$, afonahan. arr^na.


ft. esusu ara, ror^. ekan.

Pimple,
igbati
a<ft>.

Phylactery,

n.

93a,

Pin,

ft.

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Pincers, n.pl.

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Plain-speaking, n. $ro aisi eru, $10 igboiya. Plaint, n. aroye.
Plaintiff,

emu.

Pinch, v.t. and i. ja-lekanna. Pine, n. oruk9 igi kan. v.i. rii, gbe, joro. Pineapple, n. 9pe oyinbo. Pinion, n. iy$ apa ; ide. v.t. di li apa. Pinnacle, n. sonso ori, tente. Pint, n. o^uwpn oninu kekere. Pioneer, n. asaju, alana sil?. Pious, adj. buyin fun, nifpkansin. Pip, Pippin, n. irugbin eso. Pipe, n. if ere, apd ; ikoko taba. Piper, n. afunfere.
Pique, n. ilara.
v.t.

n.

olunsin.

Plaintive,
iy<Jnu.

adj.

tanu,

kun fun
v.f.

Plait, n. ilplu,

iwun.

I9-I11,

wun,

di.

Plan, n. ero, apere. Plane, n. ohun elo


la.

ifa.

v.$.

fa,

Planet, n. irawp

ti

nyika drun.

Plank, n. apako.
n. eweko, eweb?, ohun elewe tutu. v.t. gbin, 1<J. Plantain, n. 9gede agbagba. Plantation, n. oko gbingbin. Planter, n. $gbin, afunrugbin. Plaster, n. ?fun, erup9 isanle, as9 ogun fun egbd. v.t. sanle,

Plant,

se lara

si,

mu-binu.
Piracy, n. ole Pirate, n. ole
Pistol, n.
Pit,
li li

oju omi okun. oju okun.


v.t.

ib(?n ilewp.

n.

ihd, isa oku.

sasa.

Pitch, n.

iw9n
n.

$da.

v.t.

and

i.

rle.

te-si, do-si.

Plasterer, n. ^niti nr^le.


Plastic, adj. sisu.

Pitcher,

ladugbo, ikoko ipo-

nmi.
Piteous, adj.
Pitfall, n.

Plat, w. 1I9 biri,

oko kekere.

kun fun
ofin.

iycjnu.

Plate, n.

awo

peruse.
nla.

ewuru,

Platform, n. pep?.
Platter, n.

Pith,

agbara, ohun pataki ifun 9pa.


n.

awo

Pithy, adj. lagbara.


Pitiful, adj. lanu,

Plaudit, n. iyin. Plausible, ad/, ni iwu

kun fun
v.t.

iy<Jnu.

li oju li ode, o se bienipe o y9 fun iyin.

Pittance, n.

owo onje

kikini.

Pity, n. anu, iycjnu.

se ami,
lati

se iy<Jnu.

Play, n. ire sise. v.t. and i. sire. Player, n. eniti o sire. Playfellow, n. egb? alabasire.
adj. kun fun ire Playground, n. ibi isire. Playtime, n. igba isire. Plea, n. $be, awawi.

Placable, adj. tituloju,


dariji, lilanija.

mura

Playful,

sise.

Placability, n. if$ ilaja.

Placard,
Place,
n.

n.

iwe
ipd,

afiyesi

ni

gbangba.
ibi,

aye,
fi-sile.

oye.

v.t. fi

sibi

kan

Placid, adjj lalafia, pele, j$.

Plead, v.t. and i. b^-fun, sipe. Pleader, n. elegbe, alatilehin, alabawi. Pleasant, adj. dun, wu, ayo.

Plague, n. iypnu, ajakale arun. v.t. yp-lenu, t<J. Plain, adj. obor<J, teju ; mpju.
n. petele,

Pleasantness, n. didun. Please, v.t. wu, se inudidun

si,

dunm9.
Pleasure, n. inu didun. Pledge, n. dgo, ohun $ri, 9fa. Plenary, #. kun ; p6.
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PON
iwe

^9^9.
emu
i.

Plenty, n. pup9, $p9l9p9. Pliable, adj. tit?, aisoro t?.


Pliers,
n.pl.

kekere.

Plight, n. iwa, ip6.

Plod,

v.t.

and
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t>..

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;

Plot, n.
biri.

lm9 buburu H9 di rikisi si, gbim9


buburu.
itule.
v.t.

buburu.
Plotter, n. onigbira9

Plough, n. ohun elo

and

i.

tul9.

Ploughshare, n. irin 9k9 itul?. Pluck, n-. igboiya, ilaiya ; Ifatu.


v.t.

Poignancy, n. mimu, tita, liloro. Poignant, adj. mimu, tita, didunni. Point, n. ami, oju, nkan afiyesi. i. v.t. and sami, t9ka si, fynahan. Pointer, n. ohun ti nf9nahan. Poise, v.t. and i. ise dede, is9gb9gba. Poison, n. or6, iw9. v.t. fi oro pa, ba-j'9. Poisonous, adj. lor6, 1UW9, nipani.

and

i.

fa-tu, ja,

fa-y9.

Poke,

v.t.

and

i.

bl,

ti.

Plucky, adj. laiya, nigboiya. Plug, n. edidi, idenu. Plum, n. eso igi kan. Plumage, n. iy$ 9iy9-

Pole, n. 9pa.
Police, n.

aw9n

9l9pa.

Plumb,

n.

6je

imunaro,

6je

Police-court, n. ile 9J9. Policy, n. oye is? it9Ju ilu, akoso. n. Polish, v.t. and i. dan, I9.

idiw^n.

didan,
Polite, adj.

lity.

Plumbline, n. okun-iw^n. Plume, n. iy9 ?iy9. v.t. tun iy9


se.

niwa

rere.

Politely, adv.

Plump,

adj. sanra. n.

Politeness, n. Politic, adj. moye,


v.t.

t$w$t$w$. iwa rere.


gb9n.

Plunder,
jale,

ikogun.

ko,

se igara.
rl

Plunderer, n. ole, igara. Plunge, v.t. and i. gbe-b$,

sinu

6ye isise akoso ilu. Poll, n. ori, iwe oruk9 aw9n ara ilu. v.t. and i. re lori, k9 oruk9 si iwe.
Politics, n.

nkan.
Plural, n. ju

Pollute,

v.t.

ba
n.

j$,

89 di aim<J.
aim<J,
eri.

Plus, n.
Ply,
v.t.

9kan I9. ifikun, ami kan bayi and


i.

Pollution,

ibaj$,

+
se

pelu +.
sise
laisimi,

Polygamist, n. eniti o ko obirin J9, olobirinpup9.

Polygamy,

n.

ilobirin

pup$,
ti

ap9n, wak$. Poach, v.t. and i. W9 si oko enikan


lati ji 9ran.

ikobirinJ9.

Pomade,

n.

ohun ipara

fi

Poacher, n. eniti o ji eran. Pocket, n. apo 9WU. v.t. fi sinu apo. Pocket handkerchief, n. gele
inuju.

9ra se. Pomegranate, n. oruk9 eso kan.

igi

Pomp, n. ogo, Pompous, adj.


asehan.

9S<J

pip9-

I999

pup9

ogo

Pocket money, n. owo-na. Pod, n. p6di est) igi. Poem, n. iwe akewi orin.

Pond, n. omi ikudu. Ponder, v.t. and i. rd, wadi. Ponderous, adj. wuwo.
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Post,
ft.
;

ons9 ibode iwe


ibi
is9.
v.t.

opoi.

ft.

ile

and

fi

Poop, n. Poor, adj. talaka, alaini. isunnigiri. Pop, ft. ii*9p9

iyara rin.
Postage,
v.t.
ft.

owo

ifiwe rans9-

and

i.

yq

foti.

Posterior, adj. ti 9hin. Posterity, n. iran at9le 9ni, iru


91119.

Populace, ft. aw9n ara ilu. Popular, adj. ninudidun aw9n enia, lokiki, yiy? fun aw9n
enia.

Posthumous,
baba.

adj. bibi l9hin ikii

Postman,
ft.

n.

apinwe

kiri.

Popularity,

if ^

enia, okiki ode.

Populate, v.t. mu *nie 1-9 si i. Population, ft. iye enia ilu kan. Populous, adj. kun fun enia. Porch, ft. iloro. Porcupine, n. ot$. Pores, n.pl. oju ilagun ara, iho

Postmaster, n. olori ibode iwe. Postmeridian, P.M., l9hin 9J9


kanri.
Post-office,
ft.

ile

ifiwe

ranse

ibode iwe. Postpone, v.t. and

i.

da-duro, fa-

kekeke

li

aw9

ara.

Pork, ft. 9ran 9^9. Porous, adj. kun fun iho. Porpoise, ft. 9ran ese.
ft. asaro, 9k9 afala. ebute, ibi igunl9 si. Portable, adj. riru, gbigbe. Portal, ft. 9ml 9na kekere. Portend, v.t. fi ami S9 nkan ti

S9hin, y9Postscript, ft. 9r9 ifikun iwe. Posture, ft. ip6, Iwa, aye, iduro.

Pot,

Porridge,
Port,
ft.

mb9

t9l9.

ft. ikok6. Potash, ft. eru igi sisun. Potato, ft. kukundukti. Potency, n. agbara, ipa. Potent, adj. lagbara, nas9Potentate, n. alagbara, 9ba. Potential, adj. lagbara, le. Potsherd, n. apadl.

Porter, ft. alaru.

onibode,

oluS9na

Pottage, w. Ip9t9.
Potter,
ft.

Porterage, n. owo alaru. Porthole, ft. oju ferese 9^. Portion, w. apakan, ipin, itori. Portly, adj. sigb9nl9. Portmanteau, n. apo ifi as9 si.

Pottery,

n.

Pouch,

ft.

am9k6k6. ibi am9koko, awo. apo, asunw9n.

Poulterer, n. aladi9, oluta adi9. Poultry, ft. aw9n adi9 ti a nsin.

aworan. Portray, v.t. fihan nipa aworan. Pose, v.t. and i. duro-niwaju nkan.
Portrait,
ft.

Position,
Positive,

ft.

ipd.

adj.

salaiyihun pada.
ini,

and i. fo 1119 lojiji. owo osuw9n kan agbo 9ran ti o ti wura sako. v.t. and i. gun si W9W9. Pour, v.t. and i. tu, da jade. Pout, v.t. and i. y9 suti ete si.
Pounce, Pound,
v.t.
ft.
; ;

Positively, adv. dajudaju, nitot9.

Poverty, n. aini,
;

osi, talaka.

Possess,

v.t.

ni ni

gba, jogun.

Possession, n. ini. Possessor, n. oluwa,


ini.

9tu ib9n. Powder, n. 9tu Power, ft. agbara, ipa, as9Powerful,


nas9.
adj.

9m ti
o

o ni

lagbara,
lailagbara,

nipa
lai-

Possibility, n. lilese, lile ri b9.

Powerless,
nipa.

adj.

Possible,

adj.

ni
sise.

sis9,

le

se,

lagbara

Practicable, adj. sis9, wulo.

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Practical, adj. wulo. Practice, n. i$e, ilo, iwa.

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Precocious,
iyaju.
adj.

ni

9gb9n

ju,

Practise,

v.t.

and
n.

i.

e, lo,

huwa.
?e,

Practitioner, olu^e.
Praise,
n.

alagb9W9le
v.t.

iyin.

yin.

Preconceive, v.t. rotele. Precursor, n. a^aju. Predecessor, n. 9niti o $aju 91U ninu oye.
Predestinate,
v.t.

Praiseworthy, adv. niyin, y^ lati


yin.

yan
ti

t$\$.

Predestination,
Predicate,
Predict,
v.t.

n.

iyant9l9.

Prance, v.i. fo kokata. Prancing, n. ire-sisa, fifo 99m. Prank, n. erekere. Prattle, v.t. and i. S9r9 bokiboki. Prattler, n. ^niti ns9r9 bokiboki.

Predicament, n. ip6

o $oro.

t9num9.

v.t. 391919. Prediction, n. is9t9l9. Predictor, n. alas9t9l9.

Prawn,
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n.

ede, alaka^a.
i.

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v.t.

mura
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t$\$.

v.t.

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W9P9, tay9,

t9r9.

Prayer, n. adura, 9b^, it9r9. Prayer-book, n. iwe adura. Prayerful, adj. ni 91m adura.
Prayerless, adj.

Predominate, v.t. J9ba, bori, tay9. Pre-eminence, n. ipo giga ju,


olori, ileke.

Preach, v.t. Preacher, n. Preamble, n.


as9aju.

gbadura. and i. wasu. oniwasu.


la*

Pre-eminent, adj. ga JUI9, titay9. Preface, n. 9r9 itum9 ifi^aju iwe.


Prefect, n. olori, ala^9.

ifihan

iwe,

9r9

Prefer,

v.t.

fi-^aju,

bu

iyin fun,

yan.
Preferable, adj. yiyan, dara ju. Preferment, n. igbeleke.
Prefix,
v.t.
fi

Precarious, adj. laidaniloju. Precaution, n. ifabam9 $aju, oye

aju.

Precede,

v.t.

aju nipa oye tabi

igba.

Precedence, n. i^aju. adj. ti i$aju. Precedent, ap9r9, i^e b<=> ri. Precept, n. ek9, ilana, ^9. Preceptor, n. oluk9, ala^.

Pregnancy, n. iloyun, oyun. Pregnant, adj. loyun ni 9gb9n kun-fun.


;

n.

Prejudice, n. ojusaju, idaJ9 t9l9.


Prelate, n. olori ninu iJ9-

Preliminary,
ipilffe.

adj.

ti

i?aju,

ti

Precession, n. i?aju 19. Precinct, n. a la, ipinl^. Precious, adj. niyebiye, niyelori.
Precipice, n. oke.
Precipitate,

Prelude, n. ifi^aju. Premature, adj. $aju akoko.

bebe 9gbun, bebe


tari
li ogedengbe, ogedengbe.

Premeditate,
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v.t.

r6 t^l^,

gbim9

Premeditation, n. ir6 t9l9, i^aro


t9l9.

v.t.
li

bi

$ubu

Precipitation, n. iwara, ikanju.

Premier, n. olori, a?aju.


i$aju, pataki.

adj. ti

Precipitous, adj. logedengbe. Precise, adj. lakoko gan. Precision,


n.

Premise, n. atete ro t^l^.


Premises, n.pl.
ile.

dede, g9g9,

igba

gan.
Preclude,
v.t.

Premium,
se 1119 'de, di l9na.

n. ere.
v.t.

Premonish,

kil9

fun

t.919.

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Premonition, n. ikity tabi ami

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Pretension, n. ifarahan bi otit9.
Pretext,
n.
idi

nkan

ti

mbp.

aisoto,

asehan.

adj. tete de b? Preoccupied, nsis9 miran I9W9. Preparation, n. imurasil^, ipeseipal^mp. sil?,

Pretty, adj. l9wa, dara. Prevail, v.i. bori, Sfgun.

Preparatory, Prepare, v.t.


t^l^,

adj.

palem^sil?.
i.

and

pese,

mura

Prevalent, adj. bibori-tankal?. yapa, pur9, v.i. Prevaricate, tanJ9. $r9 iyapa, n. Prevarication,
itanJ9.

pal^m^.

Prepossess, v.t. gba ini tq\$. laisi Preposterous, adj. Iait9 ; loju 9na.
Prerogative, n.

ohun

ti ise ti 9111.

Prevent, v.t. saju; di-l9W9. Prevention, n. idaduro, idil9W9. Preventive, adj. ni agbara idaduro.
Previous, adj. ti saju. Prey, n. ik6gun, ohun 9d9. k6 ik6gun, J9.
Price,
n.
iye,
v.i.

Presbyter,
alufa.

n.

alagba ninu

iJ9,

Prescience, n. in^tel?.
Prescribe, lana.
v.t.

and

i.

fi

as9 fun,

owo-9ya.

v.t.

y9wo,
Priceless,
yelori.

diyele.
adj. lailediyele, laini-

Prescription, n. iwe ilana. Presence, n. oju 9111, Iwa nibikan.

Present, adj. nisisiyi, I9W9I9W9, n. lojukoju. 9^, 9bun.


v.t. and i. fi-fun, gbe kal9 niwaju, ta-tyr?. Presentiment, n. im9t9l9. Presently, adv. nisisiyi, lojukanna,

Prick, n. egun.

v.t.

and

i.

fi-gun.

Prickly, adj. gigun, godogodo. Pride, n. irera, igberaga.


Priest, n.

alufa.

Priesthood, n. oris9-alufa,
alufa.

oye-

laip9.

Preservation, n. ipam9, it9Ju. Preserve, v.t. pa-m9, se it9Ju. Preserver, n. olupam9, olut9ju. Preside, v.i. se akoso, se olori. President, n. alakoso, olori. Press, n. Ibilu, 9P9 enia, ohun elo it9we. v.t. and i. t9, r9lu, ha li aye, su m<j>, fun. Pressure, n. ikim9le, tit 9, nfun.
Prestige, n. agbara iwa. Presume, v.t. audi, kugbu, dawdle

Prig, n. 9yaju, ole, asa enia. Prim, adj. nisedede, se g?.

Primal, adj. se pataki,


kina.

wa

ni ipo
olori,

Primary, adj. nipo ekini,


pataki.

Primate, n. olori ju ni iJ9. Prime, adj. dara pup9, pataki

kutukutu. Primer, n. iwe kika ekini.


li

Primeval, adj.

ti

Presumption,

e gba se be, gbagb9 laiwadi. n. ikugbu, igb9k9le nkan aidaniloju.

Primitive, adj. ti ib9r9, atijo, ti atetek9se.


Princess,

atetek9 b9r9. ti igba

Prince, n. 9m9-9ba, 9m9-alade. n. 9019 birin 9ba,


91119 -alade-obirin.

Presumptuously, adv. fi ikugbu se. Presuppose, v.t. ro t9l9. Pretence, n. asehan, ifarahan bi
otit9.

Principal,

n.
li

olori. olori.

adj.

ni

pataki,

Principalities,
i.

Pretend, v.t. and se asehan.

se bi 9nipe,

n.pl aw9n ijoye, U9 9m9 9ba, agbara oba.

Principally, adv. nipataki.

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Principle,
ipil?.

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Prodigality, n. inakuna, s6fo ; ilaw9.

PRO
ifi

n.

ipilese

ek9,

ofin,

ohun

Print, n. ami,

iwe

tit 9.

v.t.

t$,

sami

si.

Printer, n. at?we.

Printing, n. iwe tite.


Prior, adj. saju, ti saju.
Priority, n.
isaju, itele.

Prodigious, adj. tobi, p$ niyanu. Prodigy, n. ohun iyanu, 9miyanu. Produce, v.t. mu-jade, bi, so, hu. Product, n. nkan ti nhu jade,
eso,

imuwa,
adj.

iy9risi.

Prison, n.
Prisoner,

ile

n.

ew9n, tubu. elew9n, aratubu,

Productive,

eleso,

ibisi,

agbara imuwa.
Profanation, n. ibaj$, is9di aim<J. Profane, adj. lasan, aim<j>. v.t.
ba-j$, 89-di-aim<J.

onde.
Privacy, n. ibi Ik9k9, ibi ipamp. Private, adj. \kqkq, ifarapam9. Privately, adv. nik9k9.
Privation, n. aini.
Privilege, n. anfani.
v.t.

Profanity, n. ibaj9, aityw^.


Profess,
v.t.

and

i.

J9W9,

89

fun

li

nigbangba.
Profession, n. ij?w9, ipe, is9Professor, n. oluk9, oniJ9W9.
Proffer, v.t. fi-bun, fi-t9r$. Proficiency, n. il9siwaju, imupe. Proficient, adj. yiy9, tit$, pipe.
Profile, n.

anfani.

Privy, adj. ti ik9k9, ti ^nikansoso, ba a se imul?.


Prize, n. ere.
v.t.

diyele,

ka

si

ohun
Probable,
ti

iyebiye.
adj.
ti

Probability, n. boya, jiJ9 bi enipe.

aworan

ori tabi oju.


v.t.

le

danwo,

Profit, n. ere, anfani.

and

i.

le ridi.

jere.

Probably, adv. boya. Probate, n. iwe ifihan dajudaju. Probation, n. idanwo. Probationer, n. ^niti a ndanwo. Probe, n. ohun elo onisegun.
Probity, n. olot9, otit9.

Profitable, adj.
Profligate,
adj.

li

ere.

ninakuna, nifen. niwa buburu. kuf9, oniwa buburu, onif9kuf9. Profound, adj. jinl?, jinl9 ni im$. Profoundness, Profundity, n. ijinl9,

Problem, n. ^ran ti o soro. Procedure, n. itatesiwaju,


Proceed, v.i. t$ siwaju. Proceeds, n.pl. ikoJ9 owo.
Process, n. il9siwaju. Procession, n. irin 9P9

im9

ijinl9, jijinl^.

irin.

Profuse, adj. p9 rek9Ja. Progenitor, n. baba nla. Progeny, n. irandiran, 9m9. Prognosis, n. im9tele, i&9t9l9.

enia

Programme,

n.

iwe ohun

ti

a o

se ni ipade.

Proclaim, v.t. kede, 89 nigbangba. Proclamation, n. ikede. Procrastinate, v.t. and i. da-duro,
fasehin, mu-p9.

Progress, n. itysiwaju, imusan. v.i. I9 siwaju, mu-san.


Progression, n. ilosiwaju, ip9si. Progressive, adj. nl9 siwaju. Prohibit, v.t. k$-fun, da-duro,
di-l9na. Prohibition, n. ik9fun, idaduro,

Procrastination,
sflhin,

n.

iduro,

ifa-

imupe.

Procure, v.t. and i. ri-gba. Prod, n. olu ; ohun ti ori r9


sosoro.
v.t.

mu

idina.

gun

Prodigal, n. oninakuna.

Prohibitive, fun.

adj.

idaduro, kik9-

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Project, n. Iro, Igbero. ypri jade, gbiro.
v.t.

114

PRO
9na itankal^.

and

i.

Prop, n. itil9hin.

Propaganda,

n.

Prolific, adj. ni ibisi, ni ir$, hihu.

mu-pe, duro titi. Promenade, n. igbafef 9, 9na irin ni gbangba. v.t. and i. rin,
gba-af^f^.

Prologue, n. 9r9 isaju. fa-gun, Prolong, v.t.

Propagate, v.t. mu bi si i, p9 si. Propagation, n. idagba, iwu,


ip9si, itankal?.

Propel,

v.t.

ti siwaju, le

siwaju.

Propeller, n. aj9-9k9. Propensity, n. itesi, ifasi.

Prominence,
ketekete.

n.

iy9ri;

ihan
kete-

Proper, adj. y9, t<J. Properly, adv. ni-yiy9, ni titaj. Property, n. ohun ini, itosi.

Prominent, adj. y9ri


kete,
lokiki.

han

Promiscuous, adj. dap9, darudap9. Promise, n. ileri. v.t. and i. se


ileri.

Prophecy, n. is9t9l9. Prophesy, v.t. and i. s9-t9l9. Prophet, n. alas9t9l9, woli. Prophetess, n. woli obirin.
Propitiate,
v.t.

la-nija, se-etutu.

Propitiation, n. etutu.
ireti

Promising, adj. ni
dara.

pe yio

Proportion, n. ipo oniruru


si

nkan

Promontory, n. iy9ri U9 sinu okun, 8onso-il9. Promote, v.t. gbe-ga, gbe-leke,


sun-siwaju.

Promoter, n. agbenileke. Promotion, n. igbeleke,


siwaju.

isun-

ara W9n, osuw9n. Propose, v.t. da-im9ran, muwa fun ifiyesi. Proposition, n. imuwa fun ifiyesi, im9ran. Propound, v.t. gblm9, gbiro. Proprietor, n. oluwa, olohun.
Propriety, n. isedede, ibamu. Prose, n. iwe kik9.

Prompt,
tail,

adj.
v.t.

mura, kankan,
sun-se,

Resi

mu ^9

iranti,

si-leti.

Prompter, n. asinileti. Promptitude, n. imura, isetan. Promptness, n.kiakia nikankansi. Promulgate, v.t. kede, tan-kal?,
wi-kiri.

Prosecute, v.t. lepa, fi-siin. Prosecution, n. ifisim. Prosecutor, n. olufisun. Proselyte, n. alaw9se. Prospect, n. ifi oju si 9na, hihan,
iwo, iri. Prosper, v.t. and i. se rere, se asiki. Prosperity, n. alafia, asiki.
Prostitute,
n.

Promulgation, n. itankal^, ikede. alatankal?, n. Promulgator, akede. Prone, adj. ogedengbe, fa-si,
t9-si.

pansaga
v.t.

obirin,

agbere.

ta

fun

iwa
ise

buburu,
Prostitution,

lo ni if9kuf9-

n.

isagbere,

Proneness, n. it9si, ifasi. Prong, n. 9gun, ohun elo

pansaga.
bi
Prostrate, adj. ni ktybal?.
v.t.

amuga.

v.t.

fi-gun.

dabul9 d9bal9.
Prostration,
n.

Pronoun, n. vq ti a lo dipo orukQ nkan. Pronounce, v.t. and i. pe, 3^9.


Pronunciation, n. ipe, Proof, n. ami, 9ri.

idabul?,

laini

agbara.
Protect,
v.t.

dabobo.

is^.

Protection, n. abo. Protector, n. alabo.

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Protege, n. ^niti o ?lomiran.

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PUR
Publican, n. agbowode. Publication, n. ikede, it?we.
Publicly,

wa

lab? itpju

Protest, v.t. and i. t^numcj, kih?. n. ikede, ikil^.

Protract, v.t. fa-gun, mu-p?. Protraction, n. ifagun, imupe. Protrude, v.t. and i. ti siwaju.

adv. ni gbangba. Publish, v.t. 39 di mim$, kede, t9 iwe fun tita.

Publisher, n. eniti nte iwe tita. Pucker, v.t. and i. ki-iweje, ka.

Protuberance, n. iwu. Proud, adj. Igberaga. Prove, v.t. and i. dan-w6, ridi. Provender, n. sakasaka, koriko gbigb?. Proverb, n. owe. Proverbial, adj. di owe, lo bi owe.
Provide, v.t. and i. pese-sile, pese. Providence, n. ipese-sjle Qlorun

Puddle, n. 9g9d9 kekere, koto kekere. v.t. Puff, n. fif$, af?f? kan.

and

i.

f^-soke.

Pugilist, n. 9niti nfi

ikuku

ja.

Pugnacious, adj. onija. Pugnacity, n. iwa onija.


Pull,
v.t.

and

i.

fa.

Pullet, n.

9m9
ti

adie.
lati
fi

fun aw9n eda R$.


Provident,
adj.

Pulley, n.
tele,

ohun 9r9
o

gbe

ni

ipese

nkan
Pulpit, n.

wuwo
i.

soke.

niwoye.
Provider, n. apese. Province, n. igberiko. Provincial, adj. ti agbegbe ilu. Provision, n. onje, ipese tele.

aga iduro wasu.

Pulsate,

v.t.

and

lu kiki.

Pulse, n. ilu kiki


Pulverize,
v.t.

ti
i.

and
ifa

okan $wa. gun kunna,


;

Provocation, n. soke, it<J.

imubinu,

iru-

Pump,

n.

91*9
v.t.

orai lati inu


i.

kanga.

and
si.

fa-soke.

Provoke,
t<>.

v.t.

mu-binu, ru-soke,

Pumpkin, Punch, n.
lu,

n. elegede.
lilu

iho
adj.

v.t.

lu iho

Prow,

n.

iwaju 9k$.

na.
kiyesi

Prowess, n. igboiya, ilaiya. Prowl, v.t. and i. rin kiri

Punctilious,

nkan

wa

kinikini.

ohun ode.
Proximate, adj. sunm?, nitosi,
leti.

Proximity, n. itosi, eti. Proxy, n. ir9po, iduro fun. Prudence, n. oye, 9gb9n. Prudent, adj. amoye, 9l9gb9n. Prune, v.t. r$-l9W9, r9W9, ke kuro, w<Jn kuro. Pry, v.i. bojuwo, wadi.

Punctual, adj. se li akoko, se g. Punctuate, v.t. n ami si iwe kika. Puncture, n. iho kekere. v.t. and i. gun.

Pungent, adj. mu, tani. Punish, v.t. J9-niya. Punishment, n. lya, ijiya. Punt, n. 9k$ kekere. Puny, adj. kekere, alailera.
Pupil, n. 91119 ile iwe, ak^kc,).

Psalm,

n. orin

Psalmist, n.

mim9. ak9we orin rnim^.


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Puppy, Pup,
Purchase,
ra.

n.

9m9

aja.

v.t.

ra.

n.

ohun

ti

Pshaw,

inter. si9

Puberty,

n.

akoko
ti

ti

9k9nrin

dagba tan. ti gbogbo enia, Public, adj. mimp fun gbogbo enia.
tabi obirin

Purchaser, n. olura. Pure, adj. m<J, da saka, funfun ni iwa. Purge, v.t. w$-m$, w$.
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v.t.

Purification,
Purifier,
n.

Quaff,

and

i.

mu
v.t.

igbun.
i.

Quagmire,

n. ira.

Quail, n. apar6.

and

sojo,

beru, damu.
Quaint, adj.
ajeji.

Purloin,

v.t.

ji,

jale.

Purloiner, n. ole.

Quake,
aluko,

Purple, adj. aluko.

elese

aw9

gb$n, wariri. mi. Qualification, n. imuye.


v.i.
v.t.

Qualify,

and

i.

mu-ye.

Purport, n. itump. Purpose, n. ete, ero, nlepa.

ohun

ti

a
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Quality, n. iwa, agbara. Qualm, n. aibale eri pkan. Quandary, n. hiha sarin meji.

Purr, v.t. and i. kun bi ologini. Purse, n. apo owo. Purser, n. onit9Ju owo ninu pkp. Pursue, v.t. and i. lepa, tele. Pursuit, n. ilepa, itele. Purtenance, n. ikopp inu eran. Purvey, t>.$. and t. ra onje sile, pese sile fun. Purveyor, n. oluta ohun jije. Pus, n. pyun.

Quantity, n. titobi, iwpn, iye. Quarantine, n. dida okp duro


nitori

aisan.
ija, asp.
v.t.

Quarrel, n.

ja, s$.

Push,

v.t.

and

i.

tl bl, rp.

PUSS, Pussy, n. ologbd, ologini. Put, v.t. and i. fi-si. Putrefy, v.t. and i. ba-je, ra. Putrid, adj. rira, bibaje. Putty, n. emp, ate. Puzzle, n. isoro, g<j>, isuju. Pygmy, n. arara.

Quarrelsome, adj. nija. Quarry, n. iho nibiti a nf<J okuta. Quart, n. idamerin osuwpn. Quarter, n. idamerin ohunkohun. idamerin ni adj. Quarterly, merin, li osu metameta. olubojuto n. Quarter-master, ibugbe ati onje ti awpn

pmp-ogun.
Quartette, Quartet, n. eni merin. Quash, v.t. te-mole, segun.

Pyjamas, n.pJ. sokoto durukp. Pyramid, n. ibi isinku awpn Pharoah. Pyre, n. ikojo igi lati fi sun oku. Python, n. ojola.

Quaver, v.t. and i. wahun li orin. Quay, n. ebute, ibi igunle si. Queen, n. ayaba, oba obirin. Queenly, adv. or adj. bi ayaba. Queer, adj. yato, sodi.
Quell,
v.t.

mu-dake, pa-re,

te-

Q.
Quack, v.t. and adahunse.
i.

mple, segun. Quench, v.t. pa-ku, pana, parun. Querulous, adj. ainitelprun, rahun. Query, n. ibere, ere.
Quest, n. wakiri. Question, n. Ibere. v.t. bi i lere. Questionable, adj. niruju, aidaniloju.

ke bi pepeiye

Quack-doctor, n. adahunse. Qnackery, n. ifuja onisegun ti kd ni im$. Quadrangle, n. onigun mprin. eranko elese Quadruped, n. merin. Quadruple, adj. ni ilppo merin.

Quibble, n. ja lori nkan kekere. Quick* odj. yara, laye. n. alaye. Quicken, v.t. and i. sp di aye, sp-ji. Quickener, n. eniti o sp di aye.

Quicklime, n. eru
pa.

ti

a kd bu omi

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Quickly, adv. yarayara, kankan,
nisisiyi, kiakia, sirasira.

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Racket, n. ariwo. Itann^l?, Radiance, n.

idan

Quickness, n. iyara. Quicksand, n. iyanrln did$. Quicksighted, adj. oloju mimu. Quiescence, n. isimi, idak?. Quiescent, adj. simi, dak?. Quiet, adj. dak?, p?l?, idak?j?. and i. mu-simi, muv.t. par9r9, mu-dak?. Quietly, adv. ni idak?j?. Quietness, n. iwa p?l?, idak?j?. Quill, n. iy? apa ?iy? ti a lo lati
fi

maran.
Radiant, adj. titansan. Radiate, v.t. and i. tan, ran bi orun. Radical, adj. ti ipil?s?, ti gbongbo.
Radically, adv. tegbo-tigaga. Raft, n. adilu igi ti o fo loju omi.

Rafter, n. 9k? Rag, n. akisa.

il$, iti igi ile.

Rage,

n. irunu, ibinu.

v.i.

binu

k?we.

fufu, ru.

Quilt, n. as9 ibori akete. Quinine, n. egbogi iba. Quire, n. ewe-iwe m?rin-le-logun.

Ragged,

adj. alakisa, palapala.


v.t.

Raid, n. igboguntl.

and

i.

Quit, v.t. fi-sil?, k$-sil?. Quite, adv. patapata. Quiver, n. ap6-?fa. v.t.
gbfai.

gbogun si, r?lu. Rail, n. 9gba irin tabi


lori eyiti

ti igi, irin
v.t.

9^

il? nrin.

and

i.

and

i.

s?r9 ebu, S9r9 9gan.

Quorum,

n. iye

?gb?

ti

o to

lati

se ipade.

Quota, n. ipin. Quotation, n. $r9 agbas9, iye ti a nta ohunkohun. Quote, v.t. tun $r9 ?lomi wi, 39
iye

Railway, n. 9na 9k$ il?. Raiment, n. as?. Rain, n. 6jd. v.t. and i. r9-j6, Rainbow, n. osumare.

r$.

Raindoud,

n.

ikuku

ojo.

owo ohun
v.t.

tita.

wipe. Quotient, n. iye

Quoth,

ti

o y9ri jade

ojo. Raindrops, n. Rainy, adj. 9J9 ojo. Raise, v.t. gbe-soke. gbeleke, gbe-duro. Raisin, n. eso ajara.

9^9

nipa

ipin.

Rake,
Rally,

n.

J9.

ohun elo ti a fi nko nkan v.t. and i. ko-J9. v.t. and i. sa ogun J9, gba
titun.
v.t. fi

K.
Rabbi,
n.

agbara

Ram,
01uk9ni,

n. agbo. n.

agbara
I male.
v.i.

le.

Ramadan,

osu

aw?

aw9n Ju fi pe aw9n
ofin.

9ruk9 ti ti o nk9

Ramble,

n. irin kakiri.

rin

kakiri.

Rabbit, n. ehoro onirun. Rabble, n. 9P9 enia alainilari aw9n " 9m9 ita."

Rampant, adj. fo soke Rampart, n. odi ilu. Ramrod, n. 9pa ib9n.

gija.

Rabid, adj. siwere. Race, n. iran, idile, iru ; Race-course, n. ibi isure
Racial, adj.
ti

ije. ije.

Rancid, adj. kan, mus?ri. Rancour, n. irira, keta, arankan. Random, adj. alabapade, lairot?l?.

iran,

ti idile.

Range,

v.t.

and

i.

to I9S9S9

rin

Rack,

n.

ori-ik9.

kakiri.
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Ranger, n. alarinkiri
igbo.
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Ravenous,
onJ9.
adj.

alabojuto

^yannu, oniw9ra

Rank,
1

n.

^gb?, $gba, ipo, oye,


v.t.

911a, it^-ogun.

and

i.

td

93989.

adj. run, sun, baj.


ole.

Ravin, v.t. se iw9ra. Ravine, n. afonifoji nla. Ravish, v.t. t li ogo, fi agbara

Rankle, v.i. gbinikun. Ransack, v.t. wa kiri, ja

li

mu. Raw, adj.

tutu, aise.

Ransom,
v.t.

n. irapada,

owo

idasil?.

Ransomer, Rap, n. ilu.

ra-pada, da-sil^. n. olurapada.


v.t.

and i.

lu,

kankun.
fi

Rapacious, adj. ni ojukokoro,

agbara dimu.
Rapid, adj. yara, kankan.
Rapidity, w. lyara.

Ray, n. itansan im9l9. Raze, v.t. pa-r9, wo-pal9. Razor, n. ab9. Reach, v.t. and i. na, de. Read, v.t. and i. kawe, ka. Reader, n. akawe. Readily, adv. I9W9I9W9, l9gan.
Readiness, n. imura tan, imura
SH9.

Rapine, n. fifi agbara ko I9. Rapt, od/. fetisil? pelu ipar9r9. Rapture, n. ay$ nla. Rare, adj. S9w$n, alp9Rarely, adv. laiwpp?. Rascal, n. eniakenia, enia lasan, " 9m9 ita."
w6-pal9, re-lori, Rase, Raze, par?, parun. Rash, adj. ikugbu, laifarabal?,
v.t.

Reading, v. nkawe. Ready, adj. mura, se tan.


Real, adj. tot9, daju, lododo.
Reality, n. otit9, ododo.

Realization, n. imuse.
Realize,
v.t.

mu-se,

mu

se otit9.
li

Really, adv. dajudaju, nitot9,

ododo.

Realm,

n. il9-9ba.
n.

sure.

n.

93d,

esu.

Ream,

ewe takada. (480 ewe).

Rashly, Rasp, n. ohun 911a kan, ayun. Rat, n. ekute. Rate, n. iye, osuw9n. v.t. and siro, 39 iye ; ba-wi.
Rather, adv, kuku, sanju.
Ratify,
v.t.

adv.

laironu.

Reap, v.t. and i. kore, ka, sa. Reaper, n. olukore. Reappear, v.i. fi ara han lerin
keji.
i.

piiinu,
onj*9

fi

ohun
ti

si.

Ration,

n.

6J9

aw9n

9m9-ogun.
Rational, adj. ni iye ninu.
Rattle,
v.t.

Reappoint, v.t. tun yan l^keji. Rear, n. $hin. v.t. and i. t9dagba, k9 li ^9. Rearrange, v.t. tun to I9S9S9. Reason, n. idi, itori, nipa. v.t. and i. ba-se aroye, 39 as9ye
fun.

and

i.

pariwo,

mi

P9k9P9k9, kigbe. Ravage, v.t. and i. S9 di ahoro,


parun. Rave, v.t. and
i. si were, s^r9 laironu bi asiwere. Ravel, v.t. and i. dijup9, di

Reasonable, adj. ti o t9. Reasoner, n. alaroye. Reassure, v.t. mu ki o daniloju. Reattempt, v.t. tun gbidanwo
l9keji.

Rebel, n. $9t9

^>l9t^,
si.

asagun.

v.i.

rudurudu. Raven, n. 9iy9 lwo. Ravening, n. apanij'9.

Rebellion, n. tq t is9t9, l^kun.


Rebellious, adj. 91919.
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Rebound,
tundi.
v.i.

119

REC
n.

tun pada s^hin

Recognition,
iranti.

im9,

iJ9W9,

Rebuff, n. ik$, da-duro. Rebuild, v.t. tun k<J l^keji. Rebuke, v.t. ba-wi, ba-s$. ibawi.
Recall,
v.t.

Recoil,
n.

v.t. m9, J9W9, ranti. pada-s^hin, fa-s^hin. Recollect, v.t. ranti, sanu.

Recognize,

v.i.

Recollection, n. iranti, isanu.


si

pe-pada

mu wa

Recommence,
l^keji.

v.t.

tun
89r9

b^r^

iranti.

Recant,

v.t.

and

i.

yi fyrq pada,

yi iye pada.

Recommend, v.t. yin, kan ni rere, fi-le.


Recommendation,
9ni ni rere.

9m-

Recantation, n. iyi {>r9 pada. Recapitulate, v.t. tun 91-9 39. Recapitulation, n. itun ^9 89. Recapture, v.t. tun mu-leru. Recede, v.i. fa-s^hin, pada sehin. Receipt, n. igba nkan I9W9 9m,

n. iyin, is9r9

Recompense,
esan.
ere.

v.t.

n.

san-pada, san isanpada, esan

iwe ij*9W9 gbigba nkan.


Receive, v.t. gba, ri-gba. Recent, adj. ni titun, ni 19193a. Recently, adv. ni 19193d. Receptacle, n. ibi igba ohun-

Reconcile, v.t. se ilaja, ba-laja. Reconciliation, n. ilaja. tun-ro, tunReconsider, v.t

wadi

l^keji.

Reconstruct, v.t. tun k9 l9keji. Record, v.t. kq sinu iwe iranti,


J9ri.

kohun

si.

n.

iwe

iranti.

Reception, n. igba. Receptive, adj. gbigba-sinu. Recess, n. ipada 89hin, ibi ik9k$. Recipe, n. apejuwe. Recipient, n. olugba, 9niti o gba

Recorder, n. ak9we iranti. Recount, v.t. tun-sir6, tun-S9


l9keji.

nkan I9W9 9m.


Reciprocal, adj. par$.
se pada,
pasi-

Reciprocate,
paj*9,

v.t.

and
n.

" bunmi

mbun

se pasi9."
ise

Recourse, n. asala si. Recover, v.t. and i. gba-pada, tun ri gba ; se dida ara kuro ninu arun. Recovery, n. igba-pada, iwosan ninu arun, imularada.
Recreant, adj. ni ilojo, laisot9. Recreate, v.t. and i. 89-ji, daraya,
tu-lara.

Reciprocation, ipasipar9.
Recitation,
n.

asegba,
ti

kika ohun
i.

k9
Recite,

sori.
v.t.

and

gba, kika eyiti a

ka iwe ni gbanti k9 sori.


aila-

Recreation, n. idaraya, is9Ji, ire. Recruit, v.t. and i. tun ilera se, gba 9m9-ogun sinu 9gb9.
Rectify,
v.t.

tun-se,
n.

mu

b9

sipd.

Reckless, adj. laibikita, niyan, aiwoye.

Rectitude,

iwa

otit9,

iwa

ododo.
Rector, n. alakoso iJ9, alufa. Rectory, n. ibugbe alufa. Recumbent, adj. r9gb9ku, fi ara
tl.

Reckon, v.t. and i. ka, sir6. Reckoning, n. isird, ikaye. Reclaim, v.t. and i. gba-pada, mu-pada. Reclamation, n. itun-mu-b9-sipo.
Recline,
v.t.

and

i. fi

ara

ti.

Recluse, n. ^niti a 86019.

Recuperate, v.t. and i. Recur, v.i. pada, salu. Recurrency, n. ipada.


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Red, n. Redden,
p<Jn,
v.t.

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REI
Refuge,
n.

pupa.

abo,
^niti

ibi

isadi,

ibi

and

Redeem, v.t. Redeemer, n. Olurapada.


Redemption,

sp di pupa. da-sil?, ra-pada.


i.

isasi.

Refugee, n.

o sal?

si

ile

n. irapada, idasil?. Redness, n. piptfn, isepupa. Redolent, adj. kun fun drun didun. Redouble, v.t. and i. sepo l^keji. Redound, v.i. ran-pada. Redress, v.t. tun se. n. itunse. Reduce, v.t. din-ku, bu-ku. Reduction, n. Idinku, ibuku. Reduplicate, v.t. s?po l^keji. Reed, n. iye, ifefe, 9pa-lye. Reef, n. okuta nisale okun. Reel, n. igi ti a ka owu we, keke owu. v.t. and i. ta gb^ngbejn bi pmuti ; ka-we. Re-enter, v.t. and i. tun W9I6
lekeji.

miran fun abo. Refund, v.t. and i. san-pada.


Refusal, n. ik$. Refuse, v.t. and i. k$, du. n. ohun egbin.
eri,

Refute, v.t. ti-laiya, bi-subu, li eke, pa li 9nu my.


Refutation,
11111119.

mu

n.

ibisubu,

ipal?-

Regain, v.t. jere-pada, ri gba pada. Regal, adj. ti 9ba. Regale, v.t. and i. se ase fun, mu li ara ya, fun ni inu didun.
Regalia, n.pl. as9-oye.

Regard,

v.t.

and

i.

kiyesi,

fun, ka-si.

n.

bu iyin iwo, ikiyesi,


ti.

Refer, v.t. and i. fi-ty, gbe-pada. Referee, n. eniti a fi <?ran I9. Reference, n. ifity.
Refill, v.t.

ibuyinfun. Regarding, prep, nipa

tun

fi

kun.
i.

Refine,

v.t.

and

y9

eri

kuro,

sele, y<J, dan-wo, da. Refinement, n. iwa mim<J, il$wa,

inu rere.
Refiner, n. ^niti nda, ^niti ny<J. Refit, v.t. tunse.
Reflect,
v.t.

Regardless, adj. and adv. aifiyesi, aikasi, aibuyinfun. Regatta, n. fifi 9k{) sure ije. Regenerate, v.t. and i. 89 di 9tun, tun-bi. Regeneration, n. atunbi, atunda. Regent, n. aj^l^, adele 9ba.

Regime, n. akoko iJ9ba, igba. Regiment, n. 9gb? ogun kan.


Region, n. ^kun Register, n. iwe
ilu,

and

i.

tan in^l?

si

agbegbe.

ronu

jinle.

iranti.

Reflection, n. ifiyesi, iro.


Reflective, adj. leronu, nironu.

Registration, n. ik? oruk? sinu

iwe
Regret,

iranti.

Reform,

v.t.

and
n.

i.

tun-se, S9di

n.

ibinuje,
v.t.

iranti

p?lu
J9,
fi

eni rere.

edun.
atun-pada-se,

ba ninu

Reformation,
is9<li

edun

ranti.

rere. n. alatunse.

Regular, adj. dede.


Regularity, n. isedede, itydede.

Reformer,

Refractory, adj. riru ofin, agidi. Refrain, n. orin. v.t. and i. fasehin, da-ara-duro, pam9ra.

Regulate,
to

v.t.

mu wa

sabe

ofin,

leses?.

Refresh, v.t. and ninu, 89 -ji.

i.

tii-lara,

tu-

Refreshment,
isimi.

n.

itura

onje,

Regulation, n. ofin, ilana. Rehearsal, n. idanrawo sil?. Rehearse, v.t. rdhin, tun ka, 39. Reign, n. iJ9ba. v.i. J9ba. Rein, n. okun ijanu esin.
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Reinforce,
v.t.
fi

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REN
Remains,
n.pl.
v.t.

agbara kun,

fi

oku

enia.

ogun kun ogun.


Reinforcement, n. iranlvwp.
Reins, n.pl. inu, iwe inu. Reinstate, v.t. fi si ipo r$ pada.
Reiterate,
v.t.

tun wi.
sa-tl.

Reject,

v.t.

k^-sil^,

wipe, s$r9. Remarkable, adj. iyanu, lokiki. Remarkably, adv. p9lu iyanu. Remedy, n. ogun, atunse.
i.

Remake, Remark, and

tunse.
v.t,

n. ifiyesi, is$r9si.
fiyesi,

Rejection, n. ik9sil9, isatl. Rejoice, v.t. and i. y$, se inu

Remember, v.t. ranti. Remembrance, n. iranti.


Remind, v.t. ran li eti, si li etL Reminder, n. 9m ti o ran ni leti,

didun

si.

Rejoicing, n. ay$.

Rejoin, v.t. and i. tun dara P91119. Rejoinder, n. esl. Relapse, v.i. tun pada s?hin, fan. ipada arun, ifas^hin.
s^hin.

ohun

iran

ni

leti.

Reminiscence, n. iranti ohun o ti k9Ja. Remiss, adj. fa, l9ra, jafara.


Remission, n.
idariji,
ifiji
;

ti

ifa-

Relate,

v.t.

and
n.

i.

wi, 39

ba-tan.
is^tan.
;

S9hin,

jafara.
dariji, san-pada,.

Relation, n. ara, ibatan


Relative,
ara,

Remit,

v.t.

and i.

ibatan
ti.

ti

fi.ji.

^lomiran, Relax,
v.t.

nipa
i.

and
n.

d9W9,

mu fuy?
id9ra,

Remittance, n.
okere.

owo

ti

a ran

I9 si

di9-

Remittent, adj. igb9da-gb9da.

Relaxation,
isimi.

id?w9,

Remnant,
si.

n.

iyoku;

irepe as9*

Release, n. idasile, iJ9l9W9. v.t. da-sile, J9-I9W9 I9, tu-sil?. Relent, v.i. kanu, sanu.
Relentless, adj.
lailanu.

Remonstrance,
Remonstrate,
si,

n. iyan, is9r9 odi

v.t.

and

i.

391*9

odl
es
.

ba-jiyan.
n.

Reliable, adj. yiy? fun igb^k^le. Reliance, n. igb^k^le, isimile.

Remorse,

abam9, 9dun

Remorseless, adj. Iai-kabam9.

Reliant, adj. segb^k^le. Relic, n. ohun iranti ; oku enia. Relict, n. 6po.
Relief, n. iranl9W9, is9Ji, itil^hin. Relieve, v.t. ran-l9W9, ti-l^hin.

Remote, adj. jina si. Removal, n. isipo-pada, imukuro.

Remove, v.t. and mukuro.

i.

si-ipo pada,.

Religion, n. isin. Religious, adj. oluf9kansin,


sise isin

ni

Remunerate, v.t. san owo <>ya,. san ere is9 Remuneration, n. ere is9, owoRemunerative, adj. eyiti o mu owo wa. Rend, v.t. and i. fa-ya. , Render, v.t. fi-fun, san-fun
39 -di.

Qtyrun.
fi-sil?,

Relinquish,
Relish,
n.

v.t.

k9-sile.

it9wo didun, adun. v.t. and i. fi adun m$, gbadun. Reluctance, n. aiff

Reluctant, adj. se aif. Reluctantly, adv. p^lu il9ra. Rely, v.i. simi le, gb9k9le. Remain, v.i. ku, duro. Remainder, n. iyoku, isiku.

Rendezvous, n.
ibi-abo.

aj<J,

ibi-ipade,

Renegade, n. alaisot9, ak9-egb9


r9
sil9-

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Renew,
v.t.

122

REQ
Representation, n. aworan, ap^r^,
ere.

and

i.

S9 di 9 tun,

tun-se.

Renewal, n. is9di-titun, itunse. Renounce, v.t. and i. kcp-sil?, 39. Renovate, v.t. 39 di 9tun. Renovation, n. itunse.

Representative, n. a se oju 9m,

aduro nipo 9m.


Repress, v.t. S9gun.

kl-w$,
ikiw?,

kl-m9l9.
ikimol^,

Renown, n. okiki, iyin. Renowned, adj. lokiki.


Rent,
n.
i.

Repression, n. iS9gun.
v.t.

ifaya

owo-ile.
is9.

Reprieve,
SU9.

v.t.

tu-sil9, J9I9W9,

da-

and
Reopen,

fa-ya.

Renunciation, n. ik9sil9,
v.t.

and

i.

tun

si lkeji.

Reorganize, v.t. tun-t6. Repair, v.t. and i. I9 si ; tun-se,

tun

fi

si

ipo.

n.

itunse.

Repairer, n. alatunse. Repast, n. onj^.

Reprimand, n. ibawi. v.t. bawi pup9. Reprint, v.t. tun t$ iwe. Reprisal, n. igbesan, imusan. Reproach, n. $gan. v.t. gan. Reproachful, adj. ti o l^gan, ti
a-le bawi. Reprobate, n. 9ni-lsati, 9ni-9bi, adj. asika. ida^bi, rlra,
alainilari.

and i. san-pada. Repeal, v.t. mu-pada, pe-pada,


Repay,
v.t.

pa-r9.

Repeat,

v.t.

and

i.

tun-se, tun-S9,

tun wi, ka.


Repeatedly, adv. nigbakugba. Repel, v.t. le pada S9hin. Repent, v.t. and i. ronupiwada,

Reprobation, n. idal^bi, ikosil9, ififun iparun.

Reproduce,

v.t.

tun

mu

wa, tun

bi jade.

kanu

nitot9.

Repentance, n. ironupiwada. Repetition, n. atunwi. Repine, v.i. kanra, kun.


Replace,
v.t.

Reproduction, n. ibi si i. Reproof, n. ibawi. Reprovable, adj. yq fun ibawi. Reprove, v.t. ba-wi, ba-89, bani
wi.

mu

pada

sipo, san-

pada, dipo.
Replant, v.t. tun gbin. Replenish, v.t. fi-kun,
gbil9-

Reprover, n. olubaniwi. Reptile, n. ohun ti nrak6.


Republic, n. ilu ti k6 nfi 9ba J9. Republish, v.t. tun t^ iwe tita. Repudiate, v.t. and i. k^-sil?. Repudiation, n. ik^sil?. Repugnant, adj. aibarade, lodl.

r$

si

i,

Replete, adj.

kun patapata.
esi.
v.t.

Reply, n. idahun, dalohun.


Report,
n.

and

i.

irohin,

ihin.

v.t.

and i. r6hin. Reporter, n. onirohin.


Repose,
simi
v.t.
;

and

i.

dubul? sun,
n. isimi, drun,

fi-sura.

sisun.

Reprehend, v.t. ba-wi. Reprehension, n. ibawi. Represent, v.t. fi-han, duro nipo
^lonii.

Repulse, v.t. le pada s^hin. Repulsion, n. ilepada. Repulsive, adj. ilepada, talaiya. Reputation, n. okiki, iyin. Repute, v.t. ka-si. Request, n. $b$, ibere, if$. v.t. b$, bere. Require, v.t. and i. bere, f.

Requirement, n. ohun

ti af<?.

Requisite, adj. laisaini, tq. Requisition, n. ibere.


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Requital, n. esan, ere. Requite, v.t. san esan, san-fun. Rescind, v.t. ke-kuro, par^.

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RET

Respiration, n. imisinu misode. Respire, v.t. and i. mi.


Respite, n. afo, aye, isimi.

Rescue, n. igbala, iy9 ninu ewu,


igbasil?.
v.t.

Resplendent,

adj.

didan,

dara

y9 ninu ewu,
awari, iwadi.

gba-sile.

Research, n. iwa

li

Resemblance, Resemble, v.t.


Resent,
se
v.t.
fi

n.

iJ9ra,

aworan.
si,

pup9. Respond, v.i. dahun, gbe. Respondent, n. 9m idahun. Response, n. idahun, egbe.
Responsibility, n. igb^k^le,

J9, dabi, fi-we.

^9.

ibinu

han

gba

ibi.

Resentful, adj.

kun fun

ibinu.

Resentment,

n. ibinu, irunu.

Reservation, n. ifipam9, ifisura. Reserve, v.t. fi-panu?, fi-sura. Reserved, adj. tiju, laisisile. Reservoir, n. ibi ipam? omi tabi nkan miran. Reside, v.i. gbe ibi kan, joko. Residence, n. ibugbe, ile.

Responsible, adj. didalohun, nini 9ru is9. Rest, n. isimi, orun, idak?, isiku. v.t. and i. simi, sun, dak9, ku. Restful, adj. fifi isimi fun.
Restfully, adv. p9lu isimi.

Rest-house, n.

ile ero.

Restitution, n. imupada. Restive, adj. aifarabal9, aijokoJ9.

Residency, n. ibugbe ajel^. Resident, n. olugbe.


Residential, adj. ibi-gbibe.

Restoration, n. Restore,
v.t.

Restless, adj. laisimi, laisun. imupada sipd.

mu

pada

sip6,

mu

b$

sip6.

Residue, n. iyoku, isiku. Resign, v.t. and i. n-sile. Resignation, n. ifisile, iJ9 I9W9
a, n.

Restrain, v.t. da-l^kun, di li 9na, da-duro. Restraint, n. idiw9, idaduro, iko


ni ijanu.
Restrict,
v.t.

oje
si,

lgi.
i.

pala fun, ha-m9.

Resist,

v.t.

and

kpju

ija

si,

tapa

ta-laiya.

Restriction, n. ipala, iham9. Result, n. ipari, y9ri si.

Resistance, n. ik9Jujasi, italaiya. ipinnu. Resolute, adj. Resolution, n. ipinnu, idaniloju.

Resume,

v.t.

and
n.

Resumption,

i. tun brq. atun b$r9.

Resolve, v.t. and i. pinnu, m$. Resort, v.t. and i. U}-lq, 19-8^9,
peJ9-

Resurrection, n. ajinde. Resuscitate, v.t. and i. mu 89ji. Retail, v.t. and i. ta nkan W9W9,
su-ta, le-ta.
Retailer, n. alaleta, alasuta.

Resound,
pada. Resource,
Respect,
.

v.t.

and

i.

tun dun

n.

9na iranl9W9, ohun


itil^hin.

igb^k^le,
n.
v.t.

ojurere, $w<J, iyin. b$w<J fun, buyin fun,


adj.
91a.

Retain, v.t. da-duro. Retainer, n. 9m9-9d9, irans9. Retake, v.t. tun-mu, tun-gba. Retaliate, v.t. and i. san esan,
Retaliation, n. igb9san. Retard, v.t. and i. CU-I9W9, daduro. Retention, n. idaduro, idil9W9,

bu

9I& fun.

Respectable,

yq fun

iyin,

y9 fun

Respectful, adj.

kun fun 9W9,

t9W9t9W9.

ipam9.
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Retentive, adj. ti a le fi pam9. Reticence, n. ipa enu 1119, idakeje. Retinue, n. 91119 -ehin.
Retire,
v.t.

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Reverent, adj.
iyin.
li

$w$,

li

91a,

nl

Reverie, n.
jina.

minu l^kan,

ri

ronu
n.

and

i.

fa-sehin,
isimi,

pehinda, I9 simi. Retirement, n. ifasehin,


ibi ik9ko.

Reveise,

v.t.

yi-pada, par?,
dfo, lpar9.
ti

jamba,
Revert,
v.t.

Reversible, adj.

a
i.

le yi-po.

Retiring, adj. ni itiju, yiy^-kuro.


n. Retort, ikanju.
{>r9

and

pada

si,

le-

kikoro,

<|>r9

Retrace,
Retract,

v.t.
v.t.

ba (?na kanna pada. and i. yi rq pada.

pada. Review, v.t. and i. tun-wo, b^wo. n. ib^wo, idanwo, fi 9S9 w6. Revile, v.t. and i. kegan, fi se
?leya. Revise, v.t. w6 fun atunse. Revision, n. itunwo, itunse. Revival, n. ispji, ijidide. Revive, v.t. and i. mu-S9Ji, mu-ye,
ji-dide.

Retreat, n. ibi isimi, ibi ik^kc^,


ifasehin, iyi ara s^tc?.

Retrench, v.t. and i. ge owo kuro, idinku owo. Retribution, n. isanpada, esan. Retrieve, v.t. and i. gba pada,

mu
si.

pada

sipo.

Retrograde, adj. ifasehin ise odi


Retrospect, n. ibojuwehin, ironu ohun ti o ti k9Ja.

Revoke, v.t. and mu-kuro.


Revolt, n. t. ko isin ^ba.
v.t.

i.

pe-pada,.
i.

and

s^t?,

Retrospection, n. ipadawehin.

Return, v.t. and i. pada, mupada. n. ipada, itunde. Reunion, n. i$9kan lehin iyanipa.
Reunite, v.t. iyanipa,
Reveal,
sil^.
v.t.

Revolution, n. iyika. Revolve, v.t. and i. yi-ka. Revolver, n. ib9n U0W9.

Reward,
v.t.

ebun, esan. ere, n. san esan, ta li 9re, fi


fun.
n. olusesan.

^bun
Rewarder,

tun so p9 lehin
la-ja.

Rheumatism,
fi-han,
si-

sipaya,

Revel,

v.t.

and

i.

se

ariya,

se

lakuegbe, arin. nka. Rhinoceros, n. $ranko bi-imado nla agbanrere.


Rib, n.

aJ9 alariwo. Revelation, n. ifihan, isipaya. Revelry, n. ariya-alariwo. Revenge, v.t. and i. gbesan, je niya pada. n. igbesan.

egungun

iha.

Ribbon, n. 9ja t?r$.


Rice, n. sinkafa ir^si.

Rich, adj.
9l9ra,

li

9^,

li

owo

lori,

<j>lqr.

Revengeful, adj. ti ima gbesan, ni arankan. Revengefully, adv. kun -fun- esan. Revenger, n. olugbesan.

Riches, n. 9^, ow6. Richly, adv. I$p9l9p9, pup9Rid, v.t. gba-kuro, D9-I9W9, le-19.

Revenue,

n.
ti

akojopo owo

ilu,

Riddance, n. igbakuro, ib9low<?. v.t. and i. Riddle, n. al<J, owe.


pa-19.

owo
Revere,

v.t.

ri gba. b$w<J fun, b9la fun.

Reverence, n. ib$w9, ib^ru, 9I&,


ibuyin.

Ride, v.t. and i. gun esin. Rider, n. ^niti ngun esin. Ridge, n. oke ile.
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RID
Ridicule,
v.t.

125

ROO
n.

n.

irerin,

iy9Suti
fi

si.

Rival,

abanidije,

alafarawe,

fi-rerin,

fi-sesin,

se

orogun.
Rivalry, n. idije, ibadu, iselara
si.

<?leya.

Ridiculous,
nilerin.

adj.

rirerin,

pipa-

River, n. odo.

Rife, pred. adj. p$, w<Jp$. Rifle, n. iru ib9n kan. v.t.
ji, fi

and

i.

agbara mu,
t9,

jale.

Rivet, n. ekan irin. Rivulet, n. odo kekere. Road, n. 9na.

Right,

adj.

ye,

otit^,

ododo, anfani

dara. n. 9 tun.
;

Roam,
Roar,
ke,

v.*.

and
a7id
i.

i.

rin kakiri.
n.

v.*.

bu ramuramu,
igbe,

Righteous, n. olododo. adj. lododo, lotit9. Righteousness, n. ododo, iwaododo.


Rightful, adj. t9-si. Rightly, adv. 15t9, rere.

ho,

kerora.

ohun bibu, Roast, v.t. and

ike ; hiho okun. i. sun, yan, ho.

Rigid,

adj.

le,

soro

lati

te,

lailanu.

Rob, v.t. jale, ja li ole. Robber, n. 9199a, ole. Robbery, n. ole jija. Robe, n. ewu, as9 igunwa, agbada.
Robust, adj. li agbara, nisan. Rock, n. apata, okuta nla. v.t. and i. tl siwa tl sehin, ml. Rocky, adj. kun fun okuta.

Rigidly, adv. pelu isoro,

lile.

Rigor, n. iwariri otutu, gbigb^n. Rigour, n. isoro, Imuna, Irord. Rill, n. odo sisan kekere. Rim, n. eti, bebe. Rind, n. epo. Ring, n. oruka. vX and i. lu bi agogo, ro bi agogo. Ringleader, n. olori egbe. Ringworm, n. lapalapa. Rinse, v.t. fi omi san. Riot, n. irukerudo, ariwo ; je

Rod, Roe,

Rocksalt, n. kanwun. n. 9pa, pasan, $gba. eyin eja. n. abo agburin


;

Rogation, n. ibere, ebe.


enia alarekereke, Rogue, n. buburu, eniakenia. Roguery, n. iwa aisot9, arekereke. Roguish, adj. kun fun ais5t9>
Roll, n. ika-iwe.
v.t.

adun
Riotous,

aiye.
adj.

and

i.

yi,

inakuna, duragudu, oniw9bia.


v.t.

jegu-

ka.
Roll-call,
n.

ipe

aw<?n enia

li

Rip,

and

i.

la.

oruk9.
Roller, n. 6b9, ayika.

Ripe, adj. p9n, de, gb6. v.t. and i. dagba tan, d$. P911, Ripple, n. se-welewele.

Ripen,

mu

Romance,

n.

Romantic,

adj.

mu

ijar$, itan lasan,

ahuso.

Romp,
Rood,

n. ire ariwo. n.

and v.t. Rose, goke ; jinde ; la. Rising, n. idide, is9te


Rise,
ila.

i.

dide,

osuw9n
;

ile.

Roof, n. drule
ajinde
v.t.
;

oke-enu.

Rook,

n.

kannakanna.
i.

Room,
fi

Risk,

ewu, idaw9le. we'wu.


n.

n. yara, ipo, aye. Roost, n. ibuw9 eiye. v.t. and

w$
ona
isin

bi

eiye.

Rite, n. liana isin. Ritual, n. ti liana isin,


ti

Rooster, n. ak9-adie. Root, n. gbongbo, ipilese.

v.t.

o han lode.

and

i.

fa-tu.

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Rooted, adj. ifi-ese-mule. Rope, ft. okun. Rosary, n. tesuba, ileke adura.

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SAC
Rugged,
adj.

palapala, laiteju,

sakisaki.

Rose, Rise, v.t. and i. dide, goke jinde; la. Rot, ft. ibaje, rira. v.t. and i.
baje, ra.

Ruin, ft. iparun, iwolule, ahoro. Ruinous, adj. lebanije, buruju. Rule, ft. ijoba, akoso. v.t. and i. joba, se akoso ; fa ila.
Ruler,
ft. ft.

alakoso, oba.
oti ireke.

Rotation, n. iyi bi keke. Rotten, adj. dibaje, ra. Rottenness, ft. idibaje. Rough, adj. Hie, palapala, sakisaki.

Rum,

Rumble,

n. ariwo.
li

Rummage, v.t. and i. wa


Rumour,
n. ihin, iro.

awasa.

Rump,
fi

ft.

ibadi, idi.

Roughly, adv. ako,

agbara

se.

Run,

v.t.

and

i.

sure, sare.

Round, adj. yika, roboto. Roundabout, ad;, yi ka kiri. Rouse, v.t. and i. ji li oju orun,
mu-dide. Rout, ft. lile ogun, idaru. v.t. le ogun, da-ru. Route, ft. ipa ona. Routine, ft. ipa ona ise, ise ti ojojumo. Rove, v.t. and i. rin ka kiri. Rover, n. alarinka kiri.

Rupture, n.
je-

if<J,

iyapa, iba alafia


ti

Rural, adj.

ti

oko,

igbo.

Ruse, Rush,
Rust,

ft.

ere-etan, isuju.

ft.

v.t.

eweko odo, koriko odo. and i. sure siwaju, r<J lu.


idipara, idogun, ipara
v.t.

ft.

irin.

and

i.

dipara,

dogun.
Rustic,
Rustle,
iro
ft.

ara oko.

v.t.

and

i.

iro

mimi ewe,

afefe ninu koriko.

Row,

ft.

Ila,

$w<J, es$.

v.t.

and

i.

wa.

Rowdy, Rower,

Rusty, adj. kidanpapa didogun. Rut, ft. ami keke ninu er$.
Ruthless, adj. lailanu, nika.

adj. lariwo.
n. atuk$,

awak$.

Royal, adj. ti oba, bi oba. Royalty, n. ipo oba, iwa oba, oye 9ba. Rub, v.t. and i. kun, gbo, pa.

s.

Sabbath,

ft.

ojo ekini ose


isin

ti

Rubbish, n. alapa, ohun alainilari


Rubric, n. oro ninu iwe adura ti o fihan bi a o ti se isin si.

ya

si

mim<J fun

Qlorun,

Ruby,

adj.

pupa.

Rudder, n. itok$. Ruddy, adj. pon. Rude, adj. dpe, laimoye, imowahu.

ojo isimi. Sack, ft. apo nla. parun. Sackcloth, n. asp

v.t.

jale, fole,

lfi.

Sacrament,
ala-

'ft.

ami

majemu,

imule, ibura.
Sacred, adj.
Sacrifice,

mimo, yiyasoto.
ebo
;

Rudely, adv. lainilari bi ara-oko. Rudeness, n. aimoye, iwakuwa.

n.
i.

ifisile.
;

v.t.

and
isp
lilo

rubo, sebo

fi-sile.

Rudiment, n. ipilese. Rue, v.t. kanu fun, se edun fun. Ruffian, ft. igara, enia gaungaun. Rug, n. aso ibusun.

Sacrilege, n. ija ibi

mimo

lole,

ohun mimo di ail^wo, ohun elo ile Qlorun ni

ilokulo.

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Sad, adj. binuje, fajuro.

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SAT
Sanatorium,
n.
ibiti

ibugbe

aw9n
le

Sadden,

v.t.

and

i.

ba ninu
v.*.

J9.

alaisan

nw9n

gba

Saddle, n. garl, asa.


g&rl.

di ni

o dara. Sanctification, n. is9cUniim9,iyaafef?


ti

Saddler, n. alasa, oni^na garl. Sadly, adv. pelu ibinuje. Sadness, n. ibinuje, ifajuro. n. Safe, adj. lailewu, lalafia.

simim9.
Sanctifler,

n.

^niti

o 39 ni di
mini9, sp di

mim?.
Sanctify,
v.t.

ya

si

apoti ifi owo pamp si. Safeguard, n. a bo, alabo. Safety, n. ibi aiiewu, ailewu.
Sag, v.t. and i. y? ger?. Sagacious, adj. I<?gb9n,

mim9.
Sanction, n. ilohunsi, ijew9si, iy9da. v.t. lohunsi, J9W9.
Sanctity, n.

iwamim9.

moye,

mimu.
Sagacity, n. 9gb<?n, oye, imu. Sage, n. 9l9gb<?n, amoye. Said, v.t. wi, 89.
Sail, n.

igbokun 9^. tagbokun, sik$.

v.t.

and

i.

Sanctuary, n. ile ti a ya si mime,) fun Ql9run. Sand, n. iyanrin, yanrin. Sandal, n. salubata. Sandbank, n. bebe eti odo. Sandstone, n. yangi. Sandy, adj. kiki iyanrin, ni
iyanrin.

Sailor, n. atuk$.

Saint, n. enia Saintline88, n.


Saintly, adj.

mi 1119. iwa mim$. da bi enia mim<J.


is?.

Sane, adj. ye, lera, da lara. Saneness, n. inu yiyd. Sanguinary, adj. ti o loro ; kun

Sake, n.

itori.

Salary, n.

owo $ya, owo

fun ireti. Sanguine, adj.


ni igbekele.

loro

ni

ireti,

Sale, n. ita-oja.

Saleable, adj. tita.

Sanhedrim,
tita.

n. aj9 igbira?

aw9n

Salesman, n. 9l9Ja
Salient, ady. pataki.

Ju.
Sanitary, adj.
ti

ise

itvju ilera

Saline, adj. ni iy$.

agbalu.
Sanitation,
n.

Sallow,

Saliva, n. it<J enu. adj. pipada


v.t. fi

im9

it9Ju

ilera

aw9 oju

nitori aisan, di funfun ru.


Salt, n. iy$.

agbalu. Sanity, n. iye ninu korokoro.

iy$ po.
iy$.

Sank,

v.t. ri.

Salt-cellar, n.

awo

Santonin,

n.

egbogi
igi.
v.t.

ejo

inu
i.

Saltish, adj.

niy9 di?, niy9 ninu.

ogun aran.
Sap, n. oje

Salubrious, adj. nitura, nilera. Salutation, n. iki, ikini.


Salute,
v.t.

and

fun

mu, fun gbe.


ti o sese hu. Sapphire, n. okuta oniyebiye. Sarcasm, n. egan, abukun. Sarcastic, adj. pelu egan. Sardine, n. ega kekcre. Sash, n. 9Ja, la wan i ; igi oju

and
n.

i.

ki.

Sapling, n. igi

igbala kuro ninu Salvation, iku ainipekun, igbala. Salve, n. ohun ikunra, ipara.

Same,

adj.

9kanna.

Sameness, n. iru kanna titi. Sample, n. apere, apejuwe. Sampler, n. apere as9 riran.

ferese.

Satan, n. esu, olori 9run apadi.


Satanic, adj.
ti

esu, bi esu.

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Satchel, n. apo. Sate, v.t t^-lprun, J9 ajekl. Satiate, v.t. kun, t^-l^run.
Satin, n. S9da bi baranj?.
Satisfaction, n. it^l^run. Satisfactory, adj. nit?run,
loju.

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Scamper, v.i. sure kikan. Scan, v.t. and i. wd, wadi. Scandal, n. ohun ik9&$, $gan,

abukun.

nikun

Scandalize, v.t. mu-k9s$, k^gan, se abukun si.

Scandalous, adj. imunikQs^,

la-

Satisfy,

v.t.

and

i.

t^-tyrun, kun-

bukun, legan.
Scant, adj. aikun, aito. Scanty, adj. ha. Scapegoat, n. ewur? idasil^lp. Scar, n. apa oju, apa egbo.
Scarce, adj. S9W9n, saip9. Scarcely, adv. agbara kaka, f^r^. Scarcity, n. aip9, 9w<Jn.

loju.

Saturate, v.t. kun, rin, ringbindin.

Saturday, n. iJ9 ik^hin 989. Sauce, n. 9b?. Saucepan, n. ikoko, Isasun. Saucer, n. awo It^l? ago. Sauciness, n. afojudi. Saucy, adj. lafojudi, niyaju si. Saunter, v.i. rin ka kiri P9I9P9I9. Savage, n. alaigbede, onrord, enia-kenia, ara oko. adj.
nika, rord. Save, v.t. and i. gba-la kuro ninu

Scare, v.t. d^ruba. Scarecrow, n. ohun id^ruba ?iy9Scarf, n. as9 ib9run. Scarlet, n. ddddo. Scarred, adj. ni ami egbo, ni
ibaJ9.

ewu,

da-si,

gba I9W9 939

Scatter,

v.t.

and
n.

i.

fipam9. prep, bikose, afi. Saving, adj. gbigba-la ; sisunna, fifi owo pam9. adv. bikosepe ; ayasebi. Savings-bank, n. ibi ifiowo pam?
si.

Scattering,

ituka,

tuka, funka. ifunka.


i.

Scavenge,
ita,

v.t.

and

pal 91119 ni
ita,

tun

ilu se.

Scavenger, n. agbal?
gbal?. Scene, n. iwd,
iri,

gbal^-

aworan
iri

ibi

kan.

Saviour, n. Olugbala araiye. Savour, w. 6riin, adun, it9Wo. v.t. and i. gborim, t9-wo. Savoury, adj. didun.

Scenery, n. iwo H9, Scent, n. orun.

ile

yika.

Scentless, adj. laini orun. Sceptic, n. alaigba otit.9

gb9,

Saw,

n.

ayun.
;

v.t.

and

i.

r9-igi,

oniyemeji.
Sceptical,
adj. w.

yun

ri.

oniyemeji.

Sawdust, n. iy^ ir9gi ayun. Sawpit, n. $biti igi alayun. r9gir9gi. Sawyer, n. alayun igi
;

Scepticism,

Ql9run

iyemeji, tabi otit9

aigba
ifihan

R9
Scheme,

gb.

Say, Said, v.t. and i. wi, 39. Saying, n. wiwi, sis9, 9r9 SIS9. Scab, n. epa, epo. Scabbard, n. akp ida. Scaffold, n. akas9, atfgun, P9P9Scald,
Scales,
v.t.

Sceptre, n.
n.

9pa 9ba, 9pa alade.

ero, liana, \mq. Schism, n. iyapa. Scholar, n. ak9k9, 9l9gb9n. Scholarship, n. 9gb9n iwe ; an-

Scale, n. ip9.

bu omi gbigbona jo. v.t. and i. goke. n.pl. osuw9n ip$.


;

fani lati

k9we

l9f9.

School,

n.

ile-iwe,

aJ9

ik9we,

ile-9k9.

Scamp,

Scalp, n. agbari. n. enia lasan, eniakenia.

School-board,

n.

aw9n igbim9

fun

ile-iwe.

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School-fellow, iwe.
ft.

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SEA
Scribble,
ft.

elegbe ni

ile

Scribe,

ft.

ik9kuk9. ak9we.

School-master, ft. oluk^ ^k^nrin, alakoso il6 iwe. School-mistress, n. oluko obirin. Schooner, n. <jk igbokun. Science, n. I1119, pgbon, oye, ek9
ijinle.

Scrip, n. apo, birigami.


Script, n.

iwe af9W9k9.

Scriptural, adj. ti Bibeli Mim<,


ti

Iwe Mim<J.

Scripture, w. Bibeli

Mim?, Iwe

Scientific,

adj. ti

9gbon,

ti

U119.

Scion,
Scoff,

ft.

9w<J-igi, atele, 91119.


n.pl.

Scissors,
v.t.

alum9gaji. kegan, fi r^rin eleya,

fi-sesin.

Mim<J, Qr9 Ql9run. Scroll, n. iwe kika. Scrub, v.t. and i. f$, gbo. Scruple, n. iye meji ; osuw9n (20 grains). Scrupulous, adj. niyemeji, woye,
r9ra.

Scoffers, n.pl.

awpn
i.

Scold, v.t. sas$.

and

elegan. ba-89, ba-wi,


n.

Scrutinize, wafin.

v.t.

wadi,

set9se,

Scoop,

v.t.

W9

jade.

ohun

ti

a W9 jade.
Scope, ft. ete, anfani, aye ; 911a. Scorch, v.t. and i. fi-j6na (drun li a nlo ede yi fun). Score, n. iairo, igbese ; ogun. Scorn, ft. $gan, abukun. v.t. fisesin, fi se eleya, kegan. Scorners, n.pl awpn elegan. Scorpion, n. akeke, akerekere, djdgan. Scoundrel, n. aseru, eniakenia. SCOUT, v.t. f$, pa, gbo, wa kiri. Scourge, ft. 9r$, pasan. v.t. na ni 9r$, fi pasan na. Scout, n. ami. Scowl, v.t. and i. fajur01x19, susu
oju.

Scrutiny, ft. iwadi, it9se, ibere, a wafin.


Scuffle,
ft.

ija

rudurudu.

Sculptor, ft. afina, eniti o ere okuta.

ngbe

Sculpture, n. 9na Scum, ft. if of 6.


Scurf,
ft.

fifin.

epa aw9

ara.

Scurvy, n. elekuru, ekuru. Scythe, n. doje. Sea, ft. okun, omi-iy$.


Seacoast, n. agbegbe okun.

Seaman,

n.

atuk9 okun.

Seaport, n. ebute okun, ibi igunle

9k^, ilu ti o wa leti okun. Seashore, n. eba okun, ile eti

okun.
Seasick, adj. ni iruya ebi ninu

Scrag,

ft.

ru joro.
v.t.

9k$ okun.
i.

Scramble,

and

jijadu, du.

Seal,

ft.

edidi iwe.

n. ijadu.

Scrap, n. ibu kekere. Scrape, v.t. and i. ha, han. Scratch, v.t. and i. ya lekanna. Scrawl, ft. saini si, fi ikanju k9we. Scream, v.t. and i. kigbe, ke, han goro. Screech, v.t and i. dun bi owiwi. Screen, n. abd, iboju. v.t. dftbd-

Sealing-wax, n. ida ti a fi ndi iwe. Seam, n. iran as9, ik6, ojuran. v.t. ranp9, k6. Seamless, adj. laini iran, laini ojuran. Seamstress, n. olurans9ta obirin.

Sear, adj. gbigb9finnj.

v.t.

fi-jona,

bd, taboju. Screw, n. Ide.

Search,
v.t.

n.
i.

and

i.

de.

and

awari, iwadi. wadi, wakiri.


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SEA
Season, n. akokd kan li 9<iun. Seasonable, adj. lakokd, nigba ti o ye. Seasoning, n. adun ti a fi si onje. v.t. gbeSeat, w. ijoko, aga.
joko.
v.i. fa-sehin, ya kuro ninu egbe. SecedeTSyn.pl. ayera kuro ninu

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SEN
Sedition, n. is9te, irukerudo.

Secede,

Seduce, v.t. tan-je, ba-je, dewd. Seducer, n. eletan, abanije. Seduction, n. iwa 9 tan, iyi kuro l9na rere. Sedulous, adj. Iap9n, laisimi. See, n. sakani ile abojuto bi9pu.
See,

Saw, Seen,
riran.

v.t.

and

i.

ri,

Secession,

n.

iyera

kuro ninu

Seed, n. irugbin ; iru-9m9. Seedling, n. ehu.

Seedtime, n. Igba ifunrungbin.


Seclude, v.t. ha-mo, si ibi kan, ya-spto, yp-kuro. Seclusion, n. iyaspto, iyokuro.
Seeing, n. iri, nitorina.
riri.

conj. nitori,

Second, adj. ekeji.

n.

enikeji,
v.t.

omo-^hin
lehin,

iseju.

tq-

ti-lehin.
n.

Secondhand,

tita lerin keji,


keji.

Seek, Sought, v.t. and i. wa-kiri, bere. Seem, v.i. se bienipe, se afihan, dabi. Seemly, adj. ye, t9, dara.
Seer, n. ariran, woli.

at9W9 kejiwa. Secondly, adv. li ona


Secrecy, n. ik9ko.
Secret,
n.

Seethe,
adj.

v.t.

and

i.

09.

Segment,
Ik^ko.

n. ikekuro, irepe.

ohun

nlk9ko.
Secretary, n. ak9we. Secretaryship, n. oye ak9we. Secrete, v.t. fi-pamo, mu-pam^. Secretion, n. ifipam9, iyasapakan

Segregate, v.t. and i. ya-nipa. Segregation, n. iyapa, ifialasi.


Seize,
v.t.

and
ifi.

i.

Seizure, n.
lojiji.

fi agbara gba. agbara mu, imu

omi
Sect,
n.

ara.

Seldom, adv. ni daindain. adj. asayan. Select, v.t. sayan.


Self,

Secretly, adv. nik9k9.

egbe, iyapa

isin,

ala-

Selection, n. isayan. pron. enitikarare.


Selfish, adj. fife

damo.
Section, n. iyapa, ipin, ninu iwe.

ara eni.
Self-control,
n.

apakan

Selfishness, n. ife ara eni.


Self-restraint,

n.

Secular, adj. ti aiye. Secularize, v.t. yi Ho ohun

iko ara eni ni ijanu.


ti

eroi

pada

si

ilokulo.

Self-righteousness, loju ara eni.

isododo

Secure, adj. laifoya, lailewu, laiberu. v.t. di-mu, dabobo fi-pam9. Securely, adv. dajudaju. Security, n. abd, ib9l9W9 ewu,

Self-same, adj. pkanna, eyina. Self-will, n. girimakayi. n. Sell, v.t. and i. ta, fi-gbowo. etan.
Seller, n. oluta.

onigb9W9.
Sedate, adj. pele, dake, bibale, tutu. Sedentary, adj. nijokoje.

Selvage, n. eti as9.

Semblance, n. Seminary, n.

iJ9ra,

akawe.

ibi ikoni, ile iwe.

Sediment, n. g?d$g$d$.

Senate, n. aj9 igbim9. Senator, n. ara igbimo.


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Send,
v.t.

131

SHA
n.

and

i.

ran-l?, ran-nise.

Sermon,

iwasu,

ikilp,

$r9

9gb$n, agba, asaju. Seniority, n. akpbi, ipo tabi oye


Senior, n.
isaju.

iyanju.
Serpent, n. ejo. Servant, n. irans9, 9m9r9d9. Serve, v.t. and i. se irans9, sin, se is9.
Service, n. isin,
Servility, n.
is 9.

Sensation, n. im$, aibale ^kan. Sense, n. im$, oye, ogbon. Senseless, adj. lainim$, lainoye. Sensible, adj. loye, gbon, ni im$. Sensitive, adj. iyara ni im$. Sensual, adj. ti eda, ti ara, ti ifekufe.
Sensualist, n.

Servile, adj. bi 9ru, ni it9riba.

iwa 9m,

isin inira,

isin 9ru.

Session, n. ijoko
Set,
v.t.

aw9n

onidaJ9.
fi-le,

agb9tara,

onife-

kufe.
Sensuality, n. iwa ifekufe. Sentence, n. idalebi, {>ro idaJ9, gbolohun <>r9. v.t. da-lebi,

mu-joko, gbekal9 ; gbin.


fes9mul9.
n.

fi-si,

adj. ki, le,

Settle,
v.t.

ijoko,
i.

aga

ipinnu.

and

pinnu, san igbese,


idi kal9.
ifi
;

sor9 idajo si. Sentiment, n. ird, im$, idajo. Sentimental, adj. ti ird, ti im^,
ti

tunse,

fi

Settlement,
itunse,

n.

idi

kal9,

isanwo

ilutitedo.

idajo.
ti

Settler, n. atipo.

Sentinel, Sentry, n. ologun ode.

nso

Separate,

v.t.

and

i.

ya-nipa,

3^a-89t9.

Separation, n. yiyanipa, iyasapakan, iya*9t9-

September, n. osu kesan 9dun.


Sepulchre, n. isa-oku, iboji. Sequel, n. asinwa-asinb9. igb^hin, ipari.

Seven, adj. meje. Sevenfold, adj. nigba meje. Seventeen, adj. metadilogun. Seventh, adj. ekeje. Seventieth, adj. ekad9rin. Seventy, adj. ad9rin. Sever, v.t. and i. ya-s9t9, yakuro. Several, adj. 9pol9P9, oniruru.
Severe, adj. muna, rord. Severely, adv. kikankikan
; patatagbaratagbara.

Seraph, n. pkan ninu


angeli.

aw 911 9gb9
ti

pata
o

Seraphim, n. aw^n angeli nyi it 9 Ql9run ka.

Severity, n.

imuna,

irord.

Serene, adj. dake r9r9, r9l$, deju.


Serenity, n. idak9r9r9, id9Ju.
Serf, n. eru.

Sergeant, n. oye ninu ogun, oye ninu aw9n 9l9pa.


Serial, adj. at9lera.

Sew, v.t. and i. ran, kd, 39. Sewer, n. 9na omi riri ati eri. Sex, n. 9ya abo ati ak9, eya obirin ati 9k9nrin. Sexton, n. alabojuto ile Ql9run
ati

9gba

r$.

Shabby, adj. nias9 gbigbo, niwakiwa, nisekuse.


Shackle, n. ^^k^^k^. S9k9S9k9. Shade, n. iboji, ojiji.
v.t.

Series, n. it^le I9S9S9.

de ni

Serious, adj. ni ironu, ni 9W9.


Seriously, adv. p^lu ironu, pelu
^>W9.

v.t. sijibo.

Shadow,
n.

n. ojiji.

Seriousness,
jinl?.

idakeje,

ironu

Shady, adj. abo kuro ninu im9l9


orun.
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Shaft, n. ppa, yfk
;

132

SHO
Sheet, n. as9 ibora, as9 akete,

iho jinjin.

Shaggy, adj. sakisaki, kangunkangun. Shake, n. mimi riru. v.t. and i. mi, ru, gb$n. Shaky, adj. ailagbara, niyemeji.
Shall,
v.t.

as9 igbokun, ewe takada,


Shelf, n.

g9g9wu. apako

ti
;

to

nkan

si

a fi si ogiri pepe.

lati

yio.

Shell, n. igba, epo, karawun. v.t. and i. daShelter, n. abd.

Shallow, adj. saijinl?, saijido.

bobo.
Shelve,
v.t.

Sham,
Shame,

n. etan, ifarawe.
n.pl. 9Ja alapata.

and
fi

i.

enu

ise,

si

mu kuro ni apakan, ye si

Shambles,

n. itiju,

abukun, egan.

apakan. Shepherd, n. 0IU89 -agutan.


Sheriff, n. ijoye ilu.

Shamefaced,
Shameful,
legan.

adj. ni itlju.

adj.

kun fun

itlju,

Shield, n. apata, asa, abd. dabobo, b6 li asa.


Shift,
v.t.

v.t.

Shameless! adj. lainitlju, gboju. Shank, n. igun ese. Shape, n. aworan, apere, iw6. Shapeless, adj. laini apere. v.t. and i. Share, n. ipin ; doje.
pin.

and

i.

yipada, sipo1/-

pada.
Shilling, n.
sile

owo fadaka kan

kan.

Sharer, n. alabapin. Shark, n. ekura. Sharp, adj. mimu, yara,


iwa.

kan

ni

Sharpen,
rin,

v.t.

and

i.

p<Jn, 1$, p<?n-

mu.

Shin, n. egungun ese. Shine, v.t. and i. m9le, m9, dan, ran, tan. Shining, adj. didan, titan, riran, itansan. v.t. and i. si-9k$, Ship, n. 9k$. w9-9k^, fi si 9k$. Ship-master, n. olori 9k6.

Sharply, adv. tagbaratagbara. Sharpness, n. ikannu, imu, iyara. Shatter, v.t. and i. f<J, f<J tutu.

Shave, v.t. and i. fa-irun. Shavings, n.pl. efaigi, efa tinrin. Shawl, n. as9 ejika ; iborun. She, per8. pron. on (obirin). Sheaf, n. iti 9ka, iti 9fa. Shear, v.t. and i. r$, r$ kuru. Shearer, n. olur^run. Shears, n.pl. alumpgaji.
Sheath, n. ak9 ida. Sheathe, v.t. fi b9 ak9. Shed, n. ag$, buka. v.t. ta-sile, da-sile, tan-ka. Sheen, n. did an, im9le. Sheep, n. agutan. Sheepfold, n. agbo agutan. Sheepskin, n. aw9 agutan. Sheer, adj. lasan ; gangan.

Shipping, n. ow6 9k9 titu. Shipwreck, n. fif<J 9^, rirl Shirk, v.t. y^-kuro, y^-sile. Shirt, n. $wu aw9tele. Shirting, n. as9 wu.
Shiver,
n.
v.t.
i
;

9k<>.

and i wariri f<J-tutu. war hi, if<J tutu. Shoal, n. 9W9-eja, bebe ninu
omi. Shock, n. ik9lu, idugbolu, igD9n-

and titi. v.t. mu-k9se, k9-lu.

i.

gb9ntiti,

Shoe, n. bata. v.t. b9-bata. Shoeblack, n. eniti o dan bata, adanbata. Shoelace, n. okun bata. Shoeless, adj. laini bata. Shoemaker, n. onibata, aranbata.
Shoot, Shot, v.t. and hu-jade, y9-jade
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Shooters, n.pl.

133

SIL
Shun, v.t. y9ra, y^-sil?. Shunt, v.t. and i. kuro 1911a. Shut, v.. and i. se, ti, di. Shutter, n. ilekun ferese. Shuttle, n. 9k$ iwuns9. Shy, ad.;, ni tiju ; ju. Sick, n. alarun, alaisan, oloku nrun. adj. li arun, lailagbara, laisan. Sicken, v.t. and 1. mu-saisan.
Sickle, n. doje.

aw9n

tafatafa.
tita,

Shop, n. ile-pja. Shopkeeper, n. 0IU&9 9ja


oluta.

Shopping, n. rira li ?ja. Shore, n. eti-okun, eti odo, ebute, il? ^ba omi. Short, adj. kuru, kukuru. Shortage, n. abukun, aipe. Shorten, v.. and *. ke-kuru, mukuru, sp di kukuru.
Shorter, adj.

kuru

ju.

Sickness, n. arun, aisan.


Side,
n.

Short-lived, adj. lalwa p?. Shortly, adv. nisisiyi.

lha,
n.

<?gb?.

v.i.

t^-si,

ti-l9hin,

Short-sighted,
jina.

adj.

laile

riran

Sidesman,

dap9-m9. oloye ninu

iJ9

ojis9 ij9.

Short-tempered, adj. tete binu. Shot, n. pta ibpn. Should, awo:. v. iba. fiShoulder, n. ejika. v.t. and
?*.

Sideways, adv. lapakan.


Siege, n. id6tl, ido, isagati.
d6tl.
v.t.

lejika.

Sieve, n. k$nk$s$, as$. Sift, v.t. and i. ku ni k$nk$s$,

Shout, n. ih6. v./. and i. h6 ye. Shove, v.J. bl, ti-siwaju. n. itisiwaju. Shovel, n. 9k<J.

y$ wo
Sigh,
Sight,
n.
n.

kinikini.
v.t.

imi-$dun.
iri-oju,

and

i.

kedun.
iwo, aworan.
Sightless,
adj.
lairiran.

Show,

v.*.

and

i.

fi-han.

n.

ifihan.

Sign,
v.*.

n.

ami, ap9r9, apejuwe.

Shower, n. djo, 9wara-djo. and i. fun-wara, r9-ojo. Showy, adj. asehan.


Shred,
v.t.

and i. se-ap9r9, samisi, fpwp-kpwe si, fi orukp si.


v.t.

Signal,

r$ 9

W9W9.
v.*.

n. ap9r9 abami, iyanu,

ifiyesi.

adj.

nla.

Shrewd, ad;, gbpn, larekereke.


Shriek, n. ihangoro.
Shrill, adj.

and

i.

hangoro. hihan. Shrimp, n. ede, ide. Shrine, n. ojub9 orisa, il- orisa. Shrink, v.t. and i. sunkl, wakl. Shrivel, v.t. and i. kakd, kiweje. Shroud, n. asp-oku, asp-isinku. Shrub, n. igi kekere. Shrug, v.t. and i. kakd, kasokc.
n. ispjikasoke.

Signally, adv. nlanla, p9lu iyanu. Signature, n. ami orukp kikp sinu iwe lati fi se 9ri. Signet, n. edidi, ami 90a. Significant, adj. ti o ni ap9r9, ami nkan pataki. Signify, v.t. and i. se apere, fi ami
89, fi-han.

Silence,

n.

idake rprp, idak?,


v.t.

ipanuin9.

9nu
da.
Silk, n.

1119.

interj.

mu-dak9, pa 9 dak 9
!

Silent, adj. lailohun,

dak?, yadi,

Shudder,
Shuffle,

v.i.

fi

9m
i.

wariri.

n.

iwariri.
v.t.

as9 $eda.

and

sera, se are-

kereke.

fifi seda se. Silk-worm, n. kokoro s$da.

Silken, adj.

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Silly, adj.

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v.t.

Sip,

and

i.

mu

diedie, t9wo.

Silver, n. fadaka.

Sir, n.

alagba.

Silversmith, n. alagbede fadaka.


Similar, adj. irukanna,
jijc^ra.

Sire, n. baba, egb9n. Sirname, n. oruko apele.


Sister, n. arabirin.

Similarity, n. iribakanna, iJ9ra.

Similitude,

n.

akawe,

apere,

aworan, afarawe. Simmer, v.t. and i. ho kinikini, hiho omi lori in a diedie.
Simple, adj. dpe, lailarekereke,
lainiabula, nigbangba, laini
era, laim9kan.
Simplicity, w.
otitp,

n. iwa arabirin, egbe awpn obirin. Sister-in-law, n. arabirin 9k9

Sisterhood,

Sit,

tabi aya, ana. v.t. and i. joko, ba,


kale.

simi,

Site, n. ile, ipd,

aye,

ile ile.

aimokan, inu kan,

Sitter, n. ajokd.

ail eru.

Sitting, n. ijokd.

Simplify,

isoro se ir9ra, kuro, fihan gbangba.


v.t.

mu

Situate, adj. S9I9J9, nipo, t$do. Situation, n. ipo, aye, it$do.


Six, adj. fa,

Simply, adv. kiki, nikansoso. Simulate, v.t. tele, fi se apere, fi se afarawe. Simultaneous, adj. sisep$, aju-

Sixfold, adj. tyna,

Sixpence, n.

mefa. mefa. owo fadaka, penny

mefa,

sisi.

mpse nigbakanna.
v.i. Sin, n. ese, iru ofin Qlprun. se si ofin Qlprun, des$, s$.

Sixteen, adj. erindilogun, merindilogun.


Sixth, adj. ekefa. Sixtieth, adj. 9g9ta, is9g9ta.
Sixty, adj. 9g9ta. Size, n. itobi, iwpn.

Since, adv. lati akoko. prep. lehin, nigbati. Sincere, adj. sotp, niwa funfun,

pipe
Sincerity,

Jailabula
n.

lododo.

iwa funfun,

inu

funfun, otito-inu. Sinew, n. isan. Sinful, adj. kun fun ese, kiki ese.
Sing,
v.t.

and

i.

korin.

Singe, v.t. and i. jona f pr$, siinki. Singer, n. olorin, akorin.


Single, adj. okan ; ap<jn. Singleness, n. isotito, isenukan,

Skein, n. ikp owu. Skeleton, n. egungun ara. Sketch, n. aworan, apere. v.t. and i. se apere, so aworan. Skewer, n. ekan igi lati fi so eran. Skilful, adj. iQgbpn, nim$, oloye. Skill, n. 9gb9n, im$, oye. Skim, v.t. and i. re ifofo kuro.

Skimp, v.t. and i. w$n.


Skin, n.

fi

osuw$n aikun

okan kan.
Singular, adj.
Singularity, n.
Sinister, adj.
ti

okan, pataki,
ara, isara.

aw9 ara, epo. v.t. and i. ha-law9, bo-law'9, hp-lepo.


i.

iyanu, sara.

ohun

Skip, v.t. and n. if 6.

fd, rek9Ja, b. si.

I9W9
i.

osi,

buru,

li

etan.

Skipper, n. olori 9^. Skirmish, n. ija fpre.


Skirt, n. a9,
v.t.

Sink,

v.t.

and

rl,

mu, wp.

ewu

obirin. opin.

Sinless, adj.

lailese.

Sinner, n. elese.
Sin-offering,
n.

and i. fi se eti, kpja leba. Skulk, v.i. sapamo, farapamp.


ebp
Skull, n. agbari.

el>9-ese,

etutu.

Sky, n. oju 9run, 9run.


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Skylight,
Slab,
ft. ft.

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Sling,
ft. kannakanna. v.t. and ghqn kannakanna.

i.

okuta p^l^b?.

Slack, adj. j afar a, l?ra, dewo, fasehin. v.t. and i. tu.

Stingers, n.pl.

Slink,

v.t.

and
i.

i.

onikannakanna. yera kuro, yo

Slackness,
Slain,
ft.

ft.

ijafara,

id^w^,

farapam9.
Slip, v.t.

ifasehin.
?ni pipa.

and
ft. ft.

Slip-knot,
Slipper,

y9, b<J, tu-kuro. ojobo.


ti

Slake,

v.t. bomi w<Jn era gbigbona, pa ongbe. Slam, v.t. and i. fi agbara ti. Slander, ft. ihin buburu, pr9-

bata

ko ni aw9

lehin.

Slippery, adj. yiy9Slit,


v.t.

and

i.

la tere, san.

n.

ibaje,

is9r9
si,

si.

v.t.

S9r9

esan, ela.
ft. g9reg?re 6ke. Sloppy, adj. ler$, tutu.

ibaje

gbadulum$.

Slope,
Slot,

Slanderer, n. agbadulum^. Slanderous, adj. ni dulum$. Slanting, adj. y$g$r$. v. J. gba labara. Slap, ft. abara. Slash, v.t. and i. fi agbara lu, ke,
sa.

ft.

ihd.

Sloth,

ft.

imel?, 9I9.
l(?ra, fa.

Slothful, adj. imele, le,

Slothfulness, n. il9ra.

Slough,
wala,

ft.

ira,
ti

er?

jijin,

af$

Slate,

ft.

ohun ik9we, okuta


v.t.

aw9
Sloven,

ejo
ft.

ibole.

o D9I9. alaimura giri,

iwa

Slaughter, n. ipakupa, Ipa. pa-run, pa.

aibikita.

Slaughtex-honse, n.

il6

ipa eran.

Slave, ft. eru. Slavery, n. iwa eru, oko ^ru. Slavish, adj. bi eru, ainiyin. Slay, Slew, Slain, v.t. pa, lu-pa, gba li emi. v.t. and i. Sleep, ft. orun, sisun.

Slow, adj. l9ra, fa, p?. Slowly, adv. pele-pele, j$j?. Sluggard, n. 9I9 enia.
Sluggish, adj. I9I9, nil9ra.
ft. oju yiya omi. v.t. and i. tu omi jade si, fi omi san. Slumber, n. ogbe. v.t. and i. togbe. Slumberer, n. olorun. Slur, v.t. and i. gan, sabukun,

Sluice,

sun, simi.
Sleeper, n. olorun, sunrunsunrun. Sleepless, adj. laisun.

ibaje.
Slut,
Sly,
ft.

n.

abukun.
gb<Jn, y9-

Sleepy, adj. togbe,

wiwo fun orun.

eleri obirin.

Sleeve, n. apa ewu. Sleeveless, adj. lailapa 9wu. Sleight, n. ogbon arekereke.

adj. larekereke mSnrin.

Smack,
n.

Slender, adj. tinrin, t^r?, l?gel9g9 aito.


Slice,
ft.

v.t. and i. lu, fenukonu. adun, ifenukonu.

$b.

v.t.
i.

and i. b^pelebe.
y9, y9t$r.
v.t.

Slide, v.t.

and

Small, adj. kekere, die, tinrin. Smallness, ft. ikere aitobi. Smallpox, ft. S9panna, ile-gbona.

Slight, adj. fer$, lainiyin, lainilari,

die.

saikiyesi,

Smart, adj. yara mu, wiwos9 daradara.


bi ata, jiya.

ta,
v.i.

mu,
ta

sainani.

n. igbagbe, aikasi.

Slightly, adv. di? die.

Smash,

v.t.

Slim, adj. t?r, bi 9san. Slime, ft. <>da il?, yiy$.

Smatter,

v.i.

and i. f<J ruru. ekp aik9tan, am?-

m$tan.
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Smear, v.t. and i. r$, san. Smell, n. orun. v.t. and i. gborun. Smelt, v.t. y9-irin, po-irin. Smelter, n. ay9rin, aporin. Smile, v.t. and i. r?rin w$si, se
ojurere.

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Sneer, n. lwo egan, egan, abu-

kun.
Sniff, v.t.

v.t.

and i.

fi

Iwd k$gan.
sin.

Sneeze, n. sisin.
Snip,
v.t.

v.i.

and i. fi irau fa. and i. repe bi alum9

gaji.

Smite, Smitten, v.t. and i. lu, k(?lu, pa, fi ikiiku lu. Smiter, n. aluni. Smith, n. alagb^d^. Smithy, Smithery, n. agb^d^, il6
ar<J.

Snivel,

v.i.

wa ikun

di imu.

Snob, n. enia lasan. Snore, n. ihanrun.

v.t.

and

i.

hanrun.
Snort, v.t. and i. fon bi 9sin. Snout, n. igi-imu eranko.

Smoek, Smoke,

n.
n.

?wu
efin.

aw$t$l$.
v.i.

Snow,
efin,

n. irl didl.

fin,

ru efin. v.t. mu koko taba. Smoke-dry, vJ.yangbe lefin,yan lori a tan. Smoker, n. amukoko taba. Smoky, adj. kun fun efin. Smooth, adj. teju, t^b^r^. v.*. t^ju, t$, dan. Smoothness, n. iteju, didan. Smooth-tongued, ad;', ahpn ip<Jnni ; el^nu didun. Smother, v.t. and i. fi efin pa,
fun -pa. Smoulder, v.i. jo-s^hin, jo die
die.

Snub, n. apara, ifipe-okan. v.t. gan, saikasi, fojutinrin. Snuff, n. asara IU9. v.t. and i. r? fitila ; f9n imu, sit Imu.
Snuff-box, n. apoti asara.

Snug, adj. nir9ra, nitunu.


I

Soak,

So, adv. b9ni, nitorina, bayi. v.t. and i. t$ b9 omi, 1*9

li omi. Soap, w. 939, aw9nu.

Soar, v.i. fd fiofio, f6 afdga. Sob, v.t. and i. &9paka ^kun. Sober, adj. airek9Ja, iw9ntunW9nsi.

abukun, abaw9n. Smuggle, v.t. moja wplu laisan

Smudge,

n.

iwa n. Soberness, Sobriety, airek9Ja, iwa iw9ntunw9nsi. Sociable, adj. fifanim9ra, abanik9gb9.
Social, adj. kik9gb9, didap9.

owo bode. Smuggler, w. am9ja \v9lu laisan owo bode. Smut, n. iwodu. Snag, n. ehin tita jade, igi ti o y9 ninu omi.
Snail, n. igbin, okoto.

Society, n. 9gb9, idap9, Sock, n. as9 ^939.

ajumose.

Snake, n. ejo. Snap, v.t. and

i.

da gbanhun.

Socket, n. ihd-lt9b9, ihd. Sod, n. idi erupe, ogulutu. Sodden, adj. b$. Sofa, n. ibujoko, aga iyara. Soft, adj. d$, d9ra, r$, d^n,
P9I6. Soften, v.t.
tit9.

Snappisliness, n. isonu, ikanra. Snare, n. okun did?, 9g^, id^kun.

and

i.

mu-d?,

rau-rj).

and i. kun bi aja ; dalamu. Snatch, v.t. and i. ja, ja-l9w9,


Snarl,
v.t.

Soft-hearted, adj. ninurere, ninu


Softly, adv. p?l$, J9J9. Soil, n. ile, iledu, erup?.

ja-pati, jaj9.

v.t,

Sneak,

n.
i.

ole,

eniakenia.

v.t.

and
Sojourn,

i.

fi

eri baJ9.

and

y9 mlnrin.

v.i.

se atipo, se alejd.
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Sojourner, n. alejd, atipo. Sojourning, n. igba atipo. Solace, n. itunu, ir^ra. Solar, adj. ti drun.
Solder, n. im<J, imolii.
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v.t.

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Songster, n. ak9rin, olorin, eiy^
olorin.

Songstress, n. ak9rin obirin.


m<,

m9lu.
adj.

Son-in-law, n. 9k<J 9m9birin 9ni, ana. Sonnet, n. orin kekere.

ologun, jagunjagun. bi 91110 -ogun, laiya, gboju. v.t. fi ates9 si. Sole, n. at^l^s^. nikansoso. aa*;. Solely, adv. kiki, nikansoso. Solemn, arfy. nirdnu, $w$. Solemnity, n. ise ir6nu, ifiyesi. Solemnization, n. ise ilana ti o
Soldier, n.

Sonorous, adj. ni

hihan goro

Soldierly,

ohun oke.
Sonship, n. iwa 9m9. Soon, adv. nisisiyi, laipe, laiduro. Soot, n. majala dudu jankawx?. Sooth, n. otit9 ododo. Soothe, v.t. tu, tan, p<Jn. Soothsayer, n. alaf9se. Sooty, adj. dudu, nijankawx?. Sop, n. okele 011J9. v.t. and ?'. b6kele.
Sorcerer, n. oso.
Sorceress, n. aj?.

ni irdnu.
Solicit, v.t.

and

i.

b$, t^r^, se ajd.

Solicitation, n. ^be, ajd, isajd.

elebe fun enikeji, alagbawi 9J9 funni ni ile 9J9. Solicitude, n. ajd, aniyan. Solid, adj. murale, le, ye, sot9, lagbara. Solidity, n. iye, imurale, idurosansan, agbara. Soliloquise, v.i. ba ara eni 39^. Soliloquy, n. ibara 91U 39. Solitary, adj. nikansoso, li eni
Solicitor,

n.

Sorcery, n. isoso, isaJ9.


Sordid, adj. ainiyin, l?gan, loju-

kokoro.
Sore, n. oju egbd, oju. Sorely, adv. kikan, p^lu edun.
Sorrel, n.

amukan.

Sorrow, n. ibanuj?, ikanu, irora. Sorrowful, adj. kun fun ibanuje


tabi irora.
Sorry, adj. binuJ9
Sort,
n.
iru,
;

ofo.

Solitude, n. idagbe anikangbe. Solo, n. orin anikank9.

lainilari.
v.t.

9gb?.

ya

li

Soluble, adj. yiya sipa, yiy9 ninu

omi.
Solution, n. lyaspt^), iladi. Solve, v.t. ladi, tum9, sas^ye.

ebe, to lesfs?. Sortment, n. iyatyla^. Sot, n. ong9, 9muti.


Sottish, adj. g$, l9ra, 16pe. Sought, Seek, v.t. and i. wa-kiri,

Sombre, adj. sokunkun, riroju. Some, adj. di$, kan, aw9n kan. Somebody, n. enikan, enia kan. Somehow, adv. li 9na kan. Something, n. nkan, ohun kan. Sometimes, adv. nigba kan, nigbamiran. Somewhat, adv. di$, ohun kan, nkankan. Somewhere, adv. nibi kan. Son, n. 9m9k9nrin, 9m9-ile.
Song, n. orin.

bere. Soul, n. 9kan, 9m]'. Sound, n. Ir6. adj.

ye,

lera,.

lagbara, pe.

v.t.

and i. diw^n

jinjin omi, fun, dun. Soundness, n. yiye, ilera, ipe. Soup, n. $b$, omi ^ran. Sour, adj. kan, kikan, kanra,. rord, aip9n. Source, n. orisun, isun, ibi pataki. South, n. gusu, iha isal?.

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Southward, Southerly, adj. niha
gusu.

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Souvenir, n. oliun iranti. Sovereign, n. 90a, alaye

owo
nla,

wura
ijpba.

(20/- shillings).
n.

Sovereignty,

agbara

Speckle, v.t. ba tot6to. Spectacle, n. iworan, iran. Spectacles, n.pl. digi iriran ojvi. Spectator, n. awdran. Spectre, n. iji, iwin, iran. gbini9, gbiro, v.i. Speculate,

daba.
Speculation, idaba.
n.

Sow, n. abo elede. Sow, v.t. fun irugbin, fun kale,


gbin.

igbiro,

lgbioi9,

Sower, n. afunrugbin. Space, n. aye, igba, akoko.


Spacious, adj. laye, f?ju, gboro. Spade, n. ?ko ibule. Span, n. ibu atelew9. v.t. and i. fi ika wc^n, 89da. Spangle, n. awo titans&n.

Speculator, n. agbiro, adaba. Speech, n. ^9, ede, ohun. Speechless, adj. Iaif9hun, lailo-

hun.
Speed, n. iyara. v.t. and i. yara. Speedy, adj. kankan, niyarayara.
Spell, n.

ogun, edl,

<Jf$.

Spell, Spelt, v.t.

ka
i.

firai

iwe l9k916 tan,

Spank,
Spare,

v.t.

v.t.

and i. and i.

fi

ikuku

lu.

kan.

da-si,

sun-Id,

Spend,

v.t.

and

nawo,

dari-ji.

run.
Spendthrift, n. oninakuna,

Sparing, adj. ni didasi. Spark, n. eta-ina, $w<j>-ina, Ipepe


ina.

amu-

Sparkle, n. didan.

eta
v.i.

ina,

itansdn,

suwa, alanabaje. Sperm, n. ipile iru. Spew, Spue, v.t. and i. bl, p9 jade.
Sphere,
n.

tan, dan.

ayika, obirikiti, sa-

Sparrow, n. ologose.

kani.
Spice, n. turari. Spider, n. alantakun.

Spasm,

n. igiri, giri.

Spasmodic, adj. di glri, wuruwuru. Spatter, v.t. and i. fun si. Spawn, n. eyin eja. Speak, Spoke, v.t. and i. wi, 89, S9r9, f9hun. Speaker, n. 9^9, as9r9. Speaking, n. is^. Spear, n. $k$, $sin. Special, adj. akanse, pataki. Specie, n. owo. Species, n. iru, egbe. Specific, adj. nipa ti, iru kan, 9kan, ogun kan ti o ba arun

Spider-web, n. okun alantakun. Spike, n. ipe agbado, iso nla.


Spikenard, n. turari tutu.
Spill, v.t.

and

i.

danu,

tasile, ta,

tasi.

Spin, v.t.

and i. ran, ran wu, fagun.

Spindle, n. keke owu. Spine, n. egungun ehin.

Spinner, n. aranwu, olowu. Spinster, n. wundia, 9in9birin.


Spiral,

adj.

ikanrun, kikanrun.

Spire, n. ile agogo, ipa


Spirit, n.
9ti.

9na

tite.
;

emi, 9kan
adj.

iwin, fyrq

kan mu.
v.t. pe loruk9 kan. Specimen, n. apere, ifihan.

Specity,

Spirited,

kun

fun

emi,

yiyara.
Spiritless, adj. lailemi alaidaraya,

Specious, adj. hihan, yiyin, fara-

han

rere.

kura.
Spiritual, adj. ti emi.
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Spirituality, n.

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Spread,
v.t.

iwa

ti

91m.
n.
irin

and

i.

na, tan, bo-

Spirituous, adj.
Spit,

ti oti.

m9l9,
ibori.

t^-si.

n. itankal9, ina,

Spat,

v.i.

tutp.
aikasi,

iyanran.
Spite,

Spreading,
iwpsi,
biv.t.

adj.

riran,
si
i.

nina,

n.

irira,

ngbil9, nwti

arankan.
ninu,
fi

korira,
lo.

arankan
nirira,

Spiteful, adj.

laikasi,

ni

Spree, n. baf 9f9Sprig, n. ?ka igi. Sprightly, adj. mura, nididaraya.

arankan.
Spittle, n. itp <?nu.

Spring,

Splash, v.t. and i. f^r^kvin sabasaba, fi ?r$ yi. Spleen, n. 9I9 inu, osi.

orisun omi ; n. fifo ; igba riru ewe. v.t. and i. fo, fo-soke sun jade hu jade,
; ;

ru-jade.

Springing, n. hihu, riru, sisun.


Sprinkle,
v.t.

Splendid, adj. dara, yanju.

and

i.

bu, w<Jn, fun.

Splendour, n. hihan, idara, idanSplice, v.t.

Sprinkling, n. ibuwcjn.
Sprite, n.
iji,

ran-okun.
igi

idiji.
v.t.

p9leb9 lati fi di egungun ti o f<J. Splinter, n. 9run igi peleb?.


Splint,
n.
Split, v.t.

Sprout, n. ehu titun. lahu, lanu hu.

and

i.

Spoil,

and i. la, pin, la W9W9. v.t. and i. baj$, ja-lole, ko.

Spruce, adj. fifinju, didara, ragiri, sekan.


Spur, n.
v.t.

mu-

igun esin, k^s^ 9sin.

ikogun, ibaj^. Spokesman, n. alagbasp fun ni,


n. ijalole,

and

i.

gun

9sin,

ti-

siwaju.
Spurious, adj. aisot9, l9tan, 9019ale, ifarawe. Spurn, v.t. and i. tapa si, gan. Spurt, v.i. sun-jade.
Spy, n. ami, asamf.
se
v.t.

ogbifp.

Sponge, n. kanrinkan oyinbo. Sponsor, n. onigb9W9. Spontaneous, adj. Iair9, fun ara ^ni ti if 9 ara 9ni. Spoon, n. ^ibi, igbak?.
;

and

i.

ami

99,

w6.

Sport, n. ire, ire-$ise.

v.t.

sire,

Wd 9
Spot, n.
Spotless,

Squabble, n. as$. Squabbler, n. alas9.

Sportsman, n. 9d$.

Squadron, n. 9gb9 ologun.


Squall, n. 9fufu ojiji.
v.t.

abaw9n, abukun, 9gan, ami. v.t. sabukun si.


adj. lailabukun, laila-

and

i.

ke

lojiji.

baw9n,
Spouse,
n.

lail9gan.

Squalid, adj. elsgbin, Squander, v.t. na ni

leri.

inakuna,

Spotted, adj. alam), abawpn.

iyawo,
ti

9k9-iyawo,

na-baJ9. Square, n. igun m^rin l9gb9gba.


v.t.

af^scpna.

Spout, n. ih6
$s$r$.

v.t.

nsun omi, 9nu and i. da $s$r9.


ifir<,

and ba-mu.

i.

se dede,

mu

bade,

Sprain,
v.t.

n.

rir<j>,

ifarar^.

fi-r<J.
i.

Sprawl, v.t. and subu.

dura, dura ni

Spray, n. eka-igi. ifofo omi.

Squash, n. isubu ojiji. v.t. and i. bi subu. Squat, v.t. and i. loso satipo. v.t. Squeak, n. kike, didun. and i. ke, dun. Squeal, v.t. and i. han.
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Squeeze, n. ifunpp.
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n. 9pagun, asia,. Standard, osjuw9n idasil9. Standard-bearer, n. 9l9pagun. Standing, n. iduro, ip6. adj. diduro, naro. Standpoint, n. ibi ti a gbe ti nwo

and

i.

fun p$.
Squint, v.t. and i. ifojuwo lapakan,

da oju wo.
Squire, n. irans9, oloto, pgbeni.

Squirm,
Stab,

v.i.

tagiri.

Squirrel, n. 9ker^, oforo.


v.t.

nkan.
Standstill, n. iduro J9, Staple, n. ipinnu owo 9Ja.

and

i.

fi

ohun mimu

gun.
Stability, n. idurosinsin.

adj.

Stable,

v.t.

and

i.

didurosinsin,

pakaki. Star, n. iraw9.


Starch, n. ogi gbaguda.
Stare,
v.t.

fifes^-mul^.

n. ibuso eran.

Stack, n.

aba agbado tabi koriko v.t. ko koriko fi se 9sin.

and

i.

w6-sun, fiyanu

wo.
Starlight, n.
Start,
v.t.

aba.

9pa, igi, ami oye, a won alaba?i$epo. Stag, n. ako agb9nrin.


Staff, n.

Stark, adj. patapata, nihoho. im9l9 iraw9-

and

i.

dide kan, dide

Stage, n. ibi iduro, ibusp. Stagger, v.t. and i. ta gbpngbpn, tase irin ; se iyemeji.

tygan. Starting-point, n. ibi idide. Startle, v.t. d^ruba, ba-l9ru.


Starvation, n. ipalebi. Starve, v.t. and i. fi ebi pa.
State, n. iwa, sakani ilu.
v.t.

Stagnant, adj. diduro j 9. Stagnation, n.


isan.

alairu,

alaisan,
lailoju

39,

iduro j 9,

la I9S9S9.

Statement, n. ^9,
Station,
n.
i.

ila

$r9
ip6,

sil?.

Stain, n. abawcjn, abukiin, egan.


v.t.

iduro,

ibusy,

and

se abaw<n

si.

ibujoko.

v.t. fi si

ipo.

Stair, Staircase, n. akasp,


ile.

ategun
v.t.

Stationary, adj. diduro nibikan, lail9siwaju.


Stationer, n. atawe, oniwe.

Stake, n. ekan, opo, ijiyan.


fi

ekan

tl.

Stale, adj. gbo, p$, di ikasi. Stalk, n. igi ehu, poroporo, ppa.
v.t.

Stationery, n. ohun ik9we. alabojuto n. Station-master,

ibode 9k9-il9.
Statue, n. ere, awdran. Stature, n. giga, idagba, ina soke
enia.

and

i.

y<Jde.

Stall, n. ile esin

tabi
ti

malu
a ko

ibi

oja.

Stallion, n.

ak9 esin

t$.

Statute, n. ofin.

Stalwart, adj. alagbara.

Staunch,

Stanch,
lotit9,

adj.

diduro
v.t.

Stamina, n. okun, 9san ara.

sinsin,

nitara.

Stammer, v.t. and i. k61616. Stammerer, n. ak61616.


Stamp,
v.t.

n.

ohun ami
i.

ifiweranse.
si,
fi

and

sami

939

IUI9, t^-m9l9.

Stampede, n.

isare-girigiri.

Stand, n. ibi iduro, iduro. v.t. and i. des9 duro, duro, dide, naro.

(dida 9J9 duro). Staves, n.pl. 9pa, 9g9. v.t. Stay, n. alaf9hinti, idaduro. and i. duro nibikan, da-duro. Stead, n. ipo, aye, ilo, iranl9W9. Steadfast, adj. durosinsin. Steadfastly, adv. nidurosinsin, ni

daduro,

t9Jum9, ipinnu tan gangan.


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Steady, adj. diduro.
Steal,
v.t.

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sinsin,

pipinnu,

Stimulation, n. irusoke, igbaniyanju.


Sting, n. itani,
ta,

Stealth, n.

and i. jale. Iwa ole, Iwa ikpk?.


n.

or6.

v.t.

and

i.

bu-san.
adj.

Steam,

n. dru.

Stingless,

ainita,

ailoro.

Steamboat,

9^

elefin.

Stingy, adj.
Stink,
n.
i.

Steed, n. esin.
Steel, n. irin, id^.

haw9, awun enia. orun buburu. v.t.


run, dibaj'9.
v.t.

and
oke.
v.t.

Steep, adj. g$r$g$r$ te by omi.


Steer, n.

Stint,

n.

ala.

da -duro,

fi

ala
v.t.

si.

Steeple, n. ile is9 sonso.

Stipend, n.
Stipulate,

owo
v.t.

is?.

9gb9r9 ak9 malu. and i. tu 9k9.


v.t.

Stem,

Steerage, n. iujk, isal? n. $ka, 9pa, $bi.

9^.
da-

i. se ipinnu, se adehun, ^91119. Stipulation, n. ipinnu, adehun,

and

aJ9m9.
Stir,

duro. Stench, n. orim buburu.


Step,
n. isis9, irln 989
v.t.
;

n.

and
akas$,
dide.

i.

irusoke, ariwo. ru, dide, mu,

v.t.

gbe

at?gun.

and

i.

$ise, rin.

Stirrup, n.

9k9 asa

lati

fi

gun
i.

Sterling, adj. m<J, dara, nitot9. Stern, ad/, kord, rord, 901111.

esin, idas^le gari 9sin.


Stitch, n. ipa ab$r$.
v.t.

and

n.

9hin idi 9k$.


v.J.

ran, ko, sop$, dap$.

Stew, n. 9b9 alata.

and

i.

yan layanse, b$
Steward, n.
iriju,

P9I9P9I9. iranse, olut9Ju

ile tabi oko. Stewardship, n. iqe olut^ju, ise

Stock, n. eyiti a fi pamo, iti, isura 9Ja kukute ; omi9ran. v.t. and i. fi-pam9, fi-kun, ko-J9.
;

iriju.

Stick, n.

igi.

lem<, fim9,

Sticky, adj.
Stiff,

and i. t9-b9, kan-m^. lilem<, fa m9tim9ti.


v.t.

Stockade, n. ode. Stocking, n. ib9&9. Stocks, n.pl. aba ti a ni m9l9.

fi

nkan

adj.

lile, le,

lafojudi.
9191*1111 lile.
;

Stiff-necked, adj.
Stifle, v.t.

and

i.

klw$, funki
se

fin.

Stigma, n. ami ?gan.


Stigmatize,
Still, v.t.
v.t.
i.

and
J9,

mu

ami 9gan si. dak 9, pa-l^nu


adj.

m<J, rau-pa r9r9.

dake,
adv.

duro

didak9
abiku

^9.
;

sib9sib9.
Still-born, adj.

Stock-taking, n. isiro ohun 9Ja. Stoke, v.t. and i. ko ina. Stomach, n. inu, ikun. Stone, n. okuta. v.t. 39 li okuta. Stonework, n. is? okuta. Stony, adj. ibi okuta, lile bi okuta. Stool, n. apoti ijoko, apoti ese. Stoop, v.t. and i. b$r?, t9riba, t9ba. Stop, n. idaduro. ise. v.t. and i.

bibi

oku

9m 9
Stillness,

n.

Stilts, n.pl.

idak^, idak<? r9r9. agere, mamapilra.


ru,
fi

daduro, se. Stoppage, n. idaduro. Stopper, n. adik$, id9nu.


9P9I9P9, isura, aba. fi-pamv, fi-sura, ko-J9. Storehouse, n. ile isura.
Store,
n.
v.t.
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Storekeeper, n. olutyju ile ipal?mpsi. Storm, n. iji, ^fufu lile, ikiplu.
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Strenuous,
Stress, n.
ra.

adj.

lagbara,

yara,

mura, nitara.
it^nump, ikiyesi, agbana, fagun.

and

i.

ko-lu.

Story, n. itan, irohin, ihin. Storyteller, n. arohin, asptan.


Stout, ody. sanra.
le,

Stretch, v.t. and i. n. ina, ifagun.

lagbara,

l<Jra

Stretcher,

n.

ohun

inara

le,

Stouthearted, adj. laiya.


Stoutly, adv. sagidi. Stove, n. ohun idana,
ile

ibusun elegbe kan. Strew, v.t. tan ka kiri.


Strict, adj.

mu
n.

dgiri.

gbi-

Stricture,
Stride, n.

ikakd,

9r9
v.t.

ffr^,

gbona. Stow, v.t. to I9S9S9.


Straddle,
rin.
v.t.

ifunp9

inaga 939.
rin.

and

i.

and

i.

yakata 939

naga 989
Strike,
n.

Strife, n. Ija, as$,


v.i.

gbolohun as9.
ise*
i.

Straggle,

sina, rin kakiri.

so
v.t.

ipanpa, ik9

Straggler, n. asina, arinranhun-

sil9.

and

lu.

ranhun.
Straight,
adj.

Striker, n. aluni.

tara,

t9,

laiwp,

Striking, adj. iyanu.


String, n. sin,
Strip, n.

ganran.
Straighten,
lpgan.
Strain,
Strait,
v.t. v.*.

okun

tinrin.

v.t.

andi.

and
adv.

i.

Straightway,

mu-tp. lojukanna,

fun 16kun.
le,

Stringent, adj.
sile,

soro.
v.t.

and

nkan toro.

and

i.

09-

i.

39, gba, yp.

Strainer, n. as$.
n.

Stripes,

b9-las9, b9-nihoho ; ko. n.pl. ina, oniruru ila,.


n.

iye-meji,

ihagaga.

pasan.
Stripling,
Strive,
ija si,
v.i.

adj. ha, hiha.

Strand, n. eti-okun. Strange, adj. ajeji, sara. Strangely, adv. li pna ajeji. Stranger, n. alejo, ajeji. Strangle, v.t. fun -pa, lolorun. v.t. dl, Strap, n. aw9 ter^ idem.
S01119.

ba-ja, lakaka,
fi

pdpmpdekpnrin. k9Ju agbara sis9, baIna,


ila

gbiyanju.
Stroke, n.
v.t. fi

ilu,

tinrin.

9W9 pa

J9J9.
v.t.

Stroll, n. irinkiri.

and

i.

rin

kakiri.

Stratagem, n. arekereke,

etan,

9gb9n 9^.
Strategy, n.

Strong, adj.
lera.

le,

lagbara,

nip a,.

^tan.

Stronghold, n. ibi giga, ilu-odL


Strongly, ado. ^insin.
Structure, n. ik^le, 911a.
Struggle,
n.

Straw, n.
Stray,
v.i.

igi

agbado tabi baba. yapa, 39ml, sina kiri.


tet^t^ oniruru.

Streak, n.

&W9

Stream, n. odo sisan. v.t. and i. san jade. Street, n. $na igboro ilu, ita. Strength, n. agbara, ipa. Strengthen, v.t. and i. fun li agbara, fi ipa fun, mu l9kan le.

igbiyanju.

v.i.

jagudu, ba-gbiyanju, gbara, ser9Ju. Strut, v.i. fi igberaga rin.

sa-

Stubble, n. idi poroporo agbado tabi 9ka asakun li oko, idi koriko, akekii koriko.

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Stubborn, adj. agidi, aigbpran,
lile.

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SUB

Sublimely, adv. ni igbeleke.

Stud, n. onini 9WU. Student, n. ak<we, ^ni ile iwe. Studious, adj. lappn iwe, nironu,
nifojusi.

Submarine, adj. nisal? okun. Submerge, Submerse, v.t. ri ninu omi, san bo 1T19I9. Submersion, n. iri ninu omi. Submission, n. iteriba, iforibal?,
ii'9sil9.

Study,

n.

ibi
v.t.

iwe,

ibi
i. k<,

ikawe
ka, sea?o.

ifiyesi.

and

Submit,

v.t.

and
adj.

i.

farabal?,

asaro, fiyesi. Stuff, n. ohun-elo,


v.t.

t9riba, foribal9.

eru

Subordinate,
ijoye

li

prr^-^hin,

and i.

fi-kun, ki, je ajeki.

9hin.

Stumble, v.t. and i. kose, k9se P9lu dura. Stumbling-block, n. ohun ikps^, idugbolu. Stump, n. kukute, idi igi akeku,

Subordination, n. Iwa 9m9-9hin, iwalab?. Suborn, v.t. b? abet9l9, b?w9 se

nkan buburu.
Subscribe, v.t. and i. k9 oruk9 si se 919m, da owo si.
Subscriber, n. ^niti o k<J oruki,) se 9ri, 9niti o dawo si.
si

gb6ngbo.
Stun, v.t. fi para ya lenu, ti lati payera. Stunt, v.t. mu ran lati dagba. Stupefy, v.t. mu-g$, 89 di ong$,

Subscription, n. ik9we si isal?, owo dida.

gba

ni ye.

Stupendous, adj. niyanu, nisiseniniha.


Stupid, adj. g$, fa,
si were.

Subsequent, adj. t^l^hin, tittle. Subside, v.i. r^l^, rl, ku, da. Subsidy, n. iranl9W9, owo -ode.
Subsist,
v.t.

wawo,
ong$,

tyra,
ifa,

and
n.

i.

wa,

J9.
jiJ9,

Stupidity,

n.

ig$,

Subsistence, layo.

ohun

Iwa

ilpra, iwere. Stupor, n. Igba ni iye, Iraniye. Sturdy, adj. lile, nila, jara.

Substance, n. iwa, eda ara,

9^,
lile,

ohun

ini aiye.

Stutter,

v.t.

and
iwu
li

i.

kololo.

Substantial, adj. diduro, lagbara, tyr^.

Stutterer, n.
Sty, Stye, n.
Style,
n.

akololo.

Substantiate,
le,

v.t.

mu-duro, mu-

9W9

oju ; ile elede. ik9we, asa. v.t.

ti-l9hin.

pe-loruk9. Suave, adj. niwa, senia, f anim9ra. Subdivide, v.t. tun ipa pin nipa. Subdue, v.t. s, s^gun, bori. Subject, n. 9m9-ehin ^niti nsin, enia lab 9 ijpba ; prp ti a wi ni. v.t. teba, t9-loriba,
fi ori bal^. Subjection, n. lforibal?, iteriba. Subjugate, v.t. 89gun, t9 loriba. is9gun, H9n. Subjugation,

Substitute, n. agbip6 9m, ar9pd 9ni. v.t. fi sip6 9ni, dipd.

Substitution,
eni.

n.

ir9p6,

igbipo

Subterfuge, n. I9gb9l9.

^tan,
ti

mokun

Subterranean, adj.

isal9 U9.

Subtle, adj. larekereke, gb9n. Subtlety, n. arikereke.

Subtly, adv. arikereke.

Subtract,

v.t.

ninu

*j>t9t9

loriba.

Sublime, adj. giga, ni 91a.

Subtraction, 9t9t9.

mu-kuro, y9-kuro ohun. n. imukuro ninu

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SUN
Sugar, w. iy$ ireke, iy$ oyinbo. Sugar-cane, ft. ireke. Suggest, v.t. si-niye, fi ero nkan si eni ninu. Suggestion, n. isiniye, ifisienininu. Suggestive, adj. ferosi ninu. Suicide, ft. eniti o pa ara r$. Suit, ft. ?be, ipe I9J9. 9J9, ipanp as9, if. vJ. oftd i. ye,

Subtirbs, n.pl. agbegbe ?hin ode ilu, ebeba-ilu. Subversion, ft. iyipada, iyipo,
ibaje, ibisubu. Subvert, v.*. yi-pada, yi-po, ba-je, bi-subu.

Succeed,

9na isale ile. and i. ropd, gbipd, tele, se pna rere, bori. Success, n. pna rere, alafia,
Subway,
ft.

v.t.

asiki ; a^eypri. Successful, adj. serere, se alafia,

bamu.
Suitable,
Suite, w.
ad/,

yiye,

bibamu,
at^leni.

nibadede.
Succession, w. itele lesese. Successor, w. ar9pd, agbip6 eni. Succour, w. iranlpwp, itilehin. v.t. ran-l9W9, ti-lehin, gbe. Succonrer, n. oluranlpwp.

aw9n 9m9-9hin,
n.

Suitor,

asunni,

afeni,

9I9J9

eni.

Succulent, adj.

kun fun

oje.

Succumb, v.i. yera, subu labe, J9W9 ara fun.


Such, pron. iru, eyi nfi. Suck, n. 9m u. v.<. and jomu, fi ^nu famu.
I

Sulk, v.i. fajuro, roju. Sulky, adj. fajuro, roju. Sullen, adj. wu, binu, dake. Sulphur, n. imi orun.
Sultry, adj.

moru, gbona.
v.t.

Sum,

ft.

iye owo, iye ohunkohun,

i.

mu,

akop9.
rop$.

and

i.

siro,

kaye,

Suckle, v.t. fi 9mu fun. Suckling, ft. 9m9 $nu pmu. Suction, ft. ifamu.

Summary,
adj.

ft. akopp, akotan. kukuru, laifagun titi.

Summer,
Summit,

n. igba $run.
n.

Sudden, arf/. lojijl. Suddenly, adv. l9gan, lairotel^


lojiji.

gongo 6ke,
fi

Summon, v.t. Summons, ft.


Sumptuous,

ori 6ke. ase pe, pas?, pe. ipe 9IA.

Suds, n.pl. eri-999. Sue, v.t. and i. fi-sun, pe I9J9,

adj. niyelori,

didun

b$b.
Suet, w. 9ra.
Suffer,
v.t.

didun, dara. Sun, ft. orun.

Sunbeam,
i.

n. riran orun.

and

jiya, je, gba.

Sufferable, adj. gbigba, jij?w9. Sufferance, n. igba, ije, iforiti,

Sunburnt, adj. fifi orun jo. Sunday, n. 9J9 kini 9S9 ti ise
9J9 isimi.

iJ9W9.
Sufferer, n. eniti o jiya, alaisan. Suffering, n. irora, ijiya.
Suffice,
v.t.

Sunder,
Sundial,

v.t.
ft.

and

i. ya nipa. ohun 9na ti a fi im9

and

i.

to.

Sufficiency, n. tit6.
Sufficient, ad;, to fun.

wakati nipa hihan orun lara r$. Sundown, ft. iw9 orun.
Sunless, adj. lailorun.

ojiji

Sundry, adj. oniruru, 9D9I9D9.


fun,
fin.

Suffocate,

v.t.

and

i.

Suffocation, n. ifiin, ifin. Suffrage, n. ilohimsi, ifohunsi. Suffuse, v.t. da si, fi bo.

Sunlight, ft. im9l9 orun. Sunrise, n. ila 6run,

owur9,

kutukutu.
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Sunset,
n.

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SUR
Supervene, v.i. wa li $kun s?l? Supervention, n. is?l$. Supervise, v.t. bojuto, bojuwo.
Supervision, n. ibojuto.

asal$,

oriin.

Sunshade, n. agborun. Sunshine, n. riran 6 run. Sup, v.t. and i. gbe je, gbemi, je, jeun. Superable, adj. sispgun, siseni. Superabundance, n. pipp rekpja.

Supper, n. onje ale. Supplant, v.t. fi arekereke setan


ji-les$.

Supplanter, n. ajiniles?, eletan,


eleru.

Superabundant,^', pp rekpja. Superannuate, v.t. yq kuro lenu ise nitori ogbo, sisan owo nitori is? ti o ti se ri. Superannuation, n. iypkuro lenu is? nipa ogbo, owo ti a san
bi ere ise.

Supple, adj. aisoro te, r$, dera.

Supplement,
v.i.

n.

ifikun,

ekun.
fifi-

fi-kun, fi-pelu.

Supplementary, adj. fifikun,


pelu.

Superb, adj. dara rekoja, dara


leke.

Suppliant, n. elebe, abeni. Supplicate, v.t. and i. b, toro.


Supplication, n. ebe, itprp. Supply, n. ekun, ifikun.
v.t.

Supererogation, n. ise irekpja, ise ti o leke, is? asele.


Superficial, adj. lode, loke, laijinle.

mu-kun,
Support,
v.t.

fi-kun.
itilehin,

Superfine, adj. didara leke, dara

rek9Ja.
Superfluity, n. aseleke.

Iranlpwo. gbd. Supporter, n. alatilehin, oluranlpwp.


n.
ti-lehin, ran-lpwp,

Suppose,
ileke.

v.t.

sebi,

gbim$,

r6.

Superfluous, adj.

ohun

Superhuman, adj. ju ti eda I9. Superintend, v.t. and i. se olori, ^e abojuto, se alakoso. ibojuto, n. Superintendence,
iset9Ju.

Supposition, n. isebi, igbim$, ir6. Suppress, v.t. t?ri, kiw$, fi-pamp. ikiwc), it?ri, n. Suppression, ifipam9.

Superintendent, n. alabojuto. Superior, adj. daraju, gaju. Superiority, n. plaju, ip6 giga
julp.

Suppressor, n. alat?ri, alakiwp. Suppurate, v.i. S9yun. Suppuration, n. is9yun.

Supremacy, n. ibori gbogbo. Supreme, adj. bori gbogbo, ga


ju I9, l9la ju I9. Surcharge, n. owo asanle, abule. v.t. bu owo lelori ju bi
otiye.

Superlative, adj. gigajulp.

Supernatural, adj. ju ti eda lo. Superscribe, v.i. kpwe leke, kpwc


16ke.

Sure, adj. daju, lagbara, nigbekele.

Superscription, n. akple. Supersede, v.t. ya-sapakan, satl, fi agbara gba ipo elo-

miran.
Superstition, n. igba ohun asan gb<J, pran is In eke, isln-

Surefooted, n. itele sansan. nitotr), lailewu, adv. Surely, nidurosinsin. Surety, n. onigb9W9, idaju.
Surf, n. igbi okun.

kusin.
Superstitious, adj.

teram<> isin-

Surface, n. oju-ode, oju oke. je ajekl. Surfeit, v.t. and i.

mu

kusin, aseju.

n.

arun ajeki, wobia.


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Surge, n. riru omi okun. Surgeon, n. oniwpra, onipegun. Surgery, n. ile onisegun. Surly, adj. sonu, tete binn. Surmise, n. ird, ifura. v.t. and i.
r6, 96 fura.

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Sustentation, n. igbalpw9 isubu, ib9ni, 011J9.

Surmount,
akoja.

v.t.

segun, bori, se

Surname,
idile.

n.

orukp apele, orukp

Swaddle, v.t. gba li 9Ja. Swagger, v.t. and i. iyiara kiri, funnu, se enu. Swallow, n. eiy? alapandede, 9na-9fun. v.t. and i. gbemi. dami. Swamp, n. er?, ira p$t$p$t.

Swampy,
Swarm,
9w<J.

adj. ler$, nira.

Surpass, v.t. re-k^a, ta-y9. Surpassing, adj. p9Ju rek^ja.


Surplice, n. ewu funfun ti alufa. Surplus, n. iyokun, ele.

Sward, w. okotutu.
n.

9P9I9P9,
v.t.

isu-9P9,

and

i.

gba yin.

Surprise, n. iyami,
lojiji,

ojiji.

v.t.

ba-

Swarthy, adj. rusurusu. Swathe, v.t. fi 9ja gba 91119 agbo


ninu.

ba

lairotele.

Surprising, adj. niyanu, seniha. Surrender, n. ituba, iteriba,


iJ9sin.
v.t.

Sway,

n.

idari,
i.

it<J,

ise

akoso.

v.t.

and

dari

t<J,

se -akoso.

and

i.

tuba,

teriba, J9&in. Surround, v.*. yi kakiri.

Surroundings,

n.^Z.

agbegbe,
kakiri.

adugbo.
Survey, v t.
n.

Iwo,

Iwo
kakiri,

bojuwd

wpn,

diwpn.
Surveying, n. \viw9n ile. Surveyor, n. awonl$, alafojuto.
Survival, n.

Swear, Sworn, v.t. and i. bura, fi epe bura, sepe. Swearer, n. abura, asepe. Swearing, n. ibura, isepe. and i. v.t. Sweat, n. ogun. lagun, gun. Sweep, v.t. and i. fi <Jw^> gbal?. Sweepings, n.pl ile gbigba, eri
il9 ti

a gba
onje

J9.

Sweet,
eti,

n.

didun.

adj.
li

wiwa

laye.

didun ni it9w6, ni rirun


tabi ni iw6, dun.

Survive, v.t. and i. p, wiwa laye. Survivor, n. plojogigun lori ju enikeji lp.
Susceptible, adj. gbigba sinu. Suspect, v.t. se ifura si, r6
laini $ri.
si

Suspend,

v.t.

so, sonS,

fikp,

kuro nipo.
Suspense, n. isiyemeji, iwa aisedaju. Suspension, n. isor<j>, idawoduro,

Sweeten, v.t. and i. mu-dun. Sweetener, n. alas9dun. Sweetheart, n. oluf9, ayanfe. Sweetly, adv. didundidun, pelu adun. v.t. and i. wu. Swell, n. wiwu. Swelling, n. wiwii ara, ekun odo.
Swelter,
v.i.
fi

Swerve, v.t. and 9na.


Swiftly,

ogun bo. i. ya kuro loju

iypkuro

ninu

ise.

Suspicion, n. ifura. Suspicious, adj. nifura. Sustain, v.t. ru, gba, b<J, mu-duro, faiyaran.

Swift, adj. vara, yase kankan. adv. kiakia, yarayara.


n.

Swiftness,

iyara,
i.

isekankan.

Swim,

v.t.

and
W9.
n.

fo loju

omi
eniti

jijin,

liiw$,

Sustenance, n. onje, ohun


itilehin.

jije,

Swimmer,

omuw?,

nlu

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Swindle, n. ir^j^.
v.t.

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TAL
T.
Tabernacle, n.
ag<J,

and

i.

se

rm,

f9J<?-

Swindler, n. ar^nij^.

ibiti

aw9n

Swine, n. 9^9. Swineherd, n. olut9Ju 9^9. Swing, n. ohun isire 9m9de.


v.t.

9m9

Israel

gbe npacte sin

and

i.

Switch, n.
fi

igi

f 1, r li ofurufu. kekere. v.t. and i.

Qtyrun li aginju. Table, n. aga tabili, nkan ti ode r$ t9Ju. Table-Cloth, n. a9 it^lori tabili.
Tablet, n. 9p9n ik9we nidak9, adj. Tacit, lais9 im$ jade. Tack, n. iso kekere.
si.

igi lu.

Swivel, n.
r$.

ekan

ti

nkan nyi

lori

laif9hun,
v.t.

Swollen,

orf/.

wu.
v.i.

and

i.

Swoon, Swoop,

n. idaku, oyi.
v.t.

daku.

so-m$, di m$.
Tackle, n. okun 9^. Tackling, n. elo 9^. Tact, n. 9gb9n, oye, im$.
Tactics, n.
lori

and

i.

spkal^

le lori,

mii girl. Sword, n. ida.


Swordfish, n. 9Ja oriida. Swordsman, n. ologun.

Tactful, adj. I9gb9n 9W9. im$ ijagun ni

U9 tabi

tim9tim9. Syllable, n. $r9 kan, gbolohun 9r9 Syllabus, n. iwe ilana ^9. Symbol, n. ami, aper9. Symbolical, adj. ap^r^. Symbolize, v.t. fi se ap^r?, fi 90 ami. Symmetry, n. iw9ntun-w9nsin.

Sworn,

adj.

okun. Tactless, adj. ail9gb9n 9W9.


Tadpole, n. 9m9 9P9I9, ilenlegbe. Tag, n. ohun ti a so m<J idi. Tail, n. Iru, apa 9hin ohun-

kohun,
Tailor,
n.

ipari.

onis^ma

as9

wiw9,

onirans9.
Taint, n. ibaJ9,
v.t.
si.

abaw9n, abukun.
ba-J9, se
v.i.

Sympathetic, adj. bibak9dun, abanidaro. Sympathize, v.i. ba se daro.

and

i.

abaw9n
and
i.

Sympathy, k^dun. Symphony,

n.

ibasedaro;

iba-

Take, Took, Taken, gba, mu, gbe.


Tale, n. itan, aid
;

iye.

n.

ir^p9

iro

ohun

pup 9 Symptom,
Synod,
ti

Talebearer, Taleteller, n. olofofo. Talent, n. iye osuw9n kan,

n.

ami arnn, ap^r^.


igbim9
is9 Qtyrun.

9bun Qtyrun.
Talented, adj. l9bun. Talisman, n. id An, ogiin is9ra. v.t. and Talk, n. $r9 sis9.
39, S9r9, wi.

n. aJ9

Synonym,

n. 9r9 meji tabi o ni itum9 kanna.

m^ta

i.

Synonymous,
p^lu.

adj.

j?

bakanna

Talkative, adj. kun botiboti alaroye.


Tall, adj.

fun

is9-

Synopsis, n. akop9, akori.

Syrup, n. omi iy9 oyinbo.

Talker, n. 08^9, as9botiboti. gun, giga, sigbQnl9.


ti

System, n. ero, 9r9, im9, igbiro,


ilana.

Tallow, n. 9ra 9ran


Tally,
v.t.

ti y<J.

and

i.

sedede, y9,
ti

Systematic, adj. g$ge bi


19391989.

ti

ilana,

bamu.
Talmud,
n.

iwe ofin

aw9n

Ju.

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Talons, n.pl. ekanna eiye 9de.

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TEL

Tasty, adj. adidiin.


Tattle,

Tame,
Tamper,
Tan,
v.t.

adj.

tuju,

moju.

v.t.

tu-loju.
v.i.

Tatter, n. a9 fifaya, akisa. n. <ftt} lasan, ispkusp.


v.t.

t*?w9b9 laiye, dasi,

and

i.

39 is9ku&9, sofofo.
ilu.
v.t.

fywosi.

Tattler, n. onis9kus9, olofofo.

and i. run aw$, se awp orun jo. Tangible, acfy*. mime? nipa H9wpba. Tangle, n. koko, idiju, idamu,
fi

Tattoo, n. ipe
si

se

ami

ara,
n.

bulla sara.
^n?
^gan,
ifibu,

Taunt,

Tank,

idaru. n. Ikoko,

igunloju. v.t. kegan, se afojudi si, bu, fi gun loju. Taut, adj. pinpin, kankan.

si, ibiti

fi

odu nla igbomi omi parap si.

Tautology, n. atunwi asan, i&9


^>r9

kanna nigbagbogbo.
ile

Tanner, n. alawp, onise aw9Tantalize,


fi

Tavern, n.

9ja 9ti,

ile ero.

v.t.

y9-l9nu, danilara,
loju.

nkan dani
ilu,

Tawdry,

adj.

aworan asan,

ase-

Tantrum,
Tap, n.
v.t.

n. ibinu lainidi, irunu.

ta,

gun

iguntybe, ifa-omi. 19b, dalu, lu

han, os$-asan. Tawny, adj. pupa lawp.


I

Tax,

n. owo-ode, owo-ilu. dawo-ode, dawo-ilu.

v.t.

Tape, n.
iso&9.

9Jabul9 tinrin, okun


adj.

Taxation, n. idawo-ode-le. Tea, n. ewe olorun didun ti a se nkan miniu, ti. Teach, v.t. k9 li ek9, si-niye.
fi

Taper, n. itanna kekere.


tinrin
li

ipari.

Tapestry, n. as9 tit$. Tape-worm, n. ejo inu. Tapioca, n. gbaguda gbigbe.

Tapping, n. if a omi ti inu jade. Tar, n. oda, atukip. v.t. fi 9da san, fi 9da kun. Tardy, adj. fa, J9ra, P9. Tares, n. epo buburu. Target, n. apata, asa ; ami fun ib9n tita. Tariff, n. owo-9Ja rira.
Tarnish, n. ibaj?, abaw9n.
v.t.
si.

olukoni> oluk9, n. Teacher, akqnilekp. Teak, n. igi lile kan. Team, n. ^ran ajuiu9 sise. Tear, n. omije. Tear, Tore, Torn, v.t. faya, ya. Tearful, adj. kun fun omije, kun fun ekun. Tease, v.t. t9, y9-lenu.
Teat, n. 9mu. Technical, adj. ti is? 9na. Tedious, adj. ifagunl? titi, pe, nir9Ju, danilagara. Tediousness, n. ifa, idanilagara.

and

i.

ba-je, se

abawpn

Tarpaulin, n. as9 ti a fi vda kun. Tarry, v.t. and i. p$, durop^,

Teem,

v.t.

and

duro-^hin.
Tart, adj.

Teeth, n.pl.

bisi, i. bim9 aw9n ehin.


/

r$.

mu,
ise.

ta,

kan, kikan.
waja,
v.t.

Task, n.
Tassel,
fina.

Teetotaler, n. eniti o ti se ileri lati fa sehin kuro ninu 9ti

n.

onirii

iruke,

mimu.
Telegram, n. ise ti a ran lati okere wa nipa 9r9 irin.
Telegraph, w. okim 9r9 ijise 6kere.
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Taste, n. it9w6. t9-w6.

and

i.

li

Tasteless, adj. lailadun.

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Telephone, n. ohun qrq iaqrq okere.
Telescope, n. digi
ifi

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Tend,
si
v.t.

li

59, set9Ju.

v.i.

dari

wo ohun
i.

apakan, t$ si, t9ka si. Tendency, n. idarisi, itesi, ipa,


9na, it(,)ka si. Tender, v.t. and i. naw9 si, fi-fun. n. idiyele, wiwa-aye. adj. r$, tunu, r9nii, kik?, lailera. Tender-hearted, adj. iy^nu, ni
rir9 inu, seun. Tenderly, adv. pelepele, J9J9. Tenderness, n. ik^ra. Tendon, n. isan ara. Tendril, n. itakun, 9W9 okun
ifaiiK,).

ona
Tell,

jinjin.
v.t.

Told, 89 -fun.

and

wi-fun,

Tell-tale, n. olofofo enia, ofofo.

Temerity, were.

n.

aimewu,

ilaiya,

Temper,
gba.

n.

ip6,
v.t.

ibinu.

imuye, igba and i. p6, mu-ye,

Temperament, n. Iwa inu. Temperance, n. airekpja, aiseju,


iwpn.
adj. niwpntunTemperate, wonsin, alairek^ja. Temperature, n. iwpn otutu tabi oru, igbona ara, iwa

Tenement,
ile.

n.

ibugbe,

apakan

Tenet, n. Iro, idurosi, itele, eko


ti

Tenon,

a gbagb9 pe otitp ni. n. H9D9, sonso igi kan

afefe aiye.

Tempest, n.
nla.

e-filfulile,

iji,

efufCi

Tempestuous, adj. ni efufu


ni irukerudo.

lile,

ti o W9 inu ekeji. Tenor, n. hn9, ilptiti. Tense, n. igba, akoko ti a se nkan. adj. lile lati teba. Tension, n. nina, lile, ifale,

Temple, n. ile ti a ko fun isin Qlprun tabi ti orisa apa 9 tun ati osi ni iwaju ori
;

ifagun. Tent, n. ag9.

Tentative,

adj.

gbiyanju,

lori

pari
ti

ereke.
ti

Temporal, adj.
aiye yi,

igba

isisiyi, ti

didanwo. Tenth, adj. ^k^wa, kewa.


il$ tabi nkan lab 9 it9Ju 9m. Tepid, adj. l9W9r9W9r9, I9W9W9. Term, n.ala, ipinl^, ipinnu; igba,

eda.

Tenure, n. nini

Temporary,
die.

adj.

wiwa fun igba

Temporize, v.i. te-si, jewp si igba Iwa na. Tempt, v.t. dan-wd, tan se buburu. Temptation, n. idanw6, etan. Tempter, n. oludanwd, olutan,
atanni.

akoko, yco.
39 loruk9.

v.t.

pe ni oruk9,

Terminable, adj. lopin, ni ala.

Terminate,

v.t.

and

i.

pinnu,
Ipala,
<<k.

pala, pin, pari, setan.

Tempting, adj. titan ni, wiwu ni. Ten, adj. cj>wa, niewa. Tenable, adj. gbigba, didimu.
Tenaci0US,ac(/ .rir<J, fifa, titenunip. Tenacity, n. Irtf, ifa, iteniun9.

Termination,
opin.

n.

ipinnu,
ti

Terminus,

n.

opin

9na
il^,

Termite, n. ikan.
Terrace, n. ibi it?ju

at9gun.

Tenancy, n. gbigba ile fun akoko kan, iyafa ile. Tenant, n. ayafa ile I9W9 floral.

Terrestrial, adj. ti il^ aiye.

Terrible, adj. ni ib9ru,

19m.

Terrific, adj. ni ib9ru, leke.


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Terrify,
v.t.

150

THI
Themselves, pron. awpn tikalaw9n, aw9n na. Then, adv. nigbana, li akoko na. Thence, adv. lati ib$ I9, lati ib? wa. Thenceforth, Thenceforward, adv. lati igba na I9. Theologian, n. akawe mim9, 9l9gb9n ninu kika Qr9 Ql9run. Theology, n. im9 Qtyrun, im9 is? enia si Qtyrun. Theory, n. idamoran ohun, ero. There, adv. nibe na, l9hun. Thereby, adv. nipa eyi na.
Therefore, adv. nitorina, nitori eyi na. Therein, adv. ninu eyina. Thereof, adv. ti inu eyina. Thereon, adv. lori eyina. Thereupon, adv. lori eyina.

d^ruba, pa-laiya,
ilu.

daiya

f6.

Territory, n. il?, agbegbe Terror, n. $ru, ipaiya. Terse, adj. kuru, imppp. adj. pipadawa Tertian,

niJ9

k^tak^ta. v.t. dan-wo. Test, n. idanwo. Testament, n. iwe maj^mu, iwe iff
Testator,
n.

akpwe

if

sile

funni 16giin, oni -ma j 911111.


Tested, adj. didanwo.
Testicle, n. 9p$n,

koro 9p9n.
se ij^ri, J9ri.
ij

Testify,

v.t.

and

i.

Testimonial, n. iwe

^ri.

Testimony, n. 9ri, iJ9ri. Tetanus, n. arun ipa.


Tether, n. okun tabi 9W911 ifi di 9ran. v.t. ha-1119, ti-1119. Text, n. $r9 iwe, ipil^so ^9. Text-book, n. iwe lilo fun qkq. Texture, n. iw9n.

Thermometer,

n.

ohun 9na

idi-

W9n

oru.

Than, conj. ju. Thank, v.t. dup9, S9p$. Thankful, adj. kun fun 9p$, p9
li 9 p$. Thankless, adj. lailop?, laimore. Thank-offering, n. 9D9-9P9, 9b9 idup9. Thanks, n. idupe, pp$. Thanksgiving, n. ifi 9p$ fun, is9p ore tabi anu. That, pron. eyi, eyiti, ohun ti,
ti.

These, pron. iw9nyi. They, pron. aw9n, nw9n. Thick, adj. nip9n, ki, dilu. Thicken, v.t. and i. mu-ki. Thicket, n. igb6r6 il^, igbo. Thickness, n. kiki, ninip9n.
Thief,
n.

ole,

ajinilohun.
i.

Thieve, v.t. and Thigh, n. itan.

jale, ji

nkan.

Thatch, n. b^r?, koriko ibole.

kan,
v.t.

ibole,

Thaw,

n. yiy<

omi didi.

and

i.

Thimble, n. k^b^ku, ibo ika 9W9. Thin, adj. ru, tinrin. Thine, pron. tir9. Thing, n. ohun, nkan. Think, v.t. and i. rd, ronu, woye.
Third, adj. 9k9ta, k9ta. Thirdly, adv. tyna keta.
Thirst, n. ongb9, phaha. Thirsty, adj. pongb9. Thirteen, adj. $tala, m^tala.

y<

bi oini didi.

The, adj. na. Theatre, n. ibi isire. Thee, pron. 9, iw9.


Theft, n. old. Their, pron. ti W9n.

Them, pron. W9n. Theme, n. ^9 ipil?, gbongbo


$r9
sis9.

Thirteenth, adj. 9k9tala. Thirty, Thirtieth, adj. 9gb$n.


This, pron. eyini, eyi. Thistle, n. osusu, ?gun.

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Thither, adv. sib? na.

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Throttle,
v.t.

funl9fun, funtyrun.

Thong, n. 9s4n t?r<?. Thorn, n. 9gun. Thorny, adj. kiki 9gun. Thorough, adj. jal?, jal? ganran,
patapata, toto. Thoroughfare, n. 9na, opopo. Thoroughly, adj. ni pipepipe, patapata.

Through, prep, ja, lati iha kan de ekeji, nipa. Throughout, prep, jalejale, yi
ka.

Throw,

v.t.

and

i.

Thrush, n. arun
efu.

ti

39, ju, fi s^ko. ?nu ati 9fun,

Thou, pron. iwp, o. Though, co-n/. bi, biotil^j^pe. Thought, n. iro, isebi, aniyan,
aj6.

Thrust, n. igun, ikplu. bl, ti, gun.

v.t.

and

i.

Thud,

n.

ariwo nla, gbi.


iro
v.t.

Thoughtful, o^y. laniyan, laj6,


ni ero.

Thumb, n. atampako. Thump, n. ilu wuwo, nkan ti o wuwo.


mu-subu. Thunder, n. ara.
lu,
v.t.

isubu

and
i.

i.

Thoughtless, adj. lainironu


lajo.

lal-

and

san

ara.

Thoughtlessness, n. ainironu. Thousand, ad;. ?gb?run.

Thunderbolt, n. manamana. Thunderstruck, v.t. k<? mana-

Thousands,

adj.pl.

Thrall, n. ^ru,

^gb^gb^run. iwa 9ru.


;

mana,

lu,

ya-l?nu.

paka. Thrash, v.t. na Thread, n. okun tinrin,


v.t. fi

owu.

Thursday, n. iJ9 karun 9S9. Thus, adv. bayi, bi iru eyi. Thwart, v.t. ke ni igberi, bu

li

okun b$.

Threadbare, ady. alogbo, sakun.


n. ejo inu. Threat, n. II9, Ikity, id?ruba. Threaten, v.t. and i. kil9, d^ruba. Three, ady. ?ta, m?ta. onikq m^ta, adj. Threefold,

Threadworm,

abiya, ti-laiya. Thy, pron. r?. Thyself, pron. iw9 tikalar?. Tick, n. egb9n. Ticket, n. iwe ijew9, iwe ami. Tickle, v.t. and i. rin ni eginrin,
rin.

il9po

m^ta.

Tide, n. isan sil?, isan okun.


n. Tidiness, itunse.

Thresh, v.t. paka. Threshold, n. iloro ile, iloro ?nu 9na. Thrice, adv. l^m^ta, nigba meta.
Thrift, n. ere, ijere. Thriftless, adj. lailere.

im9toto,

isegiri,

Tidings, n.pl. ihln. Tidy, ody. ni im9toto,


Tie, n. koko, Ide, Idi.
dl, so, se

mura
v.t.

giri,

and

i.

Thrifty, adj. lere.


Thrill, v.t. gun, han si goro. Thrive, v.i. se rere, gbile, ru, gberu. Throat, n. 9fun, 9na 9 fun.

koko.

Tier, n. 939, itol^s^s?. Tiger, n. ?ran abekanna kan. Tight, adj. ha, fun, le, m<J.

Tighten,

v.t.

and

i.

fale,

mule.

Throb, v.i. lu, mi I19I9. Throe, n. irora, ir9bi. Throne, n. it? 9ba. Throng, n. awuJ9, apeJ9, 9P9 enia, ibilu enia, iw9J9p9.
v.t.

Tightly, adv. ni lilelile. Tightness, n. lile, Ilia, Ifun. Tile, n. awo ibole.
Till,

and

i.

bi-lu, ha-laye,

ti.

n. apoti owo. ro il?. con/, digba.


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roko,
di,

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Tillage,
n.

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aroko, iroko, irolp,

TOO

isagbp. Tiller, n. alaroko, agbp.

Title-page, n. ewe kini ninu iwe. Titter, v.i. rprin jpjp.


Tittle,

Timber, n. igi rirp fun ikple. v.t. and i. Time, n. igba, akoko. w$n, diwpn, da igba, da akoko. Time-keeper, n. agogo, eniti nbojuto akoko awpn onisp. Timely, adj. li akoko wiwp, yp lakoko. Time-server, n. aribanijp. Timid, adj. nlbpru, lojo.
Timidly, adv. t prut pru, tojotojo. Timidity, n. Ibpru, ojo. Tin, n. tanganran. v.t. re Tincture, n. awp, adun.
lawty.

sonso, kikini. ti orukp nikan. To, prep, si, spdo. Toad, n. ppplp. Toast, n. akara ti a yan loju ina,
n.

Titular, adj.

iyin.

Tobacco, n. asara, asa, ewe taba. Tobacconist, n. alasara, elewetaba.

To-day, n. loni, pjp oni. Toe, n. pmp-esp, pya psp. Together, adv. jump, lakopp, ?gbp.
Toil,

li

n.
lala.

isp,

lala.

v.i.

sisp,

se

Toiler, n. onisp.
Toilet, n. is$sp.

Tinder, n. lpwu. Tingle, v.i. ho, ro goro. Tinker, n. onispna idp, alatunse ikoko ide, alabulp di. v.t.

Toilsome, adj. nisp, nilala. Token, n. ami, pri.


Told, v.t. and i. wi, sp, r6. Tolerable, adj. gbigba, fifarada, jijp fun. Tolerate, v.t. gba, jp fun, farada.
Toleration, n. igba fun, ijp fun. Toll, n. owo ibode ; ibode ; iro

and
Tinkle,

i.

tun-se.

v.t.

and

i.

han goro, ro

woro.

Tinman,
Tinsel,

n. onispna tanganran.

n.

ohun didan.
ire
li

Tint, n.

awp,

awp.
opin,

agogo.

v.t.

and

i.

lu

agogo

Tiny, adj. kere. Tip, n. sonso,


orika.
v.t.

ni ida kpkan.

agogoro,

Tomb,

n. iboji, ibi isinku. n.

fun

yi

si

and i. apakan.

ti.

pbun

Tombstone,
iboji.

okuta

ti

o sami

Tipsy, adj. inptiyo, motipara.


Tiptoe, n. orika psp.

Tiptop, n. ori oke titayp, daraju.


Tire, n. asp

tiro.

adj.

To-morrow, n. lpla, pla. Tom-tom, n. ilu. Ton, n. osuwpn, 20 cwt.


Tone, n. ohun, iro. Tongs, n.pl. pmti alagbedp. Tongue, n. ahpn, ede. Tongue-tied, adj. alahpn wuwo,
akoldlo, odi. Tonic, n. ogun atun agbara se. To-night, n. li oru yi, loru oni.

wiwp,

ideri, iweri,

ohun psp. v.t. and i. laga, sare, rp ; we-ori,


ori.

da
fca

Tiredness, n. arp, agara. Tiresome, adj. didalaga, munilar$.

Tonnage,
v.t.

n.

owo

pru

pk$,

Tithe,

idampwa. idampwa.
n.

da

osuwpn pru pk$. Tonsil, n. kok6 okun ah<jm.


Too, adv. ppju, pplu. Took, v.t. and i. gba, mu, gbe.
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Title, n.

oye, orukp.

Title-deed, n. iwe adehun.

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Tool,
bi
n.

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n.

eniti o

ohun 9na, ohun elo, ba J9W9 ara r$ I9W9 ohun elo lati se nkan.
ehin,

Tooth, n. ehin. Toothache, n. riro

ehin

didun

ni.

Toothless, adj. lailehin. Toothpick, n. itahin.


adj. ladun, dun. ogo Top, n. oke, gongo-oke

Toothsome,

ti

if9W9kan, im9, #9v.t. and i. kan, t9, f9W9kan, fow9ba. Touchable, adj. fifikan, fifiba, ti a le f9W9ba. Touch-hole, n. ojuku ib9n. Touching, prep, niti, nitori, nipa ti. adj. fifa li 9 kan. Touchy, adj. kikanra, kanra. Tough, adj. yi, le, lagbara

Touch,

\v9ba.

pmpde
m9le
Topheavy,
loke.

fi

nsire.

v.t.

bo

sagidi.

loke.
adj. l\

Tour, n. Irin a jo,


loke,

irinkiri.

wuwoju

Tourist, n. ero, alarinkiri. Tournament, n. iru ere nla kan.

Topic, n. ori

^9.
ibi

Tourniquet, n. ohun elo

lati

fi.

Topography, n. isapere apere ilu.

kan,

di isan eje.

Topple, v.t. and i. subu lule. Topsyturvy, adj. yiyi isal$ soke,
ni rudurudu.

Tow, n. etii okun 9gb$. okun fa 9k$. Toward, Towards, prep.


siha, 89d9.

v.t.

fi

niha,

Torch, n. etufu at^b9po.

ina,

ina
or6,

igi

Towel, n. as9 inura. Tower, n. ile is$ giga,


v.i.

ile

es<>.

Torment,
lenu.

n.

idaloro,
n.

iy9-

foga soke.

v.t.

da-loro, y9-lenu.

Tormentor,
nilenu.

adaniloro,

ay9-

Tornado, n. efufu nla, iji. Torpedo, n. eja ojiji, erp ib9n nfp 9k$ ninu omi.
Torpid, adj. kura, keti. Torpor, n. ikura, iketi. Torrent, n. agbara ojo. Torrid, adj. gbe, gbona. Tortoise, n. awun, ijapa. Tortuous, adj. ni il9p9, kereke.

Town, n. ilu, aw9n ara ilu. Town-crier, n. akede ilu. Townsfolk, n. aw9n ara ilu. Township, n. agbegbe, sakani,
ilu.

ti

Toy, n. ohun isire 9m9de. Trace, n. ami, ap$re, itpse.


t9se, lepa.

v.t.

Track, n. ipa $na, ami.


t9-lehin, lepa,
lare-

v.t.
si.

sami

Trackless, adj. lainipa $na. Tract, n. sakani ile ; iwe kekere, Tractable,

Torture, n. or6, irora, idalor6. v.t. da-lor6. Toss, v.t. and i. fi-soko, bisiwabisehin. Tot, n. nkan kekere, eni kekere. adj. Total, n. apap9, ardlu.

asaro kukuru. adj. kikoso,

kik^ni,

r9run
itaja.

lati

k9

Trade, n. dwd, 9Ja tita, isowo,


v.t.

and

i.

s6w6, taja*

raja.

Trader, Tradesman, n. onisdwd,


9l9Ja.

gbogbo.
Totally,

adv.

ltytotp,

patapata,

Totter,

lakotan. v.i. fidugb$, tagb9ngb9n,

Tradition, n. itan at9W9d9W9, ofin at9W9d9W9.


Traditional, adj.
ti

ofin

at9w9-

d9W9.
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Traduce, v.t. gba-dulum^, loruk? J9, s<?r9 odi si.
Traffic, n.

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v.t. fi

ba
i.

Transfix,

gun lagun

ja.

Transformation,

n. iparada, ipa-

6wd

pja.

v.t.

and

W9da.
Transgress,
ru-ofin.
v.t.

sdwo. Tragedy, n. jamba, pran ibinuje.


Tragic, adj. loro.
Trail, n. ipa

re-k9ja,

d9s$,

Transgression, n. irek9ja, irufin,


v.t.

pna 9d^.

and

i.

999.

fa, w<J lp ni ile.

Train, n. $w$, 9gb^ ; 9k$ U9, at9nil9hin. v.*. and i. k$, t9. Trainer, n. olut$, oluk<j. Trait, 91. pataki.
Traitor, w. onikupani, afinihan, olofofo, ^l^tan.

Transgressor, n. arufin, 9I999, olurek9Ja. Tranship, v.t. gbe kuro ninu 9kp

kan

fi

si ekeji.
ti

Transient, adj. rirek9Ja,


di9, laip9.

igba

Transit, n. irekpja si iha nriran,

Traitorous, adj. sonikupani.

iw9le
Transition,
di-

I9.

Tram, n. Trammel,
I9W9.

9k9-il9.
v.t.

n.

isikuro,
si ekeji.

iyipada

de ni s^k^s^k^,
alarinkiri.

lati ibi

kan

Transitory, adj. rirek9ja, laip9,


irin,
fi

Tramp, n. and i.

v.t.

ti

igba di9.
;

9S9 rin.

Trample, v.t. and i. fi 939 t? m9l9, fi irera t9 m9l9. Trance, n. ojuran, iran.
Tranquil, adj. lalafia, didak^^, ni isiini.
Tranquility,
n.
alafia,

v.t. si nipo pada se gbedegb9y9, yi prp pada si ode mi. Translation, n. isipo pada, iyir9pada si ede mi.

Translate,

Transmigrate,

v.t. si lati ibi

kan

ir9ra,

I9 si ekeji.

idak9J9, isimi. Transact, v.t. and i. se, t9. Transaction, n. ise, 9t9. Transcend, v.t. and i. tay9, bori,
se-ju, re-k9ja.

Transmigration, n. ik9ja I9 lati


ipo

kan
v.t.

si ekeji.

Transmit,

ran

lati

ibi

kan

I9 si ekeji.

Transcendence,
ijul9.

n. itayp, irek9ja,

Transmute, v.t. pa Iwa kan da si Iwa keji. Transparency, n. im9gara.


adj. Transparent, mim9gara, didan. Transpire, v.t. and i. se9l. ru ni

Transcendent, adj. titay9,

rire-

k 9J a

J1JUI9.
v.t.

Transcribe,

k9 iwe

lati

inu

9kan

si ekeji.

kuku, y9
Transplant,

I9.

Transcription, n. awok9. Transfer, v.t. gbe lati ibi


si ibi keji,

v.t.

si

l9gbin,
lati

fatu
si

kan

I9

I9, si

nipd kan

gbin

gba I9W9 9nikan

fi le 9nikeji I9W9. Transferable, adj. gbigba I9W9 9ni file ekeji I9W9. Transfiguration, n. ipaw^da, iparada.

ipd keji. Transport, n. isikuro nilu, ilekuro ni ilu ; pk^ ikonilp si

miran ; ay9 nla. v.t. sikuro ni ilu ; y$ rek9Ja, se


ilu

ariya.

Transfigure, Transform,

v.t.

pa-

w$da, parada.

Transportation, n. isinipd pada, ikonilp si 1I9 iniran.

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Transposal, n. ipar$. Transpose, v.t. pa nipd da, sipax9 ipo, si nipd. Transposition, w. ise pasipar^
ipd, isinip6 pada.

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Treatment,
Treble,
n. ilosi, ilo, Iwa.

Treaty, n. adehiui, ipinnu.


adj.
i.

and
Tree, n.

l9na m^ta. sepo ni meta.

v.t.

igi.

Transubstantiate,

v.t.

yipada di

ohun miran.
Transubstantiation, n. iyipada di ohun mirain, parada ohun iwa. Transverse, adj. ni idabu. Trap, n. okun did^, id^kun. v.t. and i. dekun, d$. Trapdoor, n. il^kun ?biti.

Tremble,
gb<)n.

v.i

ml,

wariri,

wa,

Trembling, n. gbigb^n.

iwariri

miml,

Tremendous,
Tremor, w. Tremulous,

adj. ni yanil^nu, ni

foiya, tobi pup9.


iwariri. adj. niwariri, nib^ru.
v.t.

Trappings, n.pl. ohun 999, 999


9sin.

Trench, n. yara, ihd.

and

i.

wa
Trend,

ihd.

Trash, n. ohun-lasan.
Travail,
n.

v.i.

te

si.

ir9bi

9m9,
v.t.

it^bi

lala, irora.

Travel, n. irin ajo, ebi. rin, rin irin ajo.

and

i.

Traveller, n. ero, alarinkiri. Traverse, v.t. and i. re k9Ja, la

Trepidation, n. iwariri, ib^ru. Trespass, n. irek9Ja, 989. v.i. re-k9Ja, des9. Trespasser, w. olurek9Ja, 9I999. Tresses, n.pl. ikako irun ori. Trial, n. idanwo, ipel9J9, iwadi.
Triangle, n.

k9ja.

ohun onigun meta.


ti

Travesty, n. aiyederu.

Triangular, adj.

onigun m^ta.

Tray, n. 9P9n, ate. Treacherous, adj. alarekereke,


$dal$.

Tribal, adj. ti arailu kanna. Tribe, n. 9ya, iru enia.

Tribulation, n. wahala, ip9nju,


n. 9t,

Treachery,
$dal?.
Treacle, n.

iwa arekereke

is$.

omi iy9 didun. Tread, n. irin ese. Tread, Trod, Trodden, v.t. and
t^-l^se,

Tribunal, n. ibi idaJ9. Tributary, adj. jiJ9sln,

sisan

owo
%.

isin.

t9-ni9le,

rin.

Tribute, n. owo -ode. Trick, Trickery, n. 9tan,

em,
fuwa

Treason, n. 9t$, Idale. Treasonable, adj. tyte. Treasure, n. isura, 91*$.


sura.

iwakiwa.
Trick,
v.t.
fi-

v.t.

and
si.

i.

tan, r9J9,

9tan
Trickle,
Trifle, n.

Treasurer, n. olut9ju owo tabi isura $ni. Treasury, n. ile tabi ibi apoti
isura.

and i. san J9J9. ohun ti k6 nilari, ohun isire. v.t. and i. fi-sire, S9r9
v.t.

laironu.
Trifler, n. afohunsire.

Treat, n. apeJ9 ase.

v.t.

and

i.
;

Trifling,

adj.

lainilari,

lainiyin,

pe

si

apeje

fi

egbogi fun

kikini.

ba

gbird.

Treatise, n. qtq

iwe ak9ye nitori


ihin.

ohun kan,

Trigger, n. ireb9n, irin ti a ti re b9n. Trill, n. iwahun, iwariri ohun.


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Trim,
v.t.

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TUE
Trowel, n. ohun elo 9na im9le,
ibeni.

adj.

I9S989,

daradara.

and i. tunse, g6 t<J. Trimming, n. igbati as9Trinity,


n. m^ta ninu ]ni Qlprun kansoso, M^talpkan.

Trinket, n.

ohun 999, bi wura

tabi

fadaka. Trio, n. idap9


v.t.

9m

m^ta.
kukuru,
isise.

Truant, n. ini9l9, asas^, apagunr$. adj. I9, sim^. Truce, n. idaw9 ija duro fun igba kan. Truck, n. k9k^ 9ru. Trudge, v.t. and i. fi 939 W9I9

Trip, n. irin ajo

ninu nr9.
True, adj. otito, 16t9, nitot9 > nidaju. True-hearted, adj. oninu otit9, oniwa funfun. Truly, adv. nit6t9, nidajudajiu

kpn?, sina. Tripe, n. ifun ^ran, apo inu ^ran.


i.

and
n.

Triple,

i$9po

m^ta,
ti

nigba
o J9 iru

m$ta.
Triplet, n.

nkan m^ta
ib^ta.

kanna,

Trumpery,
Trumpet,
ogun.

n.

ohun

ainiye,

ohun

Tripod, n. apoti 9193$ ni9ta.


Tripping, n. kik98$.

jatujatu.
n. Ipe-ogun, ipe ferev.t.

and

i.

k6de

Triumph,

n.

iserere,

ay$ is9gun, ay9 ibori. v.i. y9 ay9

pokiki.

is9gun, bori.
adj. yiy9-ay9, is9gun. Triune, adj. didap9 n^tatykan.

Triumphant,

Trumpeter, /. afunfere, afunpe. Truncheon, n. igi, 9pa-oye. apoti 9W9 Trunk, n. Iti igi ija erin, ara ohunkohun.
;

Trivial, adj. lainilari,

aitonkan,
asis9.

lainiyin.

v.t. di, Truss, n. edidi, ik6p$. so-p$, kop$. Trust, n. $k$, igb^kt^le, igbagb?,

Trolley, n.

k?k? 9m, k9k9


v.t.

Troop, n. 9W9-ogun.
t9w<J, k9w<J.

and

i.

Trooper, n. ologun 9lesin, 9k$ ologun. Trophy, n. ikogun, ohun iranti


is9giin.

awin. v.t. and i. gb^k9le, gbagb<>, faratl. Trustee, n. olut9Ju ohun ini 91^ tabi il9Trustfulness, n. otit9, igb9k9le. Trustworthy, adj. y9 ni igb9k9le,
ifaratl,

nitotp.

Tropics, n. ipa $na orun. Trot, v.t. and i. rin kankan, gbe 969 soke.

Troth, n. igb9k9le, otit9. Trouble, n. is$, ip9nju, wahala, iy9nu. v.t. and i. y9-l9nu, mu iy9nu ba, P911 loju.

Truth, n. otit9, ododo. Truthful, adj. kun fun otit9, 9iriti o 39 otit9Try, Tried, v.t. danwd, se danwd,

gbidanwd.
Trying, adj. hie.
Tryst, n. ipinnu lati pade, ibi ipade. v.t. pinnu lati

Troublesome, adj. niy9nu, nis,


nip9nju.

pade, se adehun.

Trough, n. 9k<J irauini, 9P911. Trounce, v.t. 99 11189.


Trousers, n. sokoto. Trout, n. oruk9 9Ja kan. Trow, v.t. gb9k9le, r9.

Tub,

n.

9P9n

nla,

ohun

igi

igbomi. Tube, n. iho inu, iho apo.

Tuck, v.t. and i. ka a.99. Tuesday, n. iJ9 k9ta 989.


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"Tuft, n. idip9

157

TYR
Turpentine, n. oje igi. Turret, n. ile is9 kekere.
Turtle, n. iru

okun, koriko tabi


;

irun.

Tug, n.

if

a agbara

pk$

^fin.

adaba kan.

Tuition, n. iset9Ju, it^, ek9Tumble, n. isubu, ikps^.

Tusk,
v.*.

n.

ehin 9gan, ehin erin.


ija-lile.

bi-subu, sebu, subu. Tumbler, n. atakiti, digi ifiraomi

and

Tussle, n.

i.

ago omi.

Tumour,
Tumult,

n.

koko 9l9yun, koko


u^k^k?,
iru-

Tutelage, n. iset9Ju, igba iwa lab9 it9Ju. Tutor, n. oluk9, olut9, ak9ni ni
iwe.

arun.
n. ariwo,

Twain,

adj. meji.

kerudd.

Tweezers, n.pl. $mu.


Twelfth, adj. ekejila.

Tumultuous, ad,/, laitord, niriru, ni rudurudu, kun fun ariwo. Tun, n. agba nla, oijuwon nla
kan.

Twelve, adj.

ejila,

mejila.

Twenty, adj. ogun.


Twice, adv. l^meji, nigba meji.

Tune,

n. isedede

ohun

v.t.

and

i.

tun

orin, orin. duru tabi fere


orin.

Twig, n. 9W<J

se, fale si

ohun

igi, 9 ka te 1 Twilight, n. wiriwiri 9J9, afenM?-

Tuneful, adj. ?ise si ohun orin. Tuner, n. atun ohun duru tabi
fere se, alafale si ohun orin. Tunic, n. asp awc^tele. Tunnel, n. 03 u ^fin, iho ti a la

jum9. Twin, n. ibeji,

ejir?.

Twine, n. okun ityp^, okun iwenkan. v.t. and i. l9P$. Twinge, n. ifun. v.t. ja lekanna,

nisale ile lati fi se pna fun pk<> lati k9Ja. Turban, n. lawani, iweri Imale. Turbid, adj- ki, l^r^, \qk$tq.

mu,
Twinkle,
Twirl,

fun.
v.t.

and
i.

i.

tan san.

Twinkling, n. iseju, wiriwiri oju.


v.t.

and

yi kankan.
v.t.

Turbulence, n. ise rudurudu. Turbulent, adj. ni rudurudu; oniy9nu. Turf, n. papa oko tutu, il? ti o huko. Turkey, n. tolotolo. TurmoU, n. agara,irusoke, ariwo,
v.t.

Twist, n.

il9P^>.

and i.

i<?-P9

wep<j>.

Twitch,

v.t.

and

i.

ja-pati, ja.

Twitter, n. ike bi ?iy9-

Two,

adj. eji, meji.

Turn,

n.

da-lagara, se ni lala. iyipada, iyi, akoko,


v.t.

igba.

and

i.

yi,

yipada,

Two-edged, adj. oloju meji. Type, n. ap?r9, aworan ; da iwe kan. Typewriter, n. ero ik9we dipo
fifi

^eri-pada.

9W9

k9.
adj.

Turner, n. onis9na igi. Turning, n. iseri 9na. Turning-point, n. ibi ti iyipada,

Tyrannical,
inira.

onror6,
i.

ika,

Tyrannize,
si,

v.t.

and
si,

se onroro

akoko Turnkey, n. onik9k9r9


pataki.

se ika

ni-lara.

ile

?w9n,

onitubu.

Tyranny, n. ise onror6, agbara, iwa ipa.


enia.

iwa

Turnpike, n. 9gba idabu igba owo ibode.

9na

Tyrant, n. alagbara, onroro, ika

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Ubiquity, n.

158

UNC
Unalloyed, adj. laini adalu.
Unalterable, adj. Iainlpar9, lainipara, lainiatunse. Unanimity, w. is9kan, aiyapa. Unanimously, adv. fifohiins9kan P9I11 9kan kan, laiyapa. Unanswerable, adj. lailedalohun,
ti a k6 le dalohun. Unapproachable, adj. Iailesunm9

wiwa

nibi

gbogbo

nigba kanna. Udder, n. 91ml ^ranko, malu.

pmu

Ugliness, n. ail^wa, abukun. Ugly, adj. lail^wa, labukun. Ulcer, n. oju, egbo, oju ti nra.
i. degbo, daoyun. Ulterior, adj. lapa keji, lphun,

Ulcerate, v.t. legbd, se


ti

and

9d9, lailerigba.

Unarm,

v.t. b<J

ni iham9ra, sodi

alailewn.

jina julp, lainipin, lainiyasipa. Ultimately, adv. nigb^hin, nikehin, lopin.

ligba Ultimate,

mbj>.

Unasked,

adj. laibere.

adj.

nigb^hin,

Unassisted, adj. lainiranl9W9. Unattainable, adj. ti 9W9 k6 le


t$, ti a kd le jere. Unattended, adj. laini eni baty, laini 9m9-9hin. Unauthorized, adj. laini as9-

Ultimatum, n. Umbrage, n.
ifura.
v.t.

ipari ipinnu.
ojiji

igi

$89,

se ojiji,

siji.

Unavenged,
niya.

adj. laigbesan, laiJ9


adj.

Umbrella, n. agboriin, agbdjo. Umpire, n. onidajp, ^nik^ta ti a jTan lati pari oran larin

Unavoidable,
lailey^sile.

lailey9kuro,

9m
tiju.

meji.
adj. lainitiju, lailo

Unawares, adv.
laim$.

lairot9l9, lojiji,

Unabashed,

Unabated, adj. laifa^hin, lais9 kun, laidinku. Unable, adj. lailese, ti kd le.

Unbaptised, adj. ti a kd baptisi r$, laisami fun. Unbearable, adj. ti a kd le gba tabi ki a farad a.

Unaccompanied,
9hin, lairi
sinni.

adj. laini 91119

Unbecoming,

adj. laiy^, laitosi.

9m

bal9, lairi
adj.

9m

Unaccomplished,

laisetan,

Unbelief, n. aigbagb9. Unbeliever, n. alaigbagb9. Unbend, v.t. mu-t$, na, tu-sile.

laisepari, laisepe.

Unaccountable, adj.
lesiro.

lairidi,

lai

Unbind, v.t. tu-sil9, J9-I9W9. lainibawi, adj. Unblameable,


lainil9gan.

Unaccustomed,

adj.

Iaim9 lara

Unbolt,

v.t. si

l9kun.
ti

laim^nilara.

Unacknowledged,

adj. laiJ9W9
lai

Unacquainted, adj. laifihan,

S9fun, laim<). lailabula. Unadulterated, adj. Iaisedarudap9. Unadvisedly, adv. Iaiy9, laii^run. Unaffected, adj. laikan ni, laifa okan. Unaided, adj. lainirantywo.

Unbound, adj. ni titu. Unbroken, adj. laif<J, lais9, kd f$. Unburden, v.t. 39 91*11 kal9,

mn

9ru kuro. Unceasing, adj. laisimi, laiduro. Uncertain, adj. laidaniloju, lailegb9k9le, niyemeji. Uncertainty, n. aidaniloju, aniani.

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Unchangeable, adj. lairtf nipd, ti k6 se yipada, ti k6 se
paro. Uncharitable, adj. lainif. Unchaste, adj. nifekufe, laimcj. Unchecked, adj. laini idiwo,
laisi idina.

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Uncut, adj. laike, laisa. Undaunted, adj. laiberu, laifoiya.


Undecided, adj. lainipinnu. Undented, adj. lailabawon,
leri, lailese.

lai-

Unchristian,

adj.

lait<J

si

oni-

Undeniable, adj. ti a kd le s^. Under, prep, labe, nisale. Underclothing, n. asp awotele.

gbagbo, ti k6 je ti onigbagbo. Uncircumcised, adj. alaikola. Uncivil, adj. laimoyo, 6pe.


Uncivilized,
adj.

Underdone, adj.
Undergird,
v.t.

laisetd.

dl nisale.
farada, fokanran.

Undergo,

v.t.

laiko

loye,

alaimokan, ope. Uncle, n. arakpnrin baba tabi


iya.

Undergraduate, n. akeko ti ko iti gba 6ye ni ile eko giga. Underground, n. isale ile. Undergrowth, n. ehu-abele.

Unclean, adj. alalm^, aim$. Uncleanness, n. Iwa eri, iwa aim$. Unclothed, adj. laiw{>so, ni Ihoho.

Underhand,
ikoko.

adj. ni arekereke, ni

Underline,

v.t.

fa ila si labe.
aini enia to lenu

Underman,
Undermine,
J

v.t.

Uncomely,
laiye.

adj.

lailewa, lailola,

ise kan.
v.t.

wa

nisale,

pa
ti

Uncomfortable, adj. lairorun. Uncommon, adj. laiwopo, laisopo, laisegbakugba Uncomplaining, adj. laikun sinu,
laisaroye.

ipile run.

adj. ti isale lohun, patapata. Underneath, adv. nisale, labe.

Undermost,
isale,

Underpay,
aisusi,

v.t.

laisan

owo

to.

Unconcern,
aibikita.

n.

ainani,

Uncondemned,

adj. laijebi.

Underrate, v.t. diyele rel? ju bi o ti ye. Undersign, v.t. ko oruko eni si


isale iwe.

Unconnected, adj. laibatan, yiya nipa, yiya soto. Unconquerable, adj. ti a kd le segun, ti a kd le bori. Unconscious, adj. laimp ninu
lailero.

Understand, v.t. and i. mp, ye. Understanding, n. im$, oye. Undertake, v.t. and i. dawole, gbi-

danwo,

se

onigbowo fun.

Unconsecrated, adj.

ti

a k6 ya a k6
le

si

mimo.
Uncontrollable, adj. nijanu.
ti

ko

Undertaker, n. oludawole, onigbowo, en iti o sinku. Undertaking, n. ohun ti a dawole. Undervalue, v.t. dopole.

Underwood,
Undeserved,

n. igi tpre igbo.

Unconverted, adj. ti a kd yi lokan pada. Uncovered, adj. laini bora, laini abo. Unction, n. itororosi, ororo,
ipara.

adj.

lait$

si

ni,

laiye si ni.

Undesirable, adj.

ti

a k6 f?

ni.

Undetermined,

adj. laini ipinnu.


laini
ola, lai-

Undignified, adj. niyin.

Uncultivated, adj. lairo,

laitaj.

Undiluted, adj. lailabula.


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Undisciplined, adj.
ti
laitaj,

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Unfathomable, adj. Iailein9
r$, laileri isal9 r$.
ijinl?

laik<J,

a kd mu si ab$ iteriba. Undismayed, adj. laifolya, laib^ru.

Undissolved, adj. laiycj, laituka. Undisturbed, adj. Iait9, lairusoke. Undivided, adj. laipin, laiyanipa. Undo, v.t. tu-sile, si, 89 di asan. Undoubtedly, adj. laisiyemeji, laisi aniani, dajudaju. Undress, v.t. and i. b<? 89, b9-las9. Undulate, v.i. bi siwa bl sehin,
jti

Unfavourable, adj. lairi oju rere, laise oju rere. Unfed, adj. Iaib9, laifun ni onje. Unfeigned, adj. laisetan, laiseru, lododo, nitdt9. Unfetter, v.t. tu li ew9n, tu ni
Unfllial, adj. laiy? ni

Iwa 9019.

Unfinished, adj. laisetan, laipari.


Unfit, adj. laiye,
laitaj.

89 tun sosin.
adj. laiy?, Iait9.

Unduly,

Unflinching, adj. laifasehin, ni-

Undutiful,
J9sin.

adj.

Iaigb9ran,

duro
lai-

sinsin, laifoiya.
si-sil?,

Unfold,

v-t.

sipaya.
tele.

Undying, adj. lainiku. Unearth, v.t. wa jade. Uneasy, adj. lairprim, laif9kan
bale.

Unforeseen, adj. Unforgiven,


laini

lairi

Unforetold, adj. Iais9t9l9.


adj.
lairi

idariji,

ifiji.

Uneducated, adj. laikek<J. Unemployed, adj. lainise I9W9. Unending, adj. lailopin. Unenlightened, adj. laifoye han,
laini im9le, laini im$. Unenviable, adj. lainilara, ti a kd sojukokoro. Unequal, adj. laidpgba. Unerring, adj. laisina, laisise.

Unforgiving, adj. lanu.

laidariji,

lai-

Unforgotten, adj. laigbagbe,

ti

a k6 sainani. Unfortunate, adj.


lailorire,

laisagbakd,

laib9sirere.

Unfriendly, adj. lais$r$, laiseun, laisoju rere.


Unfruitful, adj. laileso.
Unfulfilled, adj. laimus?.

Uneven, adj. laiteju, laid9gba. Unevenness, n. aiteju, aid9gba.


Unexpected, adj. lairdt?!^,
laireti.
lojiji,

Unfurnished, adj. laipese, laise


1989.

Ungodliness, n. alwa-bi-Qtyrun.

Unexplored, adj. laiwakiri. adj. laifihan Unexposed, gbangba. Unfading, adj. laisa, lair.

Ungovernable, adj. laise-isakoso,


ni
laise-iteloriba.

Ungracious, adj.
ore 9f9-

laitanu,

laise

Unfailing, adj. laifisile, laik9sile. Unfair, adj. lait<>, laisotcj, laise


tara.

Ungrateful, adj. laimore, lail9P9.


Ungratifled, adj. lainitetyrun.

Ungrounded,
laisot9,
laiso
pile-

adj.

lainidi, laini -

Unfaithful, adj.

dodo.
Unfaithfulness, n. Iwa aisot9. Unfaltering, adj. laitasehim, lai y?se. Unfamiliar, adj. laifaram<>, laim$.

Ungrudgingly, adj. laikunsinu. Unguarded, adj. lailabo, lailes9. Unguided, adj. laisi am9na,
lait9na.

Unhallowed, adj.

ti

a kd ya

si

Unfasten,

v.t. tii, si.

mim9.
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Unhappy,
adj. laini alafia, laini adj. lailewu.

161

UNP
Unlamented, adj. ti a k6 kedun, ti a k6 S9kun r$. Unlawful, adj. lodi si ofin.
Unlearned, adj. laik<J, 6pe. Unleavened, adj. laiwu.
Unless, conj. bikoj?epe, ayasebi,
afibi.

inudidun.

Unharmed,

Unhealthy, adj. lailera, lailagbara. Unheard, adj. laigb<J. Unheeded, adj. laibikita, lainani.
Unhesitating,
laisiyemeji.
adj.
laisi-ityra,

Unlike, adj. laiJ9, ti k6 dabi. Unlimited, adj. laini W9n, lailopin,


laini ala.

Unholy, adj.

laimcj.

Unhook,

v.t.

tu

sile, tu.

Unhurt, adj. laini ipalara. Uniform, n. as9 egb? kan. adj. riri bakanna, ti o ba ara

won mu.
Uniformity, n. ise bakannfi, idpgba. Unify, v.t. 89 di pkan, se-^pkan. Unimportant, adj. laiwiwo, ki
ise pataki.

Unload, v.t. 89 eru, tu eru. Unlock, v.t. fi k9k9r9 si. Unloose, Unloosen, v.t. tu. Unloving, adj. laini if?. Unlucky, adj. lailorire.

Unmanageable,
ijanu.

adj.

laileko

ni

Unmarked,
I i

adj. lailami.
adj. Iail9k9.

Unmarried,

Unmeaning,

Uninjured, adj. laini -ipalara. Unintentional, adj. laim^mose,


laifimpse.

adj. laini itum?. Unmerciful, adj. lailanu, laini y9nu. Unmerited, adj. laini itoyc,
lailere, lait9 si ni.

Uninteresting, adj. laikan, laikun loju, lailadun.

Uninvited, adj. laipe. Union, n. idap9, ispkan.

Unmindful, adj. laini iranti. Unmixed, adj. Iaidap9, laisop9,


lailadalu.

Unique, adj. lailegbe, lailekeji. Unison, n. irepp, iro ti o d9gba, idap9-89kan. Unit, n. 9kan, ?nikan.
Unite, v.t. and i. so-p$, sokan. Unity, n. idap9, is9kan.

Unmolested, adj. Iait9, laiy9lenu. Unmoveable, adj. laiyese, lailesi


nipd.

Unnatural, adj. lodi


laiba iwa $da
se alaini.

si

iwa eda,
ti

dap9

mu.
a
le

Unnecessary, adj. laiye,

Universal, adj.

ti

o W9p$,

ti

gbo

Unnoticed, adj.

ti

a kd se

afiyesi.

gbo

enia, ti ile gbogbo.

Universe, n. aiye, gbogbo 9da agbaiyo. University, n. ile ek9 giga ibiti aw9n akek9 le gba oyo. Unjust, adj. Iais6t9.
Unjustifiable, dalare.
adj.
ti

ti a k6 kaye. Unobservant, adj. laise akiyesi. Unoccupied, adj. laity, lainis? I9W9.

Unnumbered,
le

adj. ainiye,

kd

le

Unkind,

adj. laininfire, laiseun,

Unopposed, adj. laidojuja kq. Unordained, adj. laije oye alufa, laiyan si. Unorganized, adj. laito leses?.

ni ika, laisojurere. Unknown, adj. laim$.

Unowned,
Unpack,

adj.

laini-oluwa.
(?rii.

v.t.

tu

Unlace,

v.t.

tu-okun.

Unpaid, adj. laisan.


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Unpalatable, adj. lailadun lenu.

162

UNS
Unrepentant, adj. laini ironupi*

Unpardonable, adj.
dariji, ti

ti

a kd

le

wada.
Unreprovable, adj. lainibawi.
Unresisting, adj. laidoju ija ko. Unrest, n. aisimi. laidaduro, adj. Unrestrained,
laiko ni ijanu.

a kd
adj.

le

fiji.

Unpardoned,
laini
ifiji.

laini

idariji,

Unpick, v.t. tu. Unpleasant, adj. lailadun, laiwu


ni.

Unrepealed,
sisile.

adj.

laifihan,

lai-

Unpolluted, adj. lailabukun.

laini

ibaje,
laini

Unpopular, adj.
if$ enia.

lailokiki,

Unrevenged, adj. laigbesan. Unrewarded, adj. lami ere, laifi.


ere fun.

Unpremeditated,
tele.

adj.

laironu
laise-

Unprepared, adj. laimura,


tan.

Unrighteous, adj. laisoto, laisododo. Unrighteousness, n. iwa aisoto, aisododo, iwa buburu.
Unripe, adj. laipcjn, laigbo, laide.
Unroll,
v.t.

Unpretending,
laisefuja.

adj.
adj.

laidawole,
lailagbara,

and

i.

si.

Unprevailing,
laini ipa.

Unruly, adj. laini iteriba, alagidi,


laigboran.

Unprofitable, adj. lailere.

Unsafe, adj. lewu, ni jainba. Unsanctified, adj. laim$, laiya


si

Unprotected, adj. lailabo.

mim<J.

Unproved, adj. lairidi, lai-danwo. Unpunctual, adj. laiwa li akoko, laise li akoko.
Unqualified,
adj.

Unsatisfied, adj. laini itelorun. Unsavoury, adj. lailadun lenu. Unscathed, adj. laifarapa, lailo-

gb 9Unscriptural,
adj. lodi
si

lailoye,

laini

Qr?

imp.

Unquenchable, adj. ajoku, fomi pa.


laisiyemeji.

aile

Qlorun. Unsearchable, adj. lailese awari,.

Unquestionably, adv. dajudaju,


Unreal, adj.
ti ti

awamaridi. Unseasonable, adj. laiba okoko


niu.

ki ise otito.
si

Unreasonable, adj. lodi

ironu,
ija,

Unseemly, adj. laiye, Unseen, adj. lairi.


Unselfi8h, adj. laife
laigb<J ti

laitcj.

ko wp

loju.

ti

ara eni

Unreconciled, adj. laila ni


laise ilaja.

ara eni.

Unredeemed,

adj.

ti

a kd

ra-

Unsettled, adj. laiduro nibi kan. Unshaken, adj. laiml, lairii.

pada, laimuse. Unregenerate, adj. laitunbi, laitunda. Unrelenting, adj. lailanu, ika.
Unreliable, adj. lailegbekele, k6 to gbekele. Unrenewed, adj. laiso di otun,
laidi atunbi.

Unsheath, vt. fayo kuro ninu


ako. Unship, v.t. ko
sile

ninu oko.

Unshod,

adj. laini bata.


ti

Unshrinking, adj. ko waki.

kd sunkl,

ti

Unskilful, adj. lailogbon, lainim^Unsociable, adj. laikegbe, aso.


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Unsought, adj. laiwakiri. Unsound, adj. Iaip6, laisot?, ni abukun.
Unspeakable, adj.
le

163

UPH
Untranslated, adj. laiyipada
si

ti

ede mi.
Untried, adj. lai-dan-wo.

laileso, ti

a k6
ti

89.
ti

Unspiritual, adj. laise ara.

91m,

Untrodden, adj. lain 989 t?. Untrue, adj. laisot9. Untrustworthy, adj. laito gb9k9le laise gb9kfle. Untruth, n. irtf, eke.

Unspoken,

adj. laiso, laiwi.

Unspotted, adj. lailabawpn, lailabukun. Unstable, adj. laifi 939 mul^, niriru, laimu-ara duro. Unsteady, adj. laiduro sinsin.

Unused, adj.

lailo, ti

a k6

iti lo.

Unusual, adj.
Unveil,
si

laise

nigbakugba.

Unvaccinated, adj. laibupa.


v.t.

and

i.

ka iboju kuro,
laikity

Unstop,

v.t. si,

mu

idina kuro.
laibori.

niboju.
adj.

Unwarned,

fun,
lai-

Unsubdued, ac#. lais^gun,


Unsubmissive,
adj.
laijpsin, laisln.

laigba ikil9.

laiforibal9,

Unwary,

adj.

laikiyesara,

bikita.

Unsuitable, adj. laiy?, laibamu.

Unwashed,

adj. laif$, laiw^.

Unsupported, adj. laini


laini

itil^hin,

iranl9w9.
lai-

Unwatchful, adj. lail^p, lais9ra. Unwearied, adj. laisar^.

Unsurrendered, adj. laituba,


t^riba.

Unsuspicious, adj. laini fura.

Unweighed, Unwelcome,

adj. laiw^n.
adj.
laifi

ay9 gba.
Iaiy9

Unswept, adj. laigbale.


Unsystematic, adj.
laity

Unwell, adj. saisan. dede.


lai-

Unwholesome,
ilera.

adj.

fun

Untainted, adj. Iaisabaw9n, labukun.

Untamed,

adj. laituloju.

Unwieldly, adj. polemi>, pambo. Unwilling, adj. laini if$.

Unwind,

v.t.

and

i.

tu.

Untasted, adj. lait^wd.

Unwise, adj.
se.

laigb<Jn, laimoye.
laifi

Untaught, adj. laik$ l^kp.


Untenanted, adj.
Unthankful,
I9P9. Untidy, adj.
laini olugbe.

Unwittingly, adj. laim$,


lai-

im9

adj.

laimore,

Unworldly, adj. alaif9-nkan tara.

wnru-wuru.
titi

Unworthy, adj. Unwrap, v.t. tu.


;

Iaiy9.

Untie,
Until,

v.t. tii.

prep,

digba

conj.

titi.

Untimely, adj. laisakoko, b9sakoko. Unto, prep, si, si 9d9 Untold, adj. Iais9. Untouched, adj. laif9wo ba, kd f9W9 kan.

lai-

Unwritten, adj. laikowe. Unyielding, adj. ti k6 J9W0 ara r$ I9W9, laid^ra. Up, adv. soke, loke. prep. lori. Upbraid, v.t. ba-wi, gan, ka 939
si tyron. Uphill, adj. ti o soro, riru oke.

ti

Untoward,

adj.

Iair9run, laiy^,

lagidi, larekereke.

Uphold, v.t. gbe-soke, ti-tyhin, di-mu. Upholder, n. alatityhin, olu gbesoke.


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Upholstery, n.
irpri,

164
timtim.

VAL
v.
Vacancy, Vacant, adj. lofo, l'asan. Vacate, v.t. par?, fi aye sil?, 89 di asan, se ofo. Vacation, n. aye, id?w9 is?.
.

Upkeep,

n. it9Ju, inawo.

n. aye, afo, ofurufu

gbe-soke. Upon, prep, lori, son.


Uplift, v.t.

Upper, adj. loke, leke, gaju ni


ipo tabi ni 91a.

Uppermost, Upmost, adj. tyhuntyhun, gaju I9.


Upright, adj. olotp, olododo,

ldke
ti

Vaccinate,

v.t.

bupa.

Vaccination, n. ibupa.
Vaccinator, n. abupa, bupabupa.
Vacillate, v.i.

duro

sinsin.

Uproar, n. irukerudo, ariwo. Uproot, v.t. fatu lati gbdngbo wa.


Upset,
v.t.

mi

sihin S9hun, se

iyemeji.

and

i.

daru, bi-subu.

Vacuum,

n. ofo, alafo. n. isansa, alarinkiri,

Upshot, n. opin, ipari.

Vagabond,
dorikodo,

Upside

down,

adv.

alainipd.

yi-po.

Upstairs, n. ile oke, p^t^si.

Vagrant, adj. ririnkiri laini ibugbe.

Upward,
oke.

adj. 16ke, ti o

do juke?

Vague, adj.
nibikan,

Iailes9nil9,
sikiri.

laiduro

Urchin, n. 91119 -ita. Urge, v.t. r$, 09, t9nuni9. Urgent, adj. le, rh*9. Us, pron. wa. Usage, n. ilo, Iwa, asa. Use, n. Ilo, ihusi. v.t. and i. I9, hu-si, mu-sis9. Useful, adj. wul6, sanfani, lere.
Useless, adj. laiwuld, lainilari. Usual, adj. bi at9hinwa.

Vain, adj. las an, lofo, lainilari, lainidi, ni igberaga. Vainglory, n. ogo-asan.
Vale, n. afonifoji 6ke nla.
Valediction, n. igbere, idagbere.
Valet, n.

9ni9-9d9
r.

ti

nduro

ti

oluwa

Usurp,

v.t.

and

i.

ipa gba, gba


lait^si.

Valiant, adj. ak9ni, nigboiya, lagbara. Valid, adj. nipa, ti a fi idi 1*9 kal? ninu otit9 nipa ofin.
Validity, n. agbara, ipa,
ofin.

lait9si.

agbara

Usurpation, n. ifipagba Usurper, n. 9niti nfi

ipa

gba

ohun

laitpsi.

Usury, n. 9da,

ele.

Valley, n. afonifoji, il? larin dko meji. Valorous, adj. nigboiya, laib^ru,

Utensil, n. ohun elo. Utility, n. ilo ; ire.


Utilize, v.t.

alagbara. Valour, n. igboiya, iwa ak9ni.


opin,

mu

wuld.

Utmost, adj. titi fi di ip9kun, ipari. Utter, v.t. 89, wi jade.


Utterance, n.
eyiti

Valuable, adj. oniyelori, ni ere lori, oniyebiye. Valuation, n. idiyele, ifowole.

Value, n. iye, iye owo,


diyete.

riri.

v.t.

a 89 jade,
rawu-

ohun,
Utterly,

9r9-sis9.

Valueless, adj. lainiyelori, lainilari.

adv.

patapata,

rawu. Uttermost, adj. lopin, nipari.

Valve, n. 19b? 9ml ohun elo, kan ninu il^kun kika.


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Van,
n.
lati

165

VER
Vegetate,

iwaju ogun, k^k^ era, at^ fi f$ alikama

Vane,

n.

ohun 9na

iraoye &i$i$,

9pagun. Vanguard, n. 9gb9 ti o saju ogun.


asia,

hu, dagba; lati aiye bi 9I9 tabi alaironu. idagba hihu, n. Vegetation,
v.i.

wa

li

eweko.
n. agbara, igbona iteming. Vehement, adj. lagbara, gbigbona Vehicle, n. k?ke. v.t. fi as9 Veil, n. iboju, ikele.

Vanish,

v.i.

yp

saty, fo-19, f$-l9,


aileso,

Vehemence,
if$,

di ofo, di asan. Vanity, n. ofo, asan, ojiji, igberaga.

Vanquish, v.t. s^gun, bori. Vanquisher, n. as^gun. Vantage, n. anfani, aye,


ir9rnn.

ere,

bo, fi-pam9. Vein, n. isan eje.


Velocity, w. iyara. Velvet, n. as9 aran.

Vapid, adj. laini emi, sisp emi nu. Vapour, n. oru, ikuku. Variable, adj. yiyipada. Variableness, n. oniruru iwa, iyipada, ayida. Variance, n. aire, iyapa, air$p$.
Variation, n. iyipada. Variegate, v.t. se li oniruru aw9Variety, n. oniruru, iyat9Various, adj. oniruru, 9P9I9P9,
laidaju.

Vend, v.t. ta. Vendor, n. oluta, 9l9Ja. Veneer, n. 939 ode, iparada.
Venerable, adj. y^, ni iyin, 9I&, agbalagba.
t<J

si

Venerate, v.t. buyln fun, b9la fun, b9W9 fun. Veneration, n. iyin, 91a pelu $ru,

ib9W9 fun.
Vengeance,
ij^niya.
n.

9san,

igbesan,

Varnish, h. ohun

ti a fi ndan nkan, didan nkan. v.t. fi

Venison, n. ohun agbpnrin.

9de,

?ran

ororo dan. Vary, v.t. and i. yi-pada, muyat9, par9. Vassal, n. ^ru, agb^k^leni, ?ni imusin. Vast, adj. ti o tobi, ti o gbile, P9, nila, gbdro. Vat, n. 9P9n nla ifi nkan miinu
si.

Venom, n. Venomous,

oro, iw<J ti ipani. adj. ol6ro.

Vent, n. ihd, oju 9na afefe, 9na v.t. 39 -jade, ro kaisalp. kiri, b9 I9W9.
Ventilate, af ef 9
v.t.

f$
si
;

li

a,i<?f$,

je ki

SU9 fun idanwo, kede r$ mi gbangba.


f^

si

Vault,

n.

iboji,

isa-oku,

iyara

Ventilation, n. af9f 9 rere

ifelaf9f9,
;

igba
ni

ikede

^9

ab9

il^.

v.t. fd.

gbangba.
Ventilator, n.

Vaunt, v.t. and i. hal$, sefefe, sogo asan, fun-nu. Veal, n. ^ran 9m9 malu. Veer, v.t. and i. yipada, yi 9^ pada. Vegetable, n. eweko, eweb^,

9nu 9na
idaw9le,

af9f9.

Ventriloquist, n. 9losanyin.

Venture,

n.

idasa

si

and i. daba, ewu. v.t. daw9le, da-lasa, se laipete. Venturesome, adj. laiya, ogboju,
laiberu.

ohun 9gbin. Vegetarian, n. $niti o ti o si je eweb^.

fi

eran 8U9

Veracious,

adj.

nikiyesi

otit9,

0UH9.
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Veracity, n.
otitp.

166
otit?,

VIC
9nu 9na
ile.

hva akiyesi

Vestibule, n.

Vestige, n. ipas$, ami.

Verb, n. prp
sise.

Verandah, Veranda, n. &$&$. ti o sp ti wiwa tabi

Vestment, n. as9, ?wu, agbada.


Vestry, n. iyara
ile
ti

Verbal, adj. fif^nusp, ti prp sisp. Verbatim, adj. nisasa prp, irdb^rp, ^rp ti a wi gan. Verbose, adj. p$ li ^rp, 9tyr$. Verdant, adj. tutu, riruwe, lawe ;

a nse ipade alufa pamp.


Vesture, n. as9

Ql9run ibiti a si fi a9

v.*.

W9

li

as9.

Veteran,

n.

dgbo
is9*
ti

jagunjagun,

dgbo ni
Veterinary, 9ran.
.

yiyope si $na aiye. Verdict, n. ipinnu aw 911 adaj*9 ni


il6-9J9, idaJ9. Verdigris, n. eri ara id^. Verdure, n. aw9 tutii.

adj.

wiwo arun

Veto, n. agbara kik$. Vex, v.t. t<J, y9-l9nu, ba-ninujp. Vexation, n. it9, iy9l9nu, ibinujp,
;

Verge, n.
tutii,

eti,

bebe, opin
ile

?ka

imulpmofo.
Vexatious, adj. bibaninuJ9, yiy9 lenu. Viaduct, n. 9na lati fi k9ja odo
tabi
afonifoji.

9pa dye.
pl9run.
si, ijprisi

Verger, n. olut9Ju
otit9.

Verification, n. ifohun

Verify,

v.t.

fohun
adj.

si,

j^ri si otit9.

Vial, n. Igo kekere.

Verily, adv. 16t9, nitoto.

Viand, n. ohun
lododo,
Vibrate,
riri,
v.t.

jij9.
i.

Veritable,

lotit9,

and

gb9n, wa-

dajudaju.
Verity, n. otitp.

ju sptun sosi. Vibration, n. igb9n, iwariri, iju

Vermin,

Vermilion, n. &W9 pupa, 6d5do. n. kdkoro, ohun irako


irira.

sotun
Vicar,
n.

sosi.

Vernacular, n. ede ilu 91U. adj. lede ti a bi eni, lede 01UI9. Vernal, adj. ti igba iruwe, ti igba ewe. Versatile, adj. sisipdpada, yiyi-

9niti a yan lati se agbipd 9m, 6ye alufa kan. Vicarage, n. ile alufa, ibugbe

alufa.

Vicarious, adj. gbigba iya elomiran si ara 91U, bib<J sipo elomiran.
Vice, n. ohun elo 9na ti a lo lati fi di nkan mu, $mu kekere ;
999, Iwa buburu, iwa alebu. n. oluranl9W9 Vice-principal, olori, igbakeji ala?9 ile-fkp.

pada, laiduro-nibikan. Verse, n. 9S9, iw9n ti a pin ori

iwe

si.

Versed, adj.

mim$
and
i.

daju, gbcjn,

moye.
Versify,
v.t.

39 di
li

939,
si

yi si 9S9.

Viceroy, n. ar?pd tabi adele 9ba ti o ni 91a ati agbara 9ba.


Vicinity, n.

Version, n. iyipada
ekeji.

ede kan

Vicious, adj.

Vertex, n. sonso ori dke. Very, adj. gan, papa. adv. pup9 Vesper, n. irawp al9,al9, isinal9. Vessel, w. ohun elo ; omi. Vest, n. 9WU ileke, 9WU penpe.

agbegbe ilu, itosi. niwa alebu, nibuburu, ti kd se ikonijanu.

Vicissitude, n. iyipada, ayida.

Victim, n.
ti

ohun 9b9, ohun alaye


rub9, 9niti o farapa
;

9^

fi

9niti njiya ipalara.


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Victimize,
v.t. fi

167

VOC
Violent, adj. alagbara, ika. Violin, n. ohun elo orin olokun

se

ohun 909, tan-

Victor, n. as9gun.

m^rin.
nis9gnn,
ibori

Victorious, 9ta.

adj.

Victoriously, adv. p^lu is9gun. Victory, n. is9gun, ibori. Victualler, n. apese onj?.
Victuals, n.pl.

Viper, n. ej6 oloro kan, pam9l9. Virgin, n. wundia. Virginity, n. iwa wundia. Virtual, adj. ti o ni a9 tabi

agbara.
Virtue, n. lwa-9run, as9, agbara. Virtuous, adj. oniwa-rere, oniwa9run, lagbara.

Vie; Vied,
bori.

v.i.

ohun jije. ba dije, jija

lati

sijuwd, bojuwd, gba-r6. aworan, iw6, iri. Vigil, n. aisun, asale ti o saju 9J9

View,

v.t.

n.

Virulence, n. oro, arankan, 9ta kikoro, irunu. loro, nipalara, Virulent, adj.

afiyesi.

rirunu gbigbona.
Visage, n. oju, iwo-oju. Visible, adj. hihan, riri, sisil?. Vision, n. iran, ala, ojuran, isi-

Vigilance, n. is9ra. is9na, iwoye. Vigilant, adj. olu^ra, kun fun


ispra, niwoye. Vigorous, adj. lagbara, nipa. Vigour, n. agbara, ipa. Vile, adj. buru, lainilari, laim$,
091.

paya.
Visionary, adj. laiduro tykan, ti ero lasan, ti ki ise ododo. v.t. bqVisit, n. ib^wo, ikini.

Vilify, v.t.

gan,

ba loruk9

je.

wo,

ki.

Villa, n. ile ti

a k9 l^hin

odi.

Village, n. ileto, abule.


Villager, n. ara ileto.
Villain, n. eniakenia t enia

Visitation, n. ib^wo, iwo, iki. Visitor, n. ab^niwo, alejo, awoni,

akini.

buburu.
939.

Vital, adj. ti

91m,

ti

iwa laye,

Villainy, n. Iwa Vim, n. agbara.

buburu,
da-lare,

yiye,
Vitality, n.

ti ise

ohun daindain.
fi

agbara iwa laye.


iye fun.
ba-j?, 89 di aim$.

Vindicate,

v.t.

\v9-m9,
abo,

Vitalize, v.t. 89 di aye,

dabobo.
Vindication,
itil^hin.

Vitiate,

v.t.

n.

idalare,

Vindicator, n. adanilare, alabo. Vindictive, adj. gbigbesan. Vindictiveness, n. iwa esan. Vine, n. ajara, itakun.

Vituperate, v.t. bu, ba-wi. Vivacious, adj. ni daraya, ti o yara, ni gigun emi. Vivacity, n. iye, idaraya, iyara.
Vivid, adj. daraya, ti o J9 ohun alaye, ti o dabi 9nipe o ni

Vinegar, n. 9ti kikan. Vineyard, n. 9gba ajara. Vintage, n. igba ikore akeso ajara.
Violable, adj.
ti

9mi.
ajara,
v.t. fun ni lye, 39 di aye. Vixen, n. abo k$l9k9l9 ; obirin

Vivify,

oninu fufu.
Vocable, n. if9hun, $r9, oruk9. Vocabulary, n. iwe ikoJ9 ^n? ti a to lee 98 9, ti a si 39 itum9
Vocal, adj.

le baJ9.

Violate,

v.t.
si.

ba-je, pa-lara, ru,

99

Violation, n. lbaJ9, ipalara, $99. Violence, n. iwa-agbara, iwaipa, ija-agbara.

W9D, iwe gbedegb9y9. ti o li ohun, ti a


89.

fi

ohun

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Vocalist, n. akprin.

168
1

WAK
Vulgar, adj. ti ise enia lasan.
ti

gbogbo

enia,

Vocation, n. ipe,

is9.

Vociferate, v.t. wi li ohun rara, ho iho, S9 gburu.

Vociferation, n. as^ -gburu, igbe nJanla, ekun nla.

Vulgarity, n. Iwa enia lasan. Vulgate, n. 9r9 Ql9run ni ede Latin.

Vociferous, adj. alas$, onigbe.

Vogue,

n. asa, ara.

Voice, n. ohun. Voiceless, n. laini ohun. Void, adj. ofo, asan.

Vulnerable, adj. ti a le l9gb9, ti a le pa lara. Vulture, n. gunugu. Vying, v.i. dije.

sa-

v.t.

so-

w.
Wad,
Waddle,
rin
n. idi koriko, aJ9 ib9n. v.i. rin irin P9p9iy9

dasan, s9-di-ofo.
Volatile, adj. sisa, fifd, gbigbe.

Volcano, w. 6ke onina


9fin.

ti

ima ru

Volley, n. ajoyin ib9n, ayinpp ib9n.

h9b9h9b9-

Wade,

v.t.

and

i.

la

omi

ja,

ti

Voluble, adj. ti a le fi ir9run yi, 9l9r9 li 9ml. Volume, n. apo-iwe, iwe. Voluntary, adj. atinuwa, tinutinu, tif$tif$. n. orin 9niti nt9 duru.

isoro rin.

Volunteer, n.

ara 9m si 9gbe inu wa, tabi si is 9 isin kan. v.t. and i. fi ara t9r9 fun is9 isin kan. Voluptuous, adj. gbigbadun ara r 9 gbigb9tara, ni if9kuf9. Vomit, v.t. and i. bi, p$-jade.
fifi

ologun

lati

Wafer, n. akara f^l^f^l^, aiwukara f^l^f^l^. Waft, v.t. gbe id loju omi tabi ninu af 9f9, juw9&i. Wag, v.t. and i. miri, ml &9tun sosi, mi siwa ml s^hin. Wage, v.t. se adehun, jiyan, fi ijiyan lel9, gbogun, fi-dogo.

Wager, n. dgo, 9fa, ijiyan. Wages, n.pl. owo is9, owo $ya. Waggle, v.t. and i. ml, ju sihin
sphun.

n.

ebl.

Voracious, adj. niwora, 9J9U71. Votary, n. 9niti o ya ara r$ S9t9

Waggon, Wagon, n. kek9 9ru. Waif, n. ohun ti a spnu, isansa. Wail, v.t. and i. pohunrere ^kiin
Wainscot, n. patako isal9 ogiri,. it9 inu ile. Waist, n. ibadi ; idabu igbaroko.
idi.

nipa

9J^.

Vote, n. ohun, ilohunsi, yiyan. v.t. and i. lohunsi, yan. Voter, n. ayanni, alohun si. Vouch, v.t. and i. pe se 9l9ri, J9ri
si.

Waistband, n. 9Ja ibadi.


Waistcoat, n.
ibadi.

9WU kukuru ti o bo
i.

Voucher,

n. ^l^ri,
v.t.

iwe

9ri.

Wait, vJ. and

duro, duro de,


;

Vouchsafe,

fiyesini, fifun ni.


ileri
if.
v.t.

duro
onJ9.

ti, reti

ba
tini,

de.

Vow,

n.

9J^,

39

Waiter, n. aduro

agbawo

9J$, se ileri if 9. Voyage, n. irin-ajo


isik$.

loju

omi,

Waive,

v.t.
v.t.

k9-sil9, y^-kuro.

Wake,
n.

and

i.

ji,

se

aisun.

Voyager, n. ero loju omi.

jiji

ise aisun.

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Wale, Walk,
n.
v.t.

169

WAT

ami ina, rireand L rin, 6 es?

Warily, adv. nis9ra, niwoye.


riri.

Wariness, n. i$9ra, iwoye.


Warlike, adj. bi ologun.

n. irin.

Walker, n. arinna, eniti o

le rin.

Walking

stick, n.

9pa

itele.

Warm,

adj.

gbona,
v.t.
fi

gbigbona,
fi

Wall, n. ogiri, igana. Wallet, n. apo onje.

HI9 w<Jw9.

and i. yana,
l9na

Wallow,

v.i.

paf9 ninu ere.

rau-gbona, \v9r9w9r9.

-gbona

Wan, adj. joro, sokunrun. Wand, n. ppa tin rin ti awpn oso

Warm-hearted, adj. 9l9kan gbigbona, onitara enia.

ma
Wander,

nlo.
v.t.

and

i.

rin

kiri,

Warmth, n. igbona, Warn, v.t. kil9 fun,


Warning, Warp, n.
as9.
tita
v.t.

itara, if?.
si-leti.

sina kiri.

n. ikilo, isileti.

Wanderer,
asina.

n.

alarinkiri, asako,

okun iwuns9, lr<Jand i. yi si apaIti-

Wane,

v.i. dinku, y$ die die. bujekun, girij?. Want, n. aini, abukun, ofo, aito.
v.t. and i. Wanton, adj.

kan,

te.

Warrant,

n.

as? in muni,
v.t. fi

lehin, idaniloju.

as?

se aini, f$, f^-ku.


lailakoso, ni ifev.i.

kufe, ni wpra. kufe, se W9ra.

se ifeara.

si, ti-l?hin, se ki o daju. Warrior, w. ologun, 9gagun. Wart, n. \v9nw9n. Wary, adj. nis9ra, nis9na, ni-

Wantonness,

n.

aseju, ife

woye.

ifekufe, iw9ra.
n. ogun, Ija. v.t. and i. jagun, ba-ja, ba-jagun. Warble, v.t. and i. kprin bi eiye. Warbler, n. olorin, ak^rin. War-cry, n. ipe ogun. Ward, n. e9, abo, odi, agbara.

War,

Was, v.i. wa, j?, ni. Wash, w. iw?, fif^>.


w?,
f$.

v.t.

and u
ala-

Washerwoman,

n.

af?s9,

gbaty obirin.

v.t.

59,

t9Ju,

dabobo

gba

Washhouse, n. ile it'989. Washtub, n. 9P9n lf9S9Wasp, n. 9de, agb9n, ak9 oyin.
Waste,
n. ahoro, iparun, inadanu.

kuro.

idahoro,
v.i.

Warden,
olori

n. olusy, olut9Ju, alabo,

and

i.

ile-ek9

giga,

olori

tubu, olut9Ju-ile Ql9run. Warder, n. olupam9, olut^ju. Wardrobe, n. ibi ipa as9 m9 si

a$9 \viw9.
n. ohun tita, 9Ja. adv. ni reti, ni ipese, ni i^ora. Warehouse, n. ile ipale 9Ja mp

Ware,

parun, fi-sofo, na-danu, na-ni inakuna, san-danu. adj. ni ahoro, asal$, lofo. Wasteful, adj. nidanu, ni inakuna. Waster, n. oninakuna. Wasting, adj. nibaje, ni iparun. Watch, w. 9S9, is?, agogo. v.t.

si.

v.t.

fi

9Ja pamp, ko
n.

si

and

i.

39.

il6

isura.

Watchful,
olori
ile

adj.

nis9ra,

sis9,

Warehouseman,
isura.

wiwoye.

Watchmaker,
n
i

n.

onis^na agogo,

Warfare,
jija.

jagun,

Ija,

ogun

alagogo.

Watchman,

n. 0I11S9,
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Watchnight,
titun.
n.

170
aisun

WEE

9dun

Watchtower, n. U6-is9. Watchword, n. ^r^ ami. Water, n. omi. v.t. and i. fun omi, bu omi wcjn, bu li omi rin. Water-barrel, n. agba omi.
Water-bottle, n. igo omi. Waterfall, n. 9?oro ojo, itakiti omi. Watermark, n. oju ami ikun omi.

Wealth, n. $r$, owo, 91a. Wealthy, adj. tyrp, lowo, 919^. Wean, v.t. we, ja-l9nu-9inu, gba-l9nu-9mu. Weapon, n. ohun-lja, ohunogun, ohun-ilo. Wear, Worn, v.t. and i. w$, lo,
16gb6, baJ9, sa, da-lagara.

Wearable, adj. wiw$. Wearer, n. 0IUW9. Weariness, n. ar^, agara. Wearisome, adv. idanilaga, lar9.

Water-pot, n.ikoko omi,ladugbo. Water-snake, n. jomijoke. Water-spring, n. orisun omi. Wattle, n. eka igi, 9pa ti o I9.
v.t.

Weary,

v.t.

and

i.

r$, se-ar^,

mu-

lar$, da-lagara.

Weather, n. oju 9J9, oju 9run,


afef?.
foriti.
v.t.

and

i.

farada,
ijl

ha

ile,

fi

^ka

igi

ha,

wpn.

Weather-beaten, adj.
kiri.
v.t.
;

fi

gbati

Wave,

n. iru omi, Igbi omi, ibilu

omi.

and

i.

f i, ru, bilu,

JUW9 si Waver, v.i.


mi.

k9-sil9.

Weather-glass, n. er9 dingi so bi 9J9 ti ri.

siyemeji,
ti

saiduro
ti

nibi kan,

siwa

sell in,

Weave, v.t. and i. wun, wuns9, wun-okun. Weaver, n. awuns9.


\

Waverer,

n. oniyemeji.

Wavy, adj. nibibile, sis^le. Wax, n. ida, ida eti, ida oyin.
dagba, wu, ppsi. Way, n. $na, oju $na, iwa enia,
v.t.

di,

Web, n. iwuns9, okun alantakun. Web-footed, adj. 939 ti o I9P9 bi ti P9P9iy9Wed, v.t. and i. gbe-niyawo,
gbeyawo, S0-P9. Wedding, n. igbeyawo, isoyigi. Wedding-day, n. 9J9 -igbeyawo. Wedding-feast, n. ase igbeyawo. Wedding-ring, n. oruka igbeyawo. Wedge, n. ekan, ela, ipanran,

asa.

Wayfarer, n.

ero,

alejo,

arina

Waylay, v.t. de pna de, bade. Wayside, n. eba-pna.


J

Wayward,

adj.

niwakuwa,
, !

dindi.

We, Weak,

saigboran, sagidi. pron. awa, a.


adj.

Wedlock, n. igbeyawo. Wednesday, n. 9J9 k9rin 989.

lailagbara,

d$ra,

lailera, laile.

Weaken,
sil^,

v.t.. mu-r9, 89 di ailera, 39 di alailagbara, r$ agbara

mu-d^ra. Weak-hearted, adj. alaile aiya. Weakly, adv. lalailera. Weakness, n. ailera, ailagbara. Weal, n. alafia, iwa ii^run

Wee, adj. kekere. Weed, n. epo, wepe, ehu koriko. v.t. and i. tu epo, tu koriko. Weedy, adj. kun fun epo. Week, n. 939 kan, 9J9 meje. Weekday, n. 9J9 lasan, 9J9k 9J9
ti

ki i&9 9J9 isimi.


I9-

Weekly, adv. I9S9S9, lkan


;

8989.

ami

ina.

Weep,

v.t.

and

i.

89 kun, damije.

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WHI
What, pron.
eyiti.

Weeper, n. ^l^kun, olomije. Weeping, adj. ?kun. Weigh, v.t. and i. w$n, gbe-wd, fi o^uwpn wpn, dlw9n, sp-wd. Weight, n. iwuwo, 6^1 wpn. Weighty, adj. wuwo, lagbara,
tobi

kini, kinla,

ohun

ti,

Whatever,

Whatsoever,

pron.

ohunkohun, eyikeyi. Wheal, n. iwu. Wheat, n. alikania, 9ka. Wheedle, v.t. fi rq didun tan,
p$n.

Welcome,
gba.

n. ikini, iki ay<>


v.t. ki, fi

alejo, ariy9-

fun ay$

adj. fifay9 gba.

Weld,

v.t.

and

i.

lurinp$, lu

irin

1119 irin,

S0-P9.

Welfare, n. alafia, ire. Well, n. kanga, orisun omi. adv. lalafia, ni dida ara, daradara, rere. Well-behaved, adj. ni iwa rere, lilo si daradara. Well-being, n. alafia, ire, iwa
ir9run.

Wheel, n. k^k^. v.t. and i. yi k^k^. Wheelbarrow, n. k?ke ikeru. Wheelwright, n. akank?ke. Wheeze, v.i. mi kakan. Whelp, n. 9m9 aja, 9m9 eran abekanna. When, adv. nigbati, nigbawo. Whence, adv. lati ib? wa, lati
.

ibo.

Whenever, Whensoever, adv. nigbakugba, nigba ti o wu


ki o se.

Well-beloved, adj. oluf? 9W9n,

ayanfe

gidigidi.

Well-bred, adj. ni kik9 rere, ni

Where, adv. ibo, nibo, nibiti. Whereabouts, n. apa ibiti enia


wa. Whereas, conj. nigbati o J9 pe, niw9n bi o ti se pe. Whereat, Whereby, adv. nipa
eyiti.

iwa

rere.
inter,

Well-done,
seun.

oku, gbere, o

Welt, n. eti, igbati. Welter, v.t. ra pala ninu eje tabi


er?,
yi-kiri.

Wherefore, adv. nitorina, nitog$g?,

Wen,

iwu, n. maluke.

koko,

rikini.

Wench, n. 9in9debirin. Wend, v.t. and i. I9, k9Ja.


Went,
v.i.

Wherein, adv. ninu eyiti. Whereof, adv. ti inu eyiti.

Whereon, adv.

lori eyiti.

ti I9.

Westerly,

West, n. iw9 orun, iha yanma. Western, Westward, adv. aiha iw9 orun. Wet, adj. tutu, rin, lomi, ni 6jo.
n. itutu, ilomi.

Wheresoever, adv. nibikibi ti owu ki o se. Wherennto, adv. sipa ewo. Whereupon, adv. sori ewo, nitorina ni.

Wether,

n. ogufe,

eran
v.t.

ti

a te
i. fi

l9da.

Whack,

n. llu, Ina.

and

Wherever, adv. nibikibi. Wherewithal, adv. nipa ewo. Whet, v.t. p9n, p9n ida, P9n 9139. Whether, pron. ewo, ewo ninu
mejeji.

agbara lu. Whale, n. erinmi, eja nlanla. Whalebone, n. egungun pari 9rek^ erinmi. Wharf, n. ebute.

Whetstone, n. okuta ip9nrin. Whey, n. omi rirogun inu wara. Which, pron. ewo, eyiti. Whiff, n. efin ti a tu jade lojiji.
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While, adv. niw9n bi, nigbati, akoko.
li

172

WIX
Whosoever, pron. enikeni, eniti o wu ki o je.

Whim,

n. iroklro, isebi.

Why,
v.t.

adv. ese, etise, nitori kini,

Whine, v.t. and i. hu, ke. Whip, n. 9re, pasan, $gba. and i. na. Whipcord, n. okun pagan.
Whirl,
n.

kilose, kini idir$, etiri, ehatise.

ipoyi kikan,
iji,

iflyika

kankan. Whirlwind, n.
afeyika.

aja,

afef9

Wick, n. owu itanna, owu fitila. Wicked, adj. buburu, buru. Wickedness, n. Iwa buburu. Wicket, n. enu 9na kekere. Wide, adj. gbdro, nib6, jina. Wide-awake, adj. lajusile, mura
sile.

Whisker, n. kanang6, irun ereke,


irun ete.

Widen,

v.t.

and

i.

f$, f$

nibu, si

Whisky,

n. 9ti.

sile.

Whisper, n. fry jeje, $r9.kelekele.


v.t.

Widespread, adj. itankale.

and

i.

8$r9 jeje,

Widow,

n. opo.

S9r9 kelekele li eti. Whisperer, n. as^r? jeje ; olofofo. Whistle, n. isufe, 6f 6. v.*. and *.
sufe.

Widower, n. 9niti obirin r$ ku. Widowhood, n. iwa opo. Width, n. ibu, ibo. Wield, v.t. ii ase lo, n agbara lo.
Wite,

Whit, . ohun ti o kere JUI9. White, adj. funfun.

Wives, n.
n. irun ti

aya,

obirin,

abilek^.

White

ant, n. ikan.

Wig,

a se fun apari,

Whiten, v.t. and i. 59 di funfun. Whither, adv. nibo, si ibo. Whitlow, n. akandun, atafo. Whiz, v.i. kun.

ami oye onidaJ9.


Wild, adj. aituloju, sara igbo,

huko

loju, aspsigbo, ti igb.

Wild-animal, n. eranko igb$.


Wilderness, n. aginju, igb$, iju. Wiles, n. $tan, arekereke. Wilful, adj. agidi, asetinueni t

Who,

pron. tani, eniti.


adj.

Whoever, pron. enikeni. Whole, n. gbogbo, $t9t9.


nt dida ara,
tinu-tinu.
li

odidi.

m9m9se.
Wilily, adv. ni ?tan,
li

Wholehearted, adj. t9kan-t9kan,


Wholesale, adj. itaja
itakisi.
li

arekereko.

odidi,

v.t. f$, pa lase. Will, n. if$, ase. Willing, adj. ni if$ si, fif$.

Wholesome,
jij?-

adj.

dara, dara ni

Willingly, tinu.

adv.

tif$tif$,

tinu-

Willingness, n.

if$, if$ inu.

Wholly, adv. patapata, I9t9t9,


lodidi.

Win, Won,
bori,
j*9,

v.t.

and

i.

segun,

Whom,

pron. eniti.

Whomsoever, pron. enikeni. Whoop, n. iho, ik9, igbe ojiji. Whooping-cough, n. ik9 fe. Whore, n. agbere. Whoredom, n. iwa agbere. Whose, pron. ti tani.

Wince, v.i. Wind, n. afef?, efufu. Wind, Wound, v.t. and ka, kawe.

gba. karaba.

i.

yika,

Windfall, n. ohun ti afefe fe sile, eso igbpnsile.

b9

Winding, n. iyikakiri. Winding-sheet, n. a9 iweku.


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Windlass, n. ohun 911&
ifa

173 eru

WOO
Withhold,
v.t.

da-duro, fa-s9hin,
ti

wuwo
Window,

soke.

haw9.
Within, prep, ninu,
laisi.

n. ferese, oju af ef e.

inu.

Window-blind, Window-curtain,
n. asp ferese. Window-Shutter, n. ilekun ferese.

Without, prep, lode, lehinode,


Withstand,
durosi,
v.t.

and

i.

duroti,
di-lfcia,

Windpipe,

n.

$na pfun.

k9Jujasi,

Windward, adv. siha afef e. Windy, adj. ri afefe, kiki afef?. Wine, n. wain, pti eso ajara.
Wine-press, n. ifiinti. Wing, n. iye apa; apakan ti o yo v.t. and i. fun niye. sode. Winged, adj. abiye, oniye.
Wingless, adj. alainiye.

k9ju ddi si. Witness, n. 9ri, eleri.

v.t.

and

i.

jeri

seleri.

Wittingly,
mcjse.

adv.

nimim9,

lamcj-

Wizard, n. aj$, 98$, alaf9S?.

Wizen,

adj. rir?, ru.


v.i.

Wink,

v.t.

and

i.

seju,

diju

Wobble, Wabble, gb9n.

ta-gb9ndsi,

baibal.

Woe,

n.
;

ibanuje,

6fo,

Winner, n. ajeni, asegun. Winning, adj. nifaiya, nlwu. Winnow, v.t. fe, fe lyangbo danu.

ikanu egbe. Woeful, Woful, adj. kun fun ibanuje, kiki 6si. Wolf, n. ikoriko.

Winsome,

adj. didaraya, lewu.


v.t

Woman,

n. obirin.

Winter, n. igba otutu. potutu. Wipe, v.t. and i. nu, nukuro,


i.

and

Womanhood, Womankind,
obirin.

n.
n.

iwa obirin. qd& obirin, $ya

pare.

Womanly,
irin.
v.t.

adj.

yiye fun obirin.

Wire, n. okun

and

i.

Womb,

n. inu, ile 9I9.

fi okun irin di. Wisdom, n. ogbon, inu?, oye. Wise, adj. gb9n, moye, m$.

Wonder, n. iyanu, ise-iyanu. v.t. and i. enu ya, ha se.


Wonderful, adj. niyanu, niha, kun fun iyanu. Wonderfully, adv. tiyanutiyanu.

Wisely, adv. p9lu 9gb9n.

Wish, Wisp,

n. ife. n.

v.t.

and

i.

f$.

9W9,

al$, igbal?.

Wont,

adj. atimase, bi ise eni.

Wistful, adj. ni ifiyesi, ni tejunou?. Wit, n. oye, 9gbn, iye.

n. Iwa, asa, ise.

Witch, n. aj$.
Witchcraft, n. ise-aj, oso. With, prep. pelu. Withal, adv. b9 gege, P9lu eyi ti o ku. Withdraw,!?.*, ana* i.fa-pada, gbapada, y9-kuro, daw9-duro, ya-kuro, fa-sehin. Withdrawal, n. ifasehin, iyakuro, igbapada. Wither, v.t. and i. r?, sa, ti, gbe.

Woo, v.t. f$, se if. Wood, n. igb6, igi.


Wood-ash, n. eru igi. Woodcock, n. agbe (eiy?). Wooded, adj. ni igi, I9P9 igi. Woodland, n. ile onigi.

Woodman,
igb6.

n. onigi, 9de, onit9Ju

Woodwork,

n. is?

igi.

Wooer, n. oluff Woof, n. ita as9Wool, n. irun agutan, owu.


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Woollen, adj. ti se, kubusu,

174

WHO
and i. di, bo, fi-we, gba, ro. Wrapper, n. as9 ibora, apo iwe :
Wrap,
v.t.

Word,
sp

n.
li

agutan owu. ^rp, gbolohun kan. v.t.


afi iruii
ti pre?.
v.t.

fi-di,

ohun
sis?.

ti

fi

di nkan.

Work,

n. is?, iru.

Wrath,

n. ibinu, irunu,

ikannu.

Worker,

n. onis?.

Wrathful, adj. abinu,

kun fun

Work-fellow, n. 9gb? alagbase,

Workman,

n.

onis?.
is?,

Workmanship, n. Workshop, n. ile Workshop, n. ile


World,

9gb9n

is?.

is9na.
19911a.

irunu. Wrathfully, adv. tibinutibinu. Wreak, v.t. gb9san, fi ibinu le. Wreath, w. mari wo, itana eweko ti a fi se 989 fun oku.

Wreathe,
aiye yi #

v.t.

and

i.

kako m9ra,

n. aiye, araiye.
ti

Worldliness, n. iwa
if9 aiye.

I9P9, yi i ka. Wreck, n. ibaJ9 9k$, if riri 9k9- v.t. andi. ba-J9,

9^

f<j>,

Worldly, adj. ti aiye. nif? aiye, igb9kanle ohun aiye, if9kansi ohun aiye.

pa-run,

ri.

World-wide, adj. gbogbo aiye,

Worm,

agbaiye. n. kdkoro.
adj.
jije-

Wrench, n. ru*9, ire. v.t, fi agbara I9 p9, rcj>, fa, fi agbara gba. Wrest, v.t. fi agbara yi po, I9. Wrestle, v.t. and i. jijakadi,

Worm-eaten,

k6koro.

jagidigbo.

Wormwood,
Worry,
v.t.

n. igi kikor6, iw9.

Wrestler,

n.

onijakadi,
enia,

atyni-

n.

wahala, aj6, aniyan.


i.

and

t<J,

da

li

aga.

l9W9gba. Wretch, n. dsi


eniakenia.

abosi,

Worse, adj. buruju, buru siwaju. Worship, n. isin, iyin, oy6, 9I&.
v.t.

and

i.

sin,

bu

9la fun,

foribal9.

Worshipper,

n.

olusin.

Worst, adj. burujul9.

Worth,

n. iye, iyi idiyele,

it.9 si,

itoye.

Worthily, adv. nititoye, niyiy9.

Worthiness, n. itoye, ?y?. Worthless, adj. laiy?, laitoye,


lainiye lori, lainilari.

Worthy,

adj. y?, nitoye, t9.


v.

n.

Wretchedness, n. iwa dsi. Wriggle, v.t. and i. ku siwa kii S9hin, yi ara kiri. Wright, n. onis9na, 9l9na. Wring, v.t. I9, fun, l9nil9W9gba. Wringer, n. al9nil9W9gba, 9r9 lati fi fun as9 Wrinkle, n. ikiweje, ikati iwaju, v.t. and i. fun p$, runlu. Wrist, n. 9run 9W9. Wristband, n. as9 9run 9W9. Writ, n, iwe ofin. Write, v.t. and i. k9, k9we.
Writer, n. ak9we.

olokiki.

Would,

yio, f?.

Writhe,

v.t.

and

i.

fi

agbara

yi,

Wound,

9gbe, ipalara, ifarapa. v.t. sa l9gb9, pa-lara. Wrangle, n. aroye, ijiyan, as$.
n.
v.i.

&9hun. Writing, n. ik9we, iwe. Writing-paper, n. iwe kik9.


yi sihin yi

jiyan.

Wrong,

n.

i^ina,
9bi.

isise,
v.t.

is^ni,
fi

Wrangler, n. alaroye, onijiyan,


asddi.

ipanilara,
se, 99.

ibi

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Wrong-doer,
aseninibi.
n.

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ZON
Yoke,
n.

oluse

buburu,
lai-

ajaga 9run, ami isin

eru, Idi,

ami 9W9n.

v.t.

and i.

Wrongfully, adv. lasanlasan,


nidi, laij^bi, laisesi.

Wroth, pred. adj. ibinu. Wrought, v.i. ti se, pari, se tan. Wry, adj. itypp itypo sapakan.
;

dip9 lajaga, so eran meji P9, fi ajaga k9run, dap9. Yolk, Yelk, n. pupa 9yin. Yonder, Yon. adj. l9hun, nibayi, lokere 9hun. nilailai, adv. nigbanl, Yore,
nigbatiJ9.

Y.
Yacht, n. pkp kekere isaf?. Yachting, n. tukp af$ kiri.

Yam,

n.

i:?u.

You, pron. 9nyin, 9, iwo, 9, nyin. Young, adj. S9m9de, 89tun, S9m9dan. n. 9m9, ewe. Your, pron. tir9, tiyin, tiwp,
t9nyin.
Yourself, Yourselves, pron. iw9 tikarar?, 9nyin tikara-nyin,
ti

Yam-flour, n. elubcj. Yard, n. agbala, ppa iwpn 9I9S9 m$ta. 9pa idabu itagbokun. itan. Yarn, n. owu riran Yawn, n. yiyan. v.t. and i. yan. Yaws, n.pl. arun ni aw9 ara ogodo. Ye, pron. 9, $nyin. Yea, adv. b^ni. Year, n. pdun, osu mejila.
; ;

karar^, tikaranyin.

Youth, n. 9d9m9de.
Youthful, adj.
ti

9d9m9de.

Youthfulness, n. Iwa 9d9m9de.

Z.
Zeal,
n.

Yearly, adv. kan.

^dpdun,

ti 9d(,)duii

itara,

ina

ara,

a jo,

Yearn, v.t. arid i. se lycjnu si. Yearning, n. if 9 gbigbona, iy<>nu,


ikanu. Yeast, n. iwukara.
Yell,
v.t.

owere.
Zealot, n. onitara, alajd.

Zealous, adj. nini-tara ninu

ohun

gbogbo.
Zealously, adv. p<?lu itara.

and
k9.

i.

ke ramuramu,

bii,

n. blbu, kik9.

Yellow, n.
safa.

pupa rusurusu, iyeye,

Zealousness, n. initara, iwa ninitara.

Yelp, v.i. ke han-un-han-un, gbo bi aja. Yeoman, n. agb$, 91119-ogun ti

Zebra, n. k^tak^ta abila.


Zenith, n. sonso aw9n ogido, ides^kese. Zero, n. of6.
Zest,

prim,

nbojuto

ile

isura.

Yes, adv. fn, b9ni, 6t9. Yesterday, n. and, lana. Yesternight, n. oru ana, loru ana. Yet, conj. sib9, sib9sib9, bi o tile ri b<?. adj. P9I11-P9IU, ju

n. adun, abukun adun, gbigbadun. Zigzag, adj. ti o se segesege, ti o I9 W9r9-W9r9.

Zinc, n. irin bi tanganrin.

b9
Yield,
v.i.

I9.

Zodiac, n.
fi-pada, san, rau-wa.
so,
ta,

v.t.

bi,

J9W9 I9W9,

n. ere, esan-is9, iye d^ra. eso ti a so.

ipa $na drun nipa ap9r9 liana mejila. Zone, n. ipa kan ninu 911a nla marun ti a pin il^ aiye si, amure, 9Ja.
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ABA
A,
pro.

him,
fa a, " I

her,

it.

e.g.,

Aba,

n. incubation.

e.g.,

Adie
is

Mo

draw him or
*

mi nsaba, "
sitting."

My
se

fowl

her." A, pro. contraction of awa nip lola, " we. e.g., are leaving to-morrow." A, pro. contraction of * awon,' they : used in the formation of the Passive Voice. e.g., 89 fun mi, " I am told " ; Emi li a ri, " I am seen." A, a prefix, used with a verb to form a noun. e.g., lo, to go, alp, a going out ; peja, to fish, apeja, a fisherman. Aa ! inter, word of exclamation.

Abada, adv. (Hausa) for ever.


e.g.,

We

Emi ko

b?

mo

lai

abada, " I shall do so no

more

for ever."

Abadeni, n. a waylayer, one in

ambush.
Abafu, n. luck, fortune, fate. e.g., Abafu mi ni, " It is my
fate."

Abaiy6j$,

n. a busy-body, a person. meddling e.g., Abaiyeje ko se fi idi oran han, " Secrets should never be told to a busy-body."

Aba,

n. attempt, endeavour, motion, proposal, sug-

gestion.

Aba

or Abara, n. a slap with the

palm of the hand. e.g., O gba mi li aba, " He slaps me with the palm of his
hand." Aba, n. a kind of mat.
e.g.,

Abaja, n. certain facial marks among the Yoruba people. Abaje, n. a kind of yam. Abaje, n. the act of eating together ; mess \cf. ajpje). Abala, n. a Yoruba pudding made with rice. Abale, n. frequent occurrences.

Abam$,
Abam$,

n. mortification, painful

Eni aba kd t$ bi 6r6, " An aba mat is not as durable as an 6r6 mat.'
Aba, Aba,
n.

reflection, remorse.
n.

a potter,

adj. clay,

clayish.
n. one portion of anything which is divided into parts (as cloth, paper, iron). Abanidije, n. a rival ; a com-

barn,

granary,

store,

Abandan,

garner.
n. a staple ; stocks a kind of banyan tree planted
;

in the street to afford shade.

petitor.
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ABA
Ab&nidti,
n.

; ;

ABI
an emulator
n.
;

a a

Ab$,

n. razor n.

lancet
;

penknife.
;

competitor.

Ab$b$,

a fan

an advocate

Abanigbele,
lodger.

an

inmate;

pleader.

n. a slanderer, a Abanij$, calumniator, a despiser. Abanijeun, n. one who partakes of the same dish.

Ab$d6, n. a stroke which sunders clean cut with one


;

blow.

Abeiyannu,

n. importunity.

Abaniku-ore, n. a faithful friend. Abani$e, abani$i$e, n. coadjutor, co-worker, helper. Abaniwi, n. reprover ; rebuker ; admonisher.

Abekanna, n. one having claws. Ab^la, n. a candle.


Ab$l$,
e.g.,

adj.

private
;

secret.

adv. privately
is

secretly.

Aba-OWU, n. ginned cotton. Abapade, n. a casual occurrence an accidental coming into


contact ; by chance. Abapin, n. the act of sharing
together.

O nse e li ab$l$, " doing it privately."

He

Abenilori, n. executioner.

Abenugbagba, w. a kind of loose, baggy trousers.


Aber$, n. needle. Ab$r$, n. the sword of state used only by kings of
certain tribes.

Abapd, n. a hammock. Abarapara, n. a strong healthy


person.
Abasil$, n. one who forestalls, one who bespeaks. Abata, n. pond, pool, marsh. Abati, n. a failure in an attempt, insecure holding, anything

Abere-alugbe, n. a pin. Ab$rin, n. a ridiculer ; one who laughs when others are censured. Abero, n. a trowel (a tool used
in plastering).

one

fails

to avoid.

AbatilQ, n. a

coming and going. Abawin-gbimo, n. a spiritualist

medium
Ab&W$n,
n.

diviner.
; ;

Abese, n. a title of honour; a messenger. Ab$t$l$, n. a bribe. e.gr.,Abetele ni ifoju onidajo, " A bribe

blemish a taint.

a stain a blot a a speck a spot


; ;

blinds the judge's eyes."

n. one having claws. Abre, n. an enquirer; ques-

Abekanna,

Ab$tu, n. a rivulet, brook, running water. Ab$w$-bura-eke, n. a suborner.


Abf,
conj.
tabi).

or
e.g.

tioner;

querist.

(contraction of Emi abi iwo,

Abere,

n. a bitter drug used in weaning children.

Abbso, adj. fruitful; fruit -bearing. Abe?e, n. a good-for-nothing person. A word of abuse
for
inferiors.
e.g.,

" You or I." Abi, prefix, that which possesses one possessing. e.g., Abiye, " Winged" " Striped." Abia, n. armpit.
;

Abila,

Iwo

abese yi, " You good-fornothing fellow." Ab& n. the lower part bottom. prep, under ; beneath.
;

Abiamo, Abiyamo, n. a mother with a baby a parent.


Abikehin, n. younger.
adj.

last

born,

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Abiku, n. children

ABt

who

die

in

Ab^,

n.

a coming back,

arrival,

infancy. Abila, n. or adj. having marks, striped, checkered.

cessation,

returning. e.g., Oku abo, a salutation on one's returning.


n. half,

AbilekQ, n. a married
Abinilere, n. questioner rogator.

woman
;

Ab$,

moiety.

one living with a husband.


inter-

Abinuku-eni, Abinuku-enia, n. a spiteful man, malicious person, persecutor, calumniator.


e.g. y

one who is free. e.g., Ab(J lowo iku, " One who is free from death." Ab$gan, n. a mosquito. Abogib9pe, n. a worshipper of
Atx>, n.

wood and palm


ater.

an

idol-

IJniti

(Jran eni ni ise

kd fe abinuku eni,

does not love us is sure to hate us." Abirun, n. a sick or infirm person. Abiwo, adj. having horns. Abiye, adj. winged. Ab6, n. sole (fish). Abo, adj. female of beasts, also applied to infants but never
to

"

He who

Ab$gun, n. a worshipper of the god of iron and war. Abola-funni, n. a respectful


person, venerator.

Abylu, n. the act of feeding together (as cattle). AbyinafQ, n. hardware.


Abpni, n. an adorer, worshipper.

Ako mbi
female doe."
?

grown-up persons. e.g., abo, " Male or


"

Abppa,

adj.

fatted,

fed

for

slaughter.

Abo -gala,

"

AbyT$, n. a chief priest of the


grove, idol priest. Aboriga, n. a worshipper of false gods, an idolator.

Ab6,

n. refuge, shelter, covert,

safeguard,protection,8creen, security, shield, defence.

AbQS$j$, n. a Sabbath breaker.

Abodo, n. a pudding made with ground corn.


Abojuto,
n.

Ab$9& n w rk done by a person


-

after his master's


;

work

is

superintendence,

supervision, care. Aboleta, n. a thatcher.

Abo-oka,
corn.

n.

a bundle of Guinea-

work. e.g., done job Abose ki ise ise Sj<J, ise baba ni igba ojo eni, " Job work is not the servant's
chief business, the master's

Abori, n. a kind of fish used in idol worship. Abose, n. a mat screen over a canoe for shade. fraud, n. deception, Abosi, forgery, dishonesty. Abdgi, n. a wretched being. adj. poor ; ragged ; miserv. to uncover. able, Aboya, n. exposition, revelation,
disclosure.

work has the


his time."

first

claim on

Abubutan,
Abuja,

n.

a descriptive name

for whale.
n. a short cut to a place ; anticipation of another's words. e.g., ^niti o ba mo idi oran tele ni ibu abuja eke, " He who knows the

Aboyun,

n.

a pregnant woman.

matter beforehand founds the liar." Abuje, n. a shark.


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Abuka,
n.

ADA

the act of encome.g. y

Bi a ba bu abuka igbe, a o ri eranko inu re pa, " If a bush is surrounded for hunting, the
passing.
animerts
killed/'

Adabonf, Adabowo, n. selfassumption, the taking of


responsibility

upon

oneself.

Adade, Adade,

n. result,

n.

consequence. crown-wearer, a

in

it

are

easily

king.

Abnke, , a hunchback. Abuku^n. a remainder, deficiency, disgrace, fault, contempt,


blemish, deformity, slur, fragment, discredit. Abakan, n. an addition to,
spot,

Adad6, n. isolation. Adaga, n. nothing.e.g., Ko si adaga lowo r$, " He has


nothing left." AdagOgO, n. a bell founder. Adagun, n. lake, pond, pool. AdaJQ, n. judge, umpire, arbitrator.

increment,
blessing, zest.

supplement,

Abula, n. adulteration, dilution.

Abule, n. a village, a hamlet.


Abide, n. act of imposing a
fine.

Abul$, n. a patch, a piece sewn on to cover a defect. Abum$, n. addition, exaggeration.

Abuni, n. reprover, scolder, one who reprimands or chides. Abunni, n. giver, donor, benefactor.

Adaju, n. a pitiless person ; a forward person. Adakadeke, n. a lie ; treachery. Adale, n. an accumulation. Adalu, n. an amalgamation, a mixture, an alloy. Adamale?e, n. a braggart, one unable to perform his boast. Adami, n. a gasp. Adam$, n. a mistaken view,
heresy.

Adam^-di,
e.g.,

adj.

tending to be.

Abupa, Abura,

n.
n.

a vaccinator. a swearer, an oath


e.g.,

taker.

Abura

eke, "

di pupo, Adanio " Tending to be plentiful." Adam$ran, n. counsellor, suggester, adviser.


n. a bat. Adaniduro, n. a detainer ; one who checks or hinders. Adanilagara, n. an importunate

perjurer."

Aburan-owu, n. cotton carded and prepared for spinning. Abur6, n. a younger relative
cadet.
n. falsehood of one's own invention, rumour. Abuta, n. a species of butterfly.

Adan,

person.

AbuSQ,

Adanilara,

n.

one

who

vexatious one, or disappoints

mortifies.

Abuw$,
Ada,

n.

soap.

n. a cutlass, a bill-hook with wooden handle mostly used by farmers. Adaba, n. a dove. Adaba, n. proposer, mover, suggester,onewho attempts. Ab&boboni, n. defender, suc-

Adanilaraya, n. one who enlivens or cheers up another. Adanilekun, n. a prohibiter, one

who
who

forbids.

Adanilohun, n. one who answers. Adaniloro, n. a tormentor, one


afflicts.

courer, protector, guardian.

Adaniniji, n. one who alarms, frightens or terrifies.


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Adanirft, n. one

ADl
who
puzzles or

confounds. Adanrin, ft. a


Adanfi, n. a

furbisher, polisher of metal.


loss.

Adele-yba, n. regent, actinggovernor ; lieutenant. Ademu, w. a calabash with cover

Adape, n. a nickname ; an alias ; a contraction. Adap$, ft. a mixture ; union,


alliance.

used for drinking. Adena, n. one who watches on the road, a sentinel, sentry ; hinderer, impediment, waylayer.

Adaran-j6ko, ft. a grazier ; a shepherd. Adaran-nla, ft. felon ; criminal.

Ade-oba, n. diadem, crown. Aderegbe, n. a fish whose eyes


are peculiarly and irregularly placed.

Adaraya,
Adarijini,

ft.
ft.

a lively person. one who forgives, a

Adbo, Ad^da,

n.
ft.

an idol-worshipper.
a maker of counterfeit

pardoner. Adaripon, ft. a male lizard.

coins.

Adarudapo, ft. adj. indiscriminate ; topsy-turvy.


Adarudurudusile, ft. an anarchist, one who causes discord. Adasan, ft. instalment an old debt incurred by some
;

Adedd, n. a fisherman. Adegba, n. a shrimp catcher. Adgun, n. a fisherman who catches lobsters with dgun, a kind of basket. Adeja, n. a fisherman. Ad^mu, ft. a diving fisherman.

Adepa

o,

ft.

an

appropriate

relative.

Adas!, n. a thing spared from the rest, a gleaning. Adasi, n. an accumulation. Adaweta, n. a dealer in leaves used to wrap food in.

salutation to one going out hunting.*


Aderasile, n. a yielder, one surrenders.

who

Adawe, n. transcriber, printer. Adawin, ft. payment by instalments. Adaw^le, ft. undertaker ; adventure, adventurer. Adayanf $, n. one who chooses a husband or wife without the
parents' consent.

Adese, n. a sinner. Adete, ft. a leper.


Adetisile,
n.

listener,

an

eavesdropper. Adin, ft. oil made from palm


kernels.

Adi,

conj.

after

all,

notwith-

standing,

Adibo,

ft.

nevertheless. one who casts lots.

Ade,

ft.

a crown.
n.

Adidagiri, n.

an

alarmist.

Adebipani,
AdecLe,
ft.

starvation

starveling.

unsettled.

Adehun,

n.

agreement, bargain,

treaty, stipulation.

Adele, ft, one who acts for a person, a deputy. Adelebo, n. a married woman ; an old woman.

sweet-meats, confectionery, prepared parched corn for warriors. Adie, ft. a fowl. Adifa, ft. a consulter of Ifa. Adigbar6, n. a waiter, one who remains standing.

Adidun,

n.

Adijasil,
strife.

n.

one

who

creates

Adikala, n. a piebald.
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Adik$, n. a boat caulker. Adim$, n. shut in, closed up. Adimu, n. one who holds fast.

AFA
Ad^san, adj. one hundred and
seventy. Adtfa, adj. fifty.
Adotesile, n. agitator.

Adimu,

a kind of masquerade the during Lagos in obsequies of a great man the Chief of Adamorisa, of
n.
;

Adptpta, n.

by

fifties.
is

Adi,

n.

one who

very black,

jet black.

ugly appearance, who must never be laughed at. Adlmula, n. an attribute of God ; a name sometimes given to
kings.

Adina, n. one who impedes, a hinderer ; a barricade. Adinpamo, Adinsin, n. a con, serve, something preserved. Adire, n. calico dyed in patterns by West African dyers. Adirita, n. one who plaits or
braids

oran, n. an arbitrator. neighbourhood, n. Adugbo, surrounding country. Adugbolu, n. a stumbling block. Adun, n. parched ground corn mixed with sugar or oil. Adun, n. sweetness, flavour, fragrance, savoury relish

Adubu

grace, beauty, sonorous.

Adupe, Adura,

n.
n.

thank you.
prayer, supplication,
petition.
n.

entreaty,

human

hair

hair-

Adura

al$,

evening prayer,

evensong.

dresser.

Adir6, n. a hearth. Adiro, n. a vessel with the bottom


pierced, used for straining,

Adura $b$, n. rogation, petition. Adura kukuru, n. a short prayer. Adura OWUrp, n. morning prayer,
matins. Adur6, n. one who stands, one who maintains his ground.

strainer.

Adisisile, n.

author

inventor

originator.

Adit$, n. a peculiar method of plaiting the hair. Aditi, n. a deaf person. Aditu, n. a surprise packet. Adiyele, n. an appraiser, a
valuer.

Adur6

funni, n. bail, surety.

Aduro-gber6, n. an observer, one

who

pauses.

Ad6, n. a calabash used for


preserving medicine.

Adurotini, n. a waiter, a support, a prop. Afa, n. bridge, wooden culvert. Afagbaragba, n. usurper ; wrestler
;

powder
stove.

and

extortioner.
n.

Afagbaramu,

one who con-

Adogan,

n.

a Yoruba

strains or enforces.

Ad6gunsil$, n. one who creates war, disturbance or revolution.

Ad6je,

adj.

one hundred and

Afagbara^e, n. one who compels or forces. Afagi, n. a carpenter. Afah^nla, n. one who laps with the tongue.

thirty.

Ad6tini, n. a besieger.

Afaimp,

adj.

not

unlikely,

probable.
Aiaiya, n. a charmer ; charm. Afani, n. one who pulls, plucks, draws or attracts.
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Ad<Jrin, adj. seventy.

Advrun,

adj. ninety.

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Afanwii-irun-tu, n. one who plucks hair. Afara, n. slowness, sluggishness. Afara, n. two sticks rubbed
Afefe-pele, n. a soft wind, a breeze.

AFI
blowing

Af ef e sanma, Af ef e sanma mimp,


n. ether, air of the pure upper region. Afehinti, n. a support, a prop. Afeju, n. one who distorts his face, especially when work-

from which fire is produced by friction. Afaramoni, n. an adherent. Aiara oyin, n. honeycomb. Afarapamo, Afarasin, n. one
together,

ing.

who absconds
Afarasofa,
n.

or hides.

one who pawns

Af ^m<Jjum<J, n. twilight morning.


Afeni, n. lover, suitor.

dawn

himself.

Aiarawe,

n. .resemblance, imi-

tation.

Afaraweni, n. one
imitates.

who

copies or

Af^nu, n. chaff. Af ^reresfni, n. a well-wisher. Af$r$, n. a very light wood,


similar to cork.
Affri, n.

Afasehin, n. one
retreats.

who

flinches or

a charm used by runaways to enable them to

Afd, n. a white-bellietl rat. Afe, n. a small buoy attached to the middle* of a fishing line ;

elude their pursuers. Afes^na, n. a betrothed person,


fiancee.

a fishing float. Afeimdjd, n. an animal of the rat tribe, the tail of which is used by the King of Yoruba as a sign of royalty he generally holds the tail against his mouth when he walks abroad. e.g., Oba si iruke, " The king removes the tail (from his mouth)."
;

hi etan, n. perfect love


ity.

sincer-

Af$w$,
e.g.

n.

a pickpocket.

Afl or Afibi,

amj. unless, except. ki yio lo an bi o bukun mi, " I will not go unless he bless me."

Emi
;

Aflbi-san-ore, n.

an ungrateful

person

one who returns


a giver, one
.

evil for good.

o pa afeimojo ki o mu u re Qyo, eda li ara oko ije, " Whoever kills afeimdjd must take it to Qyo eda is only due to the people of the province to eat." Afetigbegiri, n. an eavesdropper. state Af$, n. pleasure, pride
]niti
;

Anfunni,

n.

who

assigns.

Anhan, n. the act of shewing an exhibition pretext. Afin, n. an albino. Ann, n. the king's palace court.
; ;

From

of loving.

derived Alawofin, contracted into Alafin, the owner of the


this
is

Af^birm,
suitor.

n.

wooer,

courtier,

palace.

n. breeze ; wind ; gale ; climate ; atmosphere. Afefe-afeyika, n. whirlwind. Afefe ojiji, n. a sudden gust of wind.

Af ef 6,

Afingba, n. a calabash carver. Afinihan, n. one who betrays or


Afinju, n.

exposes. a decent, clean person ; cleanliness, neatness. Some-

times used for cleverness.


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AFI
e.g.,

AGA
Ole afinju, "
n.

clever

Afonahan,

n.

pilot,

leader,

rogue."
engraver,
sculptor,
carver.

Afinna, n. a blower of smith's


bellows.

Annu-?e-ajere, n. an unfaithful, treacherous person. Aflrese, n. an act of wantonness or irreverence. Anyanjuse, n. a shy act ; reluctance.
Afiyesi, n. attention, observation,

guide, director, conductor. Afpranlo, n one who consults another or seeks advice. Aioranmoni, n. one who suspects, suspicion. Afp^e, n. soothsaying. n. a washerman or Aip$Q,

wa8hei*woman. Aiowobd, n. a secret, something concealed from the public. Aiow$k$, n. the act of stealing
cunningly ; purloining. Aiow<>ta, n. a careless handling, groping. Aiowowi, n. the act of talking with the hand to a deaf person.

charge ; a thing to be noticed or superintended. Afo, n. space, room, vacancy, opportunity, dale, valley. Afoforo, n. the cork wood.
Afojudi, n. insolence, obstinacy, petulance, audacity, effrontery, hardihood, loftiness.
adj.

Aiowope,

n.

one who beckons.

saucy.
n.

Afojupam$,

one who masks

or covers his face. AfojU8$na, n. an earnest expectation.

Afokuta-bole, n. a slater. Afomisebugbe, n. or adj. an inhabitant of the water, aquatic. Afdm$, n. a parasite ; mistletoe. adj. contagious.
Afonifoji, n. valley, dale, vale. Afonil$iye, n. one who challenges

n. hand sewn weaving by hand. Afunni, n. a giver, donor. Afunninigc, n. an employer. Afunpe, n. a trumpeter. Afunti, n. one who uses the wine press. Afura, n. a suspicious person. Aga, n. a chair, a stool. Agabagebe, n. dissembler, hypo-

Afowowun,

crite.

Agada,

n.

short

sword,

scimitar.

or denes. Afdpina, n. a flying insect

Agada, n. a hovel. Agadagodo, n. a padlock. Aga-inaraya, n. a sofa.


Aga-itise, n. footstool.

moth.
Afdta, n. defective vision, half
blind.

Aga-iwasu, n. a pulpit. Agalamaga, n. a double-dealer


deception, trick, device.

Af$,

n.

mire in which a pig

wallows. Af$baj$, n. utter destruction, annihilation ; an overthrow. Af$gbo, n. disobedience, petulance.

Agan, n. a barren woman. Agandan, n. a brown yam, also


called aty.

Afpju, n. a blind person. Afyn, n. the baobab tree.

Agangan, n. a small stone on which beads are ground rack ; suspenders. Aganju, n. wilderness, forest. Aganju-igb6, n. a thick forest.
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Aganni,
n.

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backbiter,

AGB
Agbajo,
n.

con tern-

congregation,

ner, despiser.

Agan-nigan, n. a warlike person, plunderer, marauder.

assembly, mass, crowd. misAgbakd, n. accident ;


fortune.

Aganw6,

n.

mahogany

tree.

Aga-posi, n. a bier. Agara, n. weariness,


turmoil.

fatigue,

Agbaku, Agbala, n. a frame for carrying a load, usually of bamboo. Agbala, n. a courtyard, a walled
garden.

Agarp, n. after-pains. Agafa, n. a kind of fish. Aga$u, adj. copious, bulky, huge. Agba, n. manhood, adult. Agba, n. a great gun or cannon ;
barrel, cask.

Agbalagba, n. an aged person. Agbalaja, n. a small shirt, formerly much used. Agbale, n. a kind of insect ; a
sweeper. Agbalu, n. the whole city. Agbalu, n. see Agbako. Agbami, n. the midst of the
ocean.

a smooth, hard, flat fruit used for medicine. a Agbab$, n. a foster child
Agba,
u.
;

boarder.

Agbada, n. gown, garment, robe. Agbada, n. a coverless earthenware vessel used for cooking and washing trough ;
;

Agbani,

n.

helper,

deUverer,

reliever.

Agbanla,

n.

a large

cask
;

or

barrel.

font.

Agbanrere, n. rhinoceros
n.
n.

uni-

Agbade,

scavenger,

street-

corn.

sweeper.

Agbado, Agbadu,

Indian corn, maize.

n. a species of snake, black with a red stripe on the neck ; boa-constrictor. Agbadulumo, n. slanderer, defamer. AgbaMffl, n. the rattlosnake ; a snake that springs on its prey ; the boa-constrictor. Agbagba, n. elders, ancients

Agba- pj p, n. ancient of days. Agbape, n. reverberation, a reechoing sound one who repeats a call.
;

Agbara,

power, authority, n. strength, ability, force ; gift


essence ; vehemence ; pressure ; prevalence ; vigour ; violence ; means ; ascend-

assembly of elders. Agbagba, w. plantain. Agbagba eiyele, n. a spotted


pigeon.

ency; efficiency. Agbara, n. a torrent. Agbara, n. barricade, bulwark,

wooden fortifications, stockade, wooden fence. Agbari, n. skull, crown of the


head, scalp. Agbarigba, n. an animal with long horns, and two white streaks on each side. Agbarin, n. a hard fruit, not edible, used by children playing (as the marble is
used).

Agbagbd,

n. desertion, rejection

being discarded. Agbagunjp, n. one who incites to war. Agbafye, n. the whole world, the universe. Agbaja, n. one who girds himself.

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is

called

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Agbeji, n. a hat. a long-necked Agbe-j^lp, n. calabash. Agbeka, n. a suitable word or
action.

by the

Agbasa,

n.

a solid mass of rook.

e.g.,

Agbasa baba okuta,


is

"

rock

the father of

stone."

Agb&san, n. the act of passing for another ; atonement. Agbasi, n. accumulation, addition.

Agbekan, n. sailing with the wind in one's favour. Agbekuta, n. one who acts
regardless of consequences an undaunted person.
;

Agbasin, n. female cattle entrusted to the care of one who receives a portion of the offspring as his reward. Agb&ge, n. the work of a labourer. Agba^omp, n tne act of adoption. Agbata, n. the work of an agent or of a broker. Agbatan, n. entire help, com-

Agbeiebu, n. a cross. Agb61$gbunda, n a half -educated person ; that which is not


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straight.

Agbel$gb6mi, n. an amphibious
animal. Agbena-igi, n. a torch-bearer. Agbeni, w. one who helps or advocates.

plete assistance or deliverance.^-6.gr.,

gba ole, an idle man thoroughly." Agbat(Jju, n. guardianship work of a nurse. Agbaw$, n. one who fasts. Agbawi, n. advocacy. Agbawo, n. attending a sick
;

Agbatan li a " You must help

Agbeniga, Agbenileke, n. promoter, exalter. Agbere, n. a harlot, whore,


prostitute.

person (as a doctor). Agbayun, n. a berry. Agbe, n. a gourd, a calabash pierced at the top and used
as

Agbere, n. too much of a thing ; superabundance. Agberd, n. a thinker. Agbero, n. a charm used by a wrestler to keep him in an upright position and to prevent him being thrown. Agbero, Agbes6ke, n. borne; taken up ; one who bears
up.

pitcher.

Agbe,

n. forgetfulness, lapse of

Agbeso,

n.

that which

is

to be
to

memory.
Agbe, n. a kind of woodcock alms. e.g., Iwo nse agbe, " You ask alms." Agbeb$, n. an old hen. Agbebon, n. a soldier ; a sentry. Agbede, n. a wise and clever
person.

lifted up.

Agbew6,
Agb$,
ft.

ft.

that which

is

be

tried.

farmer, agriculturist,

Agbedemeji, n. middle ; centre. neighbourhood, ft. Agbegbe,


vicinity, region, coast.

yeoman. Agb$, ft. a short sword. Agb$bi, n. an accoucheur. Agbede, ft. a smith's workshop
smithy.
.

Agbegbin, n. a dead weight that which is removed with


difficulty.

Agb$d$, adv. no, never. n. a wood-carver.; Agb$gi,


carpenter.

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Agbeje,
n.

AG$
fortune.
nfi
e.g.,

an early pumpkin,
eaten

Agbojulogun

much

before other vegetables are in season when overripe it becomes


bitter.

Agbej$r6, n. solicitor, advocate. Agbekeleni, n. vassal, dependent.

Agb$k$,

w.

instructions

one who receives one who acts


;

ara fun osi ta pa, " A fortune hunter is risking an impoverished life." Agbdkegbodd, n. one who goes up and down one who is constantly and actively employed. Agb616gun, n. a military man
; ;

on good or bad advice. Agb$k$, n. shipwright, canoe


builder.

an old warrior. Agbomigbel$, n. an amphibious


animal.

Agb^kuta,
sculptor.

n.

stone-cutter

Agbowode, toms
;

n. collector
toll

of cus;

gatherer

tax

Agb^maye, n. a cackling hen which does not lay. Agb$n& n. an engraver, a


carpenter.

gatherer.

Agb$,

n.

Agb$n,

n. basket,

one who hears. hamper.

Agb$san, Agbigbd,

w. n.

an avenger. a forest bird

of the

duck

tribe.

Agbipo, Agbira, n. a successor, a


substitute.

a Agbiro, n. negotiator.

speculator

Agbiyeleni, n. see Agbekeleni.

Agb6, n a ram. Agbo, n. a vegetable decoction also used for washing ; given to babies to drink. Agbo, n. a ring of dancers ; a
flock, fold, throng.

Agtyn, n. a wasp. Agb$n, n. the chin. Agbonbere, n. a children's game of snatching eatables from one another. e.g., Agbpnbere pete igara," Agbpnbere is next to stealing." Agb^n-kekere, n. a hand basket. Agb^n-nla, n. a hamper. Agb$tarar$, n. a selfish person a sensualist.
;

Agtxjti, n. butler, cup-bearer.

Agboya,

n.

pretended deafness.

e.g., IJniti
li

Agbo-agbado,

sheaves of corn piled up in a conical shape. Agbo-agutan, n. a sheep-fold. Agbodegba, n. the one of a gang of thieves who is stationed outside the house to watch and to receive the plunder as it is passed out to him by the others. Agb6d6, n. a kind of yam. Agboile, n. quadrangle, courtn.

iwp

npe 9 ko dake o ngbo agb9ya, " He


is

who

calling

you

is

importunate, and you pretend to be deaf." Agege, n. a Yoruba hatchet* Agegun, n. one who curses. Agere, n. a bowl in which Ifa (god of palm nuts) is placed. Agere, n. a stilt-dancer a very
;

tall

Ag$,

n.

man. a Yoruba drum made

yard,

Agbojulogun, n. a lazy man a fortune-hunter one who


; ;

with small calabashes played by farmers or villagers.

Agedemgbe,

n.

a broad -bladed

waits to step into another's

sword, sabre.
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Agemo,
the chameleon ; an during the worship of which the men only are allowed to remain standing, while the women kneel with their heads bowed.
n.

AGO
Ag6,
n. a coop, hamper ; first salutation on approaching

idol,

Agfrfc Agida,

ft.

a house, indicating that the inmates should keep themselves tidy, so that they may not be taken by surprise ; also used when
riding or driving furiously, or in carrying a load needing care in a public street contraction of yago " give space." Agodo, n. the mat screen generally constructed at a short distance from the

n.

silly

person

simpleton.
Agidi, n.

Yoruba canvas
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cloth.

e.g.,

" Canvas is the lazy."

aso pie, the cloth for

Agidi, n. or adj. an implacable person ; obstinacy, perverse-

ness
Agidi,

self-will

headstrong

intractable.

prepared meal of n. Indian corn, a staple food. an animal of the Agiliti, ft. iguana tribe. uninhabited Aginju, n. desert land ; wilderness.
;

palace during the adamorisa play in Lagos, where every and adamorisa enters A non -efficient dances. adamorisa dare not enter the Agodo, for if he fail to give the password or to answer all the tests his hat

Aginipa, n.

an ancient velvet a kind of yam. The Qsun Agini$0 n. a snail.


cap
;

and opabata will be seized, and will not be restored to him until he has paid
certain fines.

worshippers are forbidden to use the word tgbin for snail, so they uso " aginiso."
Agira,
n. a wooden hook attached to the end of a bamboo, used for pulling a canoe along in a deep creek or one with a soft muddy bottom.

Ag6d6ngb6,
AgOgO,

n.

a
;

colt

a young
;

horse as yet unfit for riding.

n. bell
e.g.,

clock

o'clock.
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Agogo

apo,

watch." Agogo, n. name of a tree loftier than the rest ; tallness


height.

Agirase, n. see Afiyanjuse.

Ago,
Ag6,

n.

cup
;

mug
;

clock
ft.

bell

jug watch.
;

can

Ag6g6 Ag6g6

eiye, n. the
ft.

a striped
for

rat,

remark-

igun, shrub.

beak of a bird. a medicinal


;

and and the care it takes of its young. -e.g., Ag6 ti o gb(Jn sasa ebiti pa a amb^tori malaju, " The (clever) ag6 is caught in a trap, how much more the
able
craftiness

Ag6g6

swiftness,

ori, ft. a point pinnacle (also s6ns6


ft.

nib,

ori).

Agoke,

Agd-nla,

a climber. a hamper. Ago-nla-elenu, n. a ewer.


ft.

(stupid) malaju."

Agdrd, ft. a title of honour, a grade below Asipa. Agoro, ft. the hare.
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Aham$,
n.

n. a shroud, a winding sheet ; a fish. e.g., Ag$ olu eja, " Ag$ is the prince

confinement

strait

difficulty.

of fishes."
Ag<J, n.

a tent
;

shed
;

taber-

nacle

pavilion

hovel

n. an armed man one who entangles himself in many things. Ahan ekun, n. a hairy plant, to

AhamyTa,

encampment.
Ag$,
n. stupidity, foolishness. n.

touch which causes severe


itching, so called

from

its

Ag$ buka,
Ag$p$,
n.

a booth, a shed.

likeness

to

Agpni, n. a weak disciplinarian.

tongue

leopard's plant, very

one who climbs a


tree.

full of sap,

palm

hunters

much used by when thirsty.


;

Aguala, n. the planet Venus ; a dogstar ; Sirius. e.g., Aguala mba osu rin, nwon sebi aja rp ni ise, " Venus travels with the moon, it is supposed to be her dog." a long -necked, n. Agufpn,

Ahanhan, n. a kind of iguana. a wild Ahanna, n. a ruffian and obstinate person. Ahaya, n. gun shots.

Ah ere,

n.

farmhouse.

e.g.,

Ahere ni yio kehin, oko ata


ni yio kehin ile, " The farmhouse remains to the
last, and the ridge of the roof completes the building.
'

There is a crested bird. superstition that its bones

must not and cannot be


broken. Agunbanirp,

e.g.,

a full-grown lad. Agunbaniro le fojudi


n.

ni,

"

AheSQ, n. a babbler babbling a prater. Aho, inter, a contemptuous ** do not expression I


; ;

full-grown

lad

care."
desolation ; n. ruins ; deserted houses. Ahoto, n. small tight trousers, or drawers. Ahon, n. a tongue. e.g., Ahpn ni ipinle enu, " The tongue

always acts insolently." Aguna, n. tailor. Agunla, n. bad feeling toward


another.

AhorO,

Agunmu, n. a pounded medicine. Agunm^na, n. a running plant.


Agutan,
n.

a sheep.
enia,

adj. e.g.,

is

the end of the mouth."


fire.

Agutan
Aha,

"

simple

person." n. a small calabash used for giving children water or pap. Aha, n. one who shares ; one who uncovers a house. Ahagun, n. one who shares a legacy ; an administrator. Ahale, n. one who unroofs a a house ; a desolater ; house plunderer. Ahal$, n. a braggart, a boaster.

Ahpnina, n. flame, fire. Ahon-ina, n. a flame of

Ahum^,
Ahon,
adj.

n. inventor, contriver,

framer.
n.

miser

avarice.

Ahon,
Ahusa, Ahusp,

avaricious, greedy. n. a tortoise ; see Awun.


n.

fruit

resembling a

walnut.
n.

tale, fable,

romance,

fiction.

Ahusp prp, n. falsehood, invented


story.
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Ahutu-iko,
spitting.
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Aidake,
n. that which is not done alone, adj. also. Aidawa, n. dependence, sub-

expectoration

Ai, a negative particle used as Che

prefix un or in in English. Aibale, n. uneasiness, unstability, state of being unsettled, adj.

jection.

Aidawo, n. a non -subscriber. Aidawoduro, adj. unceasing.


Aide, adj. untied, unshackled,

uneasy,

un-

stable, unsettled.

unbound.
Aideba, adj. not found (or met)

Aibere, adj. unquestioned.

Aib$ru, adj. undaunted, fearless.


Aibi, adj.

on

arrival.

unbegotten.

Aibikita, adj. uncared for.

Aibila fun, adj. unavoided.

Aidebe, adj. not touching the place or part. Aidegbd, adj. not getting sore.
Aidele, adj. not arriving home.
n.

Aibimo,

adj.

childless.

non -arrival.

Aib6, adj. unconcealed, unscreened. Aibddi, n. adj. indecency. Aibojuwo, adj. unnoticed. Aibora, n. naked, uncovering the body. Aibori, n. uncovering the head. Aib^ju, adj. unwashed, dirty
faced.

adj. not touching the ground. Aidena, adj. unhindered, unimpeded. Aidepo, adj. improper.

Aidele,

Aid$, n. or adj. hard green ; unripe.

crude

Aide, adj. unwatched.


Aidebifun, adj. uncondemned.

Aibola, adj. dishonoured.

Aib$w$ fun, adj. unhallowed. Aib$w$ fun Qlorun, n. impiety.


Aibu, adj. unbroken, entire. Aibuwd, adj. unnoticed ; spiteful
;

Aidehun,
voice.

adj.

not subduing the not

Aidejo,

adj.

becoming

case, or crime.

contemptuous.

Aidera, adj. not growing slack,

Aida, adj. uncreated, unmade, unceasing. e.g., Aida ojo ni, " It rains incessantly."

Aida ara, n. indisposition, ailment, sickness, infirmity, unsound state of health. Aidaba, adj. unattempted.
Aidabi, adj. unlike. Aidabp, adj. unceasing. Aidaju, adj. uncertain. Aidake, adj. unceasing
intermittent.

not negligent. adj. innocency. n. Aide?$, sinless ; innocent. Aidewo, n. not slackening the

hand

illiberality.
;

Aidi, adj. untied

unfrozen.

Aidibaj$, n. incorruption. adj. uncorrupt. Aidide, adj. the act of remaining in a sitting position or in
Aidile, adj.

not

bed unstirred unlea vened. not at employed


;

Aidalu, adj. unmixed, unjoined.

leisure.

Aidanu, adj. not thrown away. Aidapp, adj. unmingled. Aidara, adj. unpleasant; deformed, unfit.

Aidilona,

adj.

unobstructed

unimpeded. Aidin, adj. not roasted. Aidinu, adj. good-tempered.


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Aidira,
adj.

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Aifipe nkan, n. making light of a thing ; levity.
Aiflsun,
n. without making a complaint without accu;

unarmed

not

equipped.
Aiditi, adj. attentive.

Aidiyele, adj. without price. Aidogun, adj. not rusty.


adj. seamless unimpaired ; wholesome. Aidpgba, n. inequality, uneven

sation.
Aifi^ere, n. seriousness
;

Aidoju,

impor-

tance.
Aifiyesi, n. inattention, careless-

ness.

Aidubu, adj. unopposed, not thwarted. coarseAidun, n. inelegance ness, adj. unsavoury, in;

Aif6, adj. sinking.

Aifd, n. something not omitted : a sickness too far advanced


for treatment
fly;

unable to

sipid.

Aidun, adj. noiseless,

silent.

Aidtin inu, n. sullenness, dejection of mind, anguish. Aidupe, n. thanklessness ; thankless, adj. unthankful, ungrateful.

Aifojufun, n. discouragement disapprobation.


Aif6r6, adj. unmolested. Aifdya, n. boldness ; fearlessness.
adj.

bold

fierce.
;

Aifo,
fickleness,
adj.

adj.

unbroken

sound

Aiduio, Aiduro nibikan, n. instability


;

whole.
Aif$, adj.

unstable ; fickle. disunity. adj. Aifaramp, n. unconnected. n. incoherence Aifaramora, separation ; disjunction.
Aifari, adj. unshaven.

Alfohun,

unwashed. adj. not speaking

dumb.
not blind ; seeing. Aifpn, ody.unabated ; unreduced. Aigba, adj. unswept. Aigba, n. or adj. disapprobation ;
Aifcjju, adj.

Aif esi, n. muteness


silence,
Aifetisile,
n.

speechless
;

unowned

intolerable.

adj.

mute

silent.

inattention,

adj.

inattentive.

unwillingness ; reluctance ; disagreeableness disapprobation ; disgust aversion ; shyness. Aifeni, Aiferan, n. uncharitableness ; ill-will. Aindu, n. that which is not denied. Aififal^, adj. unremitting, zealous Aiflfe^e, n. unwillingness. Aifigbe, adj. impartial ; just.
Aife,
n.

Aigbagbe, n. or adj. unforgetfulness ; unforgotten. disunbelief Aigbagby, n. infidelity. obedience Aigbala, adj. unsaved. Aigbawa-Qfyrnn-gbQ, w. atheism. Aigbawe, adj. unlicensed ; ticket; ;

less.

Aifiji,

adj.

unpardonable.
;

Aifin,

adj.

engraved

uncarved uunot speckled.


;

Aigbede, n. want of understanding or knowledge of a language. not Aigbega, adj. unraised promoted. AigbeJQ, n. unquietness. adj. restless. troublesomo Algbepo, n. separation; a recluse. humiliation n. Aigberaga, humility.
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Aljana, n. error ; absurdity. Aije or Aijeun, n. fasting. e.g., Aije aimu, " Neither eating nor drinking."
Aij$, adj. not answering
effectual.
;

moist

damp
;

humid.
Aigbese, adj. narrow
cious.

incapa;

Aigbege, adj. innocent


less.

blame-

in-

Aigbd-aiy$, state ;

n.

a motionless to unwillingness

Aij$bi, n. or adj.
guiltless.

uncondemned

move.
Aigbo, adj. unripe. Algbofo, adj. not without occupation.

Aij$W$,

non-confession n. reluctance to yield.


n. neutrality.

"

Ikoko a)gb6fo, pot which is in use."


e.gr.,

Aijewo okan,
Aijina, adj. healed.
short.

underdone

not

Aigbogi, adj. unlearned, ignorant. Aigboju, n. coward, cowardice. adj. cowardly. Aigbona, adj. cold, void of heat. Aigbona aitutu,n.lukewarmness. Aigb6nu, n. obedience. incapacious, adj. Aigbdrd,

Aijinna, adj. not far behind Aijinna, adj. flat ; not hollow. thoughtless, not Aijiroro, n. taking counsel.
Aijiya,
adj. unn. impunity, suffering not punished ; punishment. Aljiyan, adj. without denying

narrow. Aigboya, n. cowardice. Aigboye, adj. unordained. Aigbo, adj. unheard. Aigbodo, n. cannot but ., must, shall. Aigb$n, n. or adj. unwise
.
.

undeniable. Aika, adj. without

counting
;

unnumbered. Aika, adj. unbent not plucked.


Aikanju, n.
slothful.

not wound

foolish

stupidity.

slothfulness.

adj.

Aigb$n,
Aigtxjran,

adj.
;

not

unshaken
obstinacy

n.
;

trembling firm ; steady. disobedience obduracy. e.g.


afojudi,
is

Aikanu,

n.

impenitence
n.

un-

feelingness.

Aikapa or Aikaw$,
bility.

incapainsult

Aigboran

baba

" Disobedience of insolence."


events.

the father

Aikasi,

n.

despite

Aigburo, n. ignorance of current

Algun,

n. or adj. shortness, brevity. inAigun, n. or adj. faulty ;

accuracy ; not anchored. unAiha, adj. unscratched ; scoured ; not erased. Aihale, adj. without bragging. Aihan, n. or adj. invisibility
obscurity.

contempt. Aika$a, n. out of fashion. Aik6, adj. uncut. Aikede, adj. unannounced, unproolaimed. Aikekuru, adj. unabbreviated. Aikere, adj. plenty.
Aikeri, adj. unenviable.

Aik$, adj. unindulged. Aik$, adj. not worse or spreading


fas

sore).

Aikd

Aihan,

n.

or adj. cheap.

disagreement, n. difference of opinion.


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Aik$, adj. not refusing ; yielding, Aik$, adj. unlearned ; untaught
unbuilt.

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Ail
less
;

void of anxiety,
;

n.

indifference.
Ailala, n. boundlessness
less,

limit-

Alkola, adj. not tattooed, uncircomcised. Aik$le, adj. not building a house. Aik$mn(i, n. not counting the
cost.

boundless. Ailanfani, n. disadvantage. Ailaniyan, see Ailaj6. Ailanu, n. inclemency.


adj.

AikQS$, adj. not tripping or stumbling ; without offence. Aikfa$, n. an untrained work-

Ailaia, n. having no relatives. adj. slenderness. n. Ailara,


slender.

man.
not Aik$we, adj. illiterate ; taught book learning. Aikti, adj. not liable to die eternal. alive for evermore remaining adj. not Alku,
;

Ailaie, n. guiltiness, adj. guilty. Ailarekereke, n. artlessness.

Ailaya, n. cowardice
ness.
ful.

fearful;

adj.

cowardly
;

fear-

Ailaya, adj. bachelor


Aile, adj. soft
difficult
;

wifeless.
;

not hard
easy.

not

finished.

Aikugbe, adj. imperishable. Aikuku, a prefix signifying " to be without." Aikun, adj. without grumbling without murmuring. Aikuna, n. persistence. Aikunna, n. roughness ; coarseness
Aila,
;

Ail6, adj.

not superfluous

not

excessive.

Ailebaj$, adj. incorruptible.


Ailediyele, adj. inestimable, invaluable. Aileja, n. not able to struggle

or combat,

adj.

weak.

grossness

lack of
;

Ailelara, n. imbecility.

polish.
adj.
;

split

unadulterated unsaved.

un-

Ailemo,

n.

adj.

incomprehensi;

bility.

Altera, n. infirmity

bodily weak-

Ailaba, adj. despairing, hopeless. Ailabawpn, adj. undefiled, having no stain, spot, or blemish. Ailabo-ofin, n. outlawry.

feebleness ; frailty. Ailere, n. adj. unprofitable.


;

ness

not Ailabu, adj. undeveloped attaining the age of puberty. Ailabukun, adj. faultless. Ailabukun, adj. fruitless futile.
;

adj. pure clean, n. freedom from filth sanctity. Aileribf, n. or adj. improbaAileri,
;
;

bility.

Aileru, n. simplicity ; artlessness.


adj. Aileso, n. unfruitfulnoss. unfruitful ; barren (of trees).

Ailadun, adj. tasteless


n. insipidity.

insipid.

Ail&f $f$, adj. airless ; close. inAilagbara, n. feebleness ;


ability
;

Allege, n. insufficiency possibility.

im-

inefficacy

; ;

in-

Ailegina, n. infallibility.
Aileti, n. deafness, disobedience.
adj. deaf disobedient. Ailewe, adj. leafless.
;

validity,
able.

adj. feeble

un-

Ailagun, adj. not perspiring. Ailahun, n. or adj. dumb ; mute. thoughtAllajd, adj. careless
;

Ailewn, adj. having no danger


safe
;

secure.
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AIL
Ailebi, n. guiltlessness
;

AIN
Ailpra, adj. not fat, thin. Alfyr^, see Ail(Jw(J.

freedom
adj.

from

sin

or

crime,

guiltless.

Ailgbun, adj. ungifted. Ailfgan, n. or adj. blameless. or adj. incomAil$gb$, n.


parable.
n. or .adj. bloodless anaemia. Aileka, adj. branchless. Ail^mi, n. or adj. lifeless, dead. Aileri, adj. without a witness. A11$S$, n. disinterestedness. Ail$?$, n. or adj. freedom from sin, innocency. Ail$wa, n. or adj. ugliness, uncomeliness.

Ail$j$,

Ail$w$, adj. without a hand unconcerned. All$w$, adj. not respectful, dishonoured, unhallowed. Ailu, n. or adj. a shrub ; unpierced, imperforated. Ailugbe, n. retaliation. Aima, two negatives making an
affirmative.
le
e.g.,

Emi ko
i.e.,

se

aima
believe."
n.

gbagbo,

cannot

disbelieve,

" I I

must

Aimaraduro,
i

incontinency
adj.

restlessness.

Aimerd,

n.

or

unwise

Ail6, adj.

unused
or

inflexible.
j '

foolishness, stupidity.

Ail6fln, n. or adj. lawlessness.

Ail6ju,

n.

adj.

confusion
i

entanglement.
Ailojuti, n. or adj. shamelessness,

Almdfin, n. ignorance of the law. Almdye, n. or adj. ignorance imprudent. folly ; unwise Alm$, n. lack of knowledge,
;

impudence, immodesty.
Ailokiki, adj. fameless.

Aim$,

ignorance, unknown. n. or adj. unclean, impure,


n. silliness, witless

Aildkun, n.

or adj.

impotent,

filthy, dirty.

helpless, bodily weakness.

Aimp-meji,

Aildmi, adj. dry ; not watery. or adj. endless, Ailopin, n.


infinite, eternity.

Aimpniw^n,

n.

moderation,

or adj. imintemperance.

Ailori,

n. or adj. inability to learn ; unsuccessful in obtaining situation ; groundless


;

Aimpra, n. or adj. impudence, immodesty.

Aim$w6,
Aimpye,

adj. unlettered. adj.

futile.

innumerable.
;

Ail6ruko, adj.

anonymous with;

Aimu,

n. or adj. bluntness

dull

out name ; unrenowned. Aildwd, adj. not wealthy, poor. adj. without underAil6ye,
standing. Ail6ye, adj. degree.
Alio, adj.

not catching. Aima, adj. not drinking. Aimura, Aimuragiri, n. or adj.


flabby, lax, tardy.

without

title

or

Ail6yun, adj. not pregnant.

unground.

Altyba, n. anarchy. Ailpmp, n. or adj. childless, barren. Ailfra, n. or adj. not slothful, smartness.

unwhipped, unadj. Aina, punished, not stretched. Aina, adj. unspent. Ainani, adj. not cared for. Aini, n. or adj. need, necessity, destitution, want, poverty.

Aimbaba,

adj. fatherless.

Ainibata, adj. barefooted. Ainibern, adj. fearless, intrepid.


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Ainibd, n. or adj. narrowness
incapacity.

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Ainfwa, n. nonentity.

Ainiwamimv

non-residence want of settled abode. Ainidaju, n. diffidence, modesty. Ainide, n. liberty, freedom.
Ainibugbe,
n.

Ainidi,

n.

or adj.

uselessness,

n. Ainiwarere, , immorality, indecency. Ainfya, adj. motherless. Ainiye, adj. innumerable, countless, myriads. n. worthlessness Alniyeldri,

fruitlessness.

free of cost.

Ainidlmu,
hold.

n. vanity,

having no

Ainidunran,

n.

impassibility,

Ainiyeninu, n. lack of understanding ; dullness of apprehension.


Ainiyin, adj. dishonourable; disreputable, sordid, slavish. Aipada, adj. not returning. not adj. unfinished, Aipari, concluded. Aipe, n. imperfection, incompleteness, deficiency.

insensibility of feelings.

Ainife, n. destitute of affection,


disinclination.

Ainife iteriba, n. disaffection. Ainigbek^le, n. distrust ; discountenance. Ainigbona, n. deadness ; coldAiniyidd, n. shallowness. Ainfl&ri, n. uselessness ; having no proper head. Ainimi, n. see AU6kun.

Aipe, adj. uncalled, uninvited. Aipeniye, n. delirium, insanity.


Aiperi, n. tetanus.

Aipese,

adj.

unprovided,

un-

Ainipa, n. weakness ; inability. Ainipara, adj. innocent ; rustless ; pure ; clean. Ainiparam$, n. indecency
;

supplied. Aipete, n. or adj. not unintentional.

on purpose,

ex-

posure. Ainfpe, adj. without

fins, finless.

Ainip^kun,

adj.

without end

everlasting.

Ainipin, adj. dowerless ; lack of dowry or share. Ainira, n. or adj. ease, comfort. or adj. despair, n. Ainireti, desperation, hopeless.
Ainirotele, n. improvidence. Ainirora, n. uneasiness.

Aip$, adv. not long. Aipfebagby, n. credulity. adj. unshared ; also Aipin, contraction of Alnipekun. Aipinnu, n. or adj. indecision unresolved. Aipiwada, n. steadiness, consistent conduct. Aipd, adj. uncompounded, un-

mixed.
Aipy, adj. rare, scarceness. Alpon, n. or adj. green ; crudeness ; unripe. AipyHSOkan, n. neutrality ; indifference.

Ainirun, n. baldness.

Ainirungbyn, n. beardless. Ainisuru, n. impatience ; hastiness.

Ainifl, n. idleness, laziness.


Ainltiju, n.
lessness.

Airan, n. or adj. not shining, not resplendent ; failure in cutting ; invulnerability,

immodesty, shame-

not infectious.
Airan, adj. unsent ; not sewn. Airekpja, n. soberness, temperance, self-control.
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Aisan,
n.

AtS
disease ; sickness ; ailment. Aisan, n. want of payment. Alsanra, n. leanness, slenderness,
illness
;

Airel$, n. inquietude, uneasiness.


Alreti, n. or adj. unexpected.

disagreeableness, n. Air$, variance, dissension ; unplastered. Air$, adj. not cutting, not shearing, not shaving. Airel$, n. lack of humility. ndisagreeableness, Air$p$ variance, dissension.

thinness.

Aisanwo,

n.

non-payment

of

money.
Aisare, n. see Aikanju. Aise, n. or adj. raw, uncooked. Aiseso, n. fruitlessness, barrenness (of a tree). Aise, n. a large door ; gate. Als$, n. unchallenged. or adj. not being Aisf, n. nonentity ; not present ; absence ; death. illAisian, n. or adj. bad ; conditioned. Aisi-alaf la, n. misery ; lack of

Ail^rnn, adj. not trimming the


hair.

Air$w$sl, n. or adj. not dejected.


Airi, n. or adj. invisibility.

Air Iran,

n.

dimness of sight
unexperienced
;
;

blindness.
Airiri, adj.

not

dirty.

AirfSQ, adj. inexcusable


less.

speechof

peace or comfort.
n.

Airise,

idleness,

lack

employment.
Aird, adj. without consideration thoughtless. Air6, adj. mute ; soundless.

Aisf-aniani, n. without doubt credulity. Aisf-atil$hin, w. want of support.


Aisfja, n. without
Aisfla, n.
;

war

peace.

lack

of

stripes

or

Alrdhin, adj.
Air6ju, n. or adj. pressure of business ; too busy. Aironu, n. thoughtlessness.

marks
Aisimi,

plainness.

Aisile, n. homelessness.
n.

indcfatigableness
;

Aironupiwada,

n.

impenitence.

diligence perseverance industry ; restlessness.

Airori, n. thoughtlessness.

Airord, adj. good-tempered.


Air$, n. or adj. not softened lack of mildness ; unchangeable. Alr$ju, n. or adj. not enduring ; lack of endurance.

Aisin, n. independence subordination.

in-

Aisinkan, n. nothing ; nought nothing of importance. Alsinfkaw$, n. independence

beyond one's
Aisiranl$w$,
Aisis$, n.
n.

control.

without
of

aid

Air$p6, n. a vacant position.


e.g.,

helplessness.

Ibe

wa

alr<Jp6,

'*

The

want

employment.

place is vacant/' Airora, Airorun, n. carelessness discomfort ; negligence uneasiness ; lack of peace. Airos^, n. or adj. unsettled. Alsami, n. or adj. unbaptised

Aisiwa, n. lack of manners. Aisiya, n. motherless.


Aisola, n. lack of influence or authority. lack of Aisola, n. poverty ;
riches.

unmarked.

Aisonu, n. not

lost.

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n.
;

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AIT
Ai?$, adj. unbroken. adj. not sinning, Ai?$, offensive ; having beginning.

unshrunk

care-

inconsideration incautiousness.
lessness

in-

no

Aisprp, n. mute. n. un weariness ; inAisu, defatigability ; unperplexed. Aisun, adj. not asleep ; awake.
adj. not Ai$a, scattered.

Ai?$f$, n. seriousness, not in a playful manner. Ai$$tan, n. or adj. simplicity,

picked

up

openness
sincerity.

unfeignedly

Aigan, n. stagnation ; stillness. unAigan, adj. unpoulticed ;


bitten
;

Ai$i, n. correctness.

Ai?i?e, n. indolence, idleness.

without mud.
sile
li

e.g.,

Ai$iyemeji, n. or adj. certainty

fi

aja na

alsan,

" The ceiling (of bamboos) is left without being plastered with mud." Ai$anu, n. mercilessness, lack of compassion. Ai$&T$, n. ceaselessness, not weary. Aig&ta, n. void of calumny.
Ai$e, n. inaction. Ai$ebikan, adj. universal
;

doubtless. Ai$d, n. or adj. not slackening. Aigododo, n. or adj. injustice ; unrighteo usness. AigOgO, n. without boasting. Aisojusajti, n. or adj. without respect ; impartiality.
Ai$5t<J,

Ai$5re, n. unkindness. n. or adj. injustice

hypocrisy

impropriety

not
;

limited to one locality. inequality Ai?edeae, n. odd


;

untrue. Al?$kan, n. incongruity ; discord.

Aigpkankan, n. indecision,
sinister.

adj.

iniquity.
Aigefefe, n. void of boasting. Ai?egbagb<J, n. incredulity. Ai^egbe, n. equity; impartiality;

Aispp$, n. ingratitude. Ai$pra, n. watchful.

Ai^fmu,
ality.

n.

meanness

illiber-

equality;

justice.
;

Ai?eju, Aigdeke, n. temperance

moderation. Ai^emele, n. diligence


Ai^enia,
n.

activity.

or

adj.

cruelty

inhumanity.
Alg&rft, n. inactivity
;

not Ai$u, adj. not round ; thick ; not gloomy. AigU, n. or adj. oostiveness constipation. Ai?ubu, n. uprightness.
Aifftja,

honesty.

Aifetara, n. sluggishness ; indifference ; tardiness ; without anxiety.

Ai$usi, n. indifference disinterestedness.

Aita, adj.

yam
Aita,

Algetara, n. spirituality ; void of material body. Aiget&ra, n. not straightforward, crookedness. discontentn. Al$etenil<>run,

undergrown tubers as or potato. n. or adj. dullness of


;

market

not

selling.

ment.
Ai$e, adj. not coming to pass,
unfulfilled.

Aitako, adj. unopposed. Aitan, n. ceaselessness. Aitanje, adj. undeceived. Aitan-pta, n. implacability.
Aitara, n. ence.

inactivity

indiffer-

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AlY
Aiwa-bi-Qlorun, n. ungodliness. Aiwadi, n. without investigation. Alwara, n. or adj. unconcern not greedy ; not anxious. Aiwe, n. that which is untwisted,

Aitarayp, n. or adj. equality equal. e.g., Awon esin meji sare li aitara won yo, " Two horses ran equally, i.e., neek to neck." Aitase, adj. without missing the mark ; a straight aim. AitayQ, adj. not surpassing or

an unweaned child. Aiw$, n. or adj. unwashed,


Aiwd,
unclean. n. lack of inspection, notice, or speculation

going beyond.
Aitete, n. slowness, inactivity.

Alt$, n.oradj. without pliability;

want
Aiwol$,

of care.

unbent. Ait$ju, n. lack of smoothness or


levelness.

n. or adj. carelessness; non-observant. Alw$, n. or adj. straight-forward-

Alwoye,

dissatisfaction Altetyr&n, n. discontent. insubordination Aiteiiba, n. lack of humility. Ait^run, n. see Altetyrun. Aiteturile, n. inattention.

ness ; not crooked. Aiw$p$, n. scarcity. Alwu, n. that which

is

unun-

leavened ; unpraised. Aiwu, n. unpleasantness ;


desirability.

A it6,

n.

insufficiency

incom-

petency. Aitobi, n. smallncss, littleness. Aitonkan, Aitdtun, n. or adj.


pettiness,
triviality.

n. unleavened bread. Aiya, n. breast ; bosom ; heart chest ; courage ; influence. Aiya-fo, v.t. to fear ; to be discouraged ; faint-hearted or

Aiwukara,

Ait$,

or adj. absurdity crookedness, wrong, amiss.


n.

afraid.

Ait$, n. one urine.


Ait$s6fin, adj.
adj. Alto, soothing.
Aitujfi,

who cannot
illicit,

pass

Aiya-ja, Aiya-la,

v.t.

v.t.

to be panic-stricken. to be fearful or

illegal.
;

untamed
n.

not

Aituloju,

wildness,

inclemency.

Aitumo,

n. inexplicable.

dismayed. hard-heartedness obduracy. Aiyapa, n. unanimity ; oneness ; not deviating from the right way. Aiya-pa, v.i. to be terrified,
Aiya-lile, n.

Aituninu, Aitunu, n. discomfort passionateness. Altura, n. that which is uncomfortable, uneasy. Aituraka, n. sadness. Altutu, n. warmth.

Aituw^ka,

n.

illiberality,

not

frightened or fainthearted. Ai-yara, n. slowness. Aiyat^, n. or adj. integrity unseparated ; undivided. Aiye, adj. lifeless. Aiye, n. world ; earth ; globe ; condition ; state ; time of

generous.

Aiwa, Aiwa,

n. see Alsi.
adj.

Aiye,
;

not digging
or

pulling canoe.

propelling

not a

time ; reign. not understood unintelligible ; unceasing not stopping not laying
life
;

adj.

(eggs).

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Ajadun,

AIY
Aiyederu, n. fraud; forgery; dishonesty ; adulteration. Aiye-jije, n. pleasure ; worldly

AJA
n. an epicure, voluptuary, sensualist. Ajai$, n. voluptuary. Ajaga, n. a neck-shackle, yoke. Ajagajigi, adj. firm as a rock or tree trunk. Ajagbyn, n. one who discovers or detects another's cunning. Ajagun, n. soldier ; warrior. Ajagun-obirin, n. an amazon

enjoyment. Aiyekdty, n. a parrot. Aiyelujara, n. perforated metal


coins.

Aiyeraye, Aiye-titi-lai, adv. for ever ; world without end ;


eternally.

Aiy$, see Aigbd-aiy$. inAiye, n. inconvenience ; inexperience decency ; impropriety ; wretchedness. Aiyera, n. consistency ; stability
firmness.

a female
Aja

soldier.

igbesire, n. lap dog, pet dog.


gling.
e.g.,

Aja-igbula, n. persistent strug-

Aja-lgbula

ni pepeiye fi 44 Persistent

nsegun adie,
struggling

Aiyes$, n. or adj. immovable


steadfastness.

makes the duck conquer


the fowl." Ajaiye, n. voluptuary, sensualist.
Ajaje, n. a lewd fellow. Ajakale, adj. spreading wide.
infectious disease.
;

immutability n. Aiyipada, unchangeability. Aja, n. a dog. Aja, n. attic, uppermost floor,


ceiling.

world-

Ajakale-arun, n. an epidemic;

Aja, n. a fairy, said to carry persons into the wilderness for from three to nine years
to instruct

Ajako, n. a jackal, also called


ljakum{>. e.g., Ogbogbo Awun ni bi ajako, " Surely

them
to

in

magic
in

and
said

all

kinds of medicines
travel

he

who
n.

kills

Ajako

will

also

suffer for it."

whirlwind.

Ajaku,

dead-set,
is

per.

Aja,

creeping plant, resembling the wild vine. It is rubbed on the walls of houses newly plastered with mud, to give the walls a polish ; also called Ajara,
n.

sistence, stubbornness.

Ajakuby,

n.

that which

cut

and
Ajala,

spoiled (as string). n. escape after much

fighting.

Ajalel6kun, n. sea robber, pirate. Ajalu, n. a mishap.

Ajaby, n. a narrow escape. Ajade, n. title of honour among the hunters ; fourth in rank to the Olori-ode (Chief of
the hunters).
Ajadi, adj. having the bottom

Ajambaku,
Ajan,
n.

n.

insufficiency

deficiency.

meat cut
for

into small
e.g.,

pieces

sale.

Bi

broken

off

sometimes used

in conversation for betrayal.

alapata ba pa eran, awon alagbata a bu u li ajan, 44 When the butcher kills the animal the retailers cut
it

Ajadi agb$n li o e.g., nsoro si, "You are betraying


yourself."

in pieces."
n. elephant.

Ajanaku,

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AJE
deposited in the bush by the road outside the town as the closing ceremony of the
funeral.
e.g.,

of cloth.

a bird-snare made e.g., Aparo jare


o mu 159 Ajare aparo
lp,

ajanapa
li

kili

wa
li

ise

oko.

oko

IJni

ru ajej6

li

a gbe imu aso

"

The

ode

ko

nla,

"

Whoever

* partridge says, What business has the farmer to bring his cloth here ? The farmer says, ' How could I come to my farm without i3 cloth ? ' there are (i.e., two sides to a question). Ajanft, ft. the chief of the Oro worshippers. Ajao, w. a nocturnal mammal like the mouse, with large wings. e.g.. Ko se eku, ko se eiye, ajao, " The ajao is bird." neither rat nor (Applied to one who is neither friend nor foe).
'
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the ajeje will not prosper." It is a superstition that if the child of the deceased does not give presents to the mourners and others before carrying the ajej6 he will die in misfortune. Ajeji, n. or adj. a stranger, a
carries

foreigner.

Ajere, ft. a pot with many holes in it like a sieve, used to dry meat in over the fire ; a

calabash bored with

many

Aja-ode, ft. a hound, a hunting dog. Ajapa, ft. a petty wholesale trade ; a nickname given to the tortoise. Ajara, ft. a medicinal plant used for curing sore breasts ; it
also edible, and is used in rubbing houses to give the walls a gloss wild vine. AjaSQ, ft. hearsay ; false report romance.
is

holes like a colander, used in washing away the sediment of the locust fruity and egusi seed.

Ajere, w. one who makes profit > a winner. Aj$, ft. a sorcerer, a witch. Aj j, ft. oar, paddle, propeller. Aj$, ft. red earth used as paint or pigment for the wall tinder (for loading a gun). Ajebf, ft. that which is inherited
(as

manners, disease) from

Ajas$,

ft.

difficulty

victory after the native ;


;

much name

parents or ancestors. Ajebd, n. effacement (as a wound or cut which disappears

for Porto-Novo.

when
Aj$f$,
ft.

healed).
so*

Aj6,

ft.

money

the goddess of

money.
Aje, ft. a trial by ordeal. Ajeje, ft. in the obsequies of a hunter, all the deceased's hunting materials are packed up and carried on the head by his child, or by a fellow-hunter, who parades and dances about. This packet, called Ajej6, is

a vegetarian. Ajefowo, ft. a garden herb


called for its sweetness.

Aj$gb&,ft.the rude and disorderly rejoinders of a multitude of people. e.g. % Aj^gba ni tik$nk$," Frogs are always rude and disorderly."

Ajegbe,

ft. the act of eating meal without another's suffering the consequences.

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AjO
Ajijadu, n. a scrambler,
petitor.
Ajil$, n.
i

e.g., Ajegb6 ni igun nje 909," The vulture consumes the idol's sacrifices placed in the public streets without

a com-

one who eats the dust


pie).

humble

suffering."

Ajekehin, n. the last course of a


meal. Aj$kl, n. gluttony.

Ajin, n. profound silence ; darkness ; depth of night. e.g., Ajln jin, " There is profound silence," or " It
is

Ajekun,

n.

food

left

on the plate

midnight."

for the person serving.

Ajl$, n. agent, consul, deputy.

Ajenia, n. cannibal, man-eater.


Aj$nil$re, n. testifier, witness.
Ajeiiiniya, n. oppressor, tyrant.

Ajfna, n. the act of spending daily expenditure ; shopping; marketing. Ajinde, n. resurrection ; act of
rising

from

sleep.

e.g.,

Ki

Ajepa, n. swindling. knavery. Ajepo, n. the ejection of what has been taken (as poison) an emetic, v. to chew the
cud. Ajera, n. an antidote.

ajinde 91a ki o je, " May the rising to-morrow be possible." A prayer used in bidding good-night. e.g. Li ojo ajinde igi a da, " There will many be

Ajeran, n. a flesh eater ; carnivorous animals. Ajerun,n. the act of squandering.


Ajesf, n. see tjeri.

wonders on the Resurrection Day."


Ajinia, Ajinita, n. kidnapper. Ajini lohun, n. thief, robber.
Ajiri,

Ajese, n. ungratefulness, ingratitude.

Ajesin, n. a horse eater.


Ajeti, n. remnants after eating to the full.

morning. e.g., O di " Until the morning " ; an evening salutation. ] ku ajiri, " Good
n.
ajiri

o,

morning."
Ajiroro, Aji$eroro, n. a
leisure.

man

of

Ajewo,

n.

a confessor.
n.

Ajisa, n. that

Ajewo imp Iwe Mimo,


theologian.

which is put on charms) every morning for protection. e.g., Qlprun


(as
li

AjewOTO-gbado, adj. granivorous, one that eats grain or seed. Aj$y6, adj. having eaten to the
full
;

satisfied.

Ajib$t$, n. a kite-like fish with

olori ajisa, " God is the source of protection." Ajisinsin, n. a concealed matter concealment. daily n. routine of Ajige,

;.

poisonous prickles. AjibQwaba, adj. existing. Ajidewe, n. renewed youth. Ajifa, n. one who trusts in Providence. Ajigba, n. the act of being employed daily in sweeping. Ajigbese, n. debtor, bankrupt.

business.

Ajd, n. journey ; foreign land. solicitude Ajd, n. anxiety ; carefulness ; zeal.

Ajogun, n. heir ; inheritor. a grass Ajoko, n. one who sits


;

eater.

Ajdkfi, n. unquenchable.
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AkA
n. partnership, joint AJ0$e, labour. Aj$w$-pani, w. a hired assassin. Ajoyin-ibon, n. a volley of

Aj6ku, n. that which escapes burning remnant left after


;

conflagration.

Ajonirun, n.

that which consumes by burning.

Ajoniparun, n. consumer. Ajdpa, n. kola of superior quality that cannot be peeled while fresh, much

musketry. Ajpy$, n. participation in joy. Ajuba, n. a newly-cultivated


grass field. Ajufu, Ti. pocket. Ajulp, n. that which makes mine better than yours. Ajump, ti. combination, cooperation.

used in paying dowries. Aj6parun, see Ajoniparun. Aj6ran, n. the act of catching fire. e.g., Bi ile ko ba kan ile ki ij6 ajoran, " Houses
contiguous do not easily catch fire." Ajp, n. assembly ; meeting.

Ajumpdapp,

not

n. a mixture (of persons and things).

Ajumpjogun, AjumolurapQ,
fighting).

n. fellow -heir.
n. retaliation (in

Ajp-aflyesi,

n.

feast

festival.

AJQ-alade-ade, n. an assembly of princes and delegates


diet.

Ajumpsarole,
eternal.

n.

co-heir

co-

Ajumose,
akin
con-

Ajumpsepp,

n.

co-

Ajobi, n. correlation ; blood-relationship ; sanguinity.


;

operation ; conjoint action simultaneous action ; partspendthrift ; that which is thrown. Aka, ti. the hedgehog ; said to
nership. Ajusf, n. thrower

Ajo egb^, n. company meeting. Ajphun, n. unanimity.


Ajp-igbimp, n. senate ; council committee. conAjp-ilu, n. corporation ;
gress.

AJQ-ipeJQ, n. vocation.

congress

con-

be very timid, for if sand or dust is thrown on it, when it is found in the bush, it will simply couch until it
is

killed

or

Ajp-irekpja, n. feast of the passover. Ajpje, n. act of eating together ;

e.g.,

tiju bi aka,

picked up. " He

is

as shy as a hedgehog."

banquet. Ajojo, n. act of dancing together.


;

mess

Aka, ti. the name of a tree. Aka, ti. a storehouse built in the shape of a V, supported by
four sticks, containing three or four apartments for stores ; a garner ; granary. Akaba, n. ladder ; steps ; stairs ;
staircase
;

Ajpm$, Ajpmu,

n.

stipulation.

n. drinking together.

Ajppin, n. a convention.
Ajprin, n. companionship on a journey.

scaffold.

Akabe

asp, n. the pole


is

on which
while

Ajord, n. a mutual combination ; bargain ; agreement. AjpSQ, n. a mutual conversation or consultation.

cloth

wound

weaving.

Akaka,

of posture the n. squatting, or sitting cross

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Akanu-e$e, n. a penitent. Akapd, n. a treasurer. Akara, n. bread, cake. Akara, n. wood used for rafters. Akara adidun, n. a sweet cake. Akara aw^n, n. a fancy cake made to imitate a net. Akaraba, n. a charm, a round
flat fish.

IW9 dakaka

y$k$t? bi agbalagba, " You squat like an elder." A ki igba akaka I9W9 akiti, a ki igba ile baba eni lowp 91U, " No one can cure a monkey of squatting ; and no one can deprive a man of his father's house."

Akakun,

n.

addition.

Akala, n. a carnivorous bird vulture.e.g., Bi oku ba ku laiye akala a 1x19 li 9run (akala a gbe 9 run 1x19), " The vulture smells the carcase however high in the

Akaia Akara
of

felefele, n.
ful^, n.

a wafer. a soft cake made white beans and okra,

also called }$).

a bag; sack. e.g., Akalambi li a n ipiy$ li ogun, " A sack is used for booty in war." Akam$, n. the act of encomn.

air he Akalambi,

may

be."

Akaragba, n. a broken calabash, or bowl potsherd. Akaraku, n. a hard bean cake used by warriors for pro;

visions
e.g.,

on war expeditions. Bi on ba gburo

ogun

mi
"

ki

iduro

din

passing, enclosing or surrounding. Akan, n. a crab ; a word much used in conversation for " good," as " fish " is used
for " bad."
e.g.,
IjJja

akaraku, hears of waits to


(said

Whenever he my war he never

make
at

provision,"

of

a busybody

who

rejoices troubles).

another's

Akara
Akasi,

lapata, n. cake

made

of

mD*

maize.

akan

" Is
ni,

it

Akan

" It

bad or good? " is good " ;


;

n a harpoon.

also an epaulet. Akan, n. nimbleness smartness

Akaso ewu, n. a short garment from the neck to the waist worn either loose or tight.
Akasp, n. a ladder. Aka^e, adv. rather than that also only not otherwise written Lakise ( IjJgoa). e.g. Ko gbpd9 na mi, akase ko ni J9 ki nsis9 fun on m9, *' He dare not flog me, only he will not let me work for
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activity

" Akandun, n. a whitlow. Akangba, n. a cooper. Akank$k$, n. a wheelwright. Akankftta, n. a shipwright. Akanrun, n. a fletcher, a maker of bows and arrows.
Akanse,
adj. special
;

quicksightedness. e.g., Ojo li akan lojupup9, Ojo is very quicksighted."


;

him any
Ak&gu,
n.

longer."

order

made uncommon.
;

to

a large loaf ; a lump of agidi for family use.


e.g.,

a boxer. Akanti, n. an unavoidable or unexpected occurrence.


Akan$$,
n.

Akasii baba 9k9, " The is the father of all other loaves." Akata, n. see Ajako.

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" The scorpion fights with its tail ; one cannot hide a scorpion in the hand." Akeri, n. a plant used for washing ; also for sauce ; a hater; a spiteful man. Akerd, n. the leader of a trading
caravan. Akesi, n. the act of calling upon or visiting. e.g., $ ku akesi mi ana, " Tnank you
for calling on me yesterday.
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Akata, n. a broad-brimmed straw hat used as an umbrella in ancient times a commoner might not use it without
special permission.

Akatampd,
Akatd,
n.

n. a catapult. a creeping animal. e.g., Qmode nra bi ti akatd ko, " However well a child may crawl the akatd
it.''

will out-crawl

Akawe, Akawe,

n.

a reader. n. a reel of cotton or


n.

Akeso

thread.

ajara, n. vintage. Akete, n. bed, bedstead.

e.g.*

Akawe,

similitude ; comparison of matter or words


;

analogy ; parmetaphor. Akayin, n. one who loses his


signification

able

Aket kekere ko gba enia meji, " A small bed will not hold two persons." Akete inarasi, n. a sofa. Aketi, n. that which is cut on the
ear or edge. Aketl, n. uncut. Akewi, n. a bard.

teeth.

e.g.,

efuru

ipe,

Akayin ko mo " A toothless


pronounce

man
4
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cannot

efuru well." Ake, n. axe, hatchet, adze.

Akede,

n.

a
;

public
herald.

crier
e.g.,

proclaimer

Akede ko jiyan gbigbona, " The public crier does not eat warm food " (because
of his liabihty to

be called

away from

his food).

Ak$, n. a sea-gull ; bush rope used for tying rafters together a large she-goat. e.g., O fun mi li ak^ ewure kan. " He gave me a large she-goat." Akehinda, n. or adj. turning the back back to a falling off ; backsliding a back-

Ake

itule, n.

pickaxe.

slider.

Ake-ja-ona, n. a cross street, a lane, a bypath. Akeke, n. see Ake.

Ak^ju, n. too

Ake-kun-oko, n. an old hoe. AkekUTU, n. an abbreviator


contraction ; abbreviation. Akepa, n. the act of cutting too
short.

Ak$ju ba omo rere je, " Too much indulgence spoils a good child." Ak$ko, n. a learner, a pupil, a
e.g.,

much

indulgence.

student.

Akeru,

n.

transporter,

carrier ot loads.

Akere, n. a striped frog with

smooth
Akerekere,
also

skin.
n.

called

the scorpion Ojdgan. e.g.,

Akerekere ojogan fi idi ja akerekere ko se idi ni Ibd,

Ake?e, n. a kind of raw cotton. Aket$, n. a hat. Aketun, n. a new hoe ; bough ; branch of a tree. Aki, n. bravery ; a brave person. Akilo, n. parting salutation
farewell.

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Akify, mi, n. one threatens, menaces, admonishes or warns ; a monitor. Akim$le, n. the act of pressing down, of seizing with the

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Ak6fa, n. one who meets with unexpected fortune.

Akify

fun

who denounces,

Ak6gun,

n.

an

inheritor.

Akoi, n. fog ; tliick mist. Akoja, n. completing ; bringing to a point ; termination.

claws.

Ak6jo, n. accumulation
up.

piling

one who salutes or welcomes, a visitor. Akiri, n. a wanderer, a rover. Akiri oja, Akiri pol6w6, n. a hawker, a pedlar, an
Akini, n.
Akirita, n.

Akokd,

Ak6jpp^, n. collector ; collection. n. time ; season ; exact


time.
e.g.,

Akokd

ti

mo

advertiser of goods. a pedlar.

Akisa, n. rags. e.gr., Akisa ba enia rere j, " Rags disgrace

a handsome man."
Akisale, n. a creeping plant with a pod like a pea. e.g., ki iti ehin akisale wure, " One cannot bless the gods without using the word Akisale." Akiti, n. monkey, ape.

setan g ni iwp de, " You came just as I was ready." Akoko, n. a tree, the flower of which is sucked for the juice. Its leaf is placed on the head of a new king or chief as anointment. The tree is so sacred that it is never used for fire, or

Akiyesf, n. the act of observation or discernment. Akiyesigba, n. an observer of the time. Akiyesi irawft, n. an astronomer,

touched with an axe. e.g., se po, a ki in edun kan igi akoko, " Henceforward, the akoko tree must never be tried with an axe." Ak6k6, n. a woodpecker. Ak6ku, n. the remnant after a large quantity has been

Ako, Ak6,

a star gazer. n. a branch of the palm


tree.

taken. Ak61e, n. that which has been taken over and above
surplus.

n.

reality,

genuineness,

Ak61e, w. a house robber. Akololo, n. a stammerer,


stutterer.

a a

authenticity.

Ako, n. a strumpet. Akoba, n. undeserved punishment. Akdbi, n. a fishing basket used to catch shrimps. Akobia, n. a barren mare.

Akoni$i$e, n. an task-master.

overseer,

Ak6p^, Ak6p$,

n.

a draught

gathering
;

together.
n.

summary

mass

generality.

Akodi,
Akodi,

n.

room

chamber

also

called tkodl.
n. the act of gathering
;

and tying up
ing.

rough sew-

Ak6ra, n. a wholesale purchase. Ak6ran, n. infection. Akorira enia, n. a man hater. AkOSO, n. restraint ; control government ; rule ; continence.

Akodilo, n. a transporter.

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Ak$ni
(-lfko),
;

Ak6ti, n. see Akora. Ak6tan, n. completion entire removal; totality; in con;

n.

a teacher;

instructor

tutor.

clusion.

Ak$ni, n. first possessed. Akoni, n. a brave, bold, strong


person.
e.g.,

Akdtini, n.

an

assailant.

Iwo

iba,
see,

iwo

Akoto, n. a broken calabash or gourd ; without virginity. Akoto adie, n, a fowl coop. Akowaba, n. see Akoba. Ak$, n. a swan ; a sheath, scabbard. e.g., Ak$ ol<J>riin ej6, " The swan with a snake-like neck." e.g., O nsa fun iku, o bo si ak$ ida, " He runs away from the

ko gbodo wi, ni
akoni, "

ise

iku pa

You may

you

dare not speak, it is that which is the death of the strong man." (The strong

man often perishes for want


of warning.) Akorin, n. a singer ; warbler songster. minstrel ; e.g., Akorin laini elegbe o dabi eni lu asankan agogo, " A

sword and hides himself in


the scabbard." (c/. Out of the frying pan into the
fire.)

singer without an accompanist is like the tinkling of half a pair of cymbals."

AkQ, n. male (applied to creatures

AkQ

QJ$, n.

every

fifth

day

(a

and
e.g.,

infants).

(See Abo).

elede, " A boar." malu, " A bull." Ak<J, adj. a particle denoting

Ako

Ak9

first,

beginning.
e.g.,
ti

Ak$bi, n. the first-born.


Ak<Jbi ni
first

Qse Ifa) superstitiously supposed to be a bad day. Ak$ra, n. first bought; first owned. Ak$r$, n. first cut first mown.
to
;

day previous

eleran, "

The

Ak$r$, n. the
year,
rains.

first

born is due to the owner." Akode, n. first arrival. Akogbo, n. first ripe fruits. Akogi Oniti, n. a timber tree. Akogun, n. combatant ; contender.

commencement
n. that

rain of the of

AkQS$b&,
eyiti

by chance.
ije

e.g.,

which is met Akos^ba

odun, "

He who
first

waits for chance will have to wait for years."

Akojewosile, n. an apostate. Akftu, w. the act of imparting too much knowledge. Akijka, n. the first reaped fruits. Ak(Jka, n. the first counted or

Ak$SO,

n.

first

fruits;

bearing.

numerated.
Ak(Jkan, n. the first ; the foremost. Akole, n. superscription ; direction ; address on letter. Ak$le, n. builder ; constructor. Akoluni, n. invader ; attacker. Ak$mu, n. that which is taken
first.

AkQ?e, n. first ; first made beginning ; commencement. Akota, n. first sold. Ak^tan, n. perfectly built, perfectly

Ak$t6n, n.
stock.

first

instructed. sold out


first

out of
;

Ak$W&,

n.

comer
;

first

fruits.

Ak$w6, n.a scribe writer ;


secretary ;

clerk

amanuensis.

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e.gr., Alas? Ala, n. white cloth. ala ki ilo joko ni Iso epo, " The wearer of a white cloth never sits in the oil

Ak^we-ihinrere, n. an evangelist. Ak$w&-ijar$, n. a fable writer. Ak$we-i?a-ro-jo, n. the author or compiler of a dictionary. Ak^we-irohin, n. a journalist. Ak^we-itan, n. an historian. Akudin, n. the heart of a tree. e.g. , Akudin asapa ko komnu ake, " The heart of the asapa fears no axe." Akufi, n. threats. e.g., Akufi li o nda, nkan ko ni se, " He is only giving threats, nothing will come of it."

market." (c/. You cannot touch pitch without being


denied.)

Ala, n.

dream

vision.

Alabagbe, Alabagbele, n. an inmate. one Alabaje, n. a messmate who partakes of the same
;

dish.

Alabala$e,

n an

oracle

name

AkukQ, n. a cock. Akumalapa, n. the young


the shea butter tree.

leaf of

given to the goddess Qbatala, who is believed to


foretell events.

Akun,

n.

a kind of bead made of


n.
;

Alabapa, n. partner in fishing or


in killing.

shell.

Akunbo,

a deluge adj. Akunnildrun,


soporific,

flood.

Alabapade,
hit
;

narcotic,

sleep-causing.

Akunrun,
;

n.

a closed, private

n. chance ; luck ; occurrence; fortuno casualty, adv. random. Alabapin, n. a partaker ; par-

room a cell. murmuring; w. Akunsinu, muttering ; a grumbler.


Akuntan omi,
Akunw$sil,
brimful measure).
n.

ticipator.

Alabara,

n.

a customer

pur-

chaser.

high water.

Alabarin, n. a fellow-traveller.
Alabasta, n. alabaster.

overflowing, (applied to dry


n.
n.

Alabase

(-pp), n.
;

fellow-worker

Akunyungba,

a bard

drum-

partner

yoke-fellow

mer

flatterer.

colleague.

Akura, w. an impotent man, a eunuch. Akurete, n. a sluggish, stupid


person.

Alabexe, n. a dealer in needles possessing needlework.

Alabinuku

eni, n.
;

enemy

per-

secutor

accuser.

Akur$,

n.

a garden by the water-

side.

Alabo, n. defender; suoeourer; warder ; patron ; protector


shielder
;

Akurun,

total n. extinction ; annihilation. destruction ;

supervisor.
n.
in-

Alabojut6,

Alabojuwd,

Akunse, n. a painter. Al, a prefix equivalent to Oni, " One who has."
AlA, n.

spector, corrector.

boundary
;
;

mark
ation.

precinct

limit ; land; confine ; term line of demark-

Alabdsi, n. a hypocrite ; deceiver dissembler. Alabo, n. one who has come to

the age of puberty.

Alabnkun
to,

(fun), n.

one
;

who adds

or blesses

blessed.

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Alabukun,
n.

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ALA
Alafaram$,
formist.
n.

a despiser

con-

adherent,

con-

temner.
Alabusi, n. one who bestows. Aladagbe, n. hermit, recluse. Aladamo, n. one who is lead away with a mistaken idea ;

Alafarawe, n. rival, imitator. A1M$, n. a voluptuary. AlM^hinti, n. supporter ; sus-

heretic.

one on whom ; a dependence is placed


tainer
;

Aladanu, n. a loser. Alad&TU, n. a confounder. Aladasi, n. meddler ; busybody


instigator.

patron.
Alalia, w.

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welfare
e.0.,

peace ; health ; weal bliss. happiness ;


;

Alalia
is

baba
father

Aladaso, n. one
his

who speaks on
;

Peace

the

91^, of

own
n.

responsibility.

friendship."

Aladawole,
taker.

pretender

under-

Alafihan, n. one who shews ; a betrayer ; revealer :


traitor.

a a

Aladawole-el^tan, n. an impostor. Alade, n. king ; prince ; the royal family consisting oi several persons who rule over
different

Al&fin, n. contraction of Alawofin, one who owns the palace,

Yoruba

districts,

hence a king. of Qyo.

Title of

King

viz., Qba Yoruba, Onikdyi, Olugbon, Aresa, As^hin, Alake, Alad6,01owu, Agura, Alaketu, Olu, Awujal. Aladehun, n one who bargains

Alafiyesi, n. observer.

AlMo,

n.

groups

an open space between a vacant space


; ;

valley, ravine, crevice.

AlMo

igun, n.

an

angle.

or promises.
Aladi,

Alad i,n. commentator, expositor. n. the small black ant


that builds
its

AlMojudi, n. brazen-face. AlMojut6, w. overseer, superintendent.

nest on the
e.g.,

Aioranmo,
secutor.

n.

accuser;

per-

Ti 6j6 ti run ile aladi ki ida, " The aladi's nest will never be void of inhabitants at any time of year." Aladimft, n. one who upholds or
of
tree.

stem

AlMos$,

n. a diviner ; one who deals with familiar spirits.

AlMowfra, n. a

pilferer

filcher

sustains.

Aladire, n. dyer of fancy cloth. Aladiye, n. poulterer. Aladugbo, n. a neighbour. e.g., Aladugbo ki ida ola, "

petty thief. Al&ga, n. the chairman. Alagada, w. one who owns or bears the sword or scimitar. Alagba, n. an elder; a person of ruler ; respect or honour
;

sir.

neighbour needs not take leave until to -morrow." Aladun, n. or adj. one who prepares maize ; delicately
Alafale,

Alagbabys n. nurse trainer. Alagbada, n. the tailor who makes 44 the agbada," or its owner. Alagbafy, n. a washerwoman, a
;

flavoured; aromatic. n. one who presses a point unduly.

fuller.

Alagbamo, n. an architect mason.


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ALA
Alagbamfra, n. a selfish person one who appropriates.
Alagbara,

; ; ;

; ;

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ALA
Alagbede-ide, n. a brazier; a brass worker. Alagbede-oje, n. a leadsmith. Alagbede-obe, n. a cutler. Alagb^de-wura, n. a goldsmith. Alagbo, n. owner of a flock. Alagi, n. a wood-cutter. Al&gfdf okan, n. a haughty-

n. a strong ablebodied person ; a mighty man ; tyrant ; potentate ; hero. e.g., Bi aiagbara je 9 ni iya ki o fi erin si, " If a

powerful

man

ill treat

you

smile at him." Aiagbara gbogbo, n. An attribute


of

minded

fellow.

Alagidigba, n. beads

made from

God

Omnipotent.

palm nut
Alagd, n. one

shells.

Alagbard, n. an advocate.

who owns or makes


n.

Alagb&TO, n.

ploughman, hus-

crates for fowls.

bandman.
Alagbaso, Alabawi, n. advocate; spokesman ; orator ; client speaker ; tale-bearer.
Alagbase, n. hireling
;

AlagO,

AlagOgO,
;

maker

bellfounder

a watchone
;

who

sells bells.

labourer

mercenary

journeyman.
;

Alagbata, n. pedlar ; hawker petty trader ; vendor.

Alaheso, n. babbler ; busybody scandal monger. Alahoro, n. a desolate person. Alah$n wuwo, adj. tongue-tied, heavy tongued.
Alai,

a prefix signifying " one

Alagbata ftin, n. a horse dealer. Alagbaty, n. nurse ; foster parent


instructor.

Alagbe, n. a beggar.

e.f/.,Alagbe

or that which does not." Alaibanuje, adj. not sorrowful. Alaibeie, adj. not begun. Alaiberu, adj. fearless, dauntless,

undismayed. Qyp, " A beggar'jM'never perishes from want in^ Alaiberu Qlorun, adj. fearless of God, ungodly. Alagbeda, n. one who buys unwell Alaida, adj. unsound on credit and eludes his unceasing unreleased not creditor a clever rogue. thrown down unpaid not flashing unbroken. Al&gbegbe, n.the neighbourhood a neighbour, living on the Alaida niji, adj. not frightened. next land or farm. Alaidaraya, n. dullness lack of cheerfulness. Alagbere, n. an immoderate fellow one who does acts unfettered; unadj. Alaide, of supererogation. bound; loose. Alagbede, n. a smith who works Alaidi, adj. untied.

kd ku

li

in either gold, silver, lead

or iron.

Alagbede-abere, n. maker. Alagbede-baba, n.


smith.

needle-

Alaidorikodd, adj. cheerful. Alaidur6 Ulokan), n. one who is unsteady ; lacking in


stability
;

visionary.
;

a a

coppersilver-

Alaifa, adj.
slothful.

not sluggish
;

un;

Alagbede-fadaka,
smith.

w.

Al&iS$, adj. unwilling

unloving

not winnowed.
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Alaif $, adj. not expansive
fined.
;

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conAlailajd,
est,

ALA
n.

without

anxiety,

solicitude, carefulness, inter-

Alainyesi, n. neglect in attention.


Alaifiyesiojo,
adj.

attempt or

zeal.

dateless

AlailakOSO, n.

want

of govern-

undated.
adj. not floating; drowning. Alaifd, adj. one unable to fly. See Aifd. Alaifoiya, adj. fearless ; daunt-

ment.
Alailala, n. lack of limit or

Alai6,

end
;

boundless. Alailana, adj. hard-hearted


feeling
Alaile,
;

un-

merciless.

less.

Alaity, adj.

unbroken.

n. lack of solidity r strength or firmness. Alaile, n. lack of surplus.

n. Alaigbagb^, unbeliever incredulous person.

Alailera, n.

person

an infirm, impotent an invalid.


;

Alaigbagbo rara,
atheist.

n.

sceptic.

Alailere, adj. unprofitable

un

Alaigba-iwa-Qlorun gbp, n. an
Alaigbede,

worthy.
Alaileri, adj. sainted
; ;

spotless.

one who does not understand another's language a barbarian.


n.
;

Alaigbo, n. unripe. Alaigbojuiun, n. discountenance. Alaigbodp, n. necessity ; compulsion.

barren. Alaile^, n. a just, sinless, or rightoous person. Alailewa, n. uncomeliness ; without beauty ; ugliness.
Alaileso, adj. fruitless
Alailobirin, n.
Alailodi, adj.
less.

a bachelor.
fortless,

defence-

Alaigboran,
heedless,

n.

an
or

inattentive,
dis-

obstinate,

Alailodi,

adj.

without contra-

obedient

unbelieving
;

diction.
Alail6fln, adj. lawless.

person. Alaihuy^, adj. callow

unfledged.

Alail$ko, n. spinster.
Alail6pin, adj. endless
limit.
;

Alaijeun, n. lack of food.


Alaijoko, n. non-residence
lessness.
n. non-observance non- observer. Alaik$, n. an unlearned or uninstructed person ; an un;

want of
or

rest-

Alail^glxjn,

n.

an

unwise

Alaikiyesi,

ignorant person. Alailomo, adj. childless.


Alail$p$, adj. unthankful grateful.
;

un-

built house.

AlailQW$, n. profaneness
of sanctity.

devoid

un; circumcised ; unmarked. Alaiku, oc?/.immortal ; unquenchable.

Alaikola, adj. untattooed

Alaimft,

n. one who does not understand ; an ignorant

one.

Alaikun, adj. unmurmuring.

Alaim$, n. that which is not clean ; a filthy, polluted


thing.

Alailabawon,
spotless
;

Alaibukun,

adj.

blameless. Alailabukun, adj. unblest.

Alaim^-Qlorun,

n.

an

infidel.

Alaim^we,
illiterate.

adj.

unlearned

Alailadun, adj. unsweetened.

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Alaimoyin,
n. incivility
;

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ALA
Alaigododo, n. an unrighteous or unjust person. Alai$dto, adj. unjust ; untrue ; not acting uprightly. Alait$l$w$, n. that which is not found or received.
Alaittinbi,
n.

want

of respect.

Alaimore, n. an unthankful person, one not valuing kindness. Alaimoye, n. one who has no power of perception; a thoughtless, dull or sluggish person ; a barbarian.

an unregenerate

person.

Alaimu, n. or
Alaimu,

adj.

uncaught.

n. or adj.

not drinking.

Alaimuragiri, n. a slovenly or slothful person. Alaini, n. a needy, indigent person. Alainibaba, n. or adj. an orphan ;
fatherless.

Alaiya lile, n. a bold, daring, or hard-hearted person. Alaiyan, n. or adj. that which is not baked ; dough. Alaiye,n.the owner of the world; king ; monarch. Alaiye, n. an unfit or unworthy
person. Alaiy6, n. one who is hungry. Alaiw^p^, adv. extraordinarily
rarely.

Alainidi, n. cavil

having no end.

Alainiie enia, n. or adj. philan-

thropy. n. a faithless Alainigbagbp, person. Alainipd, n. a vagabond ; wanderer ; out of a situation. Alainireti, n. one who despairs a hopeless person.
Alainir$,
n.

Alajapa, . a petty trader who generally purchases at one town and sells at another with small profit ; a badger.

dissenter
;

conformist
Alainir^, adj. tiresome.

; nondisagreement. ;

Alajapa ko li eran li A petty trader has no flesh on her chest (wears herself to a skeleton). Alaje, n. one who performs trial
e.g.,

aiya, "

by

ordeal.

unwearied

not

Alaini

roju,
;

person
Alaiiuse, n.
Alairi^e, n.

n. an apathetic lack of sympathy.


idler.

Alaje, n. one who eats. Alaj$, n. a nickname given to one's self.

an

ment
Alairiwi,

one out of employunemployed.


n.

Alajeki, n. a glutton. Alajemn, n. a spendthrift. Alaj 98$, n. one who publicly

an

inexcusable

person.
Alairoro, n. void of austerity.

denies the private kindness of his benefactor ; an ungrateful person. Alajey6, n. one who eats to the
full
;

a gourmand.

Alairo, n.

want
Alaisi, n.

or adj. stagnation of motion.

Alajd, n. an anxious or zealous person.

Alaise, adj.

uncooked ; raw. one who ceases to be


;

Alajppa, n.
;

a partner, fellow hunter or fisher.


sharer
n.
;

an absentee
Alaiso, n.

deceased.

one who would not

Alajppln, n. pator.

partici-

speak.

Alakaka wegb^,

an

intruder.

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Alakala, n. bad dreams. Alakara, n. baker, confectioner. Alakaga, n. lobster, crawfish,

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Alalupayida,

AlA
n. necromancer magician ; user of sleight-ofhand. Alamf, n. a spy ; the anxious or

prawn. Alakatampd,

le

e.g.,

n. a cross-bow man. Alakatamp6 oju ko

secret observation.

Alami,

n.

one having a mark.

pa eran, " He who has only his eye (brow) for a


cross-bow can never kill an animal." Alake, n. the king of Ake, the

Alamp,

n. guesser, conjecturer.
rere, n.
;

Alam$

owner of the best


title

clay
e.g.,

of Qbatala.
;

Alam^rl, n. concern

secret.

?gba land, hence the chief of the ?gba kings. Alakekuru, n. contractor; one who shortens ; abbreviator. Alakele, n. the head weaver. e.g.. Papa li asa awunso bi alakele, " noisy weaver who imitates Alakele."
capital of

Alam$ri ni ti ri ? " How *' does that matter stand ? Alamprin, n. he whose name is not mentioned but understood
.

so-and-so.

e.g.,

Alamprin sese kuro ni


yi,

ibi

" So-and-so
n.

has

just

left here."

Alamgba, Alamu,
e.g.,

a
li

lizard.

Alakesi, n.

visitor.

Okd
;

nla so

alamgba
eniti

Alaketu, n. the king of Ketu. Alakele, n. a small bird which


lives

p$ns$n

o ni bp

o ju

ni lp ise ni,

"A large stone

on

figs.

Alaket$, n. a hatter. Alakisa, n. a ragged person. Alakiyesf igba, n. an observer of time. Alakoja, n. an achiever. Alakojo, Alakojopp, n. collector gatherer ; accumulator. Alakbre, n. reaper, harvester. n. master; Alakoso, ruler;
controller; restrainer; presi-

crushed (being thrown) the lizard. It said, ' So one who is stronger than another is accustomed to " act towards him/ Alamu kekere, n. an eft ; a kind
of lizard.

Alanabaj$, n. a spendthrift. Alaniyan, n. a solicitous, anxious person ; one whose mind is disturbed about the issue
of things.

dent

guide.

Alakoti, n. a disobedient person. Alakoto, n. a bride who has lost

her virginity. Alakpbere, n. a beginner. n. Alakpri, an unfortunate


person. Alakprin, n. singer; musician. Alakp^e, n. a kind of small snail. Alakun, n. half ; part of a thing

Alansasa, Alantakun, n. a spider e.g., Alantakun, bi yio ba p ja, a ta ka p, " When the spider intends to attack you, he surrounds you with

his web." Alantakun nla,


also called

n.

a tarantula Alaworo sasa.

Al&nu, n. a merciful or gracious


person. Alapa, n. broken pieces of old mud walls ; ruins ; bricks ; rubbish.
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Alala, n.
Alaleta,

a dreamer. n. a retailer of small

articles or fruit.

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Alarob$, n. a petty trader;

Al&pa, n. fricassee. e.g., Ta alapa fun mi, " Prepare a


fricassee for

middleman
agent.

commission

me."

Alapakd, n. a timber merchant. Alapandede, n. the swallow. Alapata, n. a butcher. e.g., Alapata ko mo iru eran, " The butcher pays no regard to the breed of animals."
Alapeje, n. one who invites to a feast ; the host.

Alaroka, n. a promulgator. tiller Alaroko, n. farmer ; agriculturist ; peasant. Alar6ye, n. great talker ; complainant ; reasoner ; alleger

buUy.
Alaru, n. carrier, bearer of burdens, porter. Alarukiri pja tita, n. a pedlar. Alarun, n. a sick person ; an
invalid.

Alapre, n. a describer. Alapdlo, n. a compounder, an apothecary. Alapon, n. one who takes pains a careful laborious person. Alapon iwe, n. a student. Alara omnira, n. a free person. Alarabara, adj. containing divers colours ; variegated ; multicoloured.

Alasa, n. a saddler. Ala8a, n. the owner of a shield. Alase, n. cook, publican, painter. Alaseta onje, n. a dealer in cooked provisions, one who cooks and sells food. Alaso, n. a talker. Alas^, n. a quarrelsome person ; a brawler. Alasodim, n. an exaggerator. Alasotele, n. a predictor, a prophet. Alasoye, n. expositor ; annotator annotation ; preacher.

Alaraje, n. a purchaser for family use ; one having no farm. e.g., Alaraje ko mo odun, a
isu ta bi igi, " man of the town knows nothing of seasons for planting, yet the yam he buys must

always be large.'* Alar&nse, n. a helper. Alarekereke, n. rogue


dealer
;

Alasuta, n. a retailer of liquids. Alafa, n. a title ; captain of inferior rank in the army.
e.g.,

double

Are

alasa,

0tun

alasa,

prevaricator. Alarekpja, n. a transgressor.

Osi

alasa.

and

(Second, chief fourth

third
res-

Alarena, n. an agent employed in arranging an engagement to marriage. Al&ri, n. a dyed red cotton cloth of African manufacture. e.g., Al&rl baba asp, " Alarl is the prince of decorations." Alarinjd, n. a dancer. Alarinka, Alarinkiri, n. rover,

pectively.)

Alaf&, Alaf&ra, n. a dealer in e.g. f Ko snuff or tobacco. si alasara ti ita igboku gbogbo nwon ni ita oyin, " No dealer in snuff likes to confess she sells bad tobacco, but all of them profess to sell (tobacco as

wanderer,
vagrant.

vagabond,

sweet as) honey."


Alafard, n. thinker contemplates.
;

one
;

who

Alarisa, n. one who flinches. Alar6, n. a dyer in blue ; that

Alaf&yan, n. elector

solicitor.

which has blue.


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Alafgju, n. an obstinate, selfwilled person. e.g., Alaseju pere ni ite, " An obstinate man soon falls into disgrace."

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Alftwe,
n.

ALA
mourner, one

who

fasts.

Alaw$meji,n. that which divides,


or
is

divided into halves.


n.
n.

Al&w$m$
Alawigbp,
Alawika,

Alaseleke, n. one
excess.

who

goes to

one who purifier. a faithless or

Al&feparf, n. a finisher. Al&sepe, n. one who perfects a thing.

obstinate person. n. wizard, sorcere-, witch, tale-bearer, busy-

Alageran, n. one
fellow.

who
;

influences

another for evil

a pestilent

body. Alawin, n. a borrower. Alawin, n. one who buys on


credit.

Alasetan, n. a finisher. Ala$e, n. officer, ruler, headman, preceptor, commander. Alas$hinde oku, n. an executor. Alagika, adj. nomadic
Alasiso,
n.

Alawirin, n. see Alawika. Alawiye, n. one who explains a matter perfectly ; one who imparts.
n. one who cannot speak intelligibly. Alawo, n. a conjurer of spirits, a heathen priest ; also called

Alawiye,

one

who speaks

Alaso, n. the owner or seller of clothes ; a weaver.

AI&99 ar&nta, n. a salesman. Al&takd, n. an opponent. Alatimpoko, n. a kind of grasshopper. e.g., Esu yio je, esu yio mu esu yio lo ; nibo
li

Qlosanyin. e.g., Alawo a ku, oniscgun yio re orun,

adahunse ko
" The

ni

gbe

ilo,

alatampoko

yio

wo

" The locust will eat, drink, and go away, but where will the grasshopper conceal
itself ?

conjurer of spirits will die, the medicine man will leave the world, how much more will an ordinary * person not be left behind
'

(c/.,

Death is common to all;.


one who possesses or

Alawd,
Alaw$,

n.

"

deals in china.
n. that which has form, shape, or colour. Alawo, n. a dealer in leather or hides ; tanner ; skinner ;
currier.

Alate, n. a hatter.

Alat$, n. a kite-like fish whose prickles are very poisonous. Alatf, n. a kind of pot ; also
called

Agbada.

Alatil^hin, n. helper, supporter,

Alawpfin, n. see Alafin.

upholder. Alatunse, n. one

Alaw$

who puts a

meji, colours.
colours.

n.

having
having

two

matter right, as an agent, mediator, umpire, reformer,


repairer.

Alaw$ pupo,

n.

many

Alatunse ile, n. a steward. Alaw$, n. that which breaks, or can be broken, into sections (as kola, or orange).

Alaw$se, n. a convert to any religion ; a proselyte. Alaya, n. a married man. Alaya meji, n. a man with two
wives.
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Al&yan,
ft. one who takes pains, a persevering or persistent

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Aldgb6,ft. that

ALU
which
n.
is worn out. worn thread-

Alogbosakun,
bare.

one.

Alayan, ft. a baker. Alayanf$, ft- elector, selector. Alayanje, ft. a cheat, an inferior
person. Alaye, n. alive, living. Alayi, dem. pro. this, this one. Ale, ft. a plant, that which makes strong, hard or stiff. Ale, ft. a concubine. Ale, ft. leprosy ; a talisman put

A16hunsi, A16huns$r$, n. a voter one having a voice in a matter. Aldku, adj. second-hand ; not

new
Alongo,

used.
tight legged trousers.

ft.

Al6p, ft. that which lasts or endures. Alore, ft. a look-out ; gibbet spy ; watch ; spire ; beacon.
Aldsi,
ft.

on goods exposed
vent

for sale,

fruitful trees, etc., to pre-

a left-handed person.
is

them

from
with.

being
It
is

Aldya, n. that which

worn out
polisher,

tampered

believed that the talisman will cause misfortune to


befall

wear and tear. Al$, ft. a furbisher,


grinder. Afy, ft. a riddle puzzle.
;

anyone who

steals

an enigma

goods thus marked. Alebu, ft. evil treatment, unjust


usage, scar or blemish. Al6f$, ft. an abscess ; a chilblain.

Alo, n. goings

departure.
;

Al$,
Al$,

a kind of yam called Agandan.


ft. ft.

also

Alegba,
Alejo,

ft.

an

alligator.

ft.

guest, stranger, visitor,

foreigner, alien.

Alemu,

ft. the act of chasing and capturing. Aleni (-jade), ft. driver ; one who gives chase, or banishes. Alepa, ft. a pursuer, one who gives chase, a prosecutor.

Alegujade, ft. an exorcist. Ale, ft. broom, besom. Al$, ft. evening, eventide. Aligarima, ft. a spirited horse. Alikama, ft. wheat ; also written

sugbon ori kunkun ko je ki o gb9 temi, " I warned him, but obstinacy would not let him hear me." Afygi, ft. a miller, a corn-grinder. Al$l$k$, ft. a bead-maker, a bead -grinder. Al$m$, ft. that which is grafted into a tree. Al$nil$w$gba, ft. an extortioner,
al$
to,

a warning. na fun u

e.g.,

Mo

se

Alukama. Alkalamu, ft. see Kalamu. Al-Kurani, ft. The Koran. Almagaji (or Alu-), n. scissors,
nippers.

extorter, wrestler. Alotunldsi, n. one able to use both hands equally well

ambidexter. Alubara, n. a beater ; a bat-like cudgel used for beating and smoothing the floor of a

Alo,

name of fire ; ft. a district ; combustion. Al6gbe, ft. a kind of physical


exercise
;

house

a plant.

Alubata, ft. a drummer who uses the drum called bata.

somersault.

Alnbpsa,

ft.

onion

leek.

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Aludundun,
n.

; ;

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AMO
of the forearms, feet, face

uses the dun.

a drummer who drum called dunfiddler,

and mouth of the Mohammedans before prayer

Aluduru,

n.

harpist,

lyrist, organist.

Ama, a
;

Alufa, n. a moulvie
ecclesiastic
;

priest

clergyman

ablution. particle denoting habit or custom, used with verbs.


e.g.,

Iwo ama
an

I9,

"

You
of

presbyter. Alufln, n. a criminal, a prisoner.

used to go."

Amala,

n.

interpreter

AlugQ, n. a thief
in hiding.

who

crouches

dreams. Amala, n. food


flour.

made
being

of

yam

Alugba, n. the frame on which the door closes. Alugba, n. a beater of the calabash drum. Alugbin, n. a beater of the drum dedicated to Qbatala.
Aluja, n. perforation.

Amape,

part,

called,

accustomed to be called. Ambosi, Ambytdri, conj. what


else.

Amewa,
Ami,

Alukama, Alikama,

wheat. Alukawani, n. promise, agreement, bargain.


n.
n.

a judge of beauty. omen token ; imindication badge


n. n. sign
; ; ; ;

Alukembu,

stirrup.*

e.g.,

pression ; mole. Ami, n. scout

visage
; ;

note

Alukembu baba

asa, "

The

Ami-abukun,
grace.

n.

spy emissary. a brand, a dis-

stirrup is the father of the saddle." Aluki, n. a slender prickly plant. e.g., Bi ina jo oko a bowo

fun aluki, " When fire burns the bush it avoids the * (A superstition.) aluki.' " Aluki, n. an unintercepted blow or knock. Alukd, n. a species of woodcock. Alukoso, n. a beater of the drum
called koso.

Ami-alore, n. a beacon, a spire. Aml-$gan, n. a stigma, a brand. Aml-lbere, n. a note of interrogation (?). Ami-ibi, n. a portent ; an omen. Ami idnro or isimi, n. comma (,), semi-colon (;), colon (:), full stop (.) ; pauses or rests in music.

Amfkan, n. a sigh. Amin, n. Amen, So be

it.

Alum^kfryyi,

n. cunning, crafti-

ness, shrewdness.

Aluni, n. a smiter, a beater. Alunipa, n. an executioner,


assassin.

an

oye, n. sceptre ; staff ; sign of royalty. Ami $to, n. discrimination. Amipy, n. a shaking together.

Ami

Amisi, n. a breathing into.

Alupayida, n. sleight-of-hand, deception, necromancy ; a


plant.

Amodi,

n. fever

slight sickness

indisposition.

Amofin, n. a lawyer

one

who
the
all-

Aluse,n. a spring lock or padlock. Alusin, n. damage, distress, misfortune. Aluwala, Alwila, n. the washing

knows and
law
;

professes
n.
adj.

jurist.

Amohnn

gbogbo, knowing.
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cool

AmtJ
;

Amohuntobi, n. magnifier. Amdjukurd, n. that which is to be overlooked. Amdkun, n. a diver. Am61e, n. a thief-catcher. Amdre, n. a grateful person; one who feels and acknowledges kindness.

tank

filter

water

cooler.

Amu,

n. confusion.
li

e.g.,

da mi
put

amu
;

rara, "

Mase Never

me
n.

to confusion."
is

Amuba,

means

that which
one.

opportunity brought to

Am$, n, clay, argil. Amp, n. a builder. Am$, Hausa, conj., but


written ama.

Amubina,
;

n. adj. fiery.

Am^^ n. the act of seizing one


also

n. one who knows the cause of the affair. Am$dun, n, next year ; a return of the season. Am$ja, n. a guess, a conjecture. Am$k6k6, n. a maker of earthen pots potter. Am$m$tan, n. imperfect know-

Am$di,

incurred by the a family or neighbour ; (See hostage for debt.


for debt

$mu.) Amuga, n.
Amuje,
n.

fork.

one under

trial

by

ordeal.

AmujJ,

Amuj$ wewe,

a medicinal plant. n. a medicinal plant with very small leaves


n.

ledge.

Amona,

n. guide

leader

con-

ductor.

Am$na, n. booty; plunder. Hence jama Ije am<J>na),to plunder,


or soldiers who plunder. Amope, conj, although, notwithstanding, though, then.

used for healing swellings or tumours. Amukan, n. the sorrel. Amukoko, n. a smoker.

Arnold n. a conspirator. Amulepa, n. an assassin. Amulumala, n. intermixture


variety.

Am$ran,

n.

a knowing person
e.g.,

a counsellor.

Am^ran

Amuni,

n.

a captor

one

who

mowe ni ilaja oran, " A counsellor who sets matters


right."

influences another.

Amnnibinu,n.one who provokes,


vexes or teases. Amunileru, n. kidnapper
raider.
;

Am^rawp,

n.

an astronomer, an

slave

astrologer.

Am^roro, n. a neat, tidy person. Am^se, n. wilfulness obstinacy. Am$tan, w. pretended knowledge. Am$tan, n. an historian. Am$t$kun, n. species of leopard ;
;

Amunimuye, n. mesmerism. Amu-omi, n. a cistern. Amu-onn-?e ijoye, n. a sheriff* Amupada* n> restoration, restitution.

panther.

Amupara,n. drunkenness; drinking to stupefaction.

Am$t$l$,

foreknowledge n. previous cognisance. Am$we, n. a learned man; a scholar ; a student. Amd, n. a large water pot set in the house to keep water

Amura, n. one who prepares for an event or occurrence. Amuran, n. a hook used by
tailors to

hold cloth

when

sewing.
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Amure,
n. girdle
;

; ;

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APA
Anperi,
]niti

zone

small

n.

so-and-so.

e.g.,

kind of

lizard.

Amngan,
Amanita,

n. see Ql<Jk$.
n.

a lavisher, a squanissue
;

anperi na wa, "Soand-so came here." (Used to avoid mentioning the

derer.

Amuwa,
Amuya,

n.

ultimate

product.
n.

seizure of goods in

lieu of debt.

Ana, n. yesterday. Ana, n. parents or relatives of wife or husband, relatives by marriage.

name.) Ann, n. pity compassion clemency leniency mercy. Antete, n. a cricket. e.gr., Antete da yanpan yanrin sile, " The antete causes a stir and confusion." wing bough Apa, n. arm pinion department part
;
;

Anam$,

n.

sweet potato

also

side.

called "

6dunkun."
;

Apa,

And^la, n. a plaything trifling. e.g., Mase fi oran yi se andpla, " Do not trifle with this matter." ease ; Anfani, n. advantage convenience ; benefit ; gain

a prodigal ; wasteful pack rope the string of a drum a roll


n.

person

load.

Apa,

(-ami),

n.
;

mark
scar
;

sign

impression

trace.

fruition
profit
;

license

liberty

interest
e.g.,

emolu-

ment.
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Ko

se anfani,

It

is

not easy."
;

Angeli, n. angel. Ani, conj. or adv. even

Apa a0, n. a sleeve. Apa $iy$, n a bird's wing. Apa odd, n. an estuary. Apa Ogun, n. wing of an army. Apa OJU, n. a scar on the face
'

in like

after

a wound.
n.
roll

manner. Aniani, n. doubt ; uncertainty. Anid6pin, n. complete possession.


Anf-enyin, pro. you yourselves;

Apa

fa)9ara,

tobacco
;

(uncut).

Apada^ehin, n. a backslider
apostate.

an

even you you (emphatic). Anij$, n. a flattering title ; also called " Orikl." Anijn or Anileke, n. superfluity ;
;

Apadi, n. a fragment, a potsherd.

e.g.,

A ri

ti

eni

mp

wi a

fi

apadi bo

tire

who
knows
about

superabundance. Anikanje, n. a recluse a person or beast that avoids others. AnikanjoPvU, n. a selfish person.
;

see well
it
;

mole, " He another's fault

how

to

talk

Aninilara, n.

an oppressor.

Anfpe,n. being rich in everything. Anitan, n. perfection ; completion


;

but he covers his own with a potsherd." e.g., Apadi li o to ina ko loju, " Nothing but a potsherd can face the fire."

Apagun,

n.

an antidote

dis-

full possession.
;

infectant.

Aniyan,

n. carefulness

anxiety

Apaka

care.

(-baba), n. a thresher red Guinea corn).


n.
;

(-of

Aniyln, n. a famous or honourable person.

Apakan,

or

adv.

nook

portion

aside.

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APfi
Apari or Apari $]$, n. a settler of matters or disputes a
;

iwe, n. a side or page of a book. Apak6, n. board ; plank floor. Apako, n. the bamboo. Also called Qpa. vegetable Apala, w. gourd; marrow cucumber.
; ;

decider.

Apard, n. the partridge. e.g., IJnu li apard fi npe ora, a ni klkl ora, klkl ora, " With
its mouth the partridge proclaims its fatness, it says {i.e., its cry is) nothing but fat, nothing but fat." Aparun, n. a cane ; hair de-

Apalara, n. detriment
injury.

hurt
;

Apalo, n. a riddle maker

enigma tist.
tita,

"

He

an Apalo pa who makes a


e.g.,

stroyer.

trade of tolling riddles." Apalo, n. a massacre. Apam$, n. or adj. keeping observing ; a small handbag made of grass used
chiefly by women. Apani or Apania, n. murderer;

Aparun, n a destroyer
utterly
hilates.

ono who
or
anni-

destroys

Apata, adj. meat offered for sale. Apata, n. shield ; buckler. e.g., Apata ri iku kehin si, apata ni igba 'ni logun, " When a
shield sees death it

executioner
killer
;

destroyer
;

hunter

assassin

homicide. Apanije, n. cannibal ; man-eater. Apanilaiya, n. a bully. Apanilara, n. a mischief-maker, one who does injury. Apanil^rin, n. one who excites to laughter, a clown. Apanirun, n. one who destroys
utterly.

(does but) turns its outside {lit.b&ck) to meet it a shield is a protection in the front of the battle."

not
;

fly

from

it,

Apapandidi,

Apapandodo,
force
;

n.

main
effort.

persevering

Apa-ohun-mo,
creter.

n.

keeper

se-

Apap$,

n. the total in reckoning


total.

sum

Apara, n. barrenness. Apara, n. raillery ; lampoon ; caricature ; jest ; mockery. Apara, n. one who frequents. abroApar$, n. defacement gation ; obliteration ; aboli;

Apata, n. rock. Apati, n. that which is thrown away or put aside. Apeje ase, n. a feast ; banquet. the act of Apejeun, n. a guest eating with one anothor. medicine. Apeji, n. toothache ApeJQ, n. an assembly, a meeting, a throng, a crowd. a solonm ApeJQ ironu, n. assembly. Apejuwe, n. sign mark direction ; pattern sample. Apejuwe li alagbede e.g.,
; ; ; ;
;

iro,
**

or

Apejuwe
smith

li

ona

ise,

or artisan always follows the pattern." Apele, n. that which is added ;

The

tion.

Apari, n. a bald one. e.g., Apari baldfi oju di abe, " headed person does not care for a razor."

surname. Apdna, n. the act of stretching pins on which spun cotton


;

is

wound

for sale
calls

title of

one who

an assembly.

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ApenileJQ, n. accuser
;

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; ; ;

APO
closes

plaintiff

the

mouth

of

his

complainant.

bag."

Apese

(-onjej, n. one who provides or supplies i victualler,

caterer).

Ap6, n. a quiver. Apdfln, Apokiri, n. the chief of the archers.

Apesi, n. an assembly. Apesi, n. a title of honour the 016gbdni.


Ape>fe, n. a gleaner. Apeta, n. carbuncle.

Apohunm$,

n. keeper

one

who

among
Apo Apo

secretes.

iron, n. a pillow-case. isana, n. a tinder and flint

Ape, n. a Yoruba pot used as a

Ap$,

saucepan. n. a clapping of the hands. Apeiye, n. a fowler. Apeja, n. a fisherman. Ap^re, n. a sign ; direction token ; shape ; pattern ;

bag containing fire ; apparatus. Apd-it$, n. the bladder. Apd iwe, n. a letter bag envelope ; paper bag.
a mower. a piece of wood. ; Apolowdgun, n. one who adver-

bag

Apoko,

n.

Apola, n. a log
tises

sample; description; speciDie die li & e.g., mo apre, " By degrees one understands a sign." Ap$T$, n. a basket ; also called agb$n.

medicines for
oja, n.
;

sale.

men.

Apolowo

for sale

a crier of goods an advertiser.

Apere agbara,
influence.

n.

an instance

Apo-luku, n. tripe. Aponla, n. a sack. Ap6p6, n. a piece ; pod. e.g., Apop6 aran, " A piece of
velvet."
e.g.,

Ap6po

obi,

Apere Apere

aiye, n. the globe.


ifiyesi, n.

"

A pod

of kola nut."

a
;

signal.

Apeta, n.

relics

remains.

Apile^e, n. adj. first production ; original ; not previously

done.
Apilese, n.

a beginner.
;

Aporin, n. a smelter of iron. Aporo, n. a furrow ; a walk between cultivated beds in a farm or garden. Apor6, n. antidote against a poisonous arrow.
Apoti, n.

Apinti, n. a kind of drum. that Apinya, n. a separator which divides paths. Apiwp, n. an antidote. Apiroro, n. one who pretends to be fast asleep ; one who shams. e.g., $niti o sun li a ji, a ki iji apiroro, " It is easy to wake a sleeper, but

bench
;

;
;

form

;
;

stool

box

chair

chest

seat

case.

one who pretends cannot easily be waked." Apiye, n. a plunderer of farms. pocket ; knapApd, n. bag
;

sack.

e.g.,

Ijaje enia

ko

di

Apoti asara, n. a snuff box. Ap6ti awQ, n. portmanteau ; leather box. Ap6ti $ri, n. the Ark of the Covenant. Apoti ifura, n. treasury ; treasure box. Apdti itiSQ, n. a footstool. Ap6ti iwe, n. letter box or pillar box. Apoti oniwe, n. a cardboard box.

enu apd, "

rascal never

Apow6m&

n. cashier

treasurer.

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Ap$d&, Ap$da,
Ap$j$,
n.

; ;


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ArA
fashion
is this ?

an

idiot.

"

e.g.,

n.

ono who mixes paint. n. the cud. e.g., Je

mi nibe ko

kere, " I

Ara have
'.

apft?, "

To chew
the
;

the cud."

Ap$ju,

n.

greater

abundance
dance.

part superabun-

been going there frequently Araba, n. the cotton tree. e.g., Araba nla 9019 a gb^ni gb&ke. " A large araba receives the handle and the

Ap$n, n. or adj. a bachelor ; an unmarried person. Ap$n, n. the fruit of the wild

axe together."
Arabibu, n. an oath. Arabirin, n. a female relative
sister.

mango
slimy

tree called Cro, very

when ground
;

and
used

Arabirin baba, n. an aunt on the


father's side.

mixed with water

for " palaver sauce.**

Arabirin iya, n. an aunt on the

Apon, n. restlessness ; busy here and there assiduity ; indus;

mother's
Arabirin
side.

side.

iyekan,

n.

try

diligence

persistence.

relative

on

the

a female mother's

Ap$n, n. a bird with a red beak. Aponmita, n. a drawer ot water to sell ; a water-seller. Ap$nni, n. a cajoler a wheedler a flatterer. Aponhn, n. one who whets or
;

Arabirin

pbakan, n.

a female

relative on the father's side.

Arada, v.t. recover

Ara mi

to to be well ; to be clear. e.g., da, " I am well or I


;

am

sharpens.

Ara, n. a body ; a member ; a limb ; kind ; kin ; trunk ; matter substance ; hulk. e.g., Ara r$ ni, " This is its kind, or the same kind."

clear (of blame, etc.) Also used to express disappointment. e.g., Ara da *' You are disappointed," 9, or " Your expectation or

hope faik."
Arada, an expression used to approbation at express another's disappointment or failure, as Ara da 9, " It
serves

Art, n, relative ; relation ; kindred ; inhabitant ; brethren. e.g. 9 Emi ko ri ara mi, " I do not see my relative." e.g., ]nyin ara mi, " My dear brethren." Ara thunder. e.g., ArA, n. san land, " It thundered

you

right," or "

You
an
as

deserve

it."

Aradado

ile,

Aia erekugu,

n.

islander.

Artd^ta, adj.
&d<Jt$ta.

by

fifties,

same

yesterday."

Ara, n. a bird.
eiye
ti ije

e.g.,

1<2

mase pa
not
kill

ara, "

Do

Ara $ran, n. Ara gbekan,


or

flesh.
v.t.

to feel soreness
e.g.,

the bird called ara." Ara, adv. at all ; contraction of


rara.

pain.

Ara

mi

gbekan, " I

feel sore."

Art,

n. fashion

custom
eyi
?

form

Ara ibikannfi, n. a co -inhabitant. Ara iwajn, n. one going before


a predecessor. Artjd, n. a traveller.
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e.g.,

Ara

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Arak$nrin,
n.

ARE
secretly committed a crime supposes others are talking of him ; a person who does wrong secretly must ever be uneasy." Arannilpwp, n. helper ; assistant ;

a male relative

brother.

Arakpnrin ajpbf, n. a nephew. For other relatives see


*'

Arabirin."

Arakpya, n. weariness caused by pain or suffering. Arale, n. one belonging to house


or family
Araletd, n. Arale, n.
;

contributor.

Arankan,

n. malice

malignity

an inmate.
of

enmity.

a villager. an inhabitant

Aranmpju o?u, n. full moon. Aranmu, n. catching infectious


;

place or country.
Aralu, n. a countryman, inhabitant of a town or country. e.g., Aralu mi ni, " He is

contagious.

Aranmu,
speak

n.

clearly-

one who cannoo having a


;
;

diseased nose.

my fellow -country man." Aralu, n. wholesale purchase.


Aralukanna,
Aralumiian,

Aran$G, n. communication

help^

Aran^p, n. a

tailor.

a townsman. a foreigner. Aramadnr6, n. one who is slow and sure. (Taken from ^sop's Fable of Hare and
n.
n.

Aranwn,

n.

a spinner.

Tortoise.

Aramim$9$

adj- weatherbeaten. Arampri, n. a kind of close country cap. Aran, n. velvet. e.g., Aran ni ipari 939, " Velvet gives a

Ara-oko, n. one who lives in a farmer ; country place ; bushman ; used contemptuously ; cf. clodhopper. Arara, adv. same as ara. Arara, n. a diminutive person ; dwarf ; pigmy. Arar$, pron. himself. e.g., On li o se arar$, " It is he who
injured himself." Arare, pron. thyself. e.g., Iwo4t Thou hast li o se arare,

finish to dress."

Aran,

decay of mental through old age delirium dotage a dotard.


n.

faculties

undone

thyself."
;

nse aran, " The father is a dotard." Aran, n. worms in man or beast.
e.g.,

Ararun, adj. by fives

five in

Baba

company. Arawo, n. a carnivorous


Araya, n.
Ari,
n.
liveliness.

bird.

Aran,

n.

a kind of fruit from a


tree
;

Are, n. right in dispute.

palm
Arandun,
Aranifu,

dates.

foreigner

without

Aranbata, n. a shoemaker.
n.

relatives.
tales.

lie

notion

Ar6,

n.

play

to be uneasy under the sense of wrong doing to be suspicious. e.g., Ase


v.i.,

exercise

of

occupation or any kind to

afford pleasure or diversion from work. distinct as

pran ikoko sebi on li a rnbawi ase buruku o ku ara ifu (or ara nfa eniti o se buburu), " Ho who has
;

Properly Ere, but Are is in conversation though nevor in writing. Arede, n. vagrancy.

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Ar
Arekereke, Arekenda, n. dishonesty ; double-dealing ;
unfairness
perversity
;

ARf
Arifi,

roguery
fulness
;

cunningnoss
wiliness
;

art-

anything very hot. Denge tutu lehin o ngbona ni inu bi arifi, " Though the pap is cold on
e.g., is

subtlety.
still-

Arekunda,

n. deceit.
;

the surface, yet the inside very hot."

AT ere,
Ar ere,

n. perfect silence

ness.
n.

Arihungbogbo, adj. all-seeing. Arijagba, n. one who is fond of


fighting.

a
is

tree,

the

wood

of

used for planks. Ar$, n. contraction of Arekakanfft, which see. the state Are, n. eldership ; of being older chief
;

which

principal
e.g.,

first in

rank.

Mo

se are iwo, " I

am

older than you." weakness Ar$, n. fatigue ; languor ; weariness. e.g., Ar$ mu mi, " I am weary."

Arimp, n. that which is seen or viewed for the last time. n. middle centre Arin, medium mean. Ariniy^, n. one who gives a welcome. Ar in j 6, n. a dance, similar to a cakewalk. Arinjd, n. a traveller. Arinka, n. rheumatism. Arinkiri, n. wandering about
; ;

Aredu,

n.

a heavy blue -dyed


n.

roaming.
n. a wanderer ; one roams. exact time. Arinkd, n. chance Arinnf, n. raillery ; sarcasm ;

cloth.

Arinkiri,

Aregilpwp,
trees
;

one who prunes


;

who

Arekakanfo,
field

gardener. n. a general
of

the

commander

an army

satire

scofE

gibe

flout.
;

marshal. Ar$mo, n. the eldest child, male or female. Areni, n. one who comforts or
consoles.

Arinna,

n.

traveller

pilgrim.

Arin-QJQ, n. noon -day


tide.

noonn.

Arin
;

ranhun
straggler.
n.

ranhun,
circulation
;

a
one

Ar$nije, n. cheater swindler.

defrauder
is

Arinyika,

Arnu,
off

n.

anything that
rejected.

cut

who

circulates.

and

Ar^regbosun, n. a small bird with red feathers ; also called Itu, and, in Ijebu,
Lukutii.
Ari, n. one

Arira, n. literally thunder, often used with bi, as " bi arira,"

meaning" as thunder."
Ard.
Arisa, n. fright ; terror apparition.
;

c/.

dread

who

sees or finds.
;

Alibanije, n. a time -server


hireling.

Aridan, n. a tree whose fruit is much used in medicine for


babies.
Aridiji,
n.

Arfwa, n. north. AriWO, n. noise ; uproar ; brawl broil ; bustle ; outbreak clamour tumult riot
; ;

fright

terror

hue ; faction ; disturbance. Arfya, n. joy ; gladness ; merriment.


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Ariy$, n. welcome
;

AR0
who worries himself into sickness. AropQ, Arolu, n. arithmetic.
Aronu-run, n. one
Aropodogiri, n. a pillar of stone or brick.

gladness.

Ard, n. a hearth ; a fire place ; three lumps of clay set to support a vessel over a fire. e.g., Arb ki ireru ki o ma so, " The hearth does not always bear its load, it will put it down." (i.e., Sooner or later matters will mend.)

mud,
;

AroSQ, n. a rumour ; a an invented tale. ArOfQ, n. a wrapper.

whim

Ar6, n. blue dye.

Ar6ta, n. slaves belonging to the same master ; brothers or


sisters

Ar6

(aba), n. storehouse

barn

by

slavery.

garner ; a granary built in the shape of an inverted


funnel.

Arowa, n. stern-board, a canoeman's term. comAroye, n. explanation


;

Ar6, n. the act of working for each other by term.

plaint

excuse

debate

custom
farmers
for

prevails

among
combine

that

all

certain work, and together visit one another's farms in turn to do it.

plea ; expostula; tion ; advocacy ; allegation, controversy; loquaciousness. Aroye-odi, n. a wrangler.

reasoning

Aro, n. one having a withered

limb

cripple.

Aro, n. cymbals.
Ar6, n. a title of honour among statesmen. Ar6b$, n. a petty tale ; a gobetween. whim ; humour n. Ardty,
satire
teller
tor.
;

Ar$, n. a kind of calabash used as a quiver by hunters. Ar$, n. a fish much used in idol worship. Ar$, n. change, exchange.

Arfc

n.

contraction of owur9

wit.

Ardhin, n.
;

advertiser

newsmonger

storynarra-

morning; daybreak. Arp, n. a small bird with glossy blue feathers ; a funnel.
Ar$, n. smithy, smithory ; the god of smithery. e.g., O nkoja I9 laiki ar<J, o ko bere bi oju add re ba ku. " You are passing without saluting the smithy, forget not that your ' ada will one day need sharpening."
'

Aroje, n. a place for refreshment ; a market place on the road where travellers halt ; a station.

Ai6j6ku, n. a shrub, the leaf of which is much used for


leprosy.

Ardka, n. the business of a newsmonger. Arokan, n. reflection on painful


occurrences.

Aroko, n. the overseer or head servant of a farm ; a farmer one who tills the ground.
Arole, n. heir
;

Ar^-agb^df, n. smithery. Ar^ju, n. strictness. e.g., Ar<Jju du ni li awln 9Ja, san ju lowo I9, sin arpju ni " Strictness in refusing to
give out goods on credit, is better than strictness in forcing the payment."
far

inheritor.

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AR0
Ar^kin, n. one
stories as

AsA
malady order ; complaint failing
; ;

who

tells

ancient

illness
;

a profession.

failure

Ar$kurd, n. the last rains of the


season.

pest.

an elf a fairy ; supposed to have only one leg, but very clever in the knowledge of medicine. Aroni, n. one who urges, or presses an invitation. Ar$po, n. one who succeeds
Artyni,
n.

Arun-adie, n. a disease of fowls. Arundilogun, adj. fifteen. See

$dogun.

Arun igbinukun,
tion.

n.

inflamma-

Arun

igiri obirin, n. hysterics;

hysteria.

takes over from another or is placed in another's position.


another,

who

Aru, n. the business of a carrier luggage thus carried.

Arunis6ke, n. one who excites or stirs up. Artmjeran, n. a shrub used as medicine for the eyes ; its fruit is not edible. a Arunni, n. a destroyer ;
waster.
oju, n. a disease of the eyes, ophthahnia. Aran odun, n. the fifth month of

Aruda,

adj.

always
:

preceded
accept-

by Arukun
able,
sufficient
e.g.,

full,

Aran

propitiatory, perfect,
(in sacrifices).

"

lbo arukun aruda, perfect and sufficient

the year.

Arun?U,

n.

diarrhoda

with

sacrifice."

Arufin, n. a prisoner; a lawbreaker. Arugbo, n. an old person ; a grey beard. Arugborugbo, adj. very old; full of days ; aged.

stomach ache. Aruntu, n. a charm ; a stick is chewed, after which a curse this is pronounced is believed to be the origin of
;

insanity.

Arugi, n.

Arukp,

n.

a wood carrier. the handle of a hoe.

Arunwo, Aruwa,

n.

currier.

adv.
ti

just

now.
niyi,

e.g.,

Aruwa

a nip

"

We

Arukun,

n. or adj. rising to fullness as water in a well

fullness

full

perfect.

See " Aruda." Aruloju, n. want of clearness ; foulness ; mustiness ; one

are just going." Asa, n. a saddle ; a side saddle. Asa, n. a weaver's instrument, the batten or lay with which to press the warp. Asa, n. celebration ; memorial

performance

festivity.

not clear-sighted ; a matter that will not bear investigation.

Asa, n. a shield ; a defence ; a buckler ; a word uttered by Tetu, the officer of the
peace,

Arulu, n. a disturber of the town.


Arultt,
n.

when he

arrests

that

which

is

dis-

man for non-payment of the


king's tax.

turbed and mixed together. Aran, n. adj. five.


sickness Aran, n. disease ; ailment ; distemper ; dis-

Asaba, n. the act of placing oneself

under another's pro-

tection.

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Ast
Aseda obe
indulges
in
his
li

doctor ; n. charmer ; talisman ; operator. Asaju, n. timidity ; cowardice ; shrinking ; pusillanimity. Asala, n. an escape ; a fruit resembling the walnut. Asalu, n. having recourse to another for protection. Asalu, n. a title of honour among the Ogboni people. Asan, n. vain ; empty ; void ;

As&gun,

o nje, " the habit

He
of

emptying
once."

soup pot at
;

Asedun

ik$t$, n. jelly
;

solidified

soup also called Aseki. Asehun, n. one who disappoints,


or
is

unreliable

perfidious.

Ase ijo, n. a feast for an assembly. Ase ik$gb$, n. a banquet. Ase iyawo, n. a marriage feast.
Aseje, n. cooked medicine.
Asej6, n. burnt or overdone soup.

levity.

Asanbe, n. one who is armed with knives. Asanda, n. one girded with a sword. Asanju, n. being much better only used comparatively. Asanle, n. overpayment. Asanw6, n. one who pays ; a pay -clerk or a paymaster.

Aseki, n. seo

Asedun
time;
li

lk$t.

Asek6,

n.

hour.

e.g.,

Asekd ewo

o wi, "

What
you

time or hour would suggest." Asem$, n. confinement.

Asemu,

AsanwO

oba, n. a purser.
n.

Asapam$,

an absconder, one
;

in hiding.

n. that which is nearly caught and which escapes with difiiculty. Asena, n. one who blocks the

Asare, n. a runner

also called in

road.

" Astire." Asare ije, n. one


race.

Asenu,

Aseppn,
n.

n.

barren

who runs

woman (a term of contempt).


Ase $san,
feast.

dinner

a daytime

Asar6, n. stew ; pottage. Asase, n. a cook ; one who gives

a dinner.
As&si, n. refuge of defence.
;

shelter

place

Asasin, n. an unsteady person who forsakes his father to live with, and serve another. Ase, n. a feast, dinner, entertainment. Ase, n. paint ; colour ; also called Ese. Ase, n. an animal like the
squirrel.

Asepa, n. the last application of medicine to a disease. Aseso, n. that which is fruitful. Aseta, n. food cooked for sale ; the keeper of a restaurant. Aseti, n. a listener. As$, n. a strainer for fluid ; a
sifter.

Ase, n. see Aslse. As^, n. a large door


gate.

entrance

Ase

ale, n.

supper

an evening

As$n, n. see Astn. Aseni, n. one who


Asia, n. flag
;

disclaims

feast.

knowledge of another.
one
ensign
;

Asebu, Aseda,

who stumbles. the act of emptying the soup pot at once. e.g.,
n. n.

banner.

Asiki, n. good fortune, luck, or success ; prosperity.

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ASf
Asin,
n.

ASO
Asop$, n. same as Asolu. Asor$, n. that which is hanged. As$, n. wrangling ; loquaciousness ; quarrelling ; scolding ; controversy ; squabble ;
*

a rat with a very

offensive odour ; musk rat. bite is said to be Its

poisonous
Asinrin.

also

As$n or

Asinb$, adv. generally preceded

affray

by Aslnwa
the

after all

in

Aspb6tibdti, n.
river.

brawl ; altercation a talker, a prater.

in conclusion ; ; consequently. Asingba, n. presents made to a king's messenger to be carried back to the king ; custom of passing on presents from town to town. Asingba, n. a pawn ; an insolvent debtor who becomes the property of his creditor also called Iwofa. Asinnije, n. a mimic. Asinnilpna, n. safe conduct ;
finally
;

end

Asoda, n. the other side of the

Asodun, Aspleke,
tion
;

n.

exaggera-

hyperbole.
fence. tale
;

Asogba, n. one engaged in making

a wooden
Asoje, n.
lie
;

fable.

Asoka, n. same as Ardka.


Aspki, n. final settlement. Asolu, ASQPQ, n. discussion
deliberation
tion.
;

communica-

Asfm^ra,

n.

adhesion of parte

convoy. Asinpa, n. the act of overworking a subordinate.


Asinrin, n. see Asin. Asinru, n. same as Asingba. Asinwa, adv. see Aslnb$.

agglutination. Asoni, a prefix signifying one


causes, or one who pushes or makes another. Asfnidaran, n. one who causes another to offend against or to break the law. Asonidaye, n. one who or that which quickens or makes

who

Asinwin, n. fool ; idiot ; madman maniac. Asodi, n. a wrangler. Asofeiyeje, n. a kind of banyan tree, the fruit of which is
;

alive.

eaten-

by

birds.

Asdfin, n. law-giver.

Asogbo, n. only to

ripening
fruits).

(applied

one who causes n. another to fight. Aspnilorukp, n. nomenclator much used in a bad sense for one who gives evil
Aspnija,

Asogip$, n. a joiner.

Asognnr6, n. one who keeps the enemy at bay. Asolu or Asom$, n. a binding
together ; hyphen (-). Asdna, n. a checker; in hunting, one who keeps on the trail of the beast and thus hinders its escape. Asopa, n. a knot of rope, thread or cord, that cannot be unloosed.

nicknames to others. As$r$, n. a speaker, a talker. As$r$-pni-l$hin, n. a backbiter.


Asfrtftit,

As^r^k^, n. a whisperer; a whisper. e.g., As$r$k$l$ bojuwo igb$,igbe ki iro ; eniti a ba sp ni ise iku pani, " A whisperer looks at the bush, the bush
tells

no

tales
is

he, to
told,

whom
the

the tale betrayer."

is

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As$r$nigbangba, n. an orator
;

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AA
ko duro, nitori ti o mo ohun ti on se, " The hawk having caught my chicken will not
stay because
it

public speaker. Asota, n. the business of a professional speaker. e.g., lawyer. Asotan, n. perfect speech. AsQt$l$, n. agreement ; bargain; divination ; prophecy. Asoti, w. unfinished speech. AsotfinSQ, n. the repetition of words. Asowerewere, n. a babbler. Asoye, n. a reasoning explanation ; annotation ; gloss. Astibd, n. the gilding or silverplating with which another metal is covered.
;

knows
;

it

has

done wrong." Afa (enia), n. vagabond


fellow
;

mean

villain.

Asa,

n.

contraction of Asara,

leaf or roll tobacco.

AsA, n. a heavy spear or javelin

used for killing elephants. Afadehun, n. a bargainer one


;

who
Asafojudi,

promises.
n.

an impertinent,
person
;

imperious
riousness.

impe-

Agufe, n. a whistler. Asun, n. a sleeper.


Asunji,
n.

Asagbe, n. a beggar. Aaagun, n. a rebel, a revolter. Asajd, n. an anxious, overcareful person. AsaJQ, n. that which is collected. AfaJQ oniruru, n. a miscellany

salutation

to

asleep, "

May you

one wake."

Asunkl, n. flinching. n. dropsy ; an increase. Affinm$, n. nearness ; proximity. Asonni, n. prosecutor, plaintiff. Asunw^n, n. a small bag closed with string, used as a purse ; a pouch ; a shrub ; also

Asmikun,

a collection of things.
Asaju, n. a forerunner, a harbinger.

Asaju igbim$,
chief

n.

a foreman, a
in

called

Apamo.
n.

Asunwpra,

sound sleep. a salutation to a sleeping baby, " May you grow quickly and be fat." Astiramu, n. a hard-working

council, a spokesman. Asaju pna, n. a clearer of the path a pioneer.


;

man

Asunwa,

n.

Asa

indefatigable person. Asuramu kd t$ b$r$,

e.g.,
*'

an old fashion. Aaalapa, n. a brickmaker. Asal$, n. barren and worn out land ; desert. A&al$, n. evening ; dusk ; evenlailai, n.

tide
tion.

twilight.

hard-working

man

seldom

Asalu, n. a miscellaneous collec-

comes to disgrace (or need)." Asure, n. a runner or racer. Afurefunni, n. one who blesses. Afa, n. fashion custom vogue. Afa, n. a small hawk ; a falcon. Asa ni Tapa eiye, " The
;
;

Asami, n. a spy ; a scout. Asan, n. a plain vegetable diet, without sauce or meat. e.g., Asan ni mo je sun lana,
" I ate only plain vegetables last night." Aaanpada omi, Asanyika, n. an eddy; whirlpool; vortex. Af&pa, n. massacre ; slaughter.
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the swiftest bird (Tapa or Nupe people are


is

noted for their swiftness)." e.g., Asa gbe mi li adie

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A?A
a hard wood tree, the leaves of which are used in curing smallpox ; a canopy over a rich man's corpse. Asara, n. see Asa.
Affcpa, n.

AE
n. unfinished business that which remains to be done. a A^ekun, n. an addition ;

Agekun,

supplement.
A^elara, n. one who envies ; an envious person. Aseledeni, n. deputy ; agent. Aseleke, n. excess ; superfluity ;

Afara My,

n. snufE.
;

A?ar6, n. meditation

contem-

plation ; cogitation ; inclination. A$ar6, n. see Asaro. A^atan, n. clear ; riddance. Af&tl, n. that which is put aside or set at nought ; a cast-

supererogation redundancy. Aseld, n. that made for personal


use.

away
Afawf,
"

rejection.

Aselp, n. a final action or engage-

Afati agbado, n. a shock of corn. n. a selection of words.


e.g.,

Asawi

ejo enikan se are,

one-sided statement of the case always appears


right."
;

ment. a statesman. Aselu, n. see Asepd. ambidexter a Afemeji, n. double dealer. Afoni, n. one who ruins another
Aseltl, n.
; ;

Ag&ya, n. a jest a joke. e.g., A saya ki ije ki omo $ya ki o gbon. " Playing with the young hedgehog throws it off its guard." Afayan, n. that selected, picked out, chosen ; a choice one ;
elect
;

an undoer.

e.g.,

l^hinkunle

select one.

a prefix signifying " one or that which acts." Asebibaba, n. one who acts as a father ; a guardian. Afebipba, n. one who acts as a king a regent. A$ef ef e, Asegagd, n. a braggart a boaster. Asehan, n. a thing done for shew ; pretence ; pretext. Afeju, n. an extravagant action intemperance ; excess. a Agekan, n. a final action winding up. also 01ob6. Aseke, n. a liar Afekehin, n. that which is done
Asebi,
;
; ;

li ota wa, ile li aseni ngbe, "One's enemy is in the back yard, but his destroyer lives in the house. (A man's foes are they of " his own household.) wrong-doer. a Aseninibi, n. A^enu, n. any unprofitable work. Asenunibinu, n. a persecutor. Aseohunjije, n. a cook. Age pamv, n. that which is saved or reserved for future use. A$epe, n. perfection. Afepe, n. a swearer ; one who takes an oath.

Afepd, n. one who acts for another. A$ePv n. that which is done partnership. together
;

Afere, n.

a buffoon, one who

makes sport for others. Aferu, n. a juggler; a shifty person ; a scoundrel ; one

for the last time.

who

falsifies.

Afek$k$, n. wheelwright. Asek^t^, n. a stumbler.

A968&, n. a disgrace. Ajefa, n. same as A$eju.


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n. Afeg&jfi, action.

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prelude
prior

A?t
Asehinde,
v. to administer the estate of a deceased person, or to take a share in the

an unwilling action accidentally done. A$esipania, n. manslaughter.


Afegi, n.

A$6tan,ft. completion, perfection.

Aseteni, n.

an adherent.

showing sympathy with the bereaved. Aseiyesate, n. a dissembler, a hypocrite, a double-dealer.


funeral, thus

A$et,n. disgraceful or unsuccessful action.

As^kungbese, n. arrears of debt. Aseleta, n. a thatoher.

Agetl, n. a thing not completed, not brought to perfection

Asenu
Age

eni,

n.

spokesman,
;

advocate.
dftn, n.

failure.

mandate

doctrine.

A$etinueni, n. a self-willed or obstinate person. Asetpju aiye, n. worldling.

As$rp, n. one
plans.

who

contrives or

Asetpju esin, n. groom, horse-

man.
Asetutu, n. a propitiator. Asewe, n. an author (of books). A$$, n. menses. Ase, n. a coming to pass law ; command ; authority ;

Aserp, n. a small calabash set aside to receive the remaining palm wine after the
large measure
is full.
;

As$S$,

a lame person with a broken leg.


n.

one

As$sek$se, As$9$se, n. beginning

commencement.
As$t$, n. conqueror ; one who prevails against his enemy.
As$W<J, n. one with a broken

commandment ment imposition


;

enj oin ;

power
;

precept

; ;

discipline

in-

struction

ding

cannom ; biddocument ; virtue

hand.
Asigbd, n. one who removes to another place (as a hunter, fisher, or flock of birds). Asigbpnl^, n. a person of great stature ; a giant. n. mischief-maker Asika, wicked person ; tyrant. Asika, Asikiri, n. act of roaming about. Asil, n. act of transplanting.
Asilp,
Asilti,

effect

cation.

consequence ; impreMuch used in the

construction of other words.

A$e,

n.

Amen.

A$$, prefix signifying " one who offends or sins against." Asebaba, n. one who offends a
father.

Asebo,

n. see

Ad^bo.

Ase-egbe, n. one
society.

who
;

offends

n.

act

of
of

removing to
beating
or

another place.
joker
jeerer
n.

As$f $, n. jester ; buffoon


droll.

act

striking

by mistake.
;

A$$gan,

mocker;

Asina, n. a straggler; a wanderer.


Asinileti, n.

giber ; sneerer ; scorner. As^gita, n. woodseller ; woodcutter.

monitor

prompter.

Asinilupa, n. manslayor ; slaughter ; accidental


der.

manmur-

A$$gUD, n.

conqueror

van-

quisher; victor.

Asipa, n. accidental killing.


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A!?I

, ;

AQ
among
eni, n. one left in charge of another's affairs in his absence ; a factor ; agent deputy; representative. Asdre, n. a benefactor.

Asipa, n. a title of honour the Ogboni people.

Asoju

Asipada, w. a changing of place. A$ipe, n. slip of the tongue. Afip$, n. petitioner ; pleader ; supplicant; beseecher. As. iff, n. a secret, private matter. Aglrd, n. wrong reckoning. Affrd, n. accountant.
Afiso,
see talking.
n.

Afdrin, n. Asdro, n. that which


difficult.
e.g.,

is hard or As6ro is$ bi

orp, 91*9 bale di eyin,

Asipe

wrong

ba bale a
hard to

f9,

"

Words

bi o are

utter,

spoken words

A$iS, n. wilful, mistake. Asis$, n. a labourer performer.

bad action
;

painstaker

Afi$$,

n. a poor man, beggar one in trouble or adverse

circumstances.
Afisori,

a pistol.

e.g..

Asisori

ko ni ikun bi agba, dtosl k6 lowo bi 919^, '* A pistol has not a bore like a cannon, a
poor
Asiwere,

are like eggs, if they fall to the ground they are broken (cannot be picked up).'' As6r6, n. a pointed knife. A$or6, n. troubler ; tormentor ; one who acts violently upon provocation. Asosin, n a left-handed person. Asosi, n. see Abosi. Asdwd, n. trader; merchant;
trade.

man
n.

has not
fool
; ;

money

Asow6,
Asp,

n.

money
;
;

coiner.
;

as a rich."

n. cloth

clothes

covering
;

madman
;

raiment

garment apparel.

ignoramus
brained.

idiot

crack-

Asp adire, n. see Adire. Asp aikunna, n. rough, coarse


cloth.

Aflwf, n. see Aslso. Asiyen, n. a spoilt child. Aso n. a morose, peevish person ; a sour look. A96, n. see Osu. A$odi si Kristi, n. anti-Christ. AfO enia, n. a headstrong, obstinate person. Aso erin,. n. an elephant feeding
alone. Asdfin, n. law -giver
;

Asp apd, n. sackcloth. Ago dudu, n. black or blue cloth. Asp ejika, n. a scarf. Asp etu, n. check cloth, so called from its resemblance to a Guinea fowl's feathers. A$p f 41$f $1$, n. muslin any thin
;

cloth.

legislator.

Asdfd, n. a loser. AJdf6*6, n. a busybody. Asoga, n. blusterer, boaster; swaggerer. AsdgO, n. a braggart. Asdgtin, n. a worshipper of the god of iron (dgun) ; a wizard. Asojo, n. a coward.

Aspgbin, n. a planter. n. spy; As<Jhun, emissary. Asp-iboju, n. a veil.

caviller;

A$p

ibora, n.

Asp Asp

a sleeping cloth ; a cloth worn by men over the shoulder. iborun, n. a cloth worn by women over the shoulders. ideru, n: cloth used to wrap
in.

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ATA

Aw Aw

idi-akete, w.

idiku,

isinku,

damask. n. winding
;

Aw
Ata,

tabu,
ft.

ft.

jailor

gaoler.

the ridge at the top of


;

shroud. A?Q igbokun, n. sail canvas.


;

sheet

sheet

Aw igunwa, Aw ikele,
A$9
ileke,

n. robe.

ft.

curtain.

house a palm oil drum. Ata, ft. a resinous tree, commonly split and used for torches. ft. Ata, pepper; anything pungent.

A^pikubusu,

ft.

flannel

blanket.

upper garment cloak; coat; mantle; vest.


ft.

Aw

ilekeposi, w. pall.
w. towel.

a tumour on the finger nail a whitlow. Atafo OJU, ft. film cataract.
ft.
;

Atafa, Atafo,

ft.

an

archer.

A$0 inuw$,

Atagba,
;

Aw irepe, Aw irun, w. Aw iteledi,


women
arms.

ft.

patchwork

quilt.

hair cloth. ft. cloth worn by fastened below the

that which goes from hand to hand ; the act of passing anything round.
ft.

Atagi,

ft.

woodseller.
ft.

Ata

ijobi,

see Atare.
see

Aw iw$l$, w. cloths or clothes in


common
use.

Ataiyawa,
Ataja,

ft.

Atokanwa.

Ataiyeraye, adv. everlasting.


ft.

Af$16, ft. watchman. Agylu, ft. magistrate of the town.

seller of goods.
;

manager
sentinel;

Atajateran, n. cattle every kind.


Atakiti,
ft.

beasts of

Atfna,

ft.

sentry;

one

who

turns

watchman.
A$onibawijo, n. spy; emissary.

Aw Aw
Aw Aw Aw
A$0

djd,

ft.

rain-cloak.

somersaults. Atakd, n. the business of public prosecutor ; cross examination.

Onila,

ft.
;

stripe

cloth with corded dimity.

Ataty,

ft.

ginger.
ft.

Atampakd,
toe.

Qda,
cloth.

ft.

tarpauline; tarred

A$0 $$,

n. mourning-cloth. $gb$, w. linen.


ft.

thumb or great Atampakd ko so ijuwe $kankan, " The thumb cannot point straight
e.g.,
ft.

forward."

ogbo kfkuna,
oja,
ft.

lint.

baby woman's back.

cloth with which a is fastened on a


dressing-cloth, robe.

Aw W
on

A$0?9 w. a small bird that feeds


figs.

A$$ta, n. an enemy. tali, ft. muslin, calico, white

Aw Aw

cloth.

Af$t$,

ft.

lutionist;
tita,

a revolter; a revoa mutineer. ft. hanging curtain ;


;

web.

always followed by jargon, confused talk. e.g., Gbogbo oro r^ je atam<> tamo, " All his words are meaningless." Atam^ra, n. one who entangles himself with many things a fully armed man. Atan, ft. contraction of Akitan, a dunghill, manure. e.g., Agbasi mu atan gele," " Continual sweepings make a dust heap." (cf. Many a mickle makes a muckle.)

Atam$,

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Ateteba, n. that which

; ; ;

AT$
is first

Atan, n. a small wooden frame

on which
dried.

fish

or

meat

is

met

frontier

outer-court.

Atetebi, n. see Akobi.

Atanamana, adv. from yesterday until now. a close Atandi, n. an enquirer


;

Ateteda, n. that which


created.

is

first

Atetede, n. early arrival


return.

early

searcher.

Atanje, n. a deceiver. Atanka, n. that which or propagated.

is

spread

Atetegbin, n. first sown. Ateteji, n. early rising. Atetekpse, Atetese, n. beginning

Atanlegbelegbe, n. a tadpole. Atanna, n. a kindler of fire. Atanni, n. tempter ; seducer


deceiver.

commencement rudiment
;

origin.

Atetek^SO, n.

first fruits.

Atetekftfu, n. first kneaded.

Atanpa, n. torchlight. Atanu, n. or adj. cast off, useless. Atanrdkd, n. a disease in fowls

Atetek^wi, n. forementioned.
Atetela, n. first saved.

which
part.

swells

their

back

Atetem^,
Ateteni,

n. first
n.
first

known.
possessed,

or

Atapa, n. a fatal kick or sting. Atapdyp, n. being shot through. Atare or Atarere, n. Guinea or Maleguetta pepper ; also
called

owned.
Atetepa, n. Atetera, n.
first killed.
first

bought.

Ateterf, n. first found.

Ata

ijobi.

e.g.,

Atare ewp obe, " Guinea pepper is never used in


sauce."
Atari, n. the crown of the head. Atasp, n. a cloth seller ; dealer
in cotton

Ateterdtl$, n. forethought. Ateteta, n. first sold. Atetewi, n. first said ; opening

remarks. Ate, n. fan ; exposure of goods


for sale;

money- tray.
;

and

silk goods.
;

At$,

n.

flatness
;

insipidity
e.g.,

Atata, adj. important

weighty good; genteel. e.g., Enia Atata ni iwo nse, " You are a good man." e.g., Qrp atata li iwo 89, " Your words are weighty." a Atawe, n. a bookseller ;
stationer.

disgrace

Nwon bu
tasteless."

reproach. at$ lu mi, "


e.g.,

They

disgrace me." pbe ni mo se, "


At$f$,
n.

My
of

At soup is
herbs

seller

herbalist.

At^,

n.

a bursting by heavy
n.

Atawp, n. a dealer in hides or


leather.

pressure.

At$gun,

see

Akasp
;

and

Ate, n. a beaver or black hat any broad brimmed hat.

Akaba. At^gun, n.
trip
;

breeze

pleasure

Ate,

n.

birdlimo

glue.

e.g.,

eiye ku, " Birdthe death of a bird." Atete, a prefix denoting that which is first or prior.

Ate

mu

lime

is

enjoyment by reclining on a chair for breeze or amusement. Atyhinwa, adj. following after.
conj.

since.
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Atibaba,
n.
;

;;

ATI
booth
:

Atele, n. or adj. next in order, rank or birth ; that which

awning
(Applied

scaffold
fish

shelf.

follows
At^leni, n.

a successor
;

chiefly to those

descendent

subsequent.

on which and meat are dried on

follower.

Atelebpsi, n. threshold ; outer court. Ateles$, n. the sole of the foot. e.g., Ateles^ ni ije egbin $na, " The sole of the foot is exposed to the filth of the

over the fire.) Atibabadebaba, n. generation of


fathers
father.
;

from

father

to

Atiba, n. blue dyo usually called Ar6. Atib$, n. coming ; returning.

road."

Atide,
Atij
. .

n.

an

arrival.

AteleWy, n. the palm of the hand. e.g^ Atelew<J ki itan ni je, " The palm of the
deceives one one's own diligence is his true helper)." Atemora, n. patience; long{i.e.,

Atigba, n. reception.
Atija, n.
.

engagement in

hand never

wa, days ago. e.gr.,Atijarunwa, " Five days ago." e.g., Atijerinlawa,*' Fourteen days ago." e.g., Atijerinwa, " Four days ago."

fighting.

suffering.

Atij6, n. dancing. Atijd, n. Atij$,

one Atpnim$l$, n. who causes depression oppressor ; tyrant. Atenump, n. one who alleges or
Ateniba,
affirms.

about leaking

adv.

of old time

burning. ; long

At$pa, n. that which is crushed to death ; medicine which renders a poison wliich has been trodden on ineffective. At^pe, n. nickname ; assumed

name

nom-de-plume.
-

n Guinea-worm, At$p$9$ usually called Sobia. At$ral6g0,n. an immoral woman.


At$ram$9$t n a hard-worker.
-

ago. Atik$, n. the process of teaching, building or constructing. Atik$, n. refusal ; rejection ; act of forsaking. Atiku, n. act of dying ; death. the act of Atila, n. salvation being saved or getting rich. help n. support ; Atilehin, sustenance. Atil^nde, n. birth ; origin ; root ancestor.
;

Aterigba, n.

lintel.

At$runm$l$, n. state of being crushed down. At^tilele, At#isil$, n. a listener.


At$w$gt>&,
Ati, n.
od)'

Atilende prp, n. etymology. Atil^wa, adv. at the onset, from the commencement. act of n. departure ; Atilp,
going.

Atimp,

n. imposition.

acceptable
;

Attn, n. one or that

which

is

propitiatory.

purpose
conj.
;

intention

con-

very thin, lean, or lank. Atin, n. a soft mat which can be


folded (Ijesa). Atinab$, n. one who sets on fire. Atinabple, n. one who is guilty of arson ; incendiary.
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Ati,
adj.

and
Atiala, n.

or prep, both likewise ; from ; on.

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Atinf, n, attainment
Atinilaiya, n.
Atinilege, n.
;

ATQ
Atoku., n.
e.g.,

possession.
;

one expected to

die.

opponent opposer
a boxer.
;

Atoku ma ku, is said of a

antagonist.

person
die,

who

is

expected to

Atinuwa,

n. freewill
;

voluntary.
of

but yet Atdnimdni, adv.

lives.
all

day long

Atioro, n. tassel

name

a bird

since morning.

and

plant.

At6pa

Atipa, n. act of barring or bolting a door, securing with lock and key. Atipa, n. a frame used for carrying corpses ; litter. Atipala, n. thin person ; lean
cattle.

one who defies or champion. e.g., Atopa l$t$ li emi nko nse pamp^lu, " 1 am a champion, I am not to be joined with others."

1^,

n.

challenges

Atora, n. bonesetter.

Atipile?e, n. beginning.

Atip6, n. resident
Atifrisiyilp, adv.

sojourner.

henceforth.

Atisun, n. sleeping.
Ati^e, n. action.

Atitan, n. forcible ejection. Atiwa, n. act of coming. Atiwa pjp, n. sunrising ; the east. Atiwp drun, n. the west. Atd, n. a medicinal shrub, used for dislocated joints, fatigue physical or weariness, derangement or nervous
debility.

a tree remarkable for used for bows, etc. See tsan. Atororosini, n. one who anoints. Attye, n. one who is capable of, able to be. e.g. Atose ika se suru. ** He is able to be cruel, but will not." Ato^umogU, adv. months ago.
Atori, n.
its elasticity,

At6, n.

one or that which is competent, capable, sufficient or fit ; used only as a

At6t6, n. noise. word used At6t6, inter, silence by public crier to enforce silence before a proclamation is read. n. that which makes Atp, straight ; a long necked lasting in old calabash ;
!

age.

At$,

fr.

semen.
adv.

prefix.

Atpdunmpdun,
one who
is fit

years ago.

At6bilere, n.

to

be

Atpj<Jmpj<J, adv.

questioned.

e.g.,

a long time ago. 0rp atpjcjmpjcj ko le

At6ha, n. that which

is

sufficient

to be distributed. At6ja, n. one capable of lighting ; fit for war. At6je, n. that which is ripe enough for food. At6kepe, n. one worthy of honour, who will help in time of need. At6kdl6jft, n. one who is strong enough or valiant enough to be confronted.

dabi prp titun, " An old story cannot be compared with a new."
At^ju, n. a caretaker. At^ju e^in, n. ostler, horseman, groom. Atyju oldkunrun, n. a nurse. Atpju 0W0f n. a treasurer.
At<)ju pna, n. overseer of roads.

At^ka,

n.

Atpkanwa,
the

the lapwing. n. proceeding from heart ; choice ; will.


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Atpko,
n. pilot,

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Atulu, n. one who disturbs or upsets a town. Atum$, n. commentator ; expositor.

helmsman.
;

Atykun,

n. leader

guide

page.

Atpmodomo, adv. from children's


children (i.e., from generation to generation).

At$na, n. one who walks about the road ; a spy. Atyni, n. provoker ; aggressor ;
instructor
;

Atunbi, n. regeneration. Atunda, n. recreation ; act of

making Atunda iwe,


Atunku,
out.
n.

again.
n. republication.

guide.

repetition
;

of

be-

Atppa, n. one who follows the line or mark. At$p$, n. one who sells cheaply.
Atyra, n. see Atora. Atyra, n. a lard or grease seller. Atprp, n. beggar ; borrower.

haviour

a fresh shooting
n.

Atunhurere iwa,
of
life.

amendment

Atunra?e, n. tonic. Atunsp, n. repetition of words. Atunse, n. restoration ; repairs ;

Atprunwa,

adj.

heavenly

pro-

ceeding from above ; celesuntainted. tial ; original ;

amendment. Atunwa, n. a returning. Atupa, n. lamp lantern.


;

Atyrunwa iwa,
esty.
Atfysi, n.

n. virtue

mod-

gonorrhea. Ato?e, n. soap seller. AtQto, n. the uncircumoised


foreskin.

Atora, n. soother ; refresher. AtuSQ, n. idle talk. Atuta, n. a second-hand article. Awa, pro. we.

Atow<Jwa,
inates

n.

that

wliich

orig-

from oneself. Atu, Atuni, n. one who soothes, a rower. consoles or tames Atfiba, n. one who surrenders. Atub$ ?e, n. that which brings
;

Awada, n. jest joke. Awada, n. running disease in women. Awadi, n. examiner ; enquirer ;
;

searcher.

Awafin,
ing

ft.
;

scrutiny
search.

scrutiniz-

Awagon,
AwakQ,

anything to completion. Atub^tan, n. termination. e.g., Ki Qlorun ki o fun ni li attib^tan rere, " May God
grant us a happy end." Atudi im$, n. one who makes an exposure ; a revealer of
secrets.

ft. act of travelling arriving safely.

and

n.

one who rows a boat

Atukakiri, n. one
divulges.

who spreads, or

or paddles a canoe. Awal$, ft. a digger of the ground. Awalu ehin, ft. tetanus ; lockjaw. Awamaridi, ft. unsearchableness ; incomprehensibility. Awamn, w. adherence ; attach-

ment.

boatman Atuk$, n. sailor ; mariner navigator ; ferry;

Awanu,
Awari,

ft.

waster

w.

effective

waste. search

man.
Atul$, n. tiller of the ground. an impoverished Atul$je, n. fellow ; a beggar.

curiosity.

Awaro, n. wringing wet thing. Awatikarawa, pro. we of our

own

selves.
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Awawf,
sion.
n.

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Awika,
n.

excuse;
;

apology;
;

promulgation

publi-

pretence

palliation

ver-

cation.

Awikiri, n. promulgator
lisher.

pub-

eke, n. cavil. Awaya, n. see Ahaya. Awayin, n. coal digger ; collier. Awe, n. a term used in address

Awawi

Awfle, n. reiteration ; repetition. Awimayi ohun, n. a man of


trust.

mg

an unknown person
;
!

friend

sir

madam.

Awin,

n.

trust

credit.
li

e.g.,
4t

e.g.
!

" Excuse me, sir yi li o mbere re, " Is this the one who " enquires for you ? were, n. see Amure. Awe, n. section in fruit or nut width or breadth of cloth.

Awe 6

I wo gba credited

mi

awin,

You

me."

e.g.,

Awe

Awinnilohun, n. lender. Awinsi, n. addition ; borrowing. Awitunwi, n. circumlocution roundabout. exAwiye, n. interpretation
planation
If$ if9, iperan, " (As) the Ife people speak without disguise (so)

Aw$,

n.

fasting

religious

Awiye ni gbangban U oro


e.g.,

food mourning for the dead, at which times the relatives do not wash their clothes. Awede, n. a herb much used in the consecration of idols
abstinence

from

a poisonous arrow kills an animal in the sight of all." Awiyannu, n. importunity. Aw6, n. a kind of Guinea fowl.

and for cleaning brass. e.g. Onibaba ni itoju orombo, onide ni una toju awede,
"

Awo, n. plate Awo, n. device

; ;

crockeryware.
secret bargain
;

He who

has copper orna-

superstitious mystery; initiation ; a superstitious

ments looks after the limes, he who has brass, the


awede." Aw$fin, n. soap.

man. Aw6, n. that which

is

looked

a teleinto or through ; scope ; a fishing net.


;

Awehin

ro, n. reflection

retro-

spection.

Awe
Aw$

Aweja,

ironu, n. solemn fast. n. person of light

n. a fish resembling a mackerel. Awo aiya (or igbaiya), w. the

Aw6,

com-

breast-plate

cuirass.

plexion.

Awodi,

n. n.

Aw$m$,
off

meji, n. couple ; pair. n. clean washing.

Awdfin,
a

hawk. a gaze

a fixed look

stare.

Aw jnu, n.
;

that which

is

washed

Awdgbe,

n. looking-glass.

soap. Awi, n. utterer ; talker. Awidak$, n. perpetual talking. Awfgb$, n. that which is uttered audibly ; plain speech ; obedience. Awigb$, adj. disobedient ; obstinate.

Awo Awo

ibole, n.

a roofing

tile.

iyp, n. salt cellar.

Awoje,

n.

pewter plate.
n.

Awojinjin,
glass
tion.
;

glass
;

mirror

lookingspecula-

Awdjp,

n. imitation.

Awdka,

n. inspection.
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Awv
,

one who looks up. Aworoko, n. colic


;

ft.

appearance
ness
;

spleen.

outward colour fashion ; like; similitude ; image ;


;

Awdko, ft. mocking bird thrush.


Awdkdtd,
n.

Awokp,

ft.

a basin. a copybook

hue tincture. skin Awo, ft. hide


;

leather

trans-

undressed hide.

cription.

Awomi,
Awonf,

ft.

one who conjures

spirits
ft.
ft.

by

water.

misunderquarrel ; ft. standing. Awo alukd, w. purple.

Aw$,

visitor.

Awonu,

a hopeless look. e.g., li ekun nwo eiye, " With a hopeless look the

Awo Awo

ejo,

a cast
see
ft.

oil

snake skin.

eran, n. flesh coloured.


ft.

Awonu

Awpfin,

Ann.

Awpgbpn,

leopard gazes at the bird (because it is beyond his


reach)."

Awo-oju,

n. spectacles.
;

Awo pkp, ft. dish platter. Awo plpmpri, w. basin with cover.
an act ft. a fatal look ; or treatment causing death. Awoppk$, ft. dish ; platter.
Awopa,
Aworan, form
ft.
;

starer gazer; usually connected with idleness and loitering when on duty. Awpje, ft. act of visiting from house to house for food (as an uninvited guest). Aw$jd, ft. dancing from place

to place.
Awcjjp, Awpjppp, accumulation packing together; gathering

picture statue ;
;

image
likeness
;

group

assemblage.

exemplar. Awdtan, w. spectator ; beholder ; gazer ; byon -looker ;

resemblance

Awp

Aw$ka,

stander.

ft. parchment. perambulation ; walking round. visiting several ft. Aw$ki,

lk$W6Si,
ft.

Aworosasa,

ft.

a chief
lizard
;

idol-priest.

Aworiwo,
called

ft.

eft

also

together {e.g., to show sympathy in bereavement). 1$

Layombere.

ku aw$ki,
Aw$l$, Awplp,
ft.
ft.

is

the salutation

Awdrdjobi, w. a bird about the size of a kingfisher, light under wings golden upper, blue fan-tail, sharp beak insect catcher ; apparently migatory, appearing about middle of November.

to one thus visited.

see Iwole.

assuagement
;

abate-

ment mitigation. Awpmi, ft. a divor. Awpm$, ft. one who combines
Aw$n, Awpn,
with others, coalitionist. ft. net drag.
;

Awdse, ft. a pattern. Awotan, ft. perfect cure


healing.

entire

pro. they.
ft.

Aw^n-eja,
ft.

a fishing

net.

Awo

turari,
ft. ft.

censer.

Aw6w6,
Awoye, Aw6y6,

crumbs.

Aw$ Awp

a looker out, spy. ft. an epithet for the god of the river, Yemaja.

oju prun, sky colour. oko, ft. foreskin. Atoto. Awp pbedo, w. green colour.

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Awp plpye, w. grey, misty colour.


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Awp
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n.

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Awun okun,
n.

very coarse or
leather.

sea turtle.

unwrought

Aw$ pupa, n. yellow colour. Aw$ pupayd, n. scarlet,


milion, crimson.

ver-

Awunso, n. a weaver. Awure, n. good luck ; luckiness ; good fortune ; charm for
luck.

Awp

rirun, n. soft, well leather.

worked

Awusa,
Aya,

n. see

Ahusa.
e.g.,

n. species of monkey.

Awpsanma,
Aw^se,

n. the clouds.

Awfysun, n. lodgings. n. proselytism.


tetete oniruru, n. speckled colour.

Aya b$ sile o be sile, "When Aya jumps down from the


tree, he jumps into the house (and is caught)." Proverb used to inculcate the danger of leaving one's proper station.

Awp

Awotele, n. any undergarment. AwQtr$, n. strap. Awotitansan, n. spangle.


Awottltu, n. fresh, raw hide. Aw$tutu, n. freshness ; vigour.

Awowillki,

n.

leather

worn

about the waist. AwQWO-OJO, n. shower ; drizzling


rain.

Aya, n. wife. Ayaba, n. queen ; king's wife. Ayaba, n. incident ; anything non-essential ; a casual event ; piece-work. Ayaku, n. that which remains of a rent or torn piece.

Awugbo, n. one who crouches. Awuje, n. kind of edible bean. Awuj$, n. soft part of the skull. group Awujo, n. assembly convocation company synod congress council
; ; ; ; ;
;

Ayam$, conj. generally followed by bi or pe otherwise unless. Ayampbi is contracted


;

in

Ambi
n. tree

in conversation.

meeting
Awflju, n.

congregation

collection.

from which ango made; on which $ango is said to have hanged himself. See Magba. Ayan, n. cockroach. Ayan, n. perseverance ; perAyan,
clubs are
sistence.

Awuluwala,
rudely.

adv.

confusedly
;

Ayan, n. inquisitiveness ; stench


unreasonoffensive smell.

Awum$, adj. senseless


able.

Awun,

or adj. tortoise greediness ; miser ; illibern.

Ayanbo, Ayanf $,

n.

self-willed person.
;

n. or adj. friend

one

ally
ness
;

parsimony
avidity

stingi-

niggardliness.

niggard
e.g.,
JjJje

awun kd kun ni U owo, " The blood of Awun (the


is

anthropomorphous tortoise) not a handful. i.e.,

the rest chosen ; beloved ; select. Ayanga, n. a word of rebuke or threatening to an inferior. Ayangbe, n. that which is well parched or roasted. AyanilSkan, n. one who scratches
selected

from

apparently insignificant
things

with claws. Ayanje, n. cheat

imposition.
;

may be

of

great

Ayanm$,

n. destiny

fate.

See

importance."

Abafu.
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Ayibo, n. a night salutation used by Lagos fishermen. Ayib$, n. retrogression.

Ayannije, n. a cheater, a deceitful person.

Ayange, n. a thing made to order. Ayapa, n. one who separates


himself,

Ayara, n.

who is one who

perverse.
is

smart,

Ayida, n. change ; round of time ; next season or year. Ayida, n. vanquished after many
struggles.
(or Ayika), n. round or cycle of years. Ayidayida, n. much talk ; chattering ; changeableness forwardness. Ayika, n. circle ; cycle ; period ; halo ; compass ; sphere ; hoop. Ayika eyinju, n. the iris.

swift or active.

Ayaro, n. a cripple. Ayarun, n. used in conversation only ; table talk trifle ; jest ; mockery. e.g., Mase fi mi se ayarun, " Please don't make fun of me." Aya$ebi, conj. unless except otherwise saving. Ayaw<J, n. one quick handed or nimble fingered. Aye, n. room ; space ; vacancy ; lieu stead ; situation ; position ; posture dis; ; ; ; ;

Ayida odon

Ayika k$k$, n. wheel. Ayin, n. a very hard


oily sap.

tree with

position

freedom
hension.

leave ; access

liberty
;

Ayin, n. mats

appre-

boo
"
Ayinlog6,

stalk.

made from bame.g., He ayin,


house." praiseworthy

Bamboo
adj.

breadth of cloth. Aye, n. living ; quick alive.


n.
;

Ay 6,

glorious.

Aye

ikfrusi or

Itosi, n. store.

perfect n. underAyetan, standing ; full conception. Aye, n. a small hole in a wooden


vessel.

Ayinni, n. one who commends, admires or praises.

Ayinnitan, n. flatterer, one

who

compliments. Ayinpv ibon, n. a volley.


Ayinrar^, n. one given to selfpraise and self -admiration ;

Ayegi, n.

hangman
n. suite.

sheriff.

Ayfeun, Ayeh&n,
or

n.

fails

one who disappoints to keep a promise.

a boaster.
Ayinrin,
n. light

blue colour.

Ayftu, adv. too much exaltation. Ay$kun, n. one with a maimed


foot.

Ayinrin, n. a small animal like the fox which catches fowls. Ayipada, n. a turning ; a change.

Ayeni, n. that which is befitting. Ay$na, n. a road cleaner. Ay^si, n. Ayjyi, n. an abashed, contemptible, or reproachful
fellow.

Ayo,

n.

thing ; valued.

a choice person most beloved

or or

Ayd,

Ayeye,

n.

pomp

ostentation

n. a game, also called Warry. e.g., Ayd ki ije ki a ve e " When the game is won, it cannot be dis

display.

puted."
turns

Ayi, prefix, that which or rolls.

Ayo,

n.

fulness

plentitude

(also

used after eating).


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Ba, prep,

' ;

BAB
On
with, against. e.g., yio ba p lp, " He will
e.g.,

n. joy ; joyfulness ; gladness ; merriment ; mirth ; glee ; welcome ; delight exultation ; pleasure.

go with you."

Emi

mba wpn
Ba,
v.

ja,

" I

am fighting

Ay$

ayftu, n. ecstasy.
n.

spy ; scout. Aypmirin, n. a sly, contemptible


Ay$luwo,
person.

against them." to lie in ambush ; hide ; lurk ; couch. e.g., Ole ba ninu igb^, " The thief hides
in

wife ; daughterwife of a prince. Aypnilenu, n. one who causes trouble or distress. Ay$niwd, n a private detective ; spy ; eaves-dropper. enAy$ra n. re-animation ; livener ; exhilarator. Ay<Jrin, n. a smelter.
n. son's
;

Ay'pmp,

the bush."
le

e.g.,

in-law

ba
Ba,
v.

awpn pmp

r$,

Adie " The

hen broods over her young.' to be bent. e.g., $hin r^ ba, " His back is bent." e.g., Igi na ba die, " The
stick is bent

Ba,

aux.

v.

might ;

a little." should ; would; ought. e.g. % Emi ni

Ay$rin,

n.
;

slow

money paid or in private. Aypsiwaju, n. advancer.


sacrifice,

walking Aypsan, n.

stealthy sluggishness.
for

or

Ay<j$e, n.

doing by stealth.

Aycjta, n. private sale or auction.


n. selling small in quantities ; retailing. Ay$ta, n. a thing privately done or said.

iba lp, "I ought to have gone." Ba, v. to bring into contact with perch ; roost ; sit ; fit to be exact ; to hit the mark ; to come to the point ; bespeak ; plait
coarsely
;

Aypta,

strain
e.g.,

through

a
li

sieve.

3?iye meji

ba

ori igi, "

Two

birds perch

Ay<Jwf, n. sayings

private
:

remarks

on the tree." e.g., O ba a patapata, " It hits the

hints.
;

mark
esii

exactly."
for

e.g.,

Ba

Ayun, n. saw ; file rasp. Ayun, n. goings departure. Ayun, n. longing. Ayun-ab^, n. going and coming.
;

fun mi, " Plait some esu


aro,

grass
is

mi mba
Ba, adv.

me." e.g., Iya " My mother

B.
Ba,
to meet ; find at a place. ba mi Ipna, "
v.t.

straining potash." never ; at all. e.g., Emi kd sp bp bd, " I never said so." e.g., Iwp k6 jp lp ba, " You will never go

at

all."

overtake
e.g.,

Nwpn

They meet me on the way." e.g., Iwp bamilipna," You overtook

me on the road." e.g., Nwpn yio ba mi nibe, They will find me there."
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Baba, n. father ; master. Baba, n. copper ; Guinea corn. Baba, Baba, n. Baba, a groat thing ; Baba, a small thing ; words used in the following proverb Baba bo baba mplp, " A great matter puts a small matter out of sight."

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Bai, adv. yonder
;

to hover like a bird.

somewhere
e.g..

e.g.,

Awodi nrababa, " The


is

thereabouts.

He

r?

hawk
Babalawo,

hovering."

mb^
Ifa.
is

n.

a priest of

nibi bai, " His house somewhere about here."


e.g.,

Baba nla, n. grandfather. e.g., Iwo kd m{> baba nla mi, " You do not know my
grandfather." Baba nsinku, n. executor ; undertaker.

Bai-bai, adv. dimly.

nran

bal-bal,

"

Orun The sun

shines dimly."
Ba-iaiyaj$, v. to frustrate the influence of charms.

Ba-ja,

v.

to fight with
;

contend

Babo,
is

n.

a tree, the leaf of which used as a wrapper for

with
Ba-j$,
v.

be hostile
to
;

to.

agidi

and kola-nuts.
to cross
v.
;

Babuja,

v.

to thwart.

to enter into covenant with. Ba-dana, v. to make a marriage

Bada

maj emu,

corrupt ; spoil ; destroy ; deform ; contaminate. e.g., O ba omo mi j, " He spoils my


defile
;

contract ; to to betroth.

pay a dowry

child." Ba-je, v. to eat with ; associate to hold intercourse. Ba-jf, v. to wake with.

Ba-dapo, v. to connect with mingle ; know ; commerce


cohabit.

Ba-daro,

v.

to sympathise with.

suitable ; ; to arrive or return with. Bade, v. to lurk for ; waylay ; lie in ambush. Bade, v. to hunt or fish with

Bade,

v.

to be exact

Ba-jo, v. to dance with. Ba-jo, v. or adj. agreeable pertinent. Baka, n. a kind of leek, the seed of which is used as a medicine for gonorrhea.

Bakana,

adj.
;

same

identical

equal Ba-k$gb$,

similar.

another. v. to vie with, rival or compete with. Ba-du, v. to cope with ; to emulate. Ba-fa, v. to contend with ; to argue with.
Ba-dije,

v. to associate with ; keep company. Ba-ku, v. to die with. Bala, n. a kind of trousers. Bala, n. a title of honour among the Ogboni people. Balaga, n. one who comes to the age of puberty.

Bann, n. eunuchs of whom six were put in the palace of the Alafin they are called
; ;

Ba-law^j^,
colour.

v.

to disfigure

dis-

" tw?fa."

Ba-fohun,
Ba-gbe,
v.

v.

to talk with.

Banle, v. to know ; to ravish. Bale, n. householder ; master of a house. Ba-le, v. to light upon ; to rest
on. Bale-erd, n. host
e.g.,
;

to stay or abido with.


v.

Ba-gbird,

to consult with.

landlord.

Bai, adv. thus ; so ; only ; no more ; very. e.g., Emi ni iwo se bai si ? " Do you

act thus to

me

"

Bale-erd li o mu mi w$, " The host lodged me." Bal$, n. governor ; president ; chief of a town or village.

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Ba-ohunmimoje,

Bale-idile, n.

to touch the ground. head of a house or family ; a patriarch. Ba-leru, v. to startle ; strike
v.

Ba Ba

with awe dishearten discomfort ; to fear.


;

to to

v. to desecrate. oju ami, v. to hit the mark. oju je, v. to distort the face ; to disfigure the countenance Ba-pin, v. to partake, share or

participate.
;

Ba-16rij$,

v.

to

distract

make mad.
Ba-loniko je, v. to slander ; to defame. e.g., Emi o ba oruk9 re je, " I will slander you." to Ba-16, v. to associate with hold fellowship with. Balogun, n. a war chief ; captain;
;

Bara, n. a creeper wliich bears the egusi oil seed. the Bara, n. god of mischief devil ; another name for
;

Ifa.

Barebare, adv. very little ; the remainder. e.g., Qbe na ku barebare ninu isasun, " There is very little soup
left in

officer.

the pot."

e.g.,

O soro

Balogun $run, n. a centurion. Ba-lQ, v. to accompany, to go with. e.g., Ma se ba mi lo, " Do not accompany me." Balo, n. an abscess.
Bal$de, n. chief hunter. Balubalu, adv. stupidly ; idiotically.

na bdrebare, " Ho said very


little about the matter." to Bar$, v. to agree with ; befriend ; to ally. Ba-rin, v. to walk with ; to

Baluw$,

bath-room, or latrine. n. a piece of wood flattened on one side, used for beating mud floors. Bambam, adv. wholly entirely ;
n.

Bambam,

accompany ; to travel with. Ba-rd, v. to advise, consider or give counsel. e.g., Tani o ba iwo r6 iru oran b? ? " Who advised you in such "
a matter
?

altogether.

e.g.,

lo

bamfi

bam,
sile

"

He
"

disappeared
e.g.,

Basa, n. parlour. Ba-S$, v. to quarrel with ; to rebuke. e.g., Ma ba mi 39 mo, '* Do not quarrel with

altogether.*'

mi

bambam,
adj.

He

left

me

entirely."

Bamiran,

to the contrary

contradictory another. ;

more." e.g., Baba 39, " Father will rebuke you." Ba-SQro, v. to hold conversation ;
yio

me any

ba 9

Ba-m$pQ,

v.

to

concur with

to agree.
v. to befit ; to suit to drink with. Band, v. to spend together. Baninuj$, v. to displease ; to

Ba-mu,

to confer with. v. to sleep with ; to lie with. Basura, n. a title of honour amongst the Ogbonis. Ba sigun, n. chief doctor.

Ba-sun,

Bata, n. a

grieve.

e.g.,

ninuje,

Qran na ba " The matter

drum used by ango and Egungun worshippers. e.g., QP9I9P9 alubatd li


J9

grieved him." Banlu, n. a flat piece of

asagbeje, "

wood

many
beggars."

drummers

great are

used to beat floors

a plant.

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ri ?

Bata, n. a small covered can or


tin vessel.

"

How
li

is

it ? "-^-e.g.,

Bata, n. shoe
e.g.,
li

sandal
li

hoof.

Bata

an

ise

agbara

arin egun, " With shoes one can get on in the midst of thorns.' Batan, n. to be related to. e.g., Gbogbo araiye li o ba ara won tan, " All mankind are related to one another."

o ti f$ e, " How do you wish it done ? " Bawonni, pro. such, such as. e.g., Iru enia bawpnni li a " Such persons we nf^,

Bawo

like."

e.g.,

S9w<fn, " scarce."

Enia baw9nni Such people are

Baw^nyi, pro.
Bebe,
n.
;
;

like these.

Bayi, adv. thus.


pit

See Bai.

Ba-tan, adj. near shave

narrow

Batelu, to
Bati,

escape. to put v. to disgrace ; shame ; to disqualify.


v.

brink of a precipice or verge ; edge ; shoal


;

to fail
e.g.,

to miss one's

aim.

a ti, he shot missed

Qfa ti o ta ba " The arrow which


it."
e.g.,

bank mound. e.g., Mase duro leti bebe; " Do not stand on tho brink." e.g., Bebe ya, " The bank
bar
has given way."
Bebe-idi, n. rump.

Okuta ti mo so si ba a ti, " The stone

eiye

na

I threw

Bebe-oju, n. eyebrow.

at the bird missed it." Batl, v. to lurk ; to crouch


one.

Bebe yara,
against

n.

earthen
to ask
;

mound
inquire require ;

by

a
v.

fortification.
;

Br6 9 Bebi,
adv.

Bat6bato,

imperfectly
in line with.

after

question

indistinctly.

Batdpo,

v.

to

fall

bere

consult ; demand. e.g., O mi, " He inquired

after

me."
n.

Ba-tototo, a. speckled.

Berebere,
e.g.,

an enquirer;
;

a
;

Baun, adv. thus


li

so.

Emi
so."

querist.

o se e baun, " I did


v.

it

Berebere, adv. sharply

keenly

Ba-wi,

to

rebuke,

blame,

dexterously

astutely

chide, punish, chasten or excommunicate.


correct,
e.g.,

diplomatically.

Bese, n. saddle-cloth*

Baba ba mi

wi,

"My father rebukes


child

B$,

v.

me." e.g., Mase ba omo re wi to b, " Do not punish your


so
severely."

Ba-wijo,

v.

e.g.,

to judge, to dispute. Qlorun yio ba gbogbo

aiye wijo, " God shall judge the whole world." Ba-y$, v. to rejoice with ; to congratulate. Bawo, Bao, adv. how ? in what

to skip ; to leap from a height ; to leap from place to place, or tree to tree ; to cut in two at a stroke ; bring forth young ; litter carnivorous to (applied animals and to pigeons) ; to burst. e.g., Mo b$ igi n& meji, " I cut the stick e.g., Ilu na b$, in two." " The drum burst." e.g., Aja mi b< meta, " My dog

way

e.g.,

Bawo

li

ti

has three pups."


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n. a Hausa drum. B$nd$, n. a blow with the fist Yio ki 9 ni cuff. e.g., b^nd$, " He will cuff you."

v. to beg, pray, beseech, supplicate or entreat ; to apologise. e.g., O b$ mi, " He begged me." e.g.,

B$mb$,

Je ki a b$ Qlprun, " Let us beseech God." e.g.,

Beni, adv. so

it is

yes.
;

Bebe
o
ri

okose, sagbe ki awun, " Beg and you


ri

ki o

Bfni

ki, conj. neither

nor.

will

alms and

meet with refusal, ask you will meet

misers." to peel ; to slice off. B$, v. to act without permission ; to presume ; to be arrogant. B$, adv. thus ; so ; usually (contraction of B$h$). Be, v. to display a brilliant red colour ; to be officious, impudent or forward. e.g., Aso aran yi be, " The velvet is a brilliant red." Bb$, adv. thus and thus ; so

B$

v.

emi, b^ni kl ise iw9, " It is neither I nor you." e.g., B^ni kl ise eyi tabi eyini, " It is neither this or that." B$r$, v. to begin ; commence ;
e.g.,

Ki

ise

stoop.

B$T$, adj.
level.

even
e.g.,

low ; flat ; Orule yi bfr$,


is*

" This roof

flat."

e.g.,

Nw9n wo
bfr$,

ile

gbogbo pale
levelled

" They

the

whole house to the ground."


Bere, adj. gentle slope ; elevation ; in rows.
slight-

and

so.
;

Bg$g$, adv. so
likewise.'

such

like

B$r$, n. grass used for thatching, of which there are various


;

kinds,
fine
alolo,

viz.,

Br
grass
;

B$h$, adv. see B9. B$h$k$, ado. see Beko.


Beju, n. cassava cake.

yellow

mene, B$r

Beko, adv. no

not

so.

Bfrf pasi, coarse plaited grass. B$r$, n. the first-born daughter.


e.g., Beii, v. to behead. beri r$ li oju opopo, "

B$-laiyanu, v. to beg with importunity. elastic B$l$b$l$, adj. flat ;


pliant ; thin. B$l$j$, adj. beautifully yellow. e.g., Ina pupa b$lej6, ojo dudu b^lpjp, " The fire is a beautiful yellow, the rain clouds are intensely black." Bfli, adv. so it is. e.g., Iwo B^-lori, v. to behead.

Qba
The

king beheaded him on the highway." B$IU, v. to fear to be afraid of ; to be daunted ; to be


;

e.g., modest to startle. Mase b$ru enikan, " Fear B$ru no man." e.g., Qtyrun, " Fear God." to B$ru Qla, v. to awe
;

b$ ewure n& lori, " You beheaded the goat." B$-l$w$, v. to beg assistance to suborn ; to bribe ; to
use influence against.

reverence.

B$ruk$ru,
fearful.

v.

to

be timid or

B$w$, v. to beg assistance from a club or a person for


work, for remuneration, or mutual help.
gratuitous
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v.

to be

to exist

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Bibaj$, adj. spoiled ; perishable ; corruptible ; deterioration. settled ; Bibal$, adj. sedate ; calm. Bibaninuje, n. discomfort ; vexation ; vexatious. Bibapin, n. that which is to be participated in ; participation. Bibawi, n. that which is to

to visit

to peep at.

$r$ nyin wa be nyin wo, " Your friends come to visit you."
e.g.

Awon

Bi,

to bear, beget, breed mammalian (applied to animals). e.g., Malu mi bi " lana, cow calved
v.

My
;

yesterday." Bi, conj. according

as
;

if

although
e.g.,

whether

just.

be blamed

blameworthy

Bi bp ba ni, " If it be so." e.g., Bi baba ti wi li awa o se, " As father has
said,

reprovable. Bi-baba, adj. or adv. fatherly.

we

will do."

e.g.,

Bi

Bi-bawo, adv. how in what way.

whereby
is

ti de ni yi, " He has just come." e.g., Bi kd tile f$, awa a se," Though he is not

Bibere, adj. that which

worth

Bi,
Bi,

v.

we will do it." push violently ; vomit shove jostle. spue


willing, yet

to

followed by Si ; to multiply ; replenish ; increase. e.g., Qla r mbi si


v.
i,

asking for. leaping Bib$, adj. salient ; bounding. Bib$-aiyannu, v. importunity. Bi-bpkp, adv. if otherwise ; for other cause. Bibi, n. that which is born
begotten. Bibimplaye, a. producing young
alive.

" His riches increase."

Bi, v. ask.

Bi-abiyamp, adv. motherly. Bi-ala, adv. dreamy ; as a dream. Bi-aladugbo, adj. neighbourly. Bi-alagbara, adj. as a strong

man

wild.

inborn innate ; implanted by nature. Bibinigbeyaw6, adj. legitimate ; born in wedlock ; freeborn. Bibinuj$, adj. melancholy ; disBibinibf, adj.
;

Bi-alagbe, adv. beggarly. Bi-ampkun, adv. crippled. Bi-ara, adv. brotherly.

consolate.

Biadodo, adj. conical.

how. e.g., Kp mi a ti ise, "Teach me how to do it." Bi-a-ti-nwi, adv. immediately instantly {lit. as we were speaking). e.g., Bi a ti nwi bp li ode, " He came just as we were talking." that which Biba, n. a meeting is to be met. to be Bibaja, adj. contestable fought for to be contended
Bi-a-ti, adv.

bi

Bibi-omnira, adj. freeborn. Bibd, adj. concealable ; covert. Bib6, adj. peeled ; pared. Bib$, adj. boiled : patching a threading ; roof ; grass coming. e.g., ^ran bibp, " Boiled meat."e.g., Bib^ " The coming of Jesu,
Jesus." e.g., Bib^> ab^rp, " Threading a needle." Bibp, n. that which is to be worshipped ; adored. BitxJ, a. supported ; fed ; maintained ; that which is to be fed ; that which is to be

for.
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Biko?e, Bikogepe, Bikogebi, conj. but ; except ; unless ; if.

beaten, as a mud floor that which drops or falls.

Bib^lpwp, n. that which is to be a shaken by the hand shaking of the hand. Bibylpwp-arun, n. convalescent. Bib^ri^a, n. the act of worshipping idols. Bibu, n. that which is to be
;

Bikosepe mo lp, ki fun 9, " Unless I go, he will not give it to you."
e.g.,

yio

fi i

accursed.

Bibu, n. that which is taken out of a collective mass


.

reducible.

Bi-iku, adj. death-like ; deathly. Bil&, v. to give place to ; to make way (lit.to push an opening) e.g., Bila fun mi, " Give place to me." Bilala, n. a whip made of hide with two or three thongs. Bi-lSre, v. ask ; question.
Bi-lejp, v. to question
Bilisi, n. evil

Bibu,

adj. baked by heating under hot ashes or embers. e.g., Isu bibu, " Baked yams."

one on a

charge brought against him.


;

evil one.

Bi-lohfrn, v. to reproach

one for

Bibuleni,

adj.
is

finable;

that

ingratitude.

which

to be fined.

Bi-pmp,
Bi-lu,

v.

to give birth to

that patched ; Bibul$, which is to be patched. exaggerated adj. Bibum$,


adj.

child.
v. to push heavily against another. BinabinA, n. abusive language. Binu, v. to vex ; to anger.
e.g.,

falsely accused.

Bibun, adj. given

allowable

permissible. Bibug&n, adj. bitten ; that is to be bitten.

Obinu
is

which

"He
me."

si mi pupp, very angry with

Bidanga, adj. instantaneously at once ; without delay. Bi-egun, adj. as a thorn ; thorny. as a Bi-ewe, adj. childlike ;
child.

Binuj$, v. to be grieved, sorry or displeased. Bi ba, conj. if it should be ; in case he should (generally followed by je pe or se pe).
Bi-Obinrin,
adj.

womanly

Bf-egU, adj.

satanic

devilish.
;

Bi-eled$, adj. hoggish swine.


Bi-eilipe, conj. as
if

like

womanlike. Bi-Ogun, adj. martial

Bi-eni iwa mimp, adj. saintly.


;

warlike. ; Bi-dnrord, adj. churlish ; fierce. Bi-oruka, adj. circular ; ringlike.

as

if

to

say.

Bi-eranko,

adj.

brutish

like

a beast.
Bi-eru, adj. servile ; slavish. Bi-ika, adj. tyrannical ; cruel
in a cruel manner.

Bi-dsumare, adj. like a rainbow archlike. in a semi-circle Bi-O-tile, adv. though it should even if it should. Bi-Owe, adj. as a proverb
;
;

proverbially.

Bikita, v. to notice ; regard Emi k6 e.g., care. to bikita, " 1 don't care."

Bi-pba, adv. royally


Bi-pjp-isimi,
adj.

kingly.

sabbatical.
;

Bi-pl^run, adj. god-like


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Bi-pmpde,
Bi-$r$,
like.


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b6k
adj. childish; babyish.
girlish.
;

Bi-pmpdebirin, adj.
adj.

friendly

friend-

Biw6, adv. like in form. Biw6, v. to tumble ; to break down ; to push down.
Biya, adj. motherly. Biye, adv. like a feather. B6, v. to peel, deprive of covering or bark ; to make a noise like a he-goat. e.g., Joseph b6 il6 baba r$, " Joseph
stripped his father's house." e.g., Epo igi na bo, " The bark of the tree peels." e.g., Ara mi b6, " My body

Biri,

adj.
;

occupying

within space compass. e.g.. He biri, " A small piece of land." Biri, adj. occupying an extensive e.g., Mo ra circular space. ile biri, " I bought a large piece of ground." Biri, adj. entirely ; completely. e.g., Oyipada biri, " He

a small a small

Bd,
v.

turned completely back." Qko na dojude


e.g.,

peels."

to cover

to hide

to
rich

biri,

" The
sized."
Biribiri, a.

boat

entirely

cap-

overwhelm. Bd, v. to be full of leaves


in foliage.
tree in leaves."
e.g.,

Aba ode

by

iju,

very (usually followed to be dark). e.g., lie

mi bd dudu, " The banyan

my

street is full of

su biribiri, " It is quite dark." e.g., Igb6 biribiri,

Bdbo,

okunkun
ni

biribiri,

yio
is

sete

okunkun igb6, " The

very dark, the night is very dark, the darkness of night is deeper than the darkness of the forest." Birig&mi, n. a square bag or
forest

wild acacia or locust the fruit of which is used as a cure for whitlow. Bdde, n. custom-house. e.g., Qba ni igba owo b6de r r * The king receives custom. Bddi, v. to conceal one's error ;
n.

tree,

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to shelter from disgrace.


e.g.,

wallet used

by

travellers.

Jpwp bddi

mi, " Please

Birik5t6, n. a small narrow place. thus ; in this Birueyi, adv.

shield

me
;

from disgrace."
place of inter-

Boji, n. grave

ment.
e.g., Joko Bdji, Bdjiji, n. shade. ni boji, " Sit in the shade." Boju, v. to veil or cover the face.

manner. Biusun, adv. drowsily.


Bise, adv. according to custom, manner, or fashion.

Bigubu,

to push headlong overthrow ; defeat ; refute. Bitorun, adj. or adv. heavenly, heavenlike. Biwa, adv. according to fashion,
v.

Bojuje, v. to make to writhe ; to Bojuwo, Bojuto, v. oversight of ; of ; to take

like

manner.
adj. saintly. like

a wry face ; look sad. to take the to take care notice of. Bojuto ile fun mi, e.g., " Take care of the house
.

Biwamimp,

Biwexe, adv. foolishly;


person. Biwin, adj. ghostly

for me." conj B6kanran,

otherwise
e.g.,
fi

mad

rather than.
;

B6kanise sile,

ghastly.

ran ki nip, ng o

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BO
of the " pre " is to ferment akara cakes. Bora, v. to cover the body. Bori, v. to cover the head ; to

" Rather than go, I will resign the work. Bdkele, v. to take a morsel
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to sop.

Bdkele, adj. private, secret.


to be hazy or foggy. Bdlasa, v. to shield ; to defend. Bolawp, v. to skin, nay or peel.

Bokuku,

v.

Bole,

to rob ; to confiscate. e.g., Qba bole eniti o se, " The king confiscates the offender's house."
v.i.

to

thatch

to be superior ; ; e.g., Ijo kan to surpass. djo o bori oda, " One day's rain will make up for many day's drought ; " adj. valid.

overcome

house

fiori-gbogbo, Bori ohun gbogbo, prep, above all, over all.

B6r6, n. a vegetable resembling

Bole-bole, n. thatcher ; robber ; confiscator. e.g., Ole boleterm of bole ejikan a reproach applied to robbers.

a marrow. B6l0 bdro, n. nonsense

babble

adv. nonsensically.

Bolesebi,

Bolesepe,
e.g.,

adv.

if

Bolesepe yio lo, iba dara ju, " If he can will it possibly go be
possible.

Borukp je, v. to slander. e.g., Qta enia ni iba orukp r^ je,. "It is an enemy who slanders one's name." Bo^epe, con;, if it had been. e.g. r Bosepe be li o ri, iba buruju,
" It were worse if it been." B6ti, v. to tear partly open.
Botiboti,

better." Bol$, v. to cover to the ground ; e.g., Okunto cloud over. kun bol$, " Darkness covers

had

the earth." e.g., Ojd boi$, " It is cloudy."


Bolobolo, n. a small fly which sucks perspiration from the

talkatively Qmp yi nsp b6tiboti, " This child prates very much." e.g. y Qro botiboti kd ye fun
adv.

pratingly.

e.g.,

body
Bomi,
v.

it

also

to

makes honey. take water in a

agbalagba,

" Prating

is

unbecoming in an

elder."

vessel.

Bomij6,
Bomirin,

v.
y.

to scald. to water ; to moisten. to sprinkle with v.

Botilesepe, Botile j e, conj. though alnevertheless ; albeit ;

Bomiwon,

Bom$,

water. n. white-grained Guineacorn.


e.g.,

BomcJ yo

larin

baba, " The whito-grained Guinea-corn is conspicuous among the ordinary red
grains."

Bd-mple,

v. to overwhelm, overflow or overspread. Bomubomu, n. a tree, the leaf

though. Botuje, n. the croton bush. B6ya, B^ya, adv. perhaps, peradventure, likely, perchance. e.g., B6yd mo le ri i gba, " Perhaps I may get it." to Boyesile, v. to abdicate ; resign right or title. Boye, adv. except, unless. e.g., Boye li o gbo temi, " Unless

you hear me."


B$,
v.

of

which

is

pounded and

of

used to curdle milk, as the

to drop, as a leaf or fruit a tree ; to fall from a slip ; to fail in loft ;

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B$-lQWQ,
v.

carrying out one's point. Awo b<J lowo mi, The plate slipped from my
e.g.,

to shake hands.

igi,

hand." " A
tree."

Ewe bo

lori

B$-loye, v. to deprive of title ; to depose ; to dethrone. Boju, v. to wash the face. e.g.,

loaf
e.g.,

drops from the

Qmode
yi

yi,
?

o
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ti

boju l'oro

Qmo

bo

si

kanga, " A child fell into the well." e.g., Qran na bo I9W9 mi, 44 I failed in the matter." (The word is not used for the dropping of
liquid.)

have you washed your face this morning ? " BQkini, n. a neat and tidy
bayi
Child,

B$,

v.

to feed, maintain, support,

cherish, nourish, or foster

person ; a gentleman. Bplafun, v. to respect, honour or regard. e.g., Bplafun agba, awon ni baba wa, 44 Respect elders ; they are

to beat the mud floor of a house ; to wash slightly.

our fathers."
B$l$,
v.

to plaster or beat
v.

mud
Iwo

B$,

v.

to unloose
off.

to

remove

floors.

e.g., B<J aso 44 igangan, Take the clothes from the peg." e.g., O b<J aso lara mi, 44 He took off my clothes." B$, v. to worship ; to adore

to take

Bplowp,

to escape.

e.g.,

sile

lori

bpl9W9 enia buburu, 44 You escaped from the hands of


the wicked." B$nni, n. a species of acacia used in tanning. Bopelepele, v. to stew.

false deities

deify.

e.g.,

Awon

to sacrifice ; keferi

ama bo

bo okuta, " The heathen worship wood and


igi

Bpra,
Bori,

v.
v.t.

to undress.
to worship the

god of

stone." B$, v. to insert, pierce, boil, seethe, coddle, or parboil to sodden ; to put on trousers ; to shake hands ; to thread. e.g., B$ gbogbo eran na, 44 Boil all the
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immediately. de b$r$, 44 He did not come immediately." Bor$, adj. plain ; unornamented.

the head. B$r$, adv. soon

e.g.,

K6

B^r^,

v.

to indulge
e.g.,

to spoil

by

petting.

Mo
e.g.,

b^rcj re

meat." e.g., B$ sokoto re, Put on your trousers."


e.g.,

sibe, " I left

him there

after
ny<J

indulging him."

B$ mi
4

lowo,

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Shake

B$r$, adv. very.


b$r<,
<4

hands." fun mi,

e.g.,
*

B$

abere yi

It is

very slippery."

Thread

my

needle." B$, v. to return ; to arrive ; to travel towards ; to come. e.g., Awon ero b$ lana,

B^r^ b^r^, adj. slippery. B$r$ kdnu, adj. profligate

B$

wasteful ^akoko,
timely.

stupid.
adj.

fortunate

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travellers

returned

B<J sanra, v. to fatten.

yesterday. Bo-bata, v. to put on shoes. Bo-la^9, v. to strip naked.

B$-sarin, v. to interpose intervene. B6-S$S$, v. to be handy.


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B0S
B$S$,
secretly ; quietly ; gradually. e.g., Obp si mi lowo b<Js$, " It hand quiotly." came to e.g., Mo nu u 098$, " I
adv.
easily
;

"

e.g.,

Qbe na bu mi lpwp,
knife cut

The

my

hand."
tan,

Bu,

prep,
e.g.,

almost

nearly.

Bpsil$,

my

Mo

bu de ibe

caught him easily."


Bpsi Bpsi, " Enter the house."
v.

" I nearly reached there." e.g., Mo bu se tan, " I

to enter.

e.g.,

il6,

have nearly done." Buba, n. ambuscade


;

hiding

v.

to drop

to

fail.

place.

e.g.,

Bpti, n. malt of Guinea- corn.

Botilesepe, conj. though


if it

even

be

so.

B$W&,

v.

to

come

to

move

discovered them in their hiding place." Buba, n. a short loose garment terminating at the waist.

buba,

"

A We

ri

won

ni

towards. Bpwale, v. to return from abroad to enter the house. Bqw$, v. to shake hands.

B$W$,

v. to regard ; to pay respect to ; to honour.

o b$w$ fun wa, " All the townfolk


e.g.,

Gbogbo

ilu

li

respect us."

BubUTU, adj. wicked ; evil vile ; infamous ; ill. Budo, n. camp. Buje, n, a plant bearing a round fruit, the juice of which is used in tattooing. a manger ; Buje, n. a stable a restaurant. Buje, v. to bite, nip or gnaw. e.g., On bu mi je, " He bit
; ;

Bpya, adv. see B6ya. Bu, v. to broil ; to bake under


ashes ; to dive ; to hide in the sand as a crab. e.g., Mo bu isu die ninu eru gbigbona, " I baked a few

me." Bujekun,
Bujoko,
seat.
n.

v.

to

wane
;

to

diminish.

abode
e.g.,

dwelling

Qmode

ki iwo

yams under hot


Bu,
v.

ashes."
;

to

mildew

to decay

to

soso ni bujoko agba, " The younger should not intrude into the seat of the elder."

moulder. Bu, v. to abuse ; censure ; to break into a loud cry to yell ; to explode ; to send out an unpleasant
savour. Bu, v. to take out a portion (e.g., of rice or water) ; to tweak ; to break bread ; to rupture ; to lacerate. e.g., Bu omi fun mi, " Give me water to drink." e.g., Bu agbado fun esin, " Bring corn for the horse." e.g.,Bii isu die fun omo yi, " Cut

a a stall Buka, n. a hovel market shed. domestic Bukata, n. liabilities


;

responsibilities.

Bukpja, adv. almost gone.

Bukun, Bukun,

v.

to

v.

to

add to to increase. come short of


;

to be deficient ; to depreciate ; to scorn ; to despise ; to lessen ; to abate ; to reduce. Bukurd, v. to take from ; to diminish. Bula, v. to dilute ; to adulterate. Bule, v. to put upon ; to charge

some yam

for this child."

upon

to impose a fine.
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v.


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DA

to patch

to piece.

Bolo,

to pour upon ; to supplylargely ; to blow upon ; to press upon (as oppressive


v.
e.g.,

Busi, v. to put to ; to add to ; to bestow upon ; to bless. e.g., Qlorun yio busi i fun o, " May God bless you "
!

atmosphere). lu mi, " The

Oru buover-

"

God

will bless

you "
!

heat

powers me." Bun, v. to give ; to present.

Bon
Bun

16yd, v. to give place ; to permit. l$bon, v. to give a present


to.

Buso, n. a stall in which cattle are tied at night-time. Busp, n. a resting place for travellers ; an inn ; a place for refreshment ; a market
stall.

Busfi, n. loose
v.

sand

loose soil.

Bon

lomi,
v.

to give water to.

Busugba,

n.

the soft pulp of the


;

to vaccinate ; to be vaccinated. Bupa-bupa, n. a vaccinator.

Bupa,

Boson,
Bosan,

locust fruit. n. a sleeping place


;

bed

a nest.

Bora,

to swear oath.
v.
v.

to take

an
to

Bora-eke,

to

perjure

swear falsely ; to forswear. Bora, adj. wicked ; bad ; ill infamous ; hideous ; noxious.

v. to grasp with the teeth ; to bite. Bose, v. to be almost finished. Bote, Bote bote, adv. easily (applied to a string or cord).

e.g.,

Okun na
That cord
;

nja bute
is

bute, "

easily

Buruburu, adv. humbly closely (used with " sap amy, " to
;

broken." Bu-wSde, v. to fine a tax.

to impose

hide).

e.g.,

Nwon sapamo

buruburu, " They hide very


closely."

as bad Bnmdopin, adj. worst as can be wickedly atro; ;

cious.

Boro-gidigidi,

Burujulo,
;

adj.

v. to lessen the price or value ; to depreciate. Buwole, v. to prize ; to value ; to estimate. Bow$n, v. to besprinkle. Buyin, v. to respect, regard, venerate or revere. e.g. y

Bow6kon,

outrageous

very

bad

Buyin fun Qba, " Honour


the King."

horribly erroneous.

Buruku, n. one of the gods supposed to accompany


smallpox, and to kill persons so afflicted by twisting
their necks.

D.
Da,
v.

Buru-rekoja, wicked.

adj.

hopelessly

Born siwaju, adj. to wax worse and worse. Buruwa, adj. naughty bad
;

the primary idea of this verbis" to make or create," but its signification is modified by the noun with which it is used in combination. e.g., O ni igi, "He strikes

conduct. Busa, v. to honour

me

to respect.

a stick."

e.g.,

da mi with da owo,

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Daba
(da-aba),
;

He

contributes (creates)

money."
It is also

imagine

think ; hope ; speculate conv.


;

a particle with

jecture.

a causative force, and when used with other words has the meaning of " to cause to have." e.g., O da mi lare, " He acquits me," or
lit. " He causes me to have the right." The object of the verb thus formed is

Dabl, v. resemble ; to be like seem. defend Dabdbo, v. protect shield shelter cover screen ; harbour.
; ; ;

; ;

Dab$,

v.

cease.

e.g.,

Ko dabo

always

immediately

after

iyp mi lenu, " He does not cease troubling me." Dabu, v. lie across ; cross.
v. to cause to lie to confine to bed. adv. Daradara, dada, adj. good
. . .

the particle Da. Da, v. to be scarce or rare, or to be a time of dearth. e.g., Qda da, " There is famine ; " to be intelligent.

Da

bul$,
;

down

well.

Dadi,

v.

e.g.,

Oju r$ da, "


;

He

is

e.g.,

to cause ; bring about. Kini dadi ija ? " What

intelligent
e.g.,

Ara mi

" to be well. da, " I am

well ; " to cease (of rain) to be still or quiet. e.g., He da " The house is quiet;

down throw Mo da
to
e.g.,

in wrestling. " I can 9, throw you down ; " to break. e.g., Igi da, " The stick breaks " (an expression equivalent the to
le

" the cause of the quarrel ? to be v. to dwell alone isolated ; to dwell apart. detain Daduro, v. to stop prevent stay ; arrest interinterrupt ; hinder
is

Dad6,

cept.

English " Alas

").

Da,

to cast ; fuse ; pour ; betray a trust ; to slip a child under the arm from
v.

become of Dagba, v. to grow age to be old. Dagbalagba, v. to become fully developed (used of persons only) ; to be full grown. Dagbagba erin, v. to laugh
;

Dagbe,

loudly. v. to live alone


v.

to

be

the back. e.g., Qre mi da mi, " My friend betrays me " (Ut. pours me out) ; to be acceptable as a sacrifice (because the blood of the sacrifice is poured on the ground) ; to become ; when used in this sense it is changed into Di for the sake of euphony before e, i, o and all consonants.

isolated.

Dagbere,

(da,
;

make

gbere,

by-and-by a term used in bidding goodbye to the


dead.
e.g.,

di gbere o,
;

"

bid by-and-by ") goodbye, partake leave of,


Till

Dahun,

bid farewell. v. reply ; answer


fun,
;

Dahun
for

; speak. to be responsible represent ; answer

v.

e.g.,
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grub

di

labalaba,

for.

The

becomes

butterfly."

Daidagiri, v. create alarm a panic.


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Daiyafd, Daiyaja, v. discourage dishearten; dismay; alarm; frighten ; intimidate.

DA
Dakerprp,
v.

to

be

perfectly-

Daja

(da-ija), v. to create, cause,

or

provoke a quarrel
;

or

fight.

Da

. . jade, v. pour out out ; drive out. Daj$, v. feed alone ;

turn

or still. e.g., Omi dakeroro, " The water is ' quite calm. Dak6, Kpla, v. to be circumcised, or to circumcise. (Dak6 is to be avoided in translations and kpla to be used

calm

shun
;

instead).

company.
Daji,
v.

Dakokd (Da-ak6k6),
to
;

v.

to specify

wake up suddenly

Da

rise very early in the morning. . . . j6, v. pour hot liquid on

appoint a day. a time Dako, v. to make farm.


(Da-ekp), v. to buy agidi (corn starch, cooked). Dakpj a, v. step across ; pass over ; neglect. Daku, v. faint ; to be uncon-

Dakp

to scald.
is scalding water.'

e.g.,

gbigbona jo mi

O da omi lara, " He


with
;

me

hot

scious.

Dajp (da

ejp), v. to
;

judge

settle

Dakun,
*'

v.

" Please pardon me, ,y

adjudicate. Dajp (da pjp), v. to appoint a day ; fix a definite time. Da . . . jp, v. to contribute, collect together. e.g., Ijo Qyo da ogoji poundi jo,
* *

a quarrel

ask your pardon.' y (Always used in the Imperative mood.) Dakun, v. to prepare spun cotton
I
for sale skeins.

by

folding

it

into

The

Qyo

Church

con-

Da

tributed 40."

Daju (da

Oju), adj.
;

certain
certain.

plain

shameless ; v. to be
;

Da
Da Da Da

. . kuro, v. release ; redeem ; acquit ; let go. (da-ni-agara), v. . . . lagara

to

weary
.

exhaust

the

patience
evi. .

of.

Dajudaju, adv. certainly dently ; assuredly.

right
;

Dakaka,

v.

to sit crosslegged
legs.

to

v. to serve one disappoint. laraya, v. to enliven.

lara,
;

stand with open

lare

(da-ni-are),

v.

Dakele, v. to gamble with food (an Ekiti custom). Dakelekele, v. to be in small bits ; to cut into bits. e.g., Kini eran na ti dakelekele yi ? " What causes the meat to be in such tiny
bits
?

justify.

Da

la$a, v. venture;

attempt.

to get a concubine* Dal$ (da-il$), v. to prove faithtoless to an agreement ; break oath.

Dale,

v.

"
to be silent to be dead
e.g.,
;

Da
Da Da Da

lpbi

(da-ni-ebi), v.

con-

demn.
to

Dake,

v.
;

be

lejp, v. judge.

still

to be

. . .

lekun
;

(da-ni-ekun),
restrain.

v.
v.

quiet.

ti

dake,
.

forbid

"

He
v.

is

dead."

Dakeje,

to or quiet.

be perfectly

still

(da-ni-ohun), . . lohun reply to. answer


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DA
Da
.

sure

loju (da-ni-oju), v. to be e.g., to be certain. ;


loju,

lamu,
;

v.

bring confusion

Ohun na dami

" I

am

Da Da Da

sure of the matter ; " to Qmo yi e.g., disappoint. da mi loju, " This child disappoints me (by its early death). capv. upset ; . . . lojude,
'

upon to upset. e,g., Ihin na da mi lamu, " The news upset me."
polished Dan, adj. bright v. shine, glitter smooth to be smooth ; make bright
;

polish

lubricate.

Dana

(da-ina), v. to

make

fire.

size
.
.

overset.
;

loko $ru,
;

ransom
.
.

v. emancipate a slave. lokun dwo, v. to give advance capital to


;

Dana, v. commit robbery on the highway. Danadana, n. a highwayman


pirate
;

capital.

da mi lokun dwo, "Please advance me some money to trade


e.g. j

Jp

Danasun, Dandan,

v.

robber. to burn with

fire.

n.

a
fish

resembling

substance scales found

with."

in the soil of

some parts of

Da

loro

(da-ni-oro),

v.

to
e.g.,

torture;
**

Mase Torment no
.
.

torment. da enikeni
one.
'

loro,

Da

to have a to long far. lmu nda mi lprun, e.g., " I feel a longing for palm-

lprun,

v.
;

longing for

the Yoruba Country, such as He Ife. Dandan, adv. surely ; certainly ; by all means ; at all costs ; e.g., Ng o lp at all risk. dandan, *' I will go at all
costs."

Dandanyidan, Dandanndan, adv.


after all
;

wine." Dalu, v. to bore ; through. Dalu, v. to mingle mix.

by

all
e.g.,
*'

means

make a
;

hole

at all costs.

O
v.

sa

ri
it

be dandanyidan,

Thus

commingle

happened
;

after all."

Da Da

nigi

(da-ni-igi),

beat

Damajemu, v. to covenant make a covenant.

with a
.

stick.

Da

meji

divide
bisect.

(da-meji), into two ;


e.g.,

v.

to
;

halve

O da

isu

na

si

cause . . nija (da-ni-ija), v. a quarrel or fight. e.g., Kini da yin nija, " What caused the quarrel among

meji, " He divided the into two parts."

yam
give

you

"
(da-ni-iji),

Da

niji
;

Dampran

(da-imp-pran), advice propose.


;

v.

alarm

terrify
e.g.,

to v. frighten

greatly.

Da

mp,
"

v.

to strike or hit
hit

da mi

niji,

IJranko na " The beast


greatly."

with.
lori,

e.g.,

He

O da igi mp mi me on the
stick."

frightened

me
adj,

Daniniyemeji,

doubtful
create

head with a

Damu,

v.

(trans,
;

and

in trans.)
;

to v. uncertain. doubt in the mind.

confuse

perplex

con-

Da

found

to be confused.

. . niyemeji, doubt.

v.

to cause to

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DAN
Danmanran,
clean
;

DA
Darandaran, n. shepherd; herds-

adj.

smooth neat
;

glossy.

man
very
try
;

drover.

Danmanranmanran, adj. very neat. smooth Dan . . . wd, v. tempt


;
;

Daraju, adj. better ; superior. Daraya, v. to be cheerful ; play ; to be lively ; to amuse


oneself ; to be gay. v. to decide in favour of ; acquit. Dari, v. turn ; steer ; direct the

prove.

Danu,

adj. fluent,

v.

to be able

Dare,

Dana,

to speak fluently. v. to be spilt ; to be upset.


e.g.,

Omi na
is

danu, " The


Dari

Da

overturned.' . . nu, v. cause to turn over. e.g., Qmode na da eko re nu, " The child throws away

water

to turn the direction of ; go towards. adv. never ; no.

course of. v. . . . kp,

eko (food) " throw out throw away. Dapadapa, adj. freckled. Dapara, v. to jest, joke. Dapata (da-apata), v. to be hard ; to be callous. Dapd (da-apo), v. make a pocket;
his
;

Darikp, adj. crooked ; Dari ... si, Darisi,

clumsy. v. turn
;

towards
to.

tend to

prone

to pucker.

Dap$,

v. mix mingle join. Dappmp, Darappmp, v. coalesce


;

Daro, v. to dye ; to be a dyer of ard (a blue dye). Dard, v. to lament ; wail ; think longingly of another. Da . . . r6, v. to keep one waiting a long time delay.
;

Da .

combine with join. Dapomora, v. commingle


;

confound confuse. Darudap$, adv. promiscuously ;


. .

ru, v.

mix
;
|

indkcriminately
fusion.

in

con;

together.

Dappgpkan,
Dara,
adj.

v. conjoin incorporate.

unite

Darudaru,
entirely

adv.

completely

good

handsome

(applied to verbs of concealing). e.g., Ikuku

beautiful ; fair ; neat nice ; fine ; splendid ; elegant ; dainty. Dara (da-ara), v. cut capers display feats of skill ; make a show ; follow fashion.

bol$ darudaru, " The fog covers the town completely."

Daradara,
nice.

adj. ti

o dara

good

Darukp (da-orukp), v. name mention by name. Dasan (di-asan), v. to come to nought become useless
;

vanish out of sight.

Daran

(da-pran),

connnit

trespass ; incur a connnit sacrilege.

v. offend; grievous sin get into a scrape ; heavy penalty

Das$

(da-ese), v. to cease

from

going to a place : to refrain from visiting a place ; make


oneself scarce.

Da
who
re-

...

Si,

v.
;

spare

reserve
;

Darandaran,

n.

one

exempt meddle in intrude


into.

peatedly commits offences ; a regular evil-doer ; a


criminal.

Da

. .

sil$
;

(da-si-il$)
let go.

release

acquit

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DEN

sil$

(da-si-ile),
;

v.
;

pour
spill.
;

on the ground

shed
;

Da

SO, v. allude

mention

(da-owo-po), v. join hands. Dawu (da OWU), v. prepare cotton

DawopJ

about. e.g., O da oro na 89, " He alluded to the matter."

speak

yarn for

sale

by

folding

it

into skeins.

Dasa

(da-asa), v. to adopt a style ; follow fashion.


adj.

new

Dasaka,
Dasakaga,

clean
to

expert

clever.
v.

adopt a new
or

Dayele, Diyele (da-iye-le), v. appraise ; fix a price upon ; rate ; estimate the price of. (This is done by the buyer and not by the seller.) arrive ; reach ; D6, v. come
;

fashion

thoughtlessly
clean
;

cover.

e.g.,

Qran na de

recklessly.

Dasasa,

adj.

expert

oju re, " The matter has reached a crisis." e.g., OJ9
de, " Rain is coming." De, prep, in the absence of ; for. e.g., Duro de mi, " Wait for me." e.g., Ma se ise na de mi, " Continue

clever.

Da

w$,

v.

alone.

bathe alone, wash Da used in such a


alone,
v.

sense
self.

means

by one-

Dawo
Dawo

(da-owo),
;

contribute
;

money subscribe money put money together.


esu,

De,

my absence." bind ; put in shackles ; screw together ; rivet tie ;


the work in
v.

to save one's money by joining a kind of club called su. Dawo-ilu, v. pay taxes ; pay

Da-esu,

v.

put in

fetters.
4 *

Nwpn

de

mi mple, Debe (de-ibe),

fettered." v. to arrive there ; reach the place.


I
v.

was

rates.

Debipa (da-ebi-pa) Febipa,


starve.
;

to

Dawo-ode, Dawo-bode, v. to pay customs pay duty. Dawole (da-owo-le), Diyele, v.


the price of ; estimate. to be sulky ; to refuse to be appeased when angry. Dawo, v. to hold the hand ; to
fix

Dede,

adj.

exact

agreeable

Dawo,

v.

suitable ; accurate. adv. well ; exactly. e.g., O wa ni dede akoko ti mo fe e,

"

He came
I

at

the

exact

moment
e.g.,

needed him."

stop, cease, stay.

Ise
is

Dawobd

(da-owo-bo), v. to cover with hands. e.g., l^dawobd ise na, " Let your hands be fully occupied in doing the

work
e.g.,

nip dede, " The going on well."

Ko dede ti nwpn fe ri 9,
is

" It

no wonder they wish

work."

Dawodel$

(da-owo-de-ile), (lit. to go on all fours) be ruined.

v.
;

to

De De De De

to see you." . . . lade, v. to crown. . . . lapa, v. to pinion. to chain v. . . . lewon, fetter ; handcuff.
. . .

Dawoduro (da-owo-duro),

v. to forbear; stay; cease; stop. Dawole (da-owo-le), v. venture upon ; undertake.

lona,
;

v.

obstruct

im-

pede stop the progress of. lay Dena, v. lie in ambush wait for waylay.
; ;

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v.

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Df
(da-ema), v. to extract the sap of the palm-tree. Dera (de ara), v. to be lax ; to
flag

come
to.

to

befall

Demu

happen

DSfU, v. see Dawo esu. D$, adj. loose ; slack


soft.

ripe

yielding.
v.

Derinpa, adj. ridiculous.

Df

v.

tempt ; bait ;
hunt.

to set a trap ; ensnare allure ; decoy

Dera (di-eru), a load. Deru (da-era), Dera


. . . ba, affright ;

to pack;

tie

v.

to cause fear to
v.

Debi (da-ebi), v. condemn. e.g. Tani ndebi, " Who condemns." Debifun, v. condemn.
D$d$, adv. near

raise alarm.
v.

frighten
to load

scare.
;

Derate

(di-era-le),

Dede,

at hand (used exclusively in the phrase). e.g., Ku si d$d$, " Is at


;

lade.

hand."

e.g.,

QJ9

Oluwa

ku

d?d$, " The day of the Lord is at hand."


si

adj. very soft. adv. deep, as applied to colours. e.g., Eso na pon dede, " The fruit is of a deep red colour."

(da-era-pa), v. to cause to feel the weight of. Desedoro, Tesedoro, v. to halt wait ; stay. De ... a, v. to incite against. Des$ (da-es$), v. to sin ; transgress ; disobey a law. Det$ (da-ete), v. to be leprous. Deti (de-eti), v. listen ; incline

Derupa

Dedo (df odd), v. fish. Degbe (de igbe), v. hunt


bush).

Deti,
(in

the ear. v. impersonal,


impossible.
(de

it

fails

it

the

is

Dew$

Degbo,

adj. galled.

Degun

(di-egun), v. to make a rough seat on a tree on which to lay wait for animals at night. D$hin, v. go back.

v. to ease ; relax one's hold. e.g., Je ki ndewp fun 9, " Let me give you a chance. * Dew$ (de iw$), v. to fish with a hook ; angle. Dewu (da ewa), v. to make or

0W0),

slacken

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Dehin

(di-$hin), prep,

till

after.

dehin ola, " some distant date {lit. after to-morrow)."


e.g.,
v.

Till
Till

Di, conj. (always particle O) ;


e.g.,

sew a garment. found with the


till

or until,

di

pla,

"

Till

toe.g.,

Dehon,

to sink the voice.

morrow."
Di,
adj.

Deja
Deju,

(de-eja), v. to fish.
;

closed
di,

thick.

v. to be mild lenient ; placid.

soft

Dekun
Dekun,

(de-okun),
v.

v.

set a trap

" The way is overgrown." v. shut up ; shut ; close. e.g., Mo di iho na, " I closed up the

Qna na

snare.

cease

stop.
;

hole." Di, adj. entangled


to

D$

lara, v.
e.g.,

soothe

comlara,

fort.

d? mi

na di patapata, " The matter becomes very


e.g., JJ9

complicated.

" It soothes me."

much

complicated."
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Di,
v. tie

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DIL
Digbati (di-igbati), adv.
till

bind ; unite ; freeze ; ; congeal ; coagulate, adj. congealed frozen ; dense.


;

the
fall

time when.
Digbese, v. to incur debt into debt.
;

Di,

v.

become. e.g., Mo di eni nla, " I am become great."

Dibaje, v. to become putrid corrupt ; rotten ; to perish. Dibd, v. to cast lots.

Digboge (di-igbati-o-^e), adv. bye* and -bye ; till another time. e.g., O digbose, " Good-

bye."
Digi,
n. glass mirror.
;

Dida, adj. molten


to

poured out.

looking-glass

Dida, n. the act of giving effect

any

action.

Dida-ara, n. soundness of body ; health. Dida-aia, v. making antics capering. Didaba, n. the act of imagining ; conjecturing or speculating. Didan, adj. shining ; bright glossy ; varnished. Didara, adj. good ; beautiful nice. n. the condition of being good. Dide, v. arise ; stand up ; stir ; ferment. e.g., Dide naro, " Stand upright."
Dide, n. arrival.

Dig6, n. an article of dress, consisting of a piece of cloth tied round the waist, v. to wear a piece of cloth around the waist as above. Dihamora, v. to be harnessed ; to arm oneself ; to be clad
in armour. Dija (da-ija), v. to be the cause of a quarrel. Dijamora (di-oja-mora), v. to tie a cloth round the body. Dije (da-ije), v. to arrange a race. Diji, v. to be frightened out of

breath
faint
fright.

to take fright

from
e.g.,

the
ri

effect

to of
diji

Qmode na

Dide, n. the condition of being bound or chained. Did$, a. soft ; ripe.


Didi, n. the condition of being
tied.

nigbati

o
child

" The
fright

when Egungun " (a


Diju

Die,

adj.

few

some

little

adv. awhile. Diedie, adv. little by little ; a little at a time. Difa (da-ifa), to consult the god Ifa by means of its symbols

(di-oju), v. to to close a passage. Dija, v. to be entangled

egungun, fainted with he saw the masquerader). shut the eyes

to be ; knotted. e.g., Qran yi diju, " This matter is hard to

unravel."
Dikasi,
v.

to

palm-nuts.
Dif e,
v.

become
;

become mouldy
;

stale

to

be

to blossom
(da-igba),
v.

flower.

musty.

to appoint a certain time ; fix a time. Digba (di-igba), adv. (used in

Digba

Di

leti,

v.
;

to prevent from

hearing

deafen

cause
;

parting),
e.g.,

bye-and-bye.
adv.
till

to be deaf. Dil$, v. to be disengaged

to be

O digba o, " Good-bye."


(di-igbana),

unemployed.
dil$ die wayi,
less

e.g.,

Digbana
then.

" I

Qwo mi am now

pressed with work."


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Doje, n. sickle
;

lenu,

v.

muzzle
of.

to shut

scythe.

the

mouth

Di
Di

. . .

lokete, v. to

make

into

a bale.
. .

lona,
;

v.

hinder
cept. Dilu,

to obstruct interprevent ;

Dojubole (da-oju-bo-ile), v. to prostrate with the face on the ground. Dojude (da-oju-de), v. to invert. e.g.. Da oju ikoko na de ile, " Invert the pot."

v. condense Dim$, v. cling to Dim$lu, v. to

bind together.
grasp.

Dojnkodo (da-oju-ko-od6), v. to turn the face downward.


to face ; confront. to make ashamed. Domi (da-omi), v. to become watery ; to become liquid. Domnira (da-omnira), v. to free ; to emancipate. Dopin (de-opin), v. to come to an end ; to end. Dorikodo (da-orin-ko-odd), v. to hang down the head. Doriko, v. to turn towards ; incline one's steps. Doti, v. to encamp against ; beset ; beleaguer. Dobale, v. to prostrate on the ground ; to lie flat on the stomach (a form of salutation). e.g., Dobale ki a pa igbonwo mora ni ohun ti ise fun ni, " To prostrate oneself and keep the elbows close to the body (in the supplication) attitude of
v.

take

counsel
;

Dojuko,

together.

Dojuti,

v.

Di

. . .

mu,
;

grip
e.g.,

v. to hold ; grasp wrestle ; struggle.

Dimu
e.g.,

giri,

" Hold
sinsin,

fast."

Dimu

" Grip tightly."


Din, v. to fry ; bake ; toast. Dina, v. to barricade ; bar. Di . . . nihamora, v. to arm harness ; clothe in armour. Dinu, adj. revengeful ; morose ; cantankerous. Dipara, v. to rust ; corrode. Dip6, v. succeed ; to be a substitute, prep, instead of in the place of. Dip$, a. congealed ; coagulated. v. to adhere ; congeal ; tie together ; bind. Diri, v. to plait the hair.
Disisiyi, adv. till

now.
v.

Diti (di-eti), adj. deaf. deaf.

to be

Diwo

(df-owo), v. to take one's whole attention ; to engage one's time.


;

has its advantage." hunt. Dode, v. to chase Dpgba, v. to be equal to be on


; ;

the same level.

Diw$ (dt-OWQ), v.
to

to clasp hands bend the fingers into the palm of the hand. gauge. Diw$n, v. to measure
;

Donko,

n.

an

idiot

a stupid

Diyele, v. see Dayele. D6, v. encamp ; cohabit.

Dofo (di-ofo), empty.


Dogiri (da-ogiri),

v.

to

become

person. Dopo, v. to offer low price for goods. e.g., O dopo le aso ti mo nta, " He offers a low price for the cloth I have for sale." Do?{>, a. nice ; grand ; fine.

v.

to gallop.

Dogd, v. to dun for debt. Dogon, v. to rust ; corrode.

Dowodele (da-owo-de-ile), to go on all fours),

v. (lit.

cause to

fail

v. to to subdue.

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Dow$nle (da-ow$n-le),

v. to rate at a high price ; appraise highly. Dii, v. to scramble for ; emu-

Dupe

(da-ope), v. to give thanks e.g., IJniti a se lore ti ko

dun

dupe, a ba se e ni ibi ko u, " He who does not


received,

late

compete with
adj.

rival.

give

Du, dudu, Du,


v.

black

dark-

coloured. to deny a request ; refuse disallow. Dubu, v. to lie across or athwart.

thanks for kindness would not feel injury done to him."

Dubul$,

v.

to

lie
;

down.

Dudu,

sable ; darkcoloured. Dudu, adv. thickly. e.g., Ojo su dudu, " The rainclouds gather quickly." Dugbolu, Kolu, v. to stumble upon ; stagger against knock against an object.
adj.

black

Dura (du-ara), v. to make an effort to keep oneself from falling. e.g., Mo dura nigbati ile y9 mi, " I tried to keep on my legs when I
Dnro,
slipped." v. to stand
tarry.
v.
;

wait

halt
e.g.,

Dnrode,

Durode mi, "Wait


Dnrope,
Durogi, Duroti,
v. v.
v.

to wait for. for

me."

Mase dugbolu mi, " Do not stagger against me."


e.g.,

to linger ; stay long. to halt suddenly. to stand by or against.

Duru,

n.

harmonium,

organ,

harp.
Dfiru, adj. important.

Dulum$,

n.

bribe.

calumny slander e.g., Mase gba


;

dulump enikan, " Do not


slander anyone." v. to kill by cutting the throat ; decapitate. Dun, v. to pain ; to be painful ; to grieve ; to cause regret.

E.
E, a prefix, used with a verb to

Dumbu,

form a pronoun.
to use
;

e.g.,

lo,

e.g.,

pupo,

me
Dim,

Qran na dun mi The matter grieves* much."


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elo,

the thing used,

utensil.

delicious

pleasant ; ; pleasing ; palatable ; agreeable. (Used to express any agreeable sensation.


adj.
;

sweet

holding grease* or ointment. Ebe, n. a heap of earth made for planting ; bed ; hillock.
fiba, n. jar for
oil
fibi, n.

vomit

matter thrown

up from the stomach.


Ebi, n. hunger. Ebf, n. journey ; travel ; a long journey. Ebi-npa, v. (a phrase) to be

Dun,

v.

sound.
v.
;

Dunmo,
e.g.,

please

to be pleasant ; to to be agreeable.
ti

Ohun dunm9 mi
Dundu

nwon

se

hungry
killing).

(lit.

" That which they did pleased me


J9J9,

hunger

is

ftbO,

very much."
(du-ndu), n. fried
n.

yam.

Dundun,

a kind of drum.

Abo, ftdi, n. the act of binding or tying. bad names fibu, n. abuse ; attributing defect to any
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figbe,
figb, n.
n.
;

EGU
support
chorus.
;

of the body. e.g., Qlori nla, " big-headed fellow." film, n. a piece of anything about the size of a man's fist intended for planting ; yam seed.

part

aid

response

framework
roof.

a cane used in the of a thatched

Ebute, w. landing place ; wharf ; harbour. Ebutti, w. dust ; a heap of fine


dust.
fide,
n.

a. one thousand four hundred (1,400). Egbere, n. a small animal ; an evil spirit supposed to be

Egbeje,

is

of very small stature. It said to wander abroad at

language

dialect

tongue. n. crawfish fide,

lobster

night and to frequent the woods. Egbin, n. a kind of deer.

shrimp
fidl, n.

prawn.
; ;

fide, n. buffalo.

Egbd,
of

n.

a sore
tree.

ulcer

root

a spell a charm an enchantment. a stamp. fididi, n. a seal fidu, n. a kind of wild goat. lampfidu, n. coal ; cinders
;

a
;

figb6, n.

dry corn cooked very


corn pudding.

soft

figbodd, n.

new yam.
n.

Egbogi
(lit.

black.
fif f, fif in, n.

n.

(egbo-igi),
^root of
;

medicine

tree).

smoke. an aromatic shrub Eflnrin, resembling mint, having


n.

figbon, n. flea
fige, n. piece.
fige,

tick.

dirge

anthem

medicinal properties.

response.
n.

Ennrin-wewe,

Eflnrin-ata,

another species of Efinrin, having smaller leaves; mint. Eflnrin-odd, n. water mint. corn chaff used fif 6, n. chaff ;
for feeding cattle.
fif6, n. fif$,

Egede, adv. only ; simply. e.g., Mo bo ile tan egede^ ki nye e ni o ku, " I have thatched the house, the ridge only remains to be done." figede, n. mystery; a mysterious saying.
figun, Egungun, skeleton.
ribs.

bubbles

froth.
;

fifQ,

broken pieces fragments of earthenware. Ofp, n. cuticle ; outer skin ; cast off snake skin. e.g.,
n.

n.

bone
;

Egun-aiya, n. breastbone

the

Ara mi npa
face skin
is

efo, "

My

sur-

peeling off."

Efu, n. a coated tongue caused by a disordered stomach. figake, Eginni, n. a tickling. e.g., IW9 nrin mi li eginni, " You tickle me."
figbe,
n.

woe
;

damnation
loss
;

perdition

eternal

punishment.

Egun-ehin, n. back -bone ; spinal column. Egun, n. curse ; imprecation ; anathema. figun, figungun, n. a masquerader who is supposed to be a dead person returned to earth the worship of the spirits of the dead. Egnnrin, n. refuse ; dust.
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Ehase
(eyi-ha-se),
;

EKU
fikan, n.

adv.
so.
;

why

new

shoots from the


trees.

wherefore

how
;

stem or roots of

Ellin, Eyin, n. tooth

tusk.

Ehin-erin, n. ivory
tusk.
fih6, n. froth
;
;

elephant's

fikan, n. upright posts used in weaving ; post to which to tether animals ; any

foam.
rabbit.

Ehoro,

n.

hare

Ek6,

fiho-ejo, fifo-ejo, n. the cast off skin of a snake.

peg, plug or wedge. lie falsehood ; falsity. e.g., Pipe ni yio pe eke kd ra, " Though it
n.
liar,

wooden

mu

fiha,

birds like palm-birds generally found in flocks ; offset ; offshoot ; bud ; weed ; seedling ; sprout.
n.

may
will

be a long time a be detected at last."

lie

Ekeje (kan-eje),

fihti-iyan, Iyan-ikasi, n. pounded

a. seventh. Ekeji ($kan-eji),a. second ; next the other ; the second of a

yam which
stale.

has
;

become

pair.

Ejanu,

n.

passion

passionate

feeling.

Eje, a. seven ; seventh. Eje-pdun, n. the seventh in the year July.

Ekelenje, n. eft, a small lizard. k6rdgbe, Ewure, n. goat. Ekinni, a. first, chief. ftkiri, n. a kind of wild goat.
fikiti,

month

6kiti, n.

somersault
;

Ejf, n. rain,
fiji,
fiji,

mound of earth the name given


district

hillock ; to the of

a.

two.

north-east

the

a wedge-shaped cut in the upper frontal teeth, thought to enhance beauty. fiji-Qdun, n. the second month
n-

Yoruba Country.
Ekd,
n. joint.

in the year February. Ejidflogun (fiji-din-ni-ogtin),

Ek616, n. a long worm generally found by the side of water. Eku, Ekute, n. rat ; mouse.

a.

eighteen. fijila, a. twelve. fijik&, n. shoulder.


Ejinrin, n. a creeping plant. Ejire, Ejie, Ibeji,n. twins ; giving birth to two at one time.

handle of a knife, sword or cutlass. Eku, Ekukaka, n. sheer force effort. e.g., O se eku dide die, " He makes an effort
fiku, fikan, n.
;

to raise himself a little."

serpent ; snake. Ej6, n. fried pork, bacon, fikan, fikanna, n. finger-nail claw ; talon ; paw. n. eagle's (lit ISkan-awodi, claw) a prickly shrub used as medicine for destroying tape -worms. 15kan-ekun,n. (lit. ^lion's paws); a prickly plant, so called from its prickles resembling lion's paws.
fijd, n.

a snare for fish. Ekulu, n. a kind of deer.


fikulu, n.

fikan, n. knee. Ekuro, n. the kernel of a palmnut. fikura, n. meal made of ground white beans or corn (when made of corn it is called

ekuru agbado)

sometimes
;

called kuduru. fikora, n. mange ; itch

scabies

eczema. fiknru, n. dust

fine dust.

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0l$, n. grinder organs.

EKt
Ekusa, Ekus$, n. ringworm on the head. Ekutele (ekute-ile), n. house-rat. fila, n. wedge.
ftlg, n.

ENt
fify,
;

digestive

Elubo, Qka, n. yam-flour

dried

yam.
ri,

e.g.,

force

violence
;

Ele, n. interest

usury

pressure. sur;

plus ; a course of mud in building mud walls, file, n. iron ; instruments made of iron ; weapons ; sword. The cry of " le " denotes " All to arms." equivocator n. Eledemeji, double-dealer. EUegbe, n. seconder ; supporter ; chorister ; one who makes responses. Elegbd, n. one with sores on his

era se " (As) dried yam was once fresh and soft, (so) the slave was once a child in his father's house." Emi, Mo, Ng, pro. I.
r$
ri,

Elub9 seegbodo omo ni ile baba

fimi, n. breath.

Fmifnnrftmi

refl.

pro. I myself.

Emim<J, m$, n. the seeds of a wild shrub which adhere

Emi-na,
Em^Tlfl,

to clothes. refl. pro. myself.

also

body.
Elegede, n. pumpkin. Elegede, n. a mystic. Eleke, n. a liar ; a talebearer. a Elemini, n. a slanderer ;
traitor.

n. a trailing plant bearing fruit on a stalk. Emitikarami, EmitJkalami, refl. pro. I myself ; myself. m$, n. wonder ; strange occur-

rence.

e.g.,

m$

de,

"

Elere, see Abiku. Elere, n. one who gains or


profit.

makes

Eleri,

n. an unclean person ; a dirty or filthy person.


;

strange thing happens." m$ or fimim^, n. seeds of a plant ; anything adhesive. fim$-agb6, n. a shrub whose seeds stick to the skin of
cattle

(agbd,

ram)

when

adj. dirty

filthy.

grazing.

EUeru, n. a cheat ; a shuffler. Elerupe, adj. earthy ; made of


dust.

Emuren, Emurin,
fina, n.
:

Elepo, n. palm-oil seller. Elese-aluko, adj. purple. E16s6, adj. fruit-bearing. one Ele?u, n. a demoniac ; possessed with a devil. Ele?u, adj. wicked ; devilish. Eleti-aja, n. that which has flaps. Eletutu, n. propitiator.
Eleyi, pro. this
ftld, n.

n. mosquito. used only in the following proverb Bi iwo ko ni owo o kd ni ena, bi o kd ni ena o k6 ni ohun rere lenu, " If you have no money

one

this.

(to give a person in distress) can you not pay visits, and if you cannot pay visits can you not send some kind messages ? " Hence the title " Apena," which

use.

means

"

One

who
;

calls

ftl6, fil6,

adv.

How much

together."
ftni,

E16-ob$, n. ingredients used in cooking, such as salt and pepper.

overweight n. measure. Eni, adj. one ; unit.


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fcNi
6nf, n. to-day. that that yonder,
ft.
ft.

; ;

; ;

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ntr
inu mbi ajanaku a bi era, " If the elephant can be angry, so can the ant." firan, ft. grass used as food for horses and cattle in general the leaves of a plant used
firan,

finf,

fini, Eyini, pro.

that one

fini,

Enia,

dew. a human being


;

somebody

man

(in

person the

general sense).

Enia-dudu, ft. black man negro coloured man. Enia-funfun, ft. white man ; European. rascal Eniakenia, ft. villain blackguard. outcast ; n. one Enialasan, without character common
; ; ;

as thatch. ft. infection


e.g.,

pestilence.

Mase ko eran ran mi r " Do not infect me."


firfc,
ft.

gain

profit

benefit
;

interest

on money income advantage ; premium.


ft. ft. ft.

Er6,
fir 6,

game

play
;

sport.
;

image
it.

idol

statue.

fellow.

Er,

a white bean with a black

Emtere-ejitere, adv. (a phrase, one here, two there) ; lit. one by one ; one after

spot on
Eredi, adv.

Why

What

is

the

another ; by degrees ; gradually. Eniteree.g., ejitere ni oja ifi ikun, " One here, two there, the market
is full."

reason of ? Erekere, ft. indecent


frivolity,

game

firekere,

ft.

image of any kind.


;

Erek6, ft. dependency the surrounding districts of a

fipa,

ft.

crust

incrustation
;

town
firf,
ft.

a
;

village.
;
;

scab over a sore yam baked.

pounded
an ex;

Erekusu, n. island
filth

isle

islet.

dirt

foulness.

Spa

fiparipa

inter,

firf, ft.

chaff sifted out of

ground

clamation of fear or terror. the fipe, ft. curse ; swearing invoking of evil on another. fip$, Erup$, ft. mud ; earth. fipd, ft. weed ; wild grass. Epo, ft. palm-oil ; oil ; grease. husk ; bark fipo, ft. chaff ;
;

maize or Indian corn, used


as food for cattle. ft. molar tooth. Erin, n. elephant.
Erigi,
firin-igbado, n.

maize in cob.

rind
fipora,

skin

peel

pod

Erinmi, n. hippopotamus; whale. Erd, ft. caravan ; traveller ; wayfarer passenger ; trader ;
;

shell.
ft. the bark of a tree which contains much acid
;

pilgrim,
fird,

w.

thought
;

idea

con;

sideration

pondering

medicinal bark. Epo-$w$r$, ft. a greenish substance which covers the surface of the lagoon, generally in the dry season (Dec. to Feb.) fira, ft. small black ants with poisonous stings. e.g., Bi
juice
;

project ; intention. fird-ina, n. nits ; the eggs of lice. firn, ft. ashes ; the dust which
;

plan

remains after a body burnt cinders,


;

is

firti, ft.

deceit
;

craft

; double-dealing deception ; fraud

adulteration.
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ERtr
land cleared Erufu, n. habitation ; meadow.

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for
e.g.,

&T&
fiau, figUSU, n.

Qba 999 $gan di erufu, said in praise of a king in whose prosperous reign forest countries are converted into plains, inhabited by the increasing population.
Erukuku,
n. pigeon

a wild high grass not unlike the sugar-cane. Esue, n. disordered stomach
nausea.
fisun,
n. a flying ant which appears after rain and soon drops its wings. It is a

favourite food.

(more
eiyele).

fre-

quently called
firun, n. generic ant tribe ;
<|)w<Jl<Jw9

name

for the
e.g..,

ESUO, n. antelope. Esura, n. a kind of potato or tuber of yellow colour with

emmet.

a bitter

taste.

ika (akandu) $P9l9P9 ni erun, " The large black ants march in a regular order, but all other ants move in irregular
ni

a wild high grass resembling the sugar-cane. &a, ftsusu, n. pimple ; skin
EstlSu, fisu, n.

eruption.
fisu, n.

swarms."
firun, n. crumbs.

firun-dudu, Akandu, n. the black ant (which always moves in

fife

double file). Erup$, n. dust


dirt.

a kind of club or savings bank, chiefly used by the Egbas. (eyi ti ?e), ado. What is the matter ? Why ? What is the reason ?
adv.

earth

soil

fife
ftsi,

ti,

Why

?
;

Wherefore
accident

?
;

n.

mistake
;

Erfifu, Eruifu, n. a piece of fisa, Ita, n. the red ant.

yam.

error
ftsi, n.

oversight,

Ese, n. cat. Ese, n. the river horse or hippo-

fisi,

potamus.
shea-nut. provision ; food prepared for use in the course of a journey. fise, n. dye ; paint ; coloured liquid used by tanners. fise-aluko, n. purple colour or dye. fise-iyeye, n. yellow colour or dye. fisi, n. answer ; reply ; response (The same as Idahun). fisin or Eslnsin, n. a creeper whose seed is covered with scales which are poisonous and cause violent itching. Esin, n. a kind of tree. Eso, n. fruit.
fise, n.

last year ; the past year ; a year ago. n. colouring matter which comes from a dyed cloth

when washed
E$hi$in, fi^in, n.

dirt.

fise, n.

fly.

Efinfin-ef^n,

the n. Also called tru.


devil
;

gadfly.

Eginfin-Qde, n. hornet,
fif U, n.

Satan

demon

fiend.
fisu, n. the locust. Egugu, Esusu, n. leech.

brier ; a running n. prickly plant. coarse flour n. Eta, fita, separated by sifting ; soreness in the gums. fite, n. intention ; consideration ;
fif UfU,

purpose

scope

drift

aim
fite, n.

tenor.

lip.

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ETl
Etf,
ft,

; ;


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BA

ear
;

edge
skirt
;

brim

brink border

Ewu,
;

ft. danger peril risk narrow escape hazard


;
;

;
;

coast.

Etidd, ft. water -side ; strand wharf. Etile, ft. outskirts of a town
Eti-ofa,
fitu,

neighbourhood. ft. barb of an arrow.


ft.

an old farm

nearly-

insecurity ; jeopardy. Ewu, ft. grey hair ; white locks. Ewu, Ewusa, ft. a large rodent which goes about only in the night. e.g., kd nri ewu losan, " The rodent ewu is never seen in day-

exhausted. Etutu, ft. propitiation ; ment ; expiration ance ; pacification

light."

; ;

atonepenthat

Ewura, Ewure, Ewuro,

ft.

water

yam

a kind

of soft
ft. ft.
;

yam.

which gives
Etutu,

satisfaction.

Etutu-okun, ft. oakum ; tow. the small species of ft. white ants.
ft.

leaf

a goat. a tree with a bitter a bitter herb used

for food. The root is also used as a chewing-stick.

Ewe,

leaf

foliage.

e.g.,

" Ew6-eti," ft. convolvulus, so called because its sap, mixed with nut oil, is a

Eyi, Eyiyi, adj. -pro. this. fiyi, n. measles. Eyfn, see Ehin.

remedy for earache. vegetable. Ewebe, n. herb Ewedo (ewe-odo), w. moss the
;
;

leaf of

Ewe-ina,
leaf,

ft.

a water-plant. a shrub with a hairy

Eyina, adj. -pro. this same ; the same ; self -same. Eyini, adj. -pro. that ; that one ; that yonder. Eyini-nipe, adv. namely ; that
is.

touched, which, if produces painful blisters on the skin. It is one of the ingredients used for poisoning arrows, and in the preparation of poisons.

Eyiti, pro. that

which

which

what. e.g., Eyiti o ri ni ki o mu, *' Take that which

you

find."

Ewekewe,

ft.

any

leaf

a com-

Eyiti-a-nwi-yi, an adv. phrase ; just now ; immediately. e.g., Eyiti-a-nwi-yi pe ju o


ti I9, " Faster than I speak he was gone." Eyitowukose, Eyitowukoje, pro. whatsoever whichever.
;

mon
Eweko,
herb.

leaf.
ft.

plants in general

Ewere, ft. a species of monkey with whiskers, called, from


nice appearance, the father of monkeys. e.g., Ewere baba obo, " Ewere, the father of monkeys."
its

w0, w6,

ft.

boil, abscess.
inter.

pro.

Which

5, ?nyin, pro. you ; ye. E, pro. obj. case ; him ; her ; it. ?ba, ft. brink ; edge ; border ;
side.

Whether. w$, ft. that which is forbidden a forbidden act.

Qba-ina, n. fireside.

$ba-Okun,

n. seaside.

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Qbado, n. riverside. ?b$ n entreaty ; supplication
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Edan,
n.

Ogboni

staff.

;
;

Ede, n. ripe

fruit.

petition

intercession

ILiLfa a, prefix. used

prayer ; request. $b$, n. a slice ; a shaving


IJbi, n.

stew.
;

wrong
;

condemnation

doom
IJbiti, n.

in numeration. used for numbers between 400 and 4,000 it means minus 100, but above

When

guilt.

4,000
e.g.,

it

means minus
is

a stone or mud snare ; a trap an insecure building


;

1,000.

or cliff. ?biti alayun, Qbiti


pit.

d$gbeta ; i.e., 600 minus 100; 6,000 is d$gbata, i.e., 6,000 minus
1,000.

600

ilagi, n.

saw-

J?bo, n. sacrifice
fruits.

offering.
first-

d$gbeje, adj. one seven hundred.

thousand

?bp-ak0S0, n. offering of

]d$gbeJQ, adj. one thousand five

hundred.
]<2degberin, adj.

Ebo-alafia, n. peace offering. ]Jbo-e?e, n. sin offering ; tres-

seven hundred.

pass offering. n. ?bo-etutu-ese, JJbo-etutu, propitiatory sacrifice; atone-

]Jdegb$run, adj. nine hundred.

ment.
l^bo-fin, n. wave-offering.

Edegbesan, adj. one thousand seven hundred. Edogun, adj. fifteen. a feeling of Edyy n. liver
;

ijbp-idamewa, n. offering of the tenth part.


Ijlbo-igbeSQ, n.
]jbQ-itasile,

affection.

$d$

fdfd, adj. irascible

easily

heave

offering.
w,

n.

libation.

JJbv-ore, JJbo-ore-atinuwa, freewill offering.

provoked. $dun, n. twins ; a name sometimes given to one or both of twins ape fourfingered
; ;

?bp

sisun,

l?bo

Qre

sunn, n.

burnt offering. fbp-eru, lime kiln.


buru, Qna ebnrn, n. short cut

monkey. Qdnn-dndn, IJdun Oriokun, n. a and very black agile monkey, generally found

backpath n. $bun, donation


prize
;

gift
;

backdoor. present
;

by the

seaside, or

among

endowment

boon. $da, n. natural propensities nature ; inclination. IJcla, n. a rat remarkable for fast
breeding.

mangroves. hatchet. $dun, n. axe $dun, n. grief ; distress of mind


;

mortification.

Edun-ardkan, Edun-ikehin, n. mortification. remorse


;

]Jfa, adj. six.


;

$da,

7i. nature ; creature act of creating.

the

Efa-igi, n.

a shaving
;

a chip.

$f$, n. jest

joke

mockery
;

$da-el$mi, n. animal kingdom. $da-eweko, n. vegetable king-

game

drollery.

dom.
$da-iwe, n. edition (of a book). $da-$r$, n. a pun upon a word.

$f$, n. fault-finding ness ; humour.


fifln, Efl, n.

captious -

smoke

fume.

jf$, n. a herb used as food.

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$fo-ikoko, ft. potsherd. $f$k$, ft. a wreck. $f$n, ft- arrow.
ijfon-iha,
ft.

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$gb$ra,

?IY
ft.

match; equal; equiv-

alent.

rib.

$f$n,
Jjlfufu,

ft.
ft.

buffalo.
;

breeze climate.

gale

tempest
ft.
;

$fufu-OJiji, ftftfu-nla,

tornado
squall.
JJfun,
IjJga,
ft.

tempest
;

storm wind

chalk

whiting.

ft.

palm
ft.

bird.

$ga-apa?d,
bird.

a species of palm
ft.

$&, ^l^nga, hopper.


Jj&a-ori^a,
ft.

common

grass-

$gberin, adj. eight hundred. ft. name of a tree ; heatrash ; the mark of a whip. $gb$, ft. the side, from the armloins ; pit to the waist place ; adv. alongside. $gb$d$gb$n, adj. five thousand. IJgberi, n. one uninitiated into the secrets of the gods one ignorant concerning a matter. Egberun, adj. one thousand. 5gbegb$run, adv. by thousands. foulness. $gbin, ft. filth ; dirt
ljgb$si,
; ;

a species of palm bird which has white spots on its feathers. $gan, ft. a dense primitive forest, never cultivated. Egan-ogUQU, ft. prickly forest. con$gan, ft. back-biting ; tempt libel ; censure blame disgrace reproach
;
; ;

l^gbon, adj. elder; eldest; senior, ft. an older relative.


ft. carded cotton cotton prepared for spinning. $gboro, n. the young of animals. Egboro-abopa, n. falling.

$gbon own,

scandal

reflection.

$gba,

]j&b&, l?gba,

two thousand. the palsy ; a disease which withers the limbs.


adj.
ft.

EgbQro-abomalu, n. heifer. Egbyro-akomalu, n. bullock. a gin a trap ?g^, ft. a snare of pointed iron suspended on a tree and set by a
: ;

string.

$g$,

ft.

ft.

bracelet.

Ijjgusi,

ft.

fgba marun, adj. 10,000. IjJgba medpgbpn Qk$, one million.


]gbara, ft. a rat remarkable for swiftness.

$gun, brambles ?ha, ft. coat


coat.
IJha,
ft.

stupidity. the seeds of the melon prickles ; ft. thorns ;


;

goad. jacket
;

waist-

?8b$,

ft.

company
;

companion
rade.

equal

rank party; com;

scrapings

filings.

$h$n,
5hin,

interj.
ft.

aha the back


!

backside.
last
;

$gbe, $gb$,

ft.

prepared beans.

adj.

hindermost

rear.

fraternity guild ; estate ; class ; club ; society ; association ; category.


ft.
;

mate

?gbe-iyawo,
Jfeb$-9gba,

ft.
ft.

bridesmaid. coeval ; of the

gin-pde,o(f;. exterior; external. p, ft. the burnt portion of boiled food which adheres to the cooking pot. JJhuru, n. a large bird of the

goose tribe.

same

age.

pye,

ft.

bird.
ft.

?bejO, adj. one thousand six hundred.

IJiyeko,

pyele,

ft.

a wild bird. a domestic pigeon.


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IJiye-ode, n. a bird of prey. pye-olorin, n. singing bird songster.
]Jja, n. fish.

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$kunle, n. back yard. weeping. ; Ptun, n. leopard ; region ; neigh]jkun, n. cry

?ja-ejo, n. eel. 5J9, n. blood. 5JO, n. matter


;

dispute

harm

bourhood ; waste. ]Jkun-Oke, n. highlands ; high parts of a country. ^la, n. a small piece severed from a larger a splinter. n. a patch. P$b$, n. advocate intercessor ;
;

complaint.

?W,

adj. eight.

JjJl$,

]Jka, w.

branch of a

tree.

l^ka-orun, n. neck.

the nape of the


;

pleader

petitioner.
of

Pebu,
scion.

n.

owner

kiln.
;

Eka-alomo,

n. graft

?leda,

n.
n.

Creator
the

Supreme
pig
;

?ka-dQta, adj. fiftieth. Ek&dorfn, adj. seventieth.

P$d$,

domestic

Ekadorun, adj. ninetieth. Ekan, adv. once.


fikan, n. the name of a grass used for thatching.

swine.

5k$, $k$, jk$,

n. rafter.

P$fi, n. chimney ; steamship. P$fo, n one who deals in edible herbs. Pegan, n. despiser ; slanderer.
-

Eke-aja, n.

beam
;

joist.

P$gba,

n. trust

confidence. n. cheek ; jaw.

n. a paralytic (lit. one whose limbs have beer*

seized).

IJkedogun, adj. fifteenth.


IJkefa, adj. sixth. ?keJQ, adj. eighth.

P$gbara,
Satan.

n.

god

of mischief

Pegbe,
rade
Jjflege,

n.
;

companion
fellow.

com-

ijkerin, adj. fourth.


jjkerinla, adj. fourteenth.

adj.

delicate

; ;

ijkesan, adj. ninth.


ijketa, adj. third.

brittle,

n. delicacy

tender ; tender-

ness

brittleness.

ijketala, adj. thirteenth.

Peja,

n. fishmonger.

Ekewa,

ijketadilogun, adj. seventeenth. adj. tenth.


n.

Pekanna,

adj. disagreeable.
;

Eko, Agidi,
tion
;

Indian corn meal.

^Jlekerede, adj. infirm


delicate.

weak

$k<J, n. teaching; lesson; instruc-

education ; doctrine. JJko-aikotan, n. a smattering of knowledge.


JJkokandi-logun, adj. nineteenth. ijkokanla, adj. eleventh.

Qknn,
?ku,
IJku,
n.

n.

fill

supplement

mourner weeper. a living person. P$mu, n. seller of palm wine. JjHemoflO, n. one who has good taste for neatness a good judge of dress and decora-

Pekun,

n.

Iglemi, n.

fulness

completion. ; a snare made of bush

tion.

Penga,

rope.

Penu

n. grasshopper. buburu, n. foul-mouthed


n.

n a running plant resembling Ajara. l^kuku, n. a viscous vegetable.


.

person.

Pepe, Pepere,

a kind of soft

Indian corn.
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$NI
$mQ-ile> n. guinea-pig. Emu, n. palm wine. Emu, n. tongs ; pincers ; capture ; seizure. ]Jn, adv. yes ; so. ?na, n. an inversion of the order
of letters, syllables,

dealer ; having flesh. eye witness. 1^1 eii, n. witness ; n. engineer ; engine Elero,

maker.
51eru, n. one having fear. $les$, n. footman ; foot soldier.
]jles$

words

merin, adj. four-footed. n. quadruped. ^lese-nile, n. one having a firm footing ; a powerful person.

or sentences under which the sense is concealed or

changed.
5ni, n. mat. Qni, Qniti, pro. one ; he who ; a person ; the person which.
IJni ipe,

offender ; sinner ; n. Ele?e, culprit ; transevildoer ; gressor ; trespasser. $le?in, n. rider ; horseman. $l$tan, n. deceiver ; dissembler ; seducer.
$l$t$, n. leper. $l$t$, n. a noxious snail without shell, found in green

n.

a person called or
or invited.
;

summoned
IJni abd, n. IJni ailofin, n.

warder

overseer.
;

bandit

outlaw

outcast.
IJni A?ati, n.

one put aside.

pastures, said to be poisonous to animals if eaten.

contempt. IJleyinju, n. a person having one with large eyeballs ;


1^1 $y a,

n. ridicule

Eni apere, n. antitype. Qnibawi, n. culprit delinquent. proQnidanwo, Qnititun, n


;

bationer.
IJni-egbe, n.
IJni

reprobate.

prominent eyes.

handsome person one who sells a preparation of Indian corn called $wa. l^lewon, n. one who wears a chain a prisoner a jailor. $l$Wu, n. one who has a desire or a wish. IJliri, n. a mouse. ijlomiran, Elomi, pro. another.
l^lewa, n. a
;
;

eleya, n. a gazing stock one to be mocked or ridi-

culed.

one beloved a lover. n. a boarder. anyone ; $nikan, pro. one a certain person.
^niflf e, n.
;

$nigbab$,

$nikeji, n.

ion

partner ; companneighbour ; assistant


IJnitowu,
;

JjJlu,

n. indigo

mixture.

friend.

$lulu,
IJmeji,

n.

brown -feathered

JJnikeni,

pro.
;

bird.

soever
twice.
either.

whoever

whoany ;

adv.

^Imewa, adv. ten times. $m$wa, n. prime minister {lit. he who knows the mind). spirit breath IJmi, n. life
; ;

QnikQkaiij adv. individually.


IJnikQSile, n. profligate
;

aban-

doned character.
IJniku, n.

a mortal creature.
;

influence.
IJmi,
n.
n.

shea- butter

tree

and

]Jni-OWO, n. a venerable person a revered person.


^nirere, n. a good person worthy person.
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fruit.

$m$,

a brown

rat.

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IJniti,

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?RU
5re, n.
5ri,
n.

who

who ; the the one that ; one which.


pro. he
;
;

one
the

mud

marsh

bog

fen.

testimony witness ; earnest ; evidence.

]j2nitikalare, pro. self

oneself.

$niy&WO, $nu, n.

n. bride's

mat. opening mouth ;


;

IJri eke, n. false witness. $rin, adv. (used only in " times." sition),

compo-

e.g.,

orifice.

^rinmeji,

contracted

to

$nu $nu $nu

eiye, w. bill

beak.
n.

l^meji, twice.
;
i

ilekun nla,
large gate.

gateway

Erin meta, fimeta, three times. $rin merin, fimerin, adv. four
times. $rin, n. laughter. {Srin egan, n. grin laugh.

ona, n. gate ; doorway. IJnu $9$r$, w. the eaves of a house. $nu ?pro, w. a long beak. $nyin, e, pro. you ; ye. ^nyintikalayin, refl. pro. you yourselves. ?pa w. ground-nut. IJpa roro, n. the red ground-nut.

a scornful

^rindilognn, od;. sixteen. $ri-okan, n. conscience. jrp, n. skill ; art ; contrivance

machinery.
Erg,
IJro

$p$n,
$tan,

n. testicle.

softness w. gentleness.

easiness

]J2pon, n.

ripeness

flattery.
(of

n.

the temples

the

ogun, ?rp ijagun, w. tactics of war.


;

head).

5*ru, w. fear
;

dread.

$ran, n. meat ; flesh ; beasts animal. Ijfran agutan, n. mutton.

pru

ola, n. reverence.

$ran

IJran eled$, n. pork. gala, ?ran agbprin, venison.

n.

jru, n. the handle of an axe or hoe. burden ; cargo 5rfc, n* load luggage.
; ;

JJrn, n. slave

captive.

$ran mala, n. beef. $ran abekanna, w. carnivorous


animal with claws.
]ran ebp, n. victim for sacrifice. $ran jije, w. meat for food

IJrubirin, n.

a female slave.

animal food. ^rankeran, n. beasts in general

fSrukpniin, n. male slave. 5ru-igi, n. a bundle of wood ; faggot. ^Sril Qja, n. package of trade goods ; a bale of goods. IJru pkp, n. ship's load ; cargo.

any
^ranko,

beast.
n. wild beasts
;

5ru,
carrion.

*.

5rn

ibile, n.

a kind of spice. a slave born in the

$ranko alaiyase, n. an animal whose foot is not cloven.


IJranko elesemerin, ruped.
JJran nla, malu, n.
n.

master's house.

quad;

ox

bull

cow.
$ranle, n. a domestic animal. 5ran omi, ekura, n. shark.

$r&n, n. the dry season. Qrun, n. chip ; broken pieces crumbs. $run, n. the name of a tree much used in making charcoal, and also as a medicine both internally and exter;

?ran

pipa, n. cattle, fatling.

nally.

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?YI
gp,
n. the right thing. un, n. branch ; bough
;

$san, ft. payment ; vengeance ; revenge retaliation ; com;

spray.

pensation.
fiSan,
<]dj.
ft.

IJtu, n.

nine.

n. slit
;

crack.

$sun,

accusation
;

law -suit
;

impeachment
$8$, n. foot
track.
;

ftu,
tu,
;

Guinea fowl black and white cloth. ft. a kind of deer,


; ;

offence.

leg

gait

path

gunpowder ft. medicinal powder that which relieves


pain.
adj. ten.
ft.

$selasan, adj.

barefoot.

5se
?se,

wiwo, crooked
ft.

adj.
leg.
;

bandy

leg

?wa, ?wa,

beauty

comeliness.

row

order.
;

p,

adv. orderly
n.

regularly

in rows.
Igsi,

shame

reproach
;

meje, adj. seventy. ?we, ft. a sort of bean. Qw$, Lekeji, adv. again ; the second time. n. the blacksmith's l?wiri,
bellows.

Ewa

ridicule.

$8$,

n.

carefulness

gentle-

ness ; leisure. ?SO> n. glue joint ; link ; shoot. $SOkolo, n. worm -casts of the

Ewo, ft. sneers. $W$n, ft. chain


prickly bush.

a
n.

running
cable;

Ewon

ldak$dur6,

worm
$?$,
ft.

ekdl6.
;

chain.

cuff

a a blow with the fist a broken part of


;

$WQn, w. detachments. l?won pw$, ft. manacles


cuffs.

handvest

anything.
$9$,
ft.

sin

crime

offence

$Wu,

ft.

clothes

shirt

iniquity.

9$ ilu, ft. felony. 9$ nla, ft. capital offence. $sin, ft. spear ; lance ; javelin. E$in, n. horse. $s$, ft. guard ; sentinel ; watch ;

garment. l?wu, n. amiableness


delight
;

pleasure

taste.

watchman.
IjJta,

adj. three, n.

bulb or tuber.

Qtala, ad;', thirteen. $t&, ft. a kind of leopard. jjta ina, n. a spark. $tadiladorin, adj. sixty -seven.

ft. pitfall ; a pit lightly covered with earth. mem5yi, n. family ; gender ber ; tribe division distinct part of a people or thing'; seed ; offspring. $y&, ft. a small leopard. 5y v n fitness ; worthiness ;
; ;
-

Qwuru,

$tan,

ft.

enticement

decoy
;

deceit ; fraud. $t$, ft. disgrace ; proach. $t$, ft. leprosy.


$ti,
ft.

shame

re-

suitableness ; right. Eyin, w. egg. $yin, n. the ripe palm nut, from which the yellow palm oil
is

made.
the

IJyinju, n. the eyeball.


n. Qyinkolo, Qrinkolo, evacuations of the

; failure in one's wishes a miscarriage ; a standing still ; that which impedes the flow of water.

difficulty

performing

worm

ekdlo.

$yin

ogi,

ft.

starch of Indian

corn.
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FAR
Fajade, v. to extract. Faj6, v. to burn. FajUTO, v. to look sad ; be displeased ; sulky. Fajuro-mo, v. to scowl. extenuate, v. to Fa-kere, diminish. Fa-kiln, v. to prolong a matter ;
stir

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Jpyp,

98
n.

cowries.
n. disease

$y&n, Kaynn,

under produced bythe toes, walking barefoot on wet

ground.

F.
to wipe ; shave ; scrape. Pi, v.8. to draw ; lead

up strife
v.

make matters

P4,

t>.

clean
pull

worse.

Fakurd,
;
; ; ;

to take a thing out

of the
tract.

way

abridge

de-

crawl ; abate drag ; drain ;


attract.

diminish
lag
;

lure

Fakuru,

F&4,

v.

v. to shorten ; abridge. e.g., to lick up ; lap.

FA, adj. to be remiss ; drowsy ; stupid ; slothful ; slow ; tardy ; tedious ; tenacious meagre, adv. to be behind-

Im6gunju<J li a fi ifa obe la, " With the forefinger one


licks

up palaver sauce."
to enchant
; ;

Falaiya,

v.

allure

hand. Fa-a?oya, v. to tear a garment. Fada, n. a public play or show ;


exhibition
;

bewitch.
Fale, v. to draw tight strong.

to

make
to

display.

Fadaka, n. silver. Fa-emi, v. to inspire, inhale. Fafa, n. a kind of mat ; a coarse mat.
F&ftafe, v. to foretell, divine.

Falel6ri, v. to lap over; made responsible.

be

F&f$99 ?e, v. to perform by magic. Fafon, v. to absorb. with Faga, adv. cautiously ; soft steps. e.0.,Onyan faga, " He steps cautiously."

inactive ; v. to be slow ; prolonged ; to drag. e.g., Mase fi oran yi fal$, " Donot let this matter be prolonged." pant ; Fal^kan, v. to affect long for. climb Famo, v. to cling to upon.
Fal$,
; ;

Fam^ra,

v.

to attract
;

caress
;

Fagbara$e, v. to use main force to act reluctantly. Fagi, v. to plane wood. Fagun, n. to spin out ; lengthen
stretch.

adhere

embrace

hug.

Famu,
;

Fanim^ra,
ing.

to absorb. v. to be sociable ; inviting ; enticing ; allurv. v.

to rally an army. Fahun prp, v. to drawl. FA ile, v. to gather earth in small heaps for the purpose of cultivation. Faiya, v. to enchant, allure. Faja, v. to break a thing into two pieces by a violent pull.

Fagunr6,

v.

to tug ; crawl alohg. to withdraw. Fara, v. to be about to do ; to be nearer. e.^.,Onfara ile,

Fa-n$6,

Fapada,

v.

nears home." Farabal^, v. to be sober


siderate.

"

He

con-

Faralun, adj. indulged.


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F?J
Ferese, Ferese, n. hole for ventilation ; window. Fesi, v. to answer ; reply ; give response to.
Fete, adj. insufficient
;

Farah&n, v. to shew oneself ; to appear. Faram$, v. to adhere ; coalesce. Farar$, Farati, v. to lean;
recline.

deficient
listen

Farasin,

v.

to

hide
adj.

oneself

defective.
Fetisi,

abscond. hidden.

obscure
;

Fetisile,

v.

to
like
;

listen

attentively.
;
;

Farawe,
pete

v.

to resemble

comwith
;

F$,

v.

to be willing
;

love

;
;

with

cope

consent
F$,
desire v. to
;

copy ; imitate. Fari, v. to shave the head. Fari, n. display, parade, boast,
bravado.
Farft,

wish want woo approve.


;

blow
;

(as

wind)
;

to

winnow
the
F$,
v.
fire.

to fan

to

blow

to revive an ancient quarrel or dispute ; to be


v.

provoked, enraged, angered,


irritated.
e.g.,

nu

mi
irri-

face distort the to while working ; to breathe heavily ; to widen ; distend ; enlarge, adj. wide ;

faru,

" I

am

greatly

broad
Fe,
adv.

tated." Fase, v. to close ; shut. Fas^hin, v. to withdraw ; draw abstain or keep back ;

or astonishment. e.g., Mo wo fe, " I was taken with surprise " (I was taken aback).
v.

with

extensive. surprise

from

be slow
;

;
;

retreat

retire

withhold diminish

; ;

Fe-al$rekoja, Feju,

to blow

vehemently
intensity ; excessively.

slacken ; reduce. ; to fix ; tie up. Fa-s6ke, v. to hoist ; lift up ;


decrease
v.

with great to dote ; to love


;

Fa-SO,

shrink
Fa-ta,
Fati,
Fati,
v.
v.

Fe-buburu-si, v. to wish evil to. F^ff, adv. nearly ; nearer (used


of time). F$fe, v. to seek occasion for to be cenfaultfinding ;
sorious.

see Fale. to draw aside


freely
;
;

keep

aside.

adv.

without

restraint

leisurely.

Fa-yp, v. to draw out ; abstract. F6, adv. for ever ; for a long

F$g$f$g$, adv. broad ; large ; wide ; comprehensive. F$hlnti, v. to recline ; lean the

Kanrin-kanrin very long time." Febipa, Febipaku, v. to famish ;


time.
e.g.,

f6,

"

blacken ; with soot. Fefe, n. boasting ; bravado. Fere, F, n. asthma.


Fere, v. to sip. Fere, n. a wind instrument.
e.g., flute,

starve to death. Feauyi, v. to besmut

back on. Fehun, v. to raise the voice speak out. F$ idi, v. to investigate a secret
matter.
F$je, v. to seek for something to eat ; take meals. F$jef$je, n. food ; provision ;

trumpet.

sustenance. Feju, v. to look sternly tort the face.


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F$ju,
v.


FI-A

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see Fe-af$rekoja.
v.

Fes$mul$,
lish.

v.

to confirm

estab-

F$kun,

to miss or lose a thing.

e.g.,

Mo

f$

ewur$ mi kun

ni ijeta, " I lost

my

goat

Fes$tele, v. to follow in the to footsteps of another ;

Fela,

three days ago." v. to act honourably.

copy another's method.


of

way

or

F$

laf$f$, v. to ventilate.

F$l$, Bele, adj. thin ; soft ; fine or delicate texture.


Fel$,

FeWQ,

F$Syiia, v. to betroth. v. to pilfer ; filch


Fi, v. to

steal.

v. to be unemployed; to unused. be vacant


;

Felefele,
flat
;

Belebele,
elastic.

adj.

thin

swing ; wave to and fro ; be unsteady ; incline toss. e.g., Igi to one side ti mo ru fi siwaju sun u
;

F$n$n$, adv. leisurely


cautiously. F$ni, v. to love
;

gingerly;

sehin die, " The wood I am carrying is too far forward,

push
Fi, prep,
Fi,

it

back a
;

little."

cherish.

by

to

with.

F$-nibu, v. to widen. F-niyaw6, v. to betroth.

Fenukonu,

v.

to kiss

agree.

a particle much used in always composition it follows certain words or


;

Fenusi, v. to answer ; voice in the matter

have a meddle

fise ti, kini se ti, phrases, titi, tob, idi r$. e.g., Ese
ti

with

o
?

fi

lo,

"

interfere.

Why

F$ra, v. to fan oneself. Feran, v. to love ; prefer : like ; be pleased with. Ferekoja, v. see Fe-af^rekoja.
Fer$,
adj.

go

"

e.g.,

light
;

not heavy.
nearly
Ff,

nar; rowly. Ffre, n. early in the morning. adj. broad ; wide ; extensive.

adv. almost

titi iwo o fi remain until you return." e.g., O korira r$ tob ti o fi pa a, " He hated him so, that he killed him." It has no English equivalent. v. to dry a thing by exposing

did you o duro pada, " I will

Emi

it

directly to the heat, as

on

a spit or in an oven.

e.g.,

F$r$, adv. delightfully ; cheerfully ; merrily ; joyously. F$ri, v. to be less hot ; to cool a little ; to be almost
finished.

Mo fe fi eja yi ma ba baje, "

nitori ki o

want to

dry the fish so that it will not putrefy." to Fi-adunm$, v. to enjoy


;

Ferose, v. to act with cunning ; act slyly. Fes Jdur6, v. to stand on the legs.
Fes^le, Fes^tele, v. to start on a journey or any undertaking. Fes$le $n&, v. to discipline ; train.
Fes$lul$,
v.

or perceive by taste. Fi-agbara-bSre, v. to exact

know

demand ; enforce. Fi-agbara-fa, v. to haul. Fi-agbara-gba, v. to wrench enforce. seize ; exhort ; Fi-agbara-gbesan, v. to wreak
vengeance on
;

avenge.

to

stamp on the
foot.

ground with the

Fi-agbara-kile, Fi-agbara-mule, v. to press ; ram.


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Fi-agbara-lop$,
v.

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FlF
v. to be indicted charged with crime. Fid&p$m$, v. to include.

to twist.

Fidan,

Fi-agbara-pe,
Fi-ahon-la, tongue.
Fi-iiyi-r&n,
v.

v.

to

summon.

to lick with the to persevere in. to be ominous.

Fi-dapara, v. to
v. v.

make
;

jest of.

Fidena,

v.

to bar

stop the road.


to bind with.
retaliate.

Fi-ami-han,

Fidi, v. to
;

wrap
shut
;

Fi-ami-si, v. to put a mark to brand. Fi-apata-bo, v. to shield


protect.

on

Fidi, v. to

or

Fidibale, Fidikale, v. to sit settle ; establish.

down

Fi-apa-gbamo,

v.

to embrace.

Fldfmul$, upon.
Fidiyika,

v.

to found or rest

Fi-ara-b6, v. to form new flesh ; to heal. Fi-ara-b6, v. to gall. Fi-aia-k^ra, v. to connect ; relate
to.

v.

surround
Fid6g6, Fid$p$,
Fidu,
v.
v.

on a girdle encompass. to mortgage.


to put
;

Fi-aie-fun, v. to give precedence to ; to apologize. Fi-a$e-fun, v. to enjoin ; empower ; depute ; bid ; command ; order. Fi-a$e-lel$, v. to put forth or

to make cheaper. to deprive of ; deny. Fidugbe, v. to rock ; totter. Fi-$b$-r$, v. to beseech ; entreat urge. Fi-egb$-w$, v. to sidle ; enter
v.

enact a law.
Fi-4yd-sfl$, v. to vacate.

Fibak$,
Fibal$,

v.
v.

to sheath.

sideways. Fi-enu-dun, v. to varnish ; to to use use sweet words flowery language. Fi-enu-fa (mu), v. to suck
;

to do

away with

put
;

suckle.

away.
Fibarale, adv. calmly ; serenely tranquilly ; patiently.

hide ; to conceal ; Fibd, v. clothe ; secrete ; veil from view ; shelter ; wrap ; over-

spread
Fib$,
v.

shield.
;

Fi-enule, v. to allude to. Fi-eran-rubp, v. to sacrifice a beast. Fi-^rp^e, v. to act with skill or ingenuity. Fffi, adj. viscous ; that which may be drawn out.

to soak

steep

dip

Fifagbara$e,
forcible.

adj.

compulsory

into.

to entangle. to dip into water. Fibd, v. to curse ; imprecate ; execrate. Fibu, v. to be wounded by

Fib$lu,

v.

Fibpmi,

v.

Fifagun, adj. capable of being stretched. Fifal^, adj. sluggish ; slow.

stumbling. to Fibun, v.

which is to be dragged along. Fifapfrem^, adj. imaginable by


Fifalo, n. adj. that

give

; ;

grant
offer.
;

bestow

Fibura, v. to Fidabu, v. to cross lay across.

exempt swear by
;

bar

adjure. ; to

sign or representation. Fifarabd, n. or adj. incarnate ; that which may be healed. perFifarahan, adj. visible ;
ceptible.
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adj. Fifarasin, Fifarapam$, hidden ; invisible. Fifarawe, adj. comparable.

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Fif6, Fif6s6ke, adj. flying
ing.

FIH
;

leap-

Fif6yem$,
Fif$, adj.

adj. imaginable.
;

Fifaro, adj. sad. Fifa$efun, n. bidder.


Fif&ta, adj. tightly drawn. Fif&ya, adj. easily torn or rent

Fif$, adj. blind

broken.

may

washable ; that which be washed; mode of


;

in pieces

torn.

FifayQ,

n.

drawn

that which may be out or deduced from.

Fifay$gba, adj. welcome. FifayokUTO, n. that which be subtracted from,

may
or

speaking. Fifohun, n. mode of speaking utterance ; pronunciation. Fifokansin, n. or adj. devout ness ; devout pious piety. Fifpwp^e, adj: manual ; hand; ;

made.
Fifun, v. to give to ; to offer ; to hand. Fifun, Fiftinka, n. or adj. that which is to be sown or scattered ; drizzly. Fifun, adj. contributable ; conferred ; disposable. Fifun, Funfun, n. or adj. whiteness ; white. Fifunni, Fifuni, Fifun, v. to grant vouchsafe ; give ; present ; render ; ascribe ; attribute ;

taken
Fif 0, n.

off.

worth listening to. an engagement a thing which gives pleasure. a spoken Fif enuSQ, adj. verbal
Fifetisi, adj.
; ;

thing.
Fif $ra, Fif $rarfc selfishness.
n.

self-love

Fif$S$n&, n. bethrothed. Fin, n. that which can be waved. Fifi or Fi, a particle used as a prefix, giving a verbal force to the word to which it is prefixed ; it usually conveys the idea of making or compelling. Firifiri, Ffnrinfinrin, Finfin, adv. dimly ; darkly, n. the

tender
FifunlagQ,

bestow

v.

to order

impart. to give

a command. Figb&kurd, v. to ward off with. Figb6na, v. to warm at the fire.


Figbow6,
for
v.

dawn

;
;

twilight.

adj.

to sell

exchange
;

carved. Fifiagbara$e, n. that which is done, or capable of being done, by force. Fifiba, Fifikan, adj. touchable.
Fifibu, Fif igegun, adj. accursed;

graven

money.
;

Figegun, v. precate
Figunl$,
(a

to execrate to curse.

im-

v. to ground; canoe or boat).


v.

to land

Figunl6ju,
Figunluja,

to taunt. to transfix.

accursed. Fififun, adj. assignable. Fiflle, adj. taxable.


is

that which

v.

Fiha,

v.

to

hook on
pin
or

to

on

between

hang a

Fifil61$W$, adj. transferable.

Fifipam$, Fiflisinu, adj. conceal able ; hidden. Fiflsil$, adj. that which may be

abandoned.
Fif 6, adj.

forked stick ; to buckle. Fihan, v. to show ; exhibit ; reveal ; discover direct ; represent ; disclose display indicate illuminate ;
; ; ; ;

buoyant

floating.

expose

betray.

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FIH
v. to communicate designate. Fih&n t$l$, v. to foreshow. Fi idikal$, v. to sit down ; settle establish ; nestle.

FIM
outlaw
to
of
;

Fihanfun,
to
;

authority

to place in post of reign ; govern ; ;


to

condemn
of
life.

death

deprive

the

to privileges
;

v. to feel (by touch). Fi ijalo, v. to challenge. Fi ijfcde, v. to bait; allure. Fi ikat$, v. to finger.

Fi

lfarabam$,

Fij6, v. to scorch.

Fi-ikogun-^e-lfao, adj. trophied bedecked with things captured in war. Fi-ik6n$$, v. to sprain the thigh or hip. Fi-ilara$e, v. to covet. Fi-imo^okan, v. to agree ; concur.

to burn ; scorch to ashes ; sear. Fika, v. to place one thing upon another. Fikal$, v. to establish ; settle. Fikannakanna, v. to sling a

Fij6na,

v.

consume

sling.

Fik$,

v.

to

hang up

hook on

teach ; train. Fikun, v. to add to ; augment append ; subjoin ; supplement.


Fili, n.

Fi-imufa, v. to sniff. Fi-imuso, v. to speak through the nose.


Fi-inaj6,
v.

a cap.

Fila-abeti-aja, n. a cap with flaps for the ears.

two

to
v.

burn with

fire.

Fi-inaran,

to kindle;
to

to set

on
adj.

fire.

Fi-inayan,

v,

burn
;

scorch.
;

burnt up browned.
v.

scorched

Fila ade, n. tiara. Fila-dara, n. a fez. lay upon Fil6, v. to put ; e.g., deliver up ; set on. Fi nkan na le mi I9W9, " Place that thing in

my

Pi-intif $, v. to love.

hand."
to institute ; found enact. ; Filelelase, v. to lay down a law
Fil61$, v.

Fi-inuhan,

unbosom

to be frank oneself ; be open.

lay

down
;

Fi-ipase, v. to force. Fi-irad$f$, v. to love. Pij6, Fi-irinj6, v. to cauterize. Fi-irorosin, v. to domineer. Fi-iruta, v. to sting. Fi-iwpraje, v. to devour ; gor-

enact

legislate.

mandise.
Fi-iyanl61$, v. to wager.

Fil61$w$, v. to assign, consign, deliver cede, commit to, up. Fil6ke, v. to be topheavy. Pity, v. to ask advice, refer,

announce,
Fityna,
v.

promulgate.

Fi-iyanu yin,
recite.

v.

to admire.
v.

to

warm.

Fi-iyeka, Fi-iyepe,
Fi-iydsi, v. to
Fi-iyesile,
v.

to rehearse;

Filh, v. to strike with.

Fim$,
attend to mind. to be attentive ;
;

v.

to suspect, attach to.

e.g.,

Okonrin na

fi

$ran na

mindful. Fijagudase, v. to insist ; persist. Pij$, v. to eat ; devour ; to make a king, headman or

m<J mi, " The man suspects mo of that matter." Fim$, v. to append, annex, fasten upon, impute, affix,
attach.

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Fin,
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Fi-frrfaaptre,

to stop, stay thus far.

to engrave, carve (e.g.,, calabashes or bowls) ; to fill a hole with smoke smother ; search out. Fina, n. a thin piece of leather leathern cut lengthwise ;
v.

to describe v. give an example. Fi-orukofun, v. to entitle ; name. Fi-ow^gbam^ra, v. to hug

tassels.

Finju,

v.
;

neat

to be decent ; tidy ; becoming in speech,

embrace. Fi-pw$hal$, v. to scribble. Fi-QW^ran, v. to sew by hand. Fi-OWQta, v. to touch carelessly ; to feel (for anything).

Fi-OW^WUn,

v.

to knit.

dress,

behaviour,

etc.

Finna, adv. leisurely ; cautiously. Finpa, v. to smother.


Finran, v. to aggress ; intrude ; seek occasion for dispute. Finrin, adv. slightly ; the tiniest
bit.

Fipa, v. to be wounded or bruised. e.g., Mo fi owo pa, " hand is wounded."

My

Fipamo,

v.
;

to

keep
;

secrete

conceal

hide cloke

deposit.

Fipara,

v.

to rub
e.g.,

Ffnrinffnrin, see Finfin.

body.
forget

lati fi 6ri

to smear the Mase gbagbe na para, " Do not


;

Finuf $d$,
Fi dfinji,

adv.
v.

with freewill

willingly.

to abrogate a law

to rescind.
Fioflo, adv.

to rub your body with the ointment." Fipata, v. to make into soup ; to cook with other in-

used in conjunction with the adjective *' Ga," exceedingly. e.g., high
;

gredients.

Fipe,

v.

to

name
;

for

special

giga fiofio, ** An exceedingly high house." Fi-ogunsin, v. to guide, escort,

He

accompanied by an army.
Fi-okunb^,
Fi-okunfa,
Fi-dp6ti,
v.

purposes or objects ; to be to regard ; devoted to esteem. respect ; Fiperi, v. to impute. annex ; Fip^lu, v. to adjoin
;

v.
v.

to thread.

add
Fira, v.

to tow.
;

to stake
v.

to prop
one's

Fir6, v. Fir$,
v.

include. to ; to seize ; swindle. to curse ; execrate.


;

up. Fi-ormyin,
praises.

to

sing

FIri, adv. far

Fi-dr6r6yan, Fi-or6r6yasotp, v. to anoint. Fi-drunj6, v. to tan. Fi-olape, v. to summon. Fi-$nahan, v. to guide ; lead
direct
;

bedaub. to besmear greatly ; much ; ; e.g., qualifies a verbal adj. He yi ga ju tiwa lo firi,
is

" This house

much higher
older,
oldest,

than ours."
Firi,

adj.

greater,
;

stronger

greatest,
e.g.,

elucidate.
v.

strongest.

Agbara

Fi-ona$e,

to

make

by

machinery.
Fi-$ranl$, v. to appeal, seek for advice or instruction. Fi-pranm$, v. to tax.

Aina firi ti Ladipo, sugbon Adekunle firi gbogbo won, " Aina is stronger than Ladipp but Adekunle is
the strongest."
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Firi, adv. at

105

a glance

quickly

easily.
Firifiri, adv. see Finfin.
Firifiri,

Fi$ap?re, Fi$awdran, Fi^aw^se, take as to imitate, v.

example.
oftener,
Fi$e,
v.

adv.

much

constitute
to curse
v.

appoint

repeatedly,
q\iickly.

unceasingly,

establish.

Fi$epe,

v.

to imprecate.

Fir$, v. to sprain. Fir$, v. to

Fi$$dun, suspend.

to treat seriously.

hang

Fi$eleri, v. to

take as a witness.

Firubo, v. to offer in sacrifice. Firun, v. to devour ; masticate ;

chew.
to dip into sauce. value. v. to estimate ; Fisan-5kan, v. to contemn ; treat

Fi$el$ya, v. to ridicule ; deride. Mase e.g.,

Firun, Fisan,

v.

sel^ya, " bring Fi$$sin, v. to despise ; into public disgrace.


Fi$ire, v.

mock ; mi fi Do not mock me."

with contemptuous silence esteem at a cowry). (lit.

to trifle

play with.

Fisapd,

v.

to bag.

Fisdfd, v. to waste, destroy.

consume^

Fisarin, v. to put in the middle. Fisi, v. to put ; add to ; set

FiY

v.

to place in charge of.


v.

Fi^QrQSQ,

to

make

anything.
talk.

supply.
Fiflil^, v.

a matter of public

to put

down

release

Figtira, v. to store, treasure up,.

leave ; resign ;
liver.

desert forsake ; discontinue ; de-

lay by.
Fita, v. to sing

out

cry out

sting.

Fisin, v. to hide so as not to to conceal. traced ;

be

Fitafita,

n.

efforts;
;

energy;

endeavour
Fiti, v.
;

Fisinu,

to put into ; keep in insert ; bear in mind. e.gr. , Fi eyi sinu re,
v.

attempts. to loan against ; suspend


finally.

mind

Fitila, n.

fix a matter a lamp.


v.

" Bear
Fiflinuile-ide,

this
v.

in

mind."
confine

Fitore,

to
;

to

present

give or give or

make a
deliver

imprison.
Fi-sdfin, v. to warn with. Fisdfo, v. to leave open, expose

up
Fiw,
;

to.

v.

to
v.

illustrate

compare resemble wrap up.


;
;

to disregard

slight.

Fiwemo,
Fiwera,

to encase.
;

Fisofa, v. to pawn, mortgage. Fis^kd, v. to throw, hurl, toss.

v.

to wreathe to expose

Fiwewu,
Fiw$,
v.

v.

compare. hazard ;

Fis$k$,
Fisole,

v.

to put

on board a

jeopardise.

to

endue

to robe (lit

to strike down ; to hurl down ; lay the foundation of a house. complain Fisun, v. to accuse of ; inform against ; indict
v.
;

invest, as with

a garment).

sue

Fi$akawe,

point at. Fi$apejuwe,


;

Fiw^n, v. to sprinkle. Fiyedenu, v. to be patient under vexations or grievances. Fiyesi, v. to attend to ; notice. e.g., Fiyesi ohun ti o nse,

v.

to

"Be

careful

what you are

compare

liken.

doing."
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F0
Fdl^iye, F61of61o
v.

to vouchsafe. to environ. Fiyika kan, v. to whirl. F6, adv. deep used only with " pupa," red. e.g., Pupa
Fiyesini,
v.

to defy

challenge.
n.

Fiyika,

v.

agbado

lilp,

bran.

Also called

ilfo.

fo,

F6,

v.

"Deep red." to feel emptiness or lonee.g.,


'*

liness.

fo

mi,

feel

Ofo omo mi lonely on


child's
afloat.

F61Q, v. to flit ; fly. F6li, n. brick-kiln. Fdm^, v. to rush at one (as a hen with chickens). F6nif6ni, n. decency ; neatness. Fori, v. to blast ; make abortive.

account of my absence " to be


;

Fd,

v. to fly ; jump ; skip leap ; beat ; throb ; pass over or break (as clouds) pass by ; neglect ; evaporate. e.g., Ojo na fd, " The

to worship ; adore ; bow tho head. Forifun, v. to surrender. Forisi, v. to pay attention to. ForiSO, v. to direct the course ; point to. Foriti, v. to endure ; persevere
Foribale,
v.

submit

rain

is

Fo-af6balfc Fd-afdgba,

v.
v.

passing over." to flutter.


to soar.

in.

Foda, adv. same as " Finna." Fofd, n. foam. e.g., Fofd fd li oju omi, '* Foam floats on the surface of the water."
F6f6, adj. glittering ; dazzling. Fdfd inu, n. rapacious appetite. Fdgas6ke, v. to tower ; soar on high. Fohunsi, v. to ratify ; consent. Fdiya, v. to fear ; apprehend ; dread. to accuse Fojisun, v. to sue of adultery. F6judi, v. to be saucy ; insolent. Fojukanwd, v. to squint. Fojukoju, v. to be face to face confront. Fojule, v. to browbeat. Fojupe, v. to wink with the eye ;
;

F6r6, v. to vex ; annoy; trouble; molest. F6r6, adv. see F6tL F6rof6ro, n. garrulity; talkativeness.

Foru,

v. to skip over, to escape one's memory. e.g., O fd mi ru, " It escaped

my

memory."
F6s6ke, F6s6ke,
na,
v.

to jump ; skip. Igi to float. e.g., fos6ke, " The log is


v.

afloat."

F6ti,

adv.

forcibly

unex-

pectedly ; qualifying the act of popping out, as a cork drawn out of a bottle, or the rush of a hunted creature from a concealed
place.
v. to shew appearance or sign. F$, v. to wash clothes ; scrub ; scour ; speak ; talk. F$, v. to break a vessel ; wreck ;

Fdyehan,

beckon.
to snub. to superintend. v. to attend to. Fojuwdlapakan, v. to squint. Fdkoja, v. to omit.
Fojiit$b$,
v.

Fojut6, Fojusi,

v.

demolish ; destroy by war reduce to a state of con;

Fokun^e,
Folaiya,

v. v.

see Fagbarase. to appal ; frighten

fusion
;

dash
ori

ache
e.g.,

be

daunt.

blind soro

violate.

Mo
" I

titi

nfo

mi,

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Fq$Q,
to

FtK

until my head talked ached." F$b&j$, v. to ravage. F$bol$, v. to try to gain advantage by deceit. e.g., Alaba tyboty mi, " Alaba has been trying to cheat nie." Fohun, v. to speak. F$ju, v. to be blind ; to be in the dark ; to be ignorant. Folafun, v. to authorize ; empower. F016, v. to break a house open ;

v.

wash

Fotfbaj$,

v.

clothes. to besot ; to

make

drunken.
to make drunk. to shatter ; shiver. Fow$ba, Fow$kan, v. to touch ;

Fotipa,

v.

F^tuka,

v.

feel

with the hand.


; ;

hook Fpw$k$, v. to embrace go hand in hand. Fow$k$wesi, v. to sign, subscribe to

by

rob
Folefole,

sack.
n.
;

Fow$le, v. to in hand. Fow$le-eran,

hand-writing. undertake, take


to

v.

place

the

burglar

a housebreaker busybody.

hand against the temple


while the elbow rests on the thigh or on the table. e.g., Fi ija fun Qlorun ju Leave the fow<Jle-eran,
*

F$16ripa, v. to brain ; to kill by a severe blow on the head. F$lu, v. to mash ; mix together. F$mudunmudiin, v. to craze to break a bone and so reveal the marrow. Fon, v. to be meagre ; slack ;
less.

God, and rest your head upon your hand." Foworanu, inter.hush patience
battle

to

see Fow<Jk$wesi. pieces. F^yanyan, v. to break


Fow<jsi,
v.

F^nahan,

v.

to guide

shew the

way ; conduct ; lead. Fonfon, adv. soundly (qualifies ** Sun," to sleep). e.g., Mo sim fonfon, ** I slept soundly." Fpnna, v. to take fire from the
hearth.
v. to destroy, make into pulp. F$r&b&j$, v. to use too much grease. F$ranm$, v. to accuse ; censure ;

Ffi,

ikdkd ile nwon li a f<Jyanyan, " All the pots in their house were broken to pieces." n. a narrow whito cloth.
e.g.,

Gbogbo

adj. white.
n. the sound of the wind or breeze. Fufu, n. meal prepared from grated cassava.
Ffl,

F$p$tepete,

Ftiji,

Fuk$, n. brag proud boasting.

e.g.,

empty Mase
;

fuj4

impeach. F^ranweran, v, to allegorize.


F(Jraurau, v. to destroy entiroly. F^rayi, v. to oil or grease. F$rif$ri, n. exasperation ; irritation ; provocation. F^r^bawi, v. to threaten with

mo, " Do not boast any more."

Fuju, Fura, v. to be suspicious. Fukeiuke, adv. pitapat (used with verb " njo," to palpitate). e.g., Aiya mi njo

fukefuke,
of bread.

"

My
n.

heart

is

palpitating."

a crumb

empty
Ffrurfi,

talk.

Fflutfi, Fflfflu, v. to destroy utterly. See F<J-

Fuk$,

adv.,
;

soft

adj. very wet and bloated miry.


;

raurau.
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Fukuftiku, n. lights, lungs. Fulani, a race of people from the N.E. Ful, adj. soft ; dry.

Ful$ful& adv.

softly.
;

slightly FfU$, ad;, feverish indisposed. Fulufulu, n. the leaves which enclose a head of Indian corn (sometimes called Epo, bark ; or Aso, clothes) ; a term usually applied to it when ripe or dry. Fun, prep, for ; to ; on behalf of. e.g., e kini yi fun mi,

v. see Funlap^re. Funlefolorun, adv. of one's own accord or choice. e.g., Mo se e funlef9l9run, *' I did it of my own accord." Funldkun, v. to wind cord ; to

Funlawdran,

wind
Funl6nje,
for.

(as of clock).
v.

to feed

provide

Funtyrun,

v. v.

Funm^ra,
pull.

to choke. to tweak ; twitch

Funmu,

v.

to absorb
adj.

suck up.

FonnimQl^,
Funnini$9, ploy ;
v.

luciferous

light -giving.

"

Do

this for
;

me."
;

Fun,

v.

to strew
;

scatter

sew
give

to engage ; emsupply with work.

squeeze
tightly
;

choke
crush
; ;

bind
;

Funniniwa, v. to form. Funniy^, v. to wing ; to give

grant
cate
;

compress exhaust
;

suffo-

wring

Funnu,

feather (to an arrow). v. to boast ; brag


flourish.
e.g.. IJniti

strangle.
snort. Fun, v. to blow blank Funfun, adj. white ;

hoary. Funfun-eyin,
gg-

n.

the white of an

Fun-ifim, v. to cleanse and prepare entrails for food. Fun-ipe, Fun-pe, v. to blow a trumpet ; sound an alarm. to Funjade, v. to express ;
to blow out. Funka, v. to scatter ; disperse ; to strew about or around. Funkakiri, v. to bestow ; diffuse volley
;

o funnu nkan, " He who boasts much can do little." Funpmn, Funwara, v. to milk. Funpa, v. to strangle to death. Funpe, v. see Fun-ipe. Funpp, v. to crowd ; squeeze. of Fnnrar^, adj. spontaneous itself. (Sometimes used for

P9 ko

le se

Tikarar$.)

Fnnrugbin,
seed.

v.

to

sow or
;

scatter

Funsi,

v.

to scatter
v.

sprinkle.

Funwara,

to milk
v.
v.

to shower

(as rain).

scatter.

Funwiniwini,

Funkal$, v. to sow. Funki, v. to stifle.

Funwutuwutu,

to drizzle. to drizzle fast

Funkun,

v.

to discharge mucous.

v. to give relish to ; sweeten. Funlagbara, v. to invigorate strengthen. Funlapfre, v. to shape ; give

Funladun,

or heavily. Fura, v. to be suspicious. e.g., O nfura bi elefo tete, " Ho a tete is as suspicious as
(herb) seller."

form

to.
v.

Fura, n. a cool beverage made from Indian corn or rice mixed with honey.

Funlatelese,

to sole.

Furn,

adv.

silently

quickly.

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at a time. a take Gan aso yi fun mi, " Stitch cloth for me." Awa ngan igbo. " We
little
e.g.,

Put$fut$, Butebute, adv. easily (used with the verb Ja, to break, to describe the ease with which fragile texture
is

this

e.g.,

torn).

e.g.,

Aso

nja

are

cutting
despise
;
;

trees

in

fut$fut$. "

The
;

cloth tears

forest."

very
e.g.,

easily.

Gan,

Ptty$, adj. light


IJlru
is

not heavy. mi fuy$, " My

censure

burden

light."

disparage scorn ; criticise ; disdain ; reproach ; mock ; backbite.


v.

vilify

Fuyi, adj. pleasing, comely. e.g., Qbirin na tuyl, " The woman is comely."

e.g., lniti

a ko

fe

li

a igan,

"

We despise him whom we


uprightly
;

do not love." Gan, Gangan, adv.


straightly

G.
Ga, n.

exactly. (Used

a place where cows are


;

tied.

with *' osan " to denote noon). e.g., sodo mi gan, "Come to me straight."

Wa

Ga, v.i. to

bo high rising much above the ground lofty


;
;

Gangan,

n. or adj. small portion (applied to soup, etc.)

tall

elevated

exalted

excellent.
-Gabasi, n. east (Hausa).

-Gadamu, adv. alone ; solitarily. e.g., O wa nikan gadamu ninu igbo, " He is quite

alone in the wood."


-Gafara,
v.i.

beware

be careful

avoid.
-Gafara, n. excuse

plea ; apol; ogy. gafara fun e.g., {Jo mi, " Have me excused." closely ; Gaga, adv. tightly ; with much pressure (modifying the verb Ha, to press). e.g., Aye ha gaga, " The room is quite full."

e.g., Bu omitoro gangan si i fun mi, ** Give me a little more soup." Gangan, n. drum ; war drum. e.g., Gangan ko ni saworo, " The gangan (drum) is destitute of ornaments." Ganganrangan, adj. very large bulky and high. e.g., Akiik9 ganganrangan, " A very large cock." Ganipo, v. or adj. to be subJime, above ordinary height, of high rank. Ganmu-gamnu, n. a kind of axe with long pointed shafts

for digging.

Gagat6, n.
bristly.

stilts.
;

Ganniganni,

n.

a
;

despiser
direct.

Gaun-gaun, adj. shaggy


Gaju,
adj.

rough
loftier

scorner.

Ganran, adv. straight


higher
;

e.g.,

Ma
**

lo

li

^kankan

superior to. Gajulp, adj. highest ; loftiest. Gala, n. deer, stag. Gan, v. to sew coarsely ; to fell the trees in a forest ; to strike with the point of a

gani'an,

Go

straight on."

Ganso,

v.

to wliip, baste or tack

cloth.

Gara, adv. very (mod. rnimo m9). e.g., Omi mimp gara, 44 Veiy clear water."
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Girin, Girinje, v. to

GAR
Gari, n. saddle. Gasi, n. wine-glass.

GtD
gnaw
;

to

eat
;

truth. Gaskia (Hausa), troth G6, K6, v. to cut with a sharp instrument. Gegun, v. to abjure ; to declare by a solemn oath not to do ima thing ; to curse
;

Giri,

n.
fits
;

by bits. spasm
fright.

convulsion
;

Giri,

adv.

at once

suddenly.
;

Giri, Girigiri, adv. closely

comstead-

pactly
fastly.

tightly
n.

precate.

Gfrimakayi,
;

force.
n.

Gegele, n. a protuberance

an

GdngO, Koko ofun,


apple.

Adam's

eminence. Gele, n. a handkerchief


tie.

a head

Goke,

Gele-inuju,
chief.

n.

pocket-handker-

Gere, adj. straightforward; clear; transparent ; straightway. G$, v. to sit on a tree as a bird.

v. to scale ; climb ; ascend. G6ng0, n. the point ; top ; tip ; summit. G6ng0-il$, n. point of land promontory ; cape ; apex. G6ngo-dke, n. the peak of a hill the summit.

G$deged$,
dregs.

n.

lees

sediment

G$,

v.

to puzzle

perplex

be-

wilder.
J9J9,

e.g.,

Qran na

Gfee,

G^gebi, adv. perfectly; exactly ; accordingly, prep. according to ; equal.


;

g<J

mi

me

" That matter puzzles very much."

n. goitre a protuberance on the neck. G$r$, Ger$gere-dke, n. a slope of a hill descent gradual

G$ge,

G$, adj. stupid, dull, foolish. G$gQ, n. horse's mane ; casting


of lots (a children's

game
;

slope.

casting of lots by Gege, n. lot small pieces of grass or stick each representing
;

played with pieces of grass, the of which one is bent one who draws the bent one is called guilty) ; a hooked stick used for plucking
fruit.

person.

Gende,

n.

Giga, n. altitude

a desperate warrior. height eminence


;

n. a large country cloth ; a sheet for covering. Goigoi, adv. untidily ; sluggishly.

GogQWU,

loftiness.
;

adj.

G^mby,

n.

facial tribal

marks.

high Gigan, n.
;

tall

lofty.

adj.

blame ; contempt. blameworthy dis; ;

dainful

contemptible.

Gidigidi, adv.

very

very much.

Gigise, n. the heel.

Gigun, n. length ; height, adj. long ; tall. Gigun, adj. beaten ; pounded.
Gingin, n. a small particle
tiniest bit.
;

Gud$, v. to feel heavy. Gudegude, n. cloudiness, damp atmosphere. Gudee.g., gude ko je ki orun ki o ran, " Clouds prevent the sun from shining.'' Gudngudu, n. a poisonous wild

yam.
egbo
root

kan e.gr.,Gudugudu "


kanrinkanrin
the
of

li

the

The gudugudu is

very acid."
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Gudugudu, adv. hurriedly a scrambling way.
Guie,
v.
;

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Gbagbo,
Gba-iye, the

v.

to

believe
v.

obey.

to belch.

Gun,

v.. to

beat
;
;

pound
;

thrust

thrill

pierce ; to harbour
e.g.,

anchor

land.

Qko

men gun loni, " Two vessels have arrived to-day." to tall. v. Gun, adj. long
;

to take number ; take to account ; take a reckoning. Gba-kiri, v. to be driven or tossed about. rescue Gb&la, v. to save ; deliver ; preserve. e.g., Nigbati mo b$ sinu omi, apoti
Gba-i$iro,
ti
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mount

ride

ascend

climb. Gunl$, v. to land

mo dimu When I

li

o gba

mi

la,

fell

run ashore run aground. to pierce Guniwo, v. to gore with the horn. Gunlobe, v. to stab with a knife. stir up Gunnik^se, v. to spur
;

water, the box

into the which I held

saved me."
Gba-ej$, v. to bleed ; to take blood from by opening a
vein.

Gba-l<JwQ,

stimulate.

v.

to deliver

rescue.

e.g.,
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Gunte, n. a very poisonous small snake ; adder ; asp. Gunnin, v. to recline on a


cushion.

iku,

On ti gba wa l<wo He has rescued us


v. v.

from death."
Gba-l<Jwo,
to shake hands.

Gba-mpra,
Gba,
v.

Gunugun,