Month: June 2018

    Yorùbá:  Adé ori ọ̀kín kò si f’ẹ́yẹkẹ́yẹ.   English:  The crown on peacock is not meant for just any bird.   Usage:  It is used to explain the fact that the honour bestowed on a merited person is…

  Yorùbá:  Ti wọn bá ni ẹran oniwo ni yóò kan lágbájá pa, bí ti ìgbín kọ́.   English:  That a horned animal will knock a person to death, is not an animal like snail.   Usage:  It is used…

    Yorùbá:  Ẹni tó ni fìlà kò lóri, ẹni tó lóri kó ni fìlà.   English:  The person who has cap has no head, and the one who has head has no cap.   Usage:  It is used to…

  Yorùbá:  Ẹni nwá orí ahun, tí nwá ẹsẹ̀ ahun, odi-n-di ahun ni yóò rà.   English:  He who is looking for the head of a tortoise, and also looking for the legs of a tortoise will better buy a…