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Learn Yoruba

Om du reser till Nigeria kanske du vill lära dig det relevanta språket: Yoruba i väst, Igbo i söder eller Hausa i norr. Det finns faktiskt över 500 språk i Nigeria men dessa tre största bör få dig att gå runt. Alla dessa språk använder latinska alfabetet. Yoruba är ett tonal språk där tonhöjden kan förändra betydelsen av ett ord. Så det är viktigt att lära sig språket med en ljudguide som vår.

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Where Is It Spoken?

Nigeria

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Number Of Speakers

28,000,000

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Fun facts about Yoruba

There’s a saying 'A sculptor is summoned and the woodpecker shows up' meaning never think too highly of yourself.

Another proverb, 'The king’s palace that got burnt added beauty to it', means that every cloud has a silver lining.§

Names of Yoruba are traditionally chosen for their meaning such as ‘God gave me joy’ or ‘wealth has become more’.

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