Yoruba/Lesson 1

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Salutation[edit]

Depending on the time of the day, different salutations may be used.

  • Ẹ káàárọ. - good morning
  • Ẹ káàsán. - good afternoon
  • Ẹ Kálẹ. or Ẹ Káàlẹ. - good evening or good night

To present yourself, you can use the following expression:

  • Orúkọ mi ni ... - My name is...

To ask how the person is:

  • Ṣe dádá nì? - How are you?