M – Pidgen English

Magani
Aphrodisiac

Mago-mago
Ilegal deal

Make eye
Wink

Make I hear word
Shut up

Make I see road
Leave me alone

Make mouth
Boast

Mama-put
Road side food seller so called because customers frequently beg for extra helpings by saying ‘Mama abeg

Mammy wagon
Wooden construction on the chassis of a lorry for carry passengers.

Man
Myself

Man pickin
Me

Medicine
Juju 2. Tablets. Also called Melesin and medi

Meni
Many see plenti

Meni Meni
Very many, Abundant

Mind tell me
Intuition

Minerals
Soft drinks

Mister man
Hey you!

Molue
Yellow transport bus (particular to Lagos)

Money for hand
No credit

Money make iron float
With money you can do anything

Monkey dey work babon dey chop
Workers don’t enjoy the fruits of their labour

More-more
In addition

Morning food
Breakfast

Moto
Car eg moto done die (the car’s broken down)

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