O – Pidgen English

O!
Placed at the end of sentences for emphasis and effect e.g. I go broke bottle for yua head O!

Oba
Traditional ruler

Oga
Person in charge see Big Man

Okada
Name of a Nigerian Airline. 2. Motor cycle taxi. See By air

One day one day
One of these days. Used as a warning for those involved in dodgy acts e.g One day one day monkey go go market e no go come back meaning everyday for the thief one day for the owner

Open eye
Wise up

Open mouth
Talk e.g Abeg no open mouth laik dat

Open ya sense
Use your intelligence

Oyinbo
Foreigner (Yoruba)

 

Help keep Oyibos OnLine independent. If you value our services any contribution towards our costs will be greatly appreciated.

Leave a Reply