W X Y Z

Wad
Rich e.g Dat man wad well-well

Wahala
Trouble (Yoruba)

Waka waka
Frequent traveller, wanderer (from walk walk?)

Wash hand now
Come and join me in this meal

Wata
Water or a body of water eg River, Sea, lake eg water for Galilee = Sea of Galilee

Wata and garri make eba
Rude reply to a question beginning with ‘What’

Wata pass garri
Things have reached breaking point

Wayo
Tricks (Hausa)

Well well
Very well

Wetin
What is? E.g Wetin bi yua name?

Wey
Who e.g The Obioma wey sew mai trousa dey pass

Who know man
Nepotism. 2. Being well connected especially in government

Who sai!
Never! 2. Impossible. Also For where!

Without
Meal bought in Bukka without meat to reduce cost e.g Madam gi mi ten Naira Eba plus Ogbono without

Wochnait
Night watchman

Woman lappa
Man easily controlled by his woman

Won (tu, tri, etc)
One (two, three, etc)

Won Won (tu tu, tri tri, etc)
One each (two each, three each, etc)

Wor wor
Ugly

Wuru-wuru
Underhand methods

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