What does yoruba mean?

Definitions for yorubaˈyɔr ə bə, ˈyoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yoruba(noun)

    a member of a West African people living chiefly in southwestern Nigeria

  2. Yoruba, Aku(noun)

    a Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba in southwestern Nigeria


  1. Yoruba(ProperNoun)

    A sub-Saharan language. It belongs to the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family, and has nearly 30 million speakers in Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Sierra Leone, as well as communities in Brazil and Cuba.

  2. Yoruba(ProperNoun)

    A family of religions, which spread to the Americas in the 15th to 19th centuries. These include Santeria and Lukumi. See .


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yoruba in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yoruba in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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