What does Yoruba mean?

Definitions for Yoruba
ˈyɔr ə bə, ˈyoʊr-yoru·ba

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yorubanoun

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

  2. Yoruba, Akunoun

    a Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba in southwestern Nigeria

Wiktionary

  1. Yorubanoun

    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. Yorubanoun

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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of Yoruba in a Sentence

  1. Mujahid Dokubo-Asari:

    The bigger tribes ... feel they have the divine right to rule others, then one man from a tiny community in Ijaw comes. He's not Yoruba, Igbo, or Hausa. They can't bear it.

  2. Mujahid Dokubo-Asari:

    Then one man from a tiny community in Ijaw comes. He's not Yoruba, Igbo, or Hausa. They can't bear it, he who pays the piper must dictate the tune, and the delta has been paying the piper for so very long. If they make war, we can make war. We have the capacity to take what's ours.

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1 Comment
  • jawi_o
    Ya ra ba is Yoruba, meaning, hasten to catch up with.
    Yoruba are the most sophisticated and advanced society with an administrative governance from hence come modern democracy.
    The Yoruba administration system is democratic from the days of the Alaafin.
    Ogboni are the jurisprudence jury and the Oro as police who enforce laws and orders. 
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