When it comes to insults ehn.. The Yorùbá tribe has it. Any Nigerian can testify to this! Gbam. Gbammer. Gbammest! 😔 Seriously.. Like, Yoruba people love to insult. Most times, it’s not really serious though. Just for fun or just to tease someone… But Yoruba language has a large vocabulary of insulting words. So, we are sharing 30 of them with you! These painful Yoruba insults should be used carefully please!
A Mad person
2. Ọ̀dẹ̀ Buruku
A very wickedly foolish person.
3. Olè Ajíbolè
A Thief. A big thief.
A crazy person that is mentally derailed.
A Dullard and slow person.
A person fond of doing nonsense.
Mentally derailed person.
8. Ọdẹ játijàti
A Rubbish fool.
A person without wisdom
10. Olódo ràbàtà
A Dullard, a big one.
A person that lacks job.
A lazy person
A Deceitful person.
15. Olori nlá bíi ti bọọlu
A person with a big head like that of a ball.
A grown person that can’t think.
20. Áláìlojutì aragalatiya
A person that doesn’t have shame from Aragalatia.
A poverty stricken person.
Dullard or slow person.
A person fond of disgusting habits.
25. Kó tó rí bí ọ̀bọ lángído.
A person that looks like a monkey from Lángído.
Meaning: A person fond of rubbish.
A smelly and dirty person.
A person of very bad head/destiny, a fool.
A person of a stupid or worthless head/destiny.
So, did you like the list? List your own painful insults in the comments. Thanks!
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