Gbefuń- Meaning of The Yorùbá Expression.

Gbefuń means, ‘To Give it to a person.’

Gbefuń is a complete Yoruba statement as short as it is. The statement has also become increasingly popular in recent times because lots of Nigerian and Yoruba pop musicians use the statement in their songs.

Gbefuń is a slang made popular by Yoruba hip hop song “Soco” by Popular Musician, Wizkid. You can check the full lyrics to his song here Click HERE!. Its usually said in a loud voice and an exclamatory tone.

Breaking it down;

Gbefuń is a combination of two words, Gbe and Fún.

Gbe means To Take/Carry,

Fún means “To give to a person”.

Pronunciation of Gbefun: gbay-fooh

Examples in sentences in Yoruba.

1. Gbefún mí l’ọ́pọ̀!

Meaning: Give it to me in abundance.

2. Tí o bá ti lọ ata yẹn tán, ko lọ gbe fún  Ìyá Síkírátù.

Meaning: When you are done grinding that pepper, go and GIVE IT TO Ìyá Sikiratu.

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2 thoughts on “Gbefuń- Meaning of The Yorùbá Expression.

  • January 5, 2019 at 8:48 pm
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    Great post I’ve definitely learned some new words

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    • January 7, 2019 at 9:20 am
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      Thank you Ariel.😀

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