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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Nigerian African Proverbs translated into Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, and Fulani languages


Nigerian African Proverbs translated into Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, and Fulani
African principles through proverbs
Nigerian African Proverbs translated into Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, and Fulani. The origins of most African proverbs are unclear — lost in the generations of African ancestral word of mouth oral history.

Little Nigerian girl with plenty of attitude

Major languages in Nigeria are English the official, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Fulani, and over 500 indigenous languages, some yet unclassified.


Nigeria is named for the Niger River that flows through the west of the country to the Atlantic Ocean; from a term - Ni Gir - meaning - River Gir.

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Nigerian African Proverbs translated into Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, and Fulani




Never fight a stranger in the dark for he may turn out to be your brother - Nigerian Proverb


Kada ka taba baƙo a cikin duhu saboda zai iya zama ɗan'uwanka - Batun Najeriya


Maṣe ja alejo ni okunkun nitoripe o le jade lati jẹ arakunrin rẹ - Ilu ẹlẹsẹ orilẹ-ede Naijiria


Agatụla onye ọbịbịa n'ọchịchịrị n'ihi na ọ nwere ike ịgbanwere nwanne gị nwoke - ilu ilu Nigeria


أبدا محاربة شخص غريب في الظلام لأنه قد تتحول إلى أن يكون أخيك - المثل النيجيري


Teenage boys riding in a tuk-tuk or three-wheeled taxi in Abuja Nigeria

  Nigeria African proverbs express the timeless wisdom of African people.



Did you know?
Nigeria has the largest population of any African country with large population groups spread throughout the country accounting for Nigeria major language diversity. The highest population density areas are in the south and southwest of Nigeria. Nigeria is slightly more than twice the size of California.

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