(1) Abi: Abi is a frequently used slang word in Nigeria, which can be translated to mean “isn’t it.” So anytime you find yourself in the busy streets of Lagos and you want to try out an outfit.
What does Abi mean in Nigeria?
“Abi” or “shebi” is a yoruba word that could mean “that’s it”, “yes”, “I agree with u”, “am with u”, “are u with me” etc.
What’s the meaning of ABI?
Medical Definition of ABI
1 acquired brain injury. 2 ankle-brachial index.
What does Ginger mean in Nigerian slang?
To “ginger” someone in Lagos slang means to make someone feel good or to spice them up.
What does Sabi mean in Nigerian?
“Sabi” means “to know” or “to know how to”, just as “to know” is “saber” in Portuguese. (According to the monogenetic theory of pidgins, sabir was a basic word in Mediterranean Lingua Franca, brought to West Africa through Portuguese pidgin. An English cognate is savvy.)
What does Wahala mean in Nigerian?
“Wahala” on its own means ‘”trouble”, similar to the way the word bacchanal is used in the Caribbean. It can also refer to stress.
What does alaye mean in Nigerian?
Alaye in Yoruba language means explanation. If you tell someone e se alaye fun mi (pronounced e (as in egg) shalaye funmi) you’re saying “explain to me”.
What is Abi a nickname for?
The name can be shortened to “Abbey”, “Abby”, “Abbi”, “Abbie”, “Abi”, “Abs”, or “Aby”, as well as “Gail”, “Gayle”, “Big Gail”, among others.
|Meaning||My father is exultation My father is joy|
|See also||Abby, Abbie, Abbey, Abi, Gail, Gayle, Gale|
Is Abi a good name?
Abi is an eternally youthful sounding name because of it’s short syllables and the way it rolls off the tongue. This is a great choice for parents looking for something particularly girly. Abi is a short form of the feminine name Abigail. It is not generally used as a name in its own right.
What does Abi mean in Hebrew?
Av (Hebrew: אָב, Standard Av Tiberian ʾĀḇ Aramaic אבא Abba; related to Akkadian abu; “father” ; plural: Hebrew: אבות Avot or Abot) means “father” in Hebrew. The exact meaning of the element ab (אב) or abi (אבי) in Hebrew personal names (such as Ab-ram, Ab-i-ram, Ah-ab, Jo-ab) is a matter of dispute.
What does Oya mean in Nigeria?
‘Oya’ is one Nigerian slang that has no definite meaning, however, it is used in a given context which could mean come, let’s go, start or basically just an endearment to begin something or respond. It is commonly used across the nation and in some neighbouring countries too.
What does Na U Sabi mean?
Na you sabi. Definition: 1. A subtle way of saying ‘I don’t care what you think’ 2.
How do you say love in Nigerian?
“Mo ni fe re” is Yoruba for “I love you” and literally translates to “I have your love.” Yoruba language needs little introduction as it is one of the 4 official languages of Nigeria.
How do u say hello in Nigerian?
Ẹ n lẹ means hello in this part of Nigeria.