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Yoruba Neologism English Translation Category
Àbíkú No Death (at infancy) due to sickle cell condition, etc W
Dìndìrin No Mental retardation or imbecile which could be hereditary W
Àbísínwín No Puerperal psychosis which some Yoruba believe is hereditary W
Àdámọ́ No A Yoruba word for inherited, inborn, innate, or natural traits W
Àfise/iṣé ayé No Metaphysical act which is non-hereditary W
Yoruba gbagbo ninu àrùn àjogúnbá bi: Arunmọléègun, Ìtọ ṣúgà, Ẹ̀jẹ̀ ríru, Ikọ́ gbọfungbọfun, Àbísínwín, Àwọ́ká, Ikọ́ fee, Ori túùlu, Wárápá, Ifo, Àrùn ọpọlọ/wèérè/aganna ati bẹ̀bẹ̀ lọ́. No Yoruba believe in transmissibility or heritability of illness like: Sickle cell disease, Diabetes mellitus, High blood pressure, Tuberculosis, Puerperal psychosis, Rheumatism, Asthma, Migraine, Epilepsy, Eczema, Mental illness and so on. W
Yoruba gbagbo ninu ise tabi iwa àjogúnbá bi: Àwọ, Ilà ọwọ́, Ìlù lílù, Ọ̀rọ̀ sísọ, Ìbínú/inú bíbí, Agídí, Ìkó ni mọ́ra, Ìkanra, Ajangila, Suurù, Ìwàpẹ̀lẹ́, ìwà tútù ati bẹ̀bẹ̀ lọ. No Yoruba believe in transmissibility or heritability of character and behavioral traits like: complexion, skin type, skin color, lines on the palm, palm creases, prowess in playing drums, talkativeness or oratory prowess, (excessive) anger, stubbornness, hospitability, hostility/touchy, bullying, gentleness, gentility, patience and so on. W
Eelá No A genetically-transmitted skin disease W
Ẹ̀jẹ̀/ Ẹ̀jẹ̀ pupa No Blood W
Ẹ̀jẹ̀ ìran No Blood (genetic trait) that runs in a family lineage W
Erejú No Parent’s physical appearance that may be inherited by a child W
Ẹyin No Female gamete W
Fòníkú fò̩ladìde No An heritable condition where the victim falls sick repeatedly in a short time frame W
Ọ̀bẹ asìlò No A bastard (who does not manifest expected and known family traits) W
Ọdẹ orí/ọlọ́dẹ orí No Mental illness or psychiatry disorder; a mentally ill person; madness which Yoruba believe could be heritable W
Ògún òru No An illness that causes the sufferer to fall unconsciously at midnight to the ground and be stiff for minutes W
Okùn ẹbí No Gene W
Oríkì ìdílé No Family eulogy or panegyric which often highlights their peculiar traits W
Ẹ̀jẹ̀ funfun No Male and female gamete C
Ẹ̀jẹ̀ kan le mú ju ìkejì lọ/ Ẹ̀jẹ̀ kan ma nmú ju ìkan lọ No Some gene could be dominant over the other in the context of transmissibility of heritable traits C
Ẹ̀jẹ̀ ma nràn No Blood is heritable C
Ẹ̀jẹ̀ mímú No Dominant trait C
Kì ràn No Any behavioral trait which is not heritable C
Omi ara No Male and female sex gametes released during coitus C
Súúrà àwọ̀ No Character or phenotypic resemblance C
Tí ẹ̀jẹ̀ bàbá àti ìyá bárí bákan na, fòníkú fọ̀ladìde l’àwọn ọmọ yóò jẹ No If both parents have the same genotype (SS), their children will have sickle cell disease C
A n fi àwọ̀ jo̩ ìran ẹni No A person’s skin traits or complexion is heritable from his family gene A
Baba rẹ loo jọ No The child resembles his father A
Ẹ má ba wí, àti ilé ló ti gbe wá No Don’t scold the child; it’s an inherited trait! A
Eku diran ọ̀jẹ̀, iṣe baba rẹ ni i ṣe No The character traits that a child exhibits, being inherited from his father (and known with his ancestors) A
Ẹni o bini la n jọ No A child will resemble the person who gave birth to him A
Imí ò jọ ẹni tó ṣu ú No A child (behavior) does not resemble his parents A
Inú ẹ̀jẹ̀ ìbí l’ówà No Trait is innate in the blood A
Irú ìró ni ìborùn, irú bàbá l’ọmọ No Like father like son; a Yoruba saying for resemblance A
Ìwá dà bí àdámọ́ fún gbogbo ènìyàn, kò sí adára má kù sí ibì kan No Character is inborn/innate; there is no one without some behavioral flaws A
Kálukú ló n hu ìwà tí ẹ̀ No Every individual inherently behaves in a distinct way A
Kí mánigbàgbé má ba parun nínú ìdílé yẹn No For the essence of transmissibility and preservation of traits in the family A
Kí tán lára wèèrè, kó má ku páì No Even if a mad person is rehabilitated, he will still erratically manifest some insanity A
Kò jọ ìyá, kò jọ baba, àdíjà lẹ̀ ọmọ ni No A child who does not resemble either of his parents; a bastard, brings controversy A
Mo kòó, á ma ní àpèjúwe No Every individual has some descriptive traits or characteristics A
Níboní wọ́n tigbe ọmọ èyí wá No The progenitor of a child is questionable because of the presence or absence of peculiar family character or traits A
Oniran ni iran njọ No Generational trait is reflected in resemblance A
Okùn ẹbí yi ju èyí tí a fin di igi lọ No Family gene bonds very strongly A
Ọmọ bọ́lá nlé ni No A child inherited family wealth, traits, etc A
Ọmọ ẹni ò bá jọni à bá yọ No The joy of every parent is having their offspring resemble them A
Ọmọ erín jogún ọlá No A child has inherited the parent’s or family’s prestige, attributes or traits A
Ọmọ já ìfun ìyá tabi bàbá rẹ̀ jẹ No A child takes after his mother or father in character or behavior A
Ọmọ jọ bàbá rẹ̀ bí ìmumu / Ó jọ bàbá rẹ̀ bí ìmumu No The child is a replica of his father A
Wọ́n bí ọ ni ìsọ̀ àgùntàn, o ya ìsọ̀ màálu No An expression to describing a child that behaves or acts at variance to the parents’ character A
Aàtọ̀ eré l’afi bí ẹsin/ Eré sísá l’afi bí ẹsin No A horse is born to race, meaning that a family’s traits are heritable P
B’ọ́mo ò jọ ṣòkòtò, yi o jo kíjìpá, ẹní ó bí ni l’ájọ No A child must display some of the characters or traits of his parents; if a child does not resemble the father, he should resemble the mother P
Irún kún aṣọ́ ya, èròjà wèèrè ti pé No Unkempt appearance is a sign of insanity: this underscores Yoruba belief in resemblance P
Ọkùnrin tí kò bá ní aàrun kankan l’ára kòle bímọ No A figurative expression which means that inherited trait is inevitable P
Ọmọ àjànàkú kan kiì ya àrá, ọmọ tí ẹyá bá bí ẹyá ní njọ No A proverb which means that a child must necessarily resemble his parents P
Ọmọ kìí bá ìpele ìyá rẹ̀, kí ó si aṣọ mú No A child will always take after his mother’s traits P
Òwú ti ìyá gbọ̀n, l’ọmọ o rán No A child must exhibit his inherited mother’s behavior P
Ọmọ t’ẹ́kun bí, ẹkùn ni ó jọ; òtòlò òní yà j’ọ̀rá No A child must resemble his parents – only a bastard differs P
Wo ẹnu ilẹ̀, wo ẹnu ọkọ́ No An idiomatic expression that a child resembles his parents well P
Wọ́n bí ọ b’ójú, o mọ ìran wò No A way of describing a child that is not behaving like his parents P
Yoruba Neologism English Translation Category

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