LOL: Nigerian Pidgin Proverbs and translations…















Nigerian Pidgin Proverbs And Translations

Man wey naked no dey put hand for pocket
Translation: You can’t do something if there are no certain conditions in place.

Akara and moin moin get the same parent, na wetin dey pass tru make dem diffrent
Translation: How you start doesn’t matter, what matters is how you finish.

Wetin concern agbero with twitter handle or malu with face cap?
Translation: Mind your business.

If life dey show you pepper, my guy make pepper soup
Translation: Make something good out of a bad experience

I get am before No be property
Translation: stop living in the past and start living in the present.

If person too tey for party e go follow dem wash plate
Translation: Don’t overstay your welcome

Rolling stone of course na person push am now!
Translation: There is always a reason for something

Craze no hard to form, na the trekking be wahala
Translation: Easier said than done

No matter how hot your tempa be, e no fit boil beans.
Translation:Calm down,your temper won’t solve the problem

Every mallam with im own kettle
Translation: Every man for himself

Opolo eye no be open eye
Translation: Having Big eyes doesn’t make you civilized.

Bring suya, bring suya. na cow body dey suffer am.
Translation: Every action has a consequence

Escort me, Escort me, na im slave trade take start.
Translation: Serious things sometimes start like a joke

Pikin wen use agbada take start guy go talk wetin e go wear wen e old.
Translation: Slow and steady wins the race

Nearly no dey kill bird.
Translation: It’s either you have it or you don’t

Fly wey no get special adviser na im dey follow dead bodi enta grave
Translation: Don’t stay ignorant

No matter how lizard dey do press up, e no go get chest like aligator
Translation:Be proud of who you are

The cassava today fit be gari tomorrow
Translation:No condition is permanent

Fowl wey dem carry put for head no dey know say to waka na work.
Translation: A dependant would not know the value of what he/she is enjoying.

You no need cutlery to chop slap
Translation: You don’t need my translation to understand this

Source: OIN

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