What does Abi mean in Nigerian?

“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 does Abi mean in Africa?

(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 is ABI in pidgin?

Naijalingo: abi. Abi. Definition: is it true? ( checking conformity with fact, reason, truth or some standard or principle)

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 Ginger mean in Nigeria?

To “ginger” someone in Lagos slang means to make someone feel good or to spice them up.

What is the full meaning of Marlians?

A Marlian refers to a staunch follower of controversial musician and singer, Azeez Fashola, popularly called Naira Marley. So if you are a Marlian, it means you are a follower of Naira Marley and believe in his beliefs, philosophies, and views. …

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What does Na you sabi mean?

Na you sabi. Definition: 1. A subtle way of saying ‘I don’t care what you think

How do you say hello in Nigerian pidgin?

Usually pronounced “har fa”. “How far?” is the most common way to say “hello” in Nigerian pidgin.



When you are not sure how to greet somebody, it is always appropriate to say “Kóyo ”.

  1. Mesiere. Mesiere is the Efik/Ibibio way of greeting. …
  2. Sannu! …
  3. Abole.

How do you say you are beautiful in Nigerian?

lẹwa/arewa Okurun: Beautiful/handsome



The Nigerian people are friendly and commonly mix compliments into conversation.

What is Wahala?

Wahala. Wahala means ‘Trouble’, and its meaning can change depending on context. When someone says ‘No wahala, they could mean ‘Yes’ or ‘No problem’.

What does HK mean in Nigeria?

July 26, 2016 4.53pm EDT. Oludayo Tade, University of Ibadan.

What does Wahala mean in Arabic?

From Arabic وَهْلَة‎ (wahla, “fright, terror”).

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