How to Pronounce yoruba?

Correct pronunciation for the word "yoruba" is [jɔːɹˈuːbə], [jɔːɹˈuːbə], [j_ɔː_ɹ_ˈuː_b_ə].

"Yoruba" in context

Yoruba is a language that is spoken in West Africa. It is predominantly spoken by the Yoruba people, who predominantly inhabit the south-western and north-central regions of Nigeria, as well as part of Benin, Togo and Sierra Leone. It is estimated that nearly 25 million people speak Yoruba, making it one of the most widely spoken languages on the African continent.

The Yoruba language has a variety of dialects, with the Oyo and Ijebu dialects being the most popular. It has also been heavily influenced by the neighboring Igbo and Hausa languages, as well as Portuguese and English.

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