Nigerian Words, Oxford 2020 Update, Oxford English Dictionary

Nigerian Words, Oxford 2020 Update

Oxford dictionary adds Danfo, Okada, Tokunbo, K-leg, 25 others in latest update

21.1.2020

Oxford dictionary adds Danfo, Okada, Tokunbo, K-leg, 25 others in latest update

Kindly Share This Story Sodiq Oyeleke Oxford English Dictionary has added 29 Nigerian words and expressions in its January updates to the dictionary. This was confirmed in a on the dictionary’s website. OED, in the post, said some of the words were borrowed while others are coinages. “The majority of these new additions are either borrowings from Nigerian languages, or unique Nigerian coinages that have only begun to be used in English in the second half of the twentieth century, mostly in the 1970s and 1980s,” the post added. List of the new Nigerian words and senses added to the OED in January 2020 update: agric, adj. & n. Read more: The Punch Newspapers

Next to be added will be Amotekun This serious 'Nwannu' and 'abgalumo' should also be added So we can now play them in scrabble....ok They should look for buhari place it with cows look for mayetti whatever place it Devil 🚶🚶🚶🚶🚶🚶🚶 They should add ynash They should add Buhari name to it too 🌪️😲 Oluwa has to be there

Why is mad oooo missing from the list? 🙄🙄 Remaining “mad oh” 😂😂😂

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Okay o.Kai English teachers,una see una sef.Barbing salon is now literally correct.E Don find in way into Oxford dico.Barbing salon and Barber's shop na the same thing biko. Up Naija 🇳🇬! Nigeria don win again! Sounds like a good news. Issokay,😂😂😂🤣 Ppl coming onto Nigerian are suppose to be taking Naija Iet test too, to know if they can communicate with the streets. Charge them 150k too. Omo d day I become president eh. Oyibo just wait. ..

'Tokunbo' is an adjective 😂 Another achievement for this regime. Next level is fvcking real abeg. This is just the beginning of the rising profile of Nigeria, and an affirmation of the saying that the country will soon become a toast of other nation-states. There's even supposed to be a published 'Dictionary Of Contemporary Nigerian English'... If Nigeria were an African Power or even World Power, people would be learning Nigerian English just like people are learning American English today....

Mama put + 9 other popular Nigerian words included in Oxford English Dictionary – Daily TrustA number of Nigerian English words have made it into the Oxford English Dictionary for the first time. The majority of these new... Hope 'mad ooh' is included too😎😎 Great move. Nigeria is a great country....these evil leaders just destroying it bit by bit.

Its great to have such words Nigeria is getting the relevance she deserves They should add buhari, patience Jonathan, killer herdsmen, apc etc how TRUE is this? I guess that's long overdue. Remaining Malians😁 Great! Nigeria is expanding and Nigerianizing English Language Borrow borrow. According to my younger brother, Nigeria don blow be that. Lol

Mama put + 9 other popular Nigerian words included in Oxford English Dictionary – Daily TrustA number of Nigerian English words have made it into the Oxford English Dictionary for the first time. The majority of these new... Hope 'mad ooh' is included too😎😎 Great move. Nigeria is a great country....these evil leaders just destroying it bit by bit.

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