Yoruba Fruits & Vegetables

This is a list of fruits and vegetables in Yoruba. Knowing these plants can be helpful when shopping in a grocery store or even restaurant.

Lemons: ọsan wẹwẹ
Apples: apus
Oranges: orombo
Peaches: piṣi
Figs: Ọ̀pọ̀tọ́
Pears: péa
Pineapples: Ọ̀pẹ òyìnbó
Grapes: girepu
Strawberries: Sirọbẹri
Bananas: Ọ̀gẹ̀dẹ̀ wẹ́wẹ́
Watermelon: wọtamẹlọn
Avocados: afokado

Now here is the list of some commonly used vegetables:

Carrots : karots
Corn: Ọkà / Àgbàdo
Cucumbers: kọkunba
Garlic: Àjó
Lettuce: letusi
Olives: olifu
Onions: alubosa
Peppers: Ata
Potatoes: anamo
Pumpkin: pọnkin
Beans: Ẹ̀wà
Tomatoes: tomati

The following sentences include some fruits and vegetables mentioned above to show you how you can use them in your daily conversation.

This fruit is delicious: Èso yìí dùn
Vegetables are healthy: Àwọn ẹ̀fọ́ ṣara lóore
I like bananas: Mo fẹ́ràn ọ̀gẹ̀dẹ̀ wẹ́wẹ́
I don't like cucumber: Mi ko fẹ́ràn kọkunba
Bananas taste sweet: Ọ̀gẹ̀dẹ̀ wẹ́wẹ́ dùn lẹ́nu
Lemons taste sour: Ẹ̀gúṣí kan lẹ́nu

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