Yoruba Prepositions

This is a list of prepositions in Yoruba. This includes words related to positions (i.e. under, on top of ...), conjunctions (and, but ...) and many more.

On top of: ori rẹ
Under: nisale
Inside: ninu
Outside: ita
Behind: lehin
In front of: niwaju
Near: nitosi
Between: laarin

These are more popular prepositions you might find useful at some point or another.

After: lehin
Before: saaju
With: pelu
Without: laisi
Since: lati igba
Until: titi di
Of: ti
From: lati
To: si
Instead of: nipo
In: inu
Against: figagbaka
As: bi
About: nipa
For: fun

The following are conjunctions used to connect words, sentences, or phrases.

And: ati
Or: abi
But: sugbon
So: bẹ

Now is the time for some prepositions used in a sentence. We are using the following: (from, under, inside, with, in, but) as examples.

I'm from Japan: Japani ni mo ti wa.
The pen is under the desk: Kalamu na wa ni abẹ apoti ikọwe.
The letter is inside the book: Lẹta na wa ninu iwe.
Can I practice Italian with you?: Ṣe mo le puratisi ede itali pẹlu rẹ.
I was born in Miami: Miami ni nwọn bi mi si.
I speak French but with an accent: Mo nsọ faranse, sugbọn pẹlu ami.

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