Yoruba Questions

This page provides information about the questions in Yoruba, also called the interrogative form. This will enable you to ask people about different topics.

How?: bawo?
What?: kini?
Who?: tani?
Why?: kini idi?
Where?: nibo?
When?: nigbawo?

These are sentences which include the above tools to ask questions. Asking questions is a very good way to learn a language or start a conversation.

What is this called?: Kini nwọn pe eyi?
Why is it expensive?: Kini o ṣe wọn?
How would you like to pay?: Bawo ni o ṣe fẹ sanwo?
Can I come?: Ṣe ki nwa?
Do you know her?: Ṣe o mọọ?
How difficult is it?: Bawo ni o ṣe le?
Can I help you?: Ṣe mo le ran ẹ lọwọ?
Can you help me?: Ṣe o le ran mi lọwọ?
Do you speak English?: Ṣe o nsọ gẹẹsi.
How far is this?: Bawo ni o ṣe jin to?
What time is it?: Kini ago?
How much is this?: Elo ni?
What is your name?: Kini orukọ rẹ?
Where do you live?: Nibo ni o ngbe?
When can we meet?: Ni gbawo ni a ma rira?
Who is knocking at the door?: Tani o nka ilẹkun?

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