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Babawilly's Dictionary of Pidgin English Words and Phrases.

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Pidgin English Words starting with "Y"

Ya: Your

Yab: 1. Make fun of. 2. Abuse

Yabbis: 1. Act of poking fun. 2. Joke at another's expense.

Yafu yafu: Plenty. See Nyanfu-nyanfu, Borku and Plenti plenti.

Yakata: 1. Heavily e.g. I juss fall Yakata.

Yallow: Light skinned person especially when using skin lightening creams. Also Yallow babi.

Yam: Large calf muscles.

Yama-yama: Nonsense!.

Yamiri: Cannibal.

Yamutu: 1. Die 2. Break down.

Yanga: 1. Pride. 2. Flamboyance. Also Nyanga.

Yarn: 1. Story 2. Tale 3. Speaking.

Yarnsh: Bottom. Also Backyard, Ikebe and Samba.

Yawa don gas: 1.Things have exploded.2. Trouble!

Yawa go gas: (Threat) Things will explode or get out of hand.

Yawn: Loneliness. See Gba Winter.

Yellow fever: 1. Traffic warden with bright orange khaki shirts. 2. Lady who bleaches skin lighter. (derogatory).

Yesterday talk: Obsolete news. See Last year tori.

Ye ye: 1. Useless. 2. Worthless.

Ye pa!: 1. Yikes!

Yonda: Far away. (Yonder)

You are on without Nepa: 1. You're the man. 2. You are too much.

You chop I chop: Mutual corruption.

You dey chop bottle?: Can you chew glass? This questions the manhood of opponents before street fights.

You dey fear me o: I am afraid of you.

You get two head?: So you think you are tough? Taunts used to incite opponent before street fight. Also- Shey yua Mama born you wey eh?

You go know yourself: Threat e.g I go so beat you eh, you go know yourself. Also- You go see Shege and You go see pepper.

You go see: (Threat) You will see. Also You go see blood.

You hear?: Do you understand?

You meet me well o: Type of greeting used when a visitor who stumbles on you at meal time.

You no get work?: Donít you have something better to do?

You never chop?: 1. Havenít you eaten? 2. Why are you acting so weak? e.g which one you dey waka laik say you never chop. Also - Abi you never chop?

You sabi now: You know how it is.

You're on o!: You are the man!

Your hand reach: 1. Afford e.g Na dat one my hand reach meaning That's what I can afford.

Your money don come: You have hit the jackpot.

Yua: Your.

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