Naija Lingo Is The Online Dictionary Of Nigerian Pidgin English

Naija Lingo Is The Online Dictionary Of Nigerian Pidgin English

Every visitor to Nigeria must visit this site, especially if you are going to the Southern part. Pidgin or broken English is well and alive in Nigeria and some startups are trying to make it remain so. Naija Lingo crowd source the meaning of the pidgin words and gives answers. It is like Q/A and you get the meaning of what you want.

 

This is an example

 

yanga
Definition 

to pose, show off
Example

See how dat girl just dey make yanga for here

 

Naija Lingo is an online Dictionary for all your Nigerian pidgin/broken English needs. It is a dictionary for people who want definitions to Nigerian words or slang, names and phrases and created by the people (you) who know them. Naija Lingo is an open dictionary where you the user are free to add and edit words as time changes, and as the meaning of words evolve and new words are formed.

 

But guys what is lexibutors ? We have no clue and you did not give the answer.

 

Good efforts and this must be extended to all the languages in the nation. A message from the team, below

 

What is Naija Lingo?
Naija Lingo is an online Dictionary for all your Nigerian pidgin/broken English needs. It is a dictionary for people who want definitions to Nigerian words/slang, names and phrases and created by the people (you) who know them. Naija Lingo is an open dictionary where you the user are free to add and edit words as time changes, and as the meaning of words evolve and new words are formed.

 

Mission
Have you ever heard a new Nigerian slang that you didn’t know what it meant? Or a phrase that baffled you? This is where you and everyone who is interested in expanding their Pidgin English vocabulary will find answers.
We the Naija Lingo team have set of on an ambitious goal to compile all of Nigeria’s Pidgin English for all of us to use and learn. This can only happen with your help.

 

Why Nigerian Pidgin English
Nigerian Pidgin English like any other language is derived from several other languages. It is a major factor in the communication between citizens of West African countries. But there has been little done to acknowledge it existence, we need to change that.
Why you should contribute words
The Naija Lingo team knows they cannot make this revolution happen alone so we call on all those far and wide who want to have fun defining a new language, we have given you a space on the internet and have given you the tools to make this happen, incase you didn’t know Nigerian pidgin English is on the verge of becoming a full fledge language of its own, be part of this revolution.

Make we do this tin well well, e go betta for all of us.

– The Naija Lingo Team

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