Funny Nigerian Pidgin Proverbs, Sayings and Their Meanings
Akara and moin moin get the same parent, na wetin dem pass through make dem different.
Before you see monkey, monkey don see you.
Better soup na money kill am
Chicken wey run from borno go ibadan go still end up inside pot of soup.
Cockroach wey jam fowl, jam bad luck.
Craze no hard to form, na the trekking be wahala.
Cunny man die, cunny man bury am
Dem no dey tell blind man say salt no dey for food.
Dem no dey tell tortoise say race don start.
E don tey wey nyash dey for back
Everybody answer your papa surname
Eye wey dey cry dey see road.
Fly wey no dey hear word na im dey follow dead body enter grave
I get am before no be property
If e be like say everybody dey craze” na you dey craze.
If girl take husband do boyfriend, she go take boyfriend do husband.
If pikin say he sabi die, him papa sef go tell am say him sabi bury.
Its a small world!! No mean say you fit trek from naija go london.
Jollof Rice wey dey for bottom of pot today go dey for top of cooler tomorrow
Lizard wey fall from tall iroko tree, if nobody hail am!! É go hail himself
Meat wey you dey forbid, no use your teeth cut am.
Monkey no dey born fowl
My thing and our thing no be the same oh.
Na as goat stand for market dem dey price am.
Na condition make crayfish bend
Na cricket tell him children say, no matter how ground strong, them no go sleep outside.
Na for afternoon dem dey find black goat.
Na for old age ashawo dey know the value ofpikin.
Na from clap them take dey enter dance
Na happiness dey make prick stand
Na wetin dey sweet for goat mouth, na im dey kill am.
No be as woman dey close eye enjoy sex she dey enjoy labour pains.
No be eye wey dem take chop eba dem take dey share meat.
No matter how hot your tempa be, e no fit boil beans
No matter how hot your temper be, e no fit boil beans.
No matter how lizard dey do press up, e no go get chest like alligator
No matter how tall Okra grow e no go tall pass em owner
One day, breeze go blow and fowl yansh go open
Person wey chop belle full, no know wetin hungry man dey see.
Person wey don faint before no be stranger to death.
Person wey use elephant set trap, na him know wetin he wan catch.
Pikin wey him mama back cross water, wey say him march fish, wetin him mama go march?
Pikin wey say him mama no fine they use style call him papa blind man.
Pikin wey say im mama no go sleep, no go sleep too
Rat wey follow lizard enter rain, na later é go hear am.
Small pikin wey dem carry for back no know say the journey far.
Student wey read na him serious, but student wey pass na him know book.
The difference between kpekere and plantain chips na packaging
Thief wey jump fence enter house where owner dey wait for am, no go jump again.
Today’s newspaper na tomorrow suya wrap.
Toto water small, but é reach prick take baff.
Weather hot!! É no mean say fowl go lay boiled egg.
Wetin you dey find for sokoto dey for shokoto
When breeze blow fowl yash go open.
Woman wey dey find pikin no dey wear pant sleep.
Woman wey never see problem… Na im dey still hold breast run.
Yansh no get teeth but e dey cut poo.