Má p’ariwo – Here’s The Meaning


Má p’ariwo is a statement and a short sentence.

Ma p’ariwo is used very commonly by Yoruba language speakers.

in Yoruba means “Don’t

P’ariwo in Yoruba means “to make noise”, “shout” or “to be loud’

So, bringing the two together, we have “Don’t make noise, don’t shout or Don’t be loud”

So, the meaning of Ma p’ariwo is, “Don’t make noise” or “Don’t shout” or “don’t be loud”.

Example of Ma p’ariwo usage in a Yoruba sentence.

1. Ma p’ariwo. Ariwo ko ni orin.

Meaning: Don’t make noise/don’t shout. Shouting is not music.

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Moyinoluwa Olawoye

Yorùbá & INTJ female. Website Designer, Content Writer, Blogger, Knowledge Sponge, Change Advocate and an overall happy human! I run this beautiful Yoruba Blog. Ire o!

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