Koleyewon / kò lè yé wọn – Meaning


Koleyewon is a complete Yoruba statement on its own. It is a sentence as short as it is.

Koleyewon is also the title of a track released by Naira Marley in December 2020. This made the sentence kòlèyéwọn even more popular.

Kòlèyéwọn means, “They cannot understand”. Or “it cannot be understood by them”.

Pronunciation of kòlèyéwọn: koh-lay-yay-waw-n

Example of Koleyewon in a sentence:

1. Kò lè yé wọn rara o. Ma wulẹ da’ra rẹ láàmú.

Meaning: They cannot understand. Don’t bother to stress yourself about it.


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