Ayé – Here’s The Meaning


Ayé is a Yoruba word. It is a noun. Aye has different meanings in Yoruba language.

Aye could mean, “life”.

Aye also means, “people”.

Aye also means, “the earth” (our planet).

A popular phrase in Naira Marley’s hit song “Ayé” released in 2020 says Aye lo n m’aye le. Aye lo n m’aye le means, “it is the people in life that make life seem hard”.

Another popular phrase that uses Aye is, “aye le o, ibosi o”.
Aye le, ibosi o means, “life is difficult or wicked o, deceitful o”.

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