AFRO PIDGIN

Redefining The African Languages…

B

Ba

Meaning: Bar/Pub (Sierra Leone), Money (Nigeria)

Examples:

  • Abeg I no get ba (Please I don’t have money)
  • I dey go the ba (I’m going to the bar/pub)

Bad see also “Baddo

Meaning: Sharp (Also street wise)

Examples:

  • See dem bad guys (See those sharp guys or see those street guys)
  • Na bad guy I be (I’m a sharp guy)

Bae

Meaning: Girlfriend (Sometimes: Babe)

Examples:

  • Na my bae be that (That’s my girlfriend)
  • I see yo bae today (I saw your girlfriend today)

Baller

Meaning: Partying hard, flexing, Clubber (Used to refer to someone spends very well).

Examples:

  • That guy na baller (That guy party hard)
  • These girls are ballers (These girls are clubbers)

Belle

Meaning: 1. Stomach 2. Abdomen 3. Mind (Can also mean Heart)

Examples:

  • My belle don full (My stomach is full)
  • That thing sweet my beli (That thing makes my mind happy)

 

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