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Yoruba is a sub-Saharan language which is spoken among other languages in Nigeria, Benin and Togo. There are about 19 million speakers. Yoruba is an SVO language.

The Yoruba are the second largest population group in Nigeria and live largely in the south west of the country. In religion, Yoruba people are split between Christianity (Anglican, Catholic, Methodist, Indigenous Churches), Islam, and the traditional Yoruba religion. The Yoruba have a history of town-dwelling that goes back to 500 A.D. The chief Yoruba cities are Lagos, Ibadan, Abeokuta, Ilorin, Oyo, and Ife.

Yoruba Alphabet

a b d e ẹ (a dot under e) f g gb i j k l m n o ọ (a dot under o) p r s _ (a dot under s) t u w y

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