Yoruba edit

Etymology edit

From Baatonum Gambaru (Hausa).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɡà.ŋ̀.bà.ɾí/

Proper noun edit

Gàm̀bàrí

  1. (sometimes derogatory) A term for people living north of Yorubaland, specifically the Hausa people and Nupe people.
    Synonyms: Awúsá, Tápà, Kèm̀bèrí
  2. a surname, often belonging to someone of Northern Nigerian descent

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • Adéẹ̀kọ́, Adélékè. 'Oral Poetry and Hegemony: Yorùbá Oríkì [1], 2001