See also: ejò, ējo, ėjo, ẹjọ, ejö, and -ejo

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Etymology

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Back-formation from -ejo (place).

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Noun

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ejo (accusative singular ejon, plural ejoj, accusative plural ejojn)

  1. a place designated for a purpose

Igala

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Éjò

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Etymology

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Cognate with Yoruba ejò, ultimately proposed to derive from Proto-Yoruboid *é-jò

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Noun

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éjò

  1. snake
    Synonym: ẹ́ñwu-anẹ̀ (euphemistic)

Rwanda-Rundi

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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IPA(key): /eʒó/

Adverb

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ejó

  1. yesterday
  2. tomorrow

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Yoruba

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Yoruba *e-jò, Proto-Edekiri *e-jò. Cognate with Igala éjò, ultimately proposed to derive from Proto-Yoruboid *é-jò, compare with Doublet of òjòlá. See synonym *o-kũ̀ a-lɛ̀

 
Ejò (òjòlá) tó ń pamọ

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ejò

  1. snake
    Synonym: okùn ilẹ̀
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Etymology 2

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è- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to burn)

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èjó

  1. rubble, burnt ash
  2. bacon, meat that has been cooked to almost burnt