English Numbers  Yoruba Equivalents 

1  Okan 
2  Eji/ Meji 
3  Eta/Meta 
4  Erin/Merin 
5  Arun/Marun 
6  Efa/Mefa 
7  Eje/Meje 
8  Ejo/Mejo 
9  Esan/Mesan 
10  Ewa/Mewa 
11  Okanla 
12  Ejila 
13  Etala 
14  Erinla 
15  Arundinlogun 
16  Erindinlogun 
17  Etadinlogun 
18  Ejidinlogun 
19  Okandinlogun 
20  Ogun 
21  Okanlelogun 
22  Ejilelogun 
23  Etalelogun 
24  Erinlelogun 
25  Arundinlogbon 
26  Erindinlogbon 
27  Etadinlogbon 
28  Ejidinlogbon 
29  Okandinlogbon 
30  Ogbon 
31  Okanlelogbon 
32  Ejilelogbon 
33  Etalelogbon 
34  Erinlelogbon 
35  Arundinlogoji 
36  Erindinlogoji 
37  Etadinlogoji 
38  Ejidinlogoji 
39  Okandinlogoji 
40  Ogoji [Ogun lona Meji] 
41  Okanlelogoji 
42  Ejilelogoji 
43  Etalelogoji 
44  Erinlelogoji 
45  Arundinladota 
46  Erindinladota 
47  Etadinladota 
48  Ejidinladota 
49  Okandinladota 
50  Adota [60 less 10] 
51  Okanleladota 
52  Ejileladota 
53  Etaleladota 
54  Erinleladota 
55  Arundinlogota 
56  Erindinlogota 
57  Etadinlogota 
58  Ejidinlogota 
59  Okandinlogota 
60  Ogota [Ogun lona Meta] 
61  Okanlelogota 
62  Ejilelogota 
63  Etalelogota 
64  Erinlelogota 
65  Arundinlogota 
66  Erindinlogota 
67  Etandinlogota 
68  Ejidinlogota 
69  Okandinlogota 
70  Adorin [80 less 10] 
71  Okanleladorin 
72  Ejileladorin 
73  Etaleladorin 
74  Erinleladorin 
75  Arundinlogorin 
76  Erindinlogorin 
77  Etadinlogorin 
78  Ejidinlogorin 
79  Okandinlogorin 
80  Ogorin [Ogun lona Merin] 
81  Okanlelogorin 
82  Ejilelogorin 
83  Etalelogorin 
84  Erinlelogorin 
85  Arundinladorun 
86  Erindinladorun 
87  Etadinladorun 
88  Ejidinladorun 
89  Okandinladorun 
90  Adorun [100 less 10] 
91  Okanleladorun 
92  Ejileladorun 
93  Etaleladorun 
94  Erinleladorun 
95  Arundinlogorun 
96  Erindinlogorun 
97  Etadinlogorun 
98  Ejidinlogorun 
99  Okandinlogorun 
100  Ogorun [Ogun lona Marun] 
English  Yoruba Cardinal  Yoruba Ordinal 

1  Ọkan  Kinni 
2  Eeji/Meji  Keji 
3  Ẹta/Mẹta  Kẹta 
4  Ẹrin/Mẹrin  Kẹrin 
5  Arun/Marun  Karun 
6  Ẹfa/Mẹfa  Kẹfa 
7  Eje/Meje  Keje 
8  Ẹjọ/Mẹjọ  Kẹjọ 
9  Ẹsan/Mẹsan  Kẹsan 
10  Ẹwa/Mẹwa  Kẹwa 
11  Ọkanla/Mọkanla  Kọkanla 
12  Ejila/Mejila  Kejila 
13  Ẹtala/Mẹtala  Kẹtala 
14  Ẹrinla/Mẹrinla  Kẹrinla 
15  Arundinlogun/Marundinlogun  Karundinlogun 
16  Ẹrindinlogun/Mẹindinlogun  Kẹrindinlogun 
17  Ẹtadinlogun/Mẹtadinlogun  Kẹtadinlogun 
18  Ejindinlogun/Mejindinlogun  Kejidinlogun 
19  Ọkandinlogun/Mọkandinlogun  Kọkandinlogun 
20  Ogun  Ogun 
English Numbers  Yoruba Equivalent  MakeUp/Calculation  Divisible by 200  

Yes  No  
100

Ogorun (Ogun lona Marun)

20 x 5

N


200

Igba (root word for numbers divisible by 200)

20 × 10

Y


300

Odunrun

20 × 15

N


400

Irinwo

20 × 20

Y


500

Edegbeta

20 × 25

N


600

Egbeta (Igba lona Meta; 200 x 3)

20 × 30

Y


700

Edegberin

20 × 35

N


800

Egberin(Igba lona Morin; 200 x 4)

20 × 40

Y


900

Edegberun

20 × 45

N


1000

Egberun (Igba lona Marun; 200 x 5)

20 × 50

Y

English Numbers  Yoruba Equivalent  MakeUp/Calculation 

2000

Ẹgbẹwa (Igba lọna Mẹwa;

200 × 10

3000

Ẹgbẹdogun

200 × 15

4000

Ẹgbaaji (Ẹgbẹwa lọna Meji, or Igba lona mewa; 2000 x 2 or 200 * 20 )

200 × 20

5000  Ẹgbedogbon  200 × 25 
6000  Ẹgbaata (Ẹgbẹwa lọna mẹta)  200 × 30 
7000  Ẹdẹgbaarin, Odegbaarin  200 × 35 
8000  Ẹgbaarin (Ẹgbẹwa lọna mẹrin)  200× 40 
9000  Ẹdẹgbaarun  200 × 45 
10,000  Ẹgbaarun (Ẹgbẹwa lọna marun; 2000 x 5)  200 × 50 
15,000  Ẹdegbaajo, Oodegbaajo  200 × 75 
20,000  Ọkẹ Kan/Ẹgbaawa  200 × 100 
30,000  Ọkẹkan ati Ẹgbaarun  200 × 150 
40,000  ỌkẹMeji  200 × 200 
50,000  ỌkẹMeji ati Ẹgbaarun  200 × 250 
60,000  ỌkẹMẹta  200 × 300 
70,000  ỌkẹMẹta ati Ẹgbaarun  200 × 350 
80,000  ỌkẹMẹrin  200 × 400 
90,000  ỌkẹMẹrin ati Ẹgbaarun  200 × 450 
100,000  ỌkẹMarun  200 × 500; or 20,000 * 5 
200,000  ỌkẹMẹwa  200 × 1000; or 20,000 * 10 
300,000  ỌkẹMarundinlogun  200 ×1500; or 20,000 * 15 
400,000  OgunỌkẹ  200 × 2000; or 20,000 * 20 
500,000  ỌkẹMarundinlọgbọn/Mẹẹdọgbọn  200 × 2500; or 20,000 * 25 
600,000  ỌgbọnỌkẹ  200 × 3000; or 20,000 * 30 
700,000  ỌkẹMarundinlogoji/  200 × 3500; or 20,000 * 35 
800,000  OgojiỌkẹ  200 × 4000; or 20,000 * 40 
900,000  ỌkẹMarundinlaadọta  200 ×4500; or 20,000 * 45 
1,000,000  AdaadọtaỌkẹ  200 × 5000; or 20,000 * 50 
2,000,000  ỌgọrunỌkẹ  200 × 10,000; or 20,000 * 100 
3,000,000  AadọjọỌkẹ  200 × 15,000; or 20,000 * 150 
Time Period<  Yoruba Equivalent  English Equivalent 

12 AM 3AM  Ọganjọ/AajinOru  Midnight/ Dark time of night 
4 AM 6AM  Afẹrẹmọju, Idaji  Twilight, Dawn or Early Morning 
7 AM – 11 AM  Iyalẹta, Owurọ, Kutukutu, AilaOrun  Sunrise 
12 Noon – 2 PM  Ọjọkanri, IdajiỌjọ, Ọsangangan  MidDay 
3 PM – 5 PM  Ọjọrọ/Irọlẹ  Early part of Evening 
6 PM – 8 PM  Aṣalẹ/Alẹ  Evening/ Dusk 
9 Pm – 11 pm  Oru/Ọjọ n re b’ana  Late Night/Time to Sleep 
English<  Yoruba  Arabic Names 

Sunday  ỌjọAiku  – 
Monday  ỌjọAje  – 
Tuesday  ỌjọIṣẹgun  Atalata 
Wednesday  Ọjọru  Alaruba 
Thursday  Ọjọbọ  Alamisi 
Friday  ỌjọẸti  ỌjọJimọh 
Saturday  ỌjọAbameta  – 
Time Count  MakeUp  Yoruba Name 

Second  60 seconds = 1 minute  AayaIṣẹju 
Minute  60 minutes = 1 hour  Iṣẹju 
Hour  24 hours = 1 day  Wakati 
Day  7 days = 1 week  Ọjọ 
Day  30 days = 1 month  Oṣu 
Oṣu  4 weeks = 1 month  Ọsẹ 
Ọsẹ  52 weeks = 1 year  Ọdun 
Oṣu  12 months = 1 year  Ọdun 
Ọjọ  365 days = 1 year  Ọdun 
Ọjọ  366 days = 1 leap year  Ọdun 
English Names  Yoruba Names 

January  Ṣẹrẹ 
February  Irele 
March  Ẹrẹna 
AprilI  Igbe 
May  Ebibi 
June  Okudu 
July  Agẹmọ 
August  Ogun 
September  Owewe 
October  Ọwara 
November  Belu 
December  Ọpẹ 
YeartoYear Cycle  Yoruba  English 

10  Ẹwadun  Decade 
25  –  Silver 
50  –  Golden Jubilee 
60  –  Diamond 
100  Ọrundun  Century 
500  –  HalfMillennium 
1000  Ẹgbẹrun  Millennium 