Adjectives by Description Table



Table 23: Adjective by Description

 

Height Weight Color Size Shape
English Yoruba English Yoruba English Yoruba English Yoruba English Yoruba
Tall Gaa Weight Iwọn for Area/ Surface Red Pupa Big Tobi Circle Obiri/Yipo
Short Kuru Capacity Jala  for liquid based items Black Dudu Small Kere Angles Igun, Igun-Ile
Long Gun Length Iwọn for linear measurement  

Green

 

Alawọ-Ewe

 

Equal

 

Ọgba, Ẹgbẹ

 

Triangle

 

Igun-Mẹtta

 

Area

 

Ibu, Iro, Fifẹ

White Fun-fun Giant Omiran Square Igun-Mẹrin
Blue Ofefe Dwaft Arara/ 

Rara

Pentagon Igun-Marun
Brown Randan-Randan  

Decagon

 

Igun-Mẹwa

Cone Shape  

Okoto