What is the meaning of Makamaka?

What is the meaning of Makamaka?

Regarding today’s phrase “high muck-a-muck”, you might be interested to know that the common slang in Hawaiian Pidgin for “stuck-up” is “high makamaka”, taken from the Hawaiian word “maka”, meaning “eye”. The inference is that a prideful person keeps his/her head and eyes high.

What does high Makamaka mean?


What does Makas mean in Hawaiian?

[Hawaiian Dictionary(Hwn to Eng)] maka. 1. n. Eye, eye of a needle, face, countenance; presence, sight, view; lens of a camera.

What does Soji mean in Nigeria?

Soji. This word is an abbreviation of the Yoruba name Adesoji, which means ‘the crown is revived’. However, when used in everyday vernacular, it means to be knowledgeable about something or street smart. For example, ‘she too soji’ means ‘she’s very smart’.

What does Japa mean Nigeria?

Japa is a Nigerian slang derived from yoruba language. It simply means to run swiftly out of a dangerous situation.

What does Ifemi mean in Yoruba?

my beloved

What is the meaning of ayomi in Yoruba?

my joy

How do you say hi in Yoruba?

Ẹ n lẹ (en-le): Hello The tradition of the Yoruba people places much emphasis on greetings generally – it’s a very significant part of their culture, especially when addressing older people.

What is EJOR in Yoruba?

Meaning ”please i am sorry”

What is your name in Yoruba?

what is your name? ki ‘ni oruko re?

How do you say 18 in Yoruba?

You can Translate another number up to 25 Billion here….0 to 100 and some special numbers in Yoruba.

Number Translation Derivation
18 eéjìdínlógún
19 oókàndínlógún
20 ogún
21 ọ̀kan le ni ogún 1 + 20

Is Yoruba easy to learn?

Yoruba language is used in different parts of the world, not only Nigeria as some people think! lol Yoruba is a tonal language, which makes it much more difficult to learn than other languages. this is what makes it difficult for people to learn. Yoruba is also a language of Respect!

Is Yoruba on duolingo?

duolingo doesn’t offer Yoruba courses.