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Meaning Of The Popular Ghanaian-Nigerian Word Odo Yewu

Meaning Of The Popular Ghanaian-Nigerian Word Odo Yewu
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If you are a music lover, you will or should have heard the word odo yewu numerous times in almost all Afrobeat songs dropped today. From both Nigerian artiste to Ghanaian artistes, they all use this word.

Buzzing artiste like Kizz Daniel, with his single titled “Odo yewu”, Rema, Tekno, Wizkid, Omalay, Mayorkun, Kidi, and other popular artistes down here in Africa all like using this word in their songs.

This article will be enlightening you with the real meaning of the Ghanaian slang and the origin, thus the ethnic language which the word is derived from.

Real Meaning Of Odo Yewu

Odo yewu simply means love is death. The word Odo means love and yewu means to die. So the combination of the two words odo + yewu means love is death.

Origin Of This Slang

The word odo yewu is derived from a Ghanaian language called Twi. Twi is one of the popular and widely spoken languages amongst people living in regions like Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, Eastern, Central and some parts of Greater Accra.

With above info, you should grasb the meaning now. So anytime you hear musicians like Burnaboy use the word odo or odo yewu simply know he means my love.

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