Yoruba is the official language in countries like Benin, Nigeria, and Togo. It was spoken by 50 million native speakers all around the world and people who speak the language are called Yoruba. It comes under the language family called niger-congo. The calendar used by the Yoruba people is called as Kojoda or Yoruba calendar. The calendar has a year beginning on the last moon of May or the first moon of June of the Gregorian calendar. The new year corresponds with the Ifá festival which is one of the popular festivals celebrated in the country just like Christmas and New Year. In the upcoming article, let’s see how to say days of the week in Yoruba.

Related: Months of the Year in Yoruba

How to Say English Days of Week in Yoruba

It is simple to speak and write the Yoruba language and here is the weekly table translated into Yoruba.

Week Name in EnglishWeek Name in Yoruba
SundayỌjọ́-Àìkú
MondayỌjọ́-Ajé
TuesdayỌjọ́-Ìṣégun
WednesdayỌjọ́-rú
ThursdayO̩jọ́-Bò
FridayO̩jó̩-Ẹtì
SaturdayỌjọ́-Àbámẹ́ta

Traditional Yoruba Week

DayDay Name in Yoruba
Day 1Obatala (Sopanna, Iyaami, and the Egungun)
Day 2Orunmila (Esu, Ifá and Osun)
Day 3Ogun (Osoosi)
Day 4Sango (Oya)

Days Based on Months:

Important Days in JanuaryImportant Days in February
Important Days in MarchImportant Days in April
Important Days in MayImportant Days in June
Important Days in JulyImportant Days in August
Important Days in SeptemberImportant Days in October
Important Days in NovemberImportant Days in December

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