Top Definition
Yoruba word for 'How are you?' Yoruba is a South Western Nigerian language.
Colloquial reply among young Yoruba Nigerians is usually- 'Mowa' or 'Mowa jare'or 'Mowa jo'.
A more formal reply is 'dada ni', meaning 'all is well'

At a Nigerian police checkpoint: bawoni, wetin you carry? Oga, na my laptop wey my momsy send from Ame o.

by ayobami yusuff May 21, 2008
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