ipẹyarun

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Yoruba[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ pa (to kill) +‎ ẹ̀yà (ethnicity, race) +‎ run (to perish)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ì.k͡pɛ̀.jà.ɾũ̄/

Noun[edit]

ìpẹ̀yàrun

  1. genocide, ethnic cleansing
    Synonym: ìpalápalù ẹ̀yà