wowoyo

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Aukan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Sranan Tongo wowoyo and Saramaccan wojowójo.

Noun[edit]

wowoyo

  1. market, marketplace

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Focke a contraction of *woyowoyo, a reduplication of woyo, an onomatopoeia.[1] Compare Aukan wowoyo and Saramaccan wojowójo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wowoyo

  1. market, marketplace

References[edit]

  1. ^ H. C. Focke, Neger-Engelsch Woordenboek, "Wowójo", 1855.