Ọjà Níná (Haggling)
You open every conversation with the conventional Yoruba greeting. However, there are a few greetings you can use specifically in the context of a Yoruba market.
Practice these specific greetings.
(Ẹ) kú títà
(E) kú ọrọ̀ ajé
Ṣé ajé bugbá jẹ?
Ṣé ajé wọ igbá?
Responses include: Oo, Àwa nìyẹn, (Ẹ) ṣeun, Adúpẹ́, Ajé gbugbá jẹ o, Ajé wọ igbá
Below are different openings by buyers in a real market contexts. Pay attention to how the buyers signaled that they wanted to buy something.