Language points – Subject pronoun e and wón

Just as we use e to mean “you” (pl.) or “you” (sing. honorific), we also use wón to mean “they” or “he/she” (honorific). For example: A: Bàbá nkó? How is your father? B: Wón wà He (honorific) is fine. A: Màmá nkó? How is your mother? B: Wón wà She (honorific) is fine. A: Àwon àburò nkó? How are your younger sibilings? B: Wón wà They are fine. A: Dúpé àti Déolá nkó? How are Dupe and … More Language points – Subject pronoun e and wón