Yoruba Calendar

Yorubas presently use the western calendar. Before the western calendar, Yorubas used a lunar calendar. The Yoruba year begins June 3 of this year to June 2nd the following year. The traditional calendar had a 4 day week, 7 week month, and 12 month year.

4 days=1 week(traditional calendar)
7 weeks=1 month
93 weeks=1 year
12 months=1 year

DaysYoruba
SundayOjo-Aiku
MondayOko-Aje
TuesdayOjo-Ishegun 
WednesdayOjo-Riru
ThursdayOjo-Bo/Alamisi
FridayOjo-Eti
SaturdayOjo-Abameta


Time UnitsYoruba
Second n/a
Minutes isheju
Hourwakati
Dayojo
Weekose
Monthoshu
Yearodun
  


Month Yoruba
JanuarySere
FebruaryErele
MarchErena
AprilIgbe
MayEbibi
JuneOkudu
JulyAgemo 
AugustOgun
SeptemberOwere
OctoberOwaro
NovemberBelu
DecemberOpe


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