What go "Alaye" mean? I've been scambaiting human being for a while and I store seeing that word come up.

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Yorùbá is a tonal language so it can have a few different definitions depending ~ above which key it’s syllables room pronounced, likewise depending ~ above context as this word has actually colloquial meanings:

Aláyé - lit. ‘‘Owner that life’’

this one has a pair of colloquial meanings tho:

‘‘Thug’’

‘‘Powerful / Impactful person’’

So it could be offered negatively or choose banter v friends, respect, for hailing, or endearment. It method ‘‘owner the life’’ as thugs deserve to snatch lives. In the respectful feeling it method the human being has control over your life and also can influence the stays of others. In both cases it’s not offensive yet I guess: v it depends on just how you’re utilizing it.

Some an ext less likely meanings depending ~ above tone:

Alààyè - living (adj.)

Àlàyé - Explanation

It may likewise sound similar to ‘‘Aráyé‘‘ (humanity) together /r/ and also /l/ can be comparable sounds in Yorùbá

You’ll most likely get an ext responses on r/NigerianFluency


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Op · 4m

This is fascinating, thank you!


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I likewise have involved in scambaiting, and also the Nigerian scammer that I ended up befriending (for a short period of time) called me the "alaye" is a code word the scammers speak to disclose to the other human being that they space a scammer (if they think that the other human is also a scammer, as to not waste every other's time). I'd it is in super curious to watch screenshots of her scambaiting wherein that word comes up. I'm fascinated by scammers. There are means too countless of them.

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Op · 4m

That's amazing! It always comes up in ~ the end of the scheme as soon as they're many frustrated v my attempts come steal money, I can procure several of the screenshots later today because that you


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nah, that's no it. Alaye is a slang because that a powerful person, analyzed to "the owner that the world".


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· 3m

Experienced the same, and also I constantly thought it expected ‘explain’, an excellent to understand it’s in reality a password word


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· 2m

Did friend ever uncover out what the setting is favor there that appears to have actually made it so prevalent? (It's been something I've wanted to know for a while)


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How does one respond come say," yes, you Scammy bastard... I'm a Scammy bastard, too"?


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I came here after googling the word. Right here is my SS the the convo i was pretty confused just started conversation today…thought he was in among the teams I’m in, Me: friend seem so acquainted where carry out I recognize you from? Him: fuck turn off Alayee

But the sounds prefer he’s accusing me? however this male sent me girlfriend request?


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Exactly whatvi just got from a dude pretendingvto it is in bradley cooper afterci adhered to him ~ above instagram. Heviscthe scamner. Climate hectells meci am a scammer. Ns have had 4-6 various other famouscpeople walk on the precise same path. I choose acpostcon insta thry wantvtovtalk then quickly speak to me a scammer


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· 9d

I have been collection in a pact that scammers..And walk someone simply start a chat group? Then good I need help..lmao. Prefer really I'm not certain what to do


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· 22d

I Googled that too, and also I am not a scambaiter. What's wrong with humanity is summed upon one indigenous " alaye"


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