Question: How is Lagos Nigeria pronounced?

On the face of it, saying LAH/gohs seems correct, considering it comes from the Portuguese word lagos meaning lakes, but in fact, in Nigeria, it is pronounced LAY/gohs.

What is the population of Lagos?

14,862,111 Lagos Population 2021YearPopulationGrowth202215,387,639525,528202114,862,111493,779202014,368,332464,712201913,903,620440,19982 more rows

How do you say King in Nigeria?

Eze (pronounced [ézè]) is an Igbo word which means King.

Is Lagos an English word?

Names of Lagos Lagos means lakes in Portuguese, the language of the first European immigrants known to visit the settlement, then already inhabited by the Awori and Bini and known to them as Oko.

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