Five things you don’t know about ‘Idan’

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‘Idan’ has kept receiving a ton of attention on social media. Since it has entered the lexicons of many online users, interested minds have started looking for more information about the street lingo that has become popular with many.

Idan started gaining enormous traction a few days ago after a Twitter user posted a thread detailing how president-elect Tinubu purportedly denied an offer to assist African Action Congress (AAC) presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore directly.

In the author’s thread, Sowore was referred to as “Idan,” a term connoting someone who undertakes challenging tasks. Despite Sowore’s loss, the author expressed admiration for his decision to reject Tinubu’s assistance and persist in competing for the same position as Tinubu.

It is worth noting that “Idan” carries various interpretations, often influenced by the specific context in which it is employed. In this essay, we will explore how this word is employed in street slang.

Without more delay, here are some facts concerning the street slang ‘Idan.’

1. Idan is a dialectal word that originated with the Yoruba people of Nigeria.

2. Idan can be loosely translated as deal or to deal in slang. (Secret or shady dealings). Conversations in which this slang is utilized imply to some type of concealment or illegality that is currently in play.

3. This language also confirms a person’s street smarts. Although a hazy character, such a person is thought to have exceptional mental agility and prowess, making impossible scenarios conceivable.

4. Idan, as a noun, denotes someone who is highly regarded and regarded as a ‘DON, godfather, or bad(dest) guy.

5. While many people interpret the slang to mean magic, which it does (Illusion), Idan, as street slang, strives to leverage reasoning and rationality above supernatural forces such as magic.

How frequently does the term appear in phrases or sentences?

“OBA IDAN” – Wise man
“ONI DAN” – Magician
“Mofe pa IDAN” translates as “I wish to make the impossible possible.”

It is crucial to note that Idan has both positive and bad implications; it all depends on context. As a result, understanding the context in which idan is utilized is critical to interpreting the information passed.

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