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IGBO DICTIONARY

IGBO-ENGLISH-BEKEE

 

IGBO

Word

Continuous Meaning

ENGLISH

BEKEE

 

 

 

GH.

 

 

 

 

 

 gha

 

 turn; turn round; alter; change

 

 gha agha

 change, alter

 

 gha anya

 turn the eys; long for; {Biko gha anya - Please look this way}

 gha

 

  change {usu. for worse}; turn; alter; turn round

 

 ọghụgha, ọghịgha

 change, turning {usu. for worse}

 

 aya ọghụgha, enu ọghụgha, ife ọghụgha

 changing of state of things for the worse, esp. in social matters, fashion, etc.

 

 Ọ bụ aya ọghụgha melụ na ụmụ agbọghọ na-ejizi aka fa arọlụ di sọlụ fa

 It is the changing of the state of things for the worse that has brought about marriageable girls choosing their husbands by themselves

 

 gha agha

 change, alter {usu. for worse}

 

 gha anya

 turn the eyes; long for; expect

 

 Biko gha anya

 Please look this way

 

 gha anya n'azụ

 look backwards; look, glance back

 

 Agwalụ m ya ka o jėsie ike ghalụ ịgha anya n'azụ

 I told him to strive hard without looking backwards

 

 Onye na-amụ ịgba igwe ada agha anya n'azụ ọge ọ nọ n'enu ya

 A person just learning to ride a bicycle does not look backward while on it

 

 ghagbu

  confuse; play complicated trick {on someone}; cheat

 

 Ibeabuchi aghagbugo m ; o kwesịlị ka mụ keta ego ili n'ego mụ na ya ketalụ, ma sọọsọ ego ịnọ ka m ketalụ

 Ibeabuchi has tricked me; I ought to get one naira out of the money we shared, but I got only forty kobo

 

 nghagbu

 cheating; trickery

 

 onye nghagbu

 trickster; toss about before dying

 

 ghaghalị

 turn round, about

 

 ghakpụ iru

 turn upside down; lie face downwards

 

 ghalị azụ

 turn round; go back

 

 ama ụgha

 false witness; followed by lị, used as suffix meaning "about"

 

 jeghalị

 stroll about

 

 Agụ na-ejeghalị n'ọzala ịma ma ọ nwe ife ọ ga-afụ kpachalị

 Agụ is going about in the grassland to see if he can find some {animal} to take

 

 kwaghalị

 move {things} about

 

 kwụghalị

 loiter about lazily

 

 maghalị

 jump about

 gha

 

  scatter, throw {broadcast}; sow {broadcast}

 

 ọghụgha

 scattering

 

 Ana m eje ịgha ose

 I am going to sow pepper seeds {broadcast}

 

 gha mkpụlụ

 sow seeds {broadcast}

 

 gha mkpụlụ osisi

 sow seeds {broadcast}

 

 ghasa

 sow by scattering; scatter

 gha

 

  pass; overtake; leave; surpass; let alone; leave off; fail

 

 ọghụgha

 passing, etc.

 

 Ghaa ya aka

 Leave him alone!

 

 Ụgbọ afụ ghalụ ayị na Nnoọbė

 The car overtook us at Nnoobi

 

 ghagbu

 leave someone far behind

 

 Ndị mmụ na fa yịbido ije aghagbugo m

 The people I started the journey with have left me far behind

 

 ghalụ

 see gha

 

 gbagha

 overshoot {one's target}

 gha anya n'azu

 

 look backwards; look, glance back

 ghagbu

 

 cheat, confuse; play complicated trick {Egwu card - Iwere nkea irie mu ego}

 

 nghagbu

 cheating; trickery

 

 oney nghagbu

 a trickster

 gha-lị

 

  see gha

 ghe

 

  be open; open; yawn; gape

 

 ghekpọ

 yawn; pant

 

 ghe oghe, ghe oghe

 be open

 

 Ụzọ ghe oghe

 The door is open

 

 ghe ughele

 yawn

 

 kwụghe

 open; take off lid or cover

 

 Biko kwụghee ėte

 Please uncover the pot

 

 oghe

 opening

 

 oghele

 opening; opportunity

 ghe

 

  fry

 

 ọghighe

 frying

 

 ghekpọ

 fry dry

 

 ghe ọgede

 fry plantains

 

 anụ oghighe

 fried meat

 

 anụ egheleghe

 fried meat

 ghe

 

  be properly cooked

 

 ọghėghe

 being properly cooked

 

 ghede

 cook very soft {esp. of carbohydrate food}

 

 ghekpọ

  cook properly {esp. of meat, fish}; be well cooked

 

 sighe

 cook properly

 ghe-li

 

  cut into pieces

 

 Ghelėe anụ afụ

 Cut that meat into pieces

 

 jegheli

 wander about at random

 

 megheli

 fool about

 ghọlọghọlọ

 

 watery, light consistency {of soup, broth etc.; gologolo}

 

 dị ghọlọghọlọ

 be watery

 

 gba ghọlọghọlọ

 be watery

 ghọ

 

  go wrong; miss; be mistaken

 

 ọghụghọ

 mistaking

 

 ghọ aghọ

 be a mistake; show a loss

 

 Ibe akpachapụrọ anya welụ gbu ewu m madụ kama ọ ghọlụ ya aghọ

 Ibe did not deliberately kill another man's goat; it was a mistake

 

 ọghọm

 mistake; mishap; show a loss

 

 ghọ afịa

 suffer loss in trade

 

 Nne Joy akwụsigo m gbele azụ maka na ọ ghọgo ya afịa

 Nne Joy has stopped her fish trade because it has shown a loss

 

 ọghọm

 loss

 ghọ

 

  catch {object falling from a height or thrown}

 

 ọghụghọ

 catching

 

 Ana m eje ịghọ ife ọ na-achọ ịtụpụlụ m site n'enu osisi

 I am going to catch what he is going to drop for me from the top of the tree

 

 ghọdo

 catch something falling

 

 ghọlụ = ghọ

 catch

 

 Ghọlụ ife ọ na-achọ ịtụpụlụ gị

 Catch what he is going to throw to you; pick, pluck fruit

 

 ghọta

 pick; pluck; snatch at; collect dripping liquid

 

 Achọlụ m iji afele welụ ghọta mmili na-atụsịsị n'anị

 I want to use a plate to collect the water dripping on the floor; understand

 

 ghọdo

 understand well

 

 Achọlụ m ka ị ghọdo ife m na-ekwu ọfụma

 I want you to understand what I am saying well

 

 Aghọdosịrọ m okwu ị na-ekwu n'ụtụtụ maka na ana m akụ mgbanụ ọge ị na-ekwu okwu

 I did not quite get what you were saying in the morning because I was in a hurry when you were speaking

 

 ghọta

 understand

 

 Achọlụ m ka ị ghọta okwu m

 I want you to understand my word

 

 Aghọtago m ife ị na-akụzili m

 I have understood what you are teaching me

 

 nghọta

 understanding

 ghọ

 

  change, develop into; become

 

 ọghụghọ

  changing

 

 ghọlụ

 change, develop into; become

 

 Akpụkpa dị n'arụ Iwu aghọlụgo ọya ọcha

 The rash on Iwu's body has developed into leprosy

 ghọ

 

  play trick; trick; work deceit

 

 Kedụ ife ị na-aghọ ebe afụ?

 What trick are you up to there?

 

 ghọ aghụghọ

 be cunning; deceive; work deceit; play trick; trick

 

 ghọdo

 trick someone into missing something elsewhere

 

 ghọgbu

 confuse, play trick on someone

 

 ghọlị

 "deceive" by exerting pre-natal influence on child to resemble oneself. If a pregnant woman keeps constant company with another person, during much of the pregnancy, the child is very likely to resemble that person when born

 

 Ọbịageli ghọlịlị Ada ọge a dị ime Ada, ị fụrọ etu Ada sėlė yi ya?

 Ọbịageli "deceived" Ada while Ada was in the womb; don't you see how Ada resembles her?

 ghu

 

  cook; boil {si}

 

 ọghughu

 cooking

 

 Gịnị ka ị na-achọ ighu?

 What are you preparing to boil?

 ghụ

 

  {gwọ) pluck out; extract {e.g. like eyes}; remove, scoop {e.g. coconut flesh from shell}

 

 ọghụghụ

 plucking out; extraction

 

 I jekọ ịghụ m anya?

 Are you going to pluck out my eye?

 

 ghụlụ

 pluck out; extract {and take away}

 ghụ

 

  bath

 gi de, ji de, de

 

  against

 

 kwugide

 speak against

 

 Fa na-ekwugide ya ekwugide

 They are speaking against him

 

 megide

 act against

 

 nwụde

 seize; throw in wrestling; catch {e.g. thief} red-handed

 gidigidi

 

  disorder; trouble {Yoruba gidigidi of violent physical movement, esp. fighting}

 

 Ụnọ a na-ada gidigidi

 There is great trouble in this house.

 

 Oge ife a melụ mmadụ niine wee na-agba gidigidi

  When this thing happened all the people were running helter-skelter

 gị

 

  {independent;} you, your; thou; thee; thy {gị}

 

 mụ na gị

 you and I

 

 ṅke gị

 yours; thine

 

 Ọ na-agwa gị

 He is telling you

 

 gịgado aka

 catch hold of {of someone weak, e.g. spider}

 gịlịgịlị

 

  thinness; slightness; slenderness

 gịnị?

 

  what?

 

 gịnị zị?

 what? what then?

 gịnị kpatalụ?

  why?

 

 

 gịnị melụ?

 what happened?

 

 maka gịnị?

 for what? for what reason?

 

 ọ gịnị?

 what?

 go

 

  buy; hire {men, things}

 

 gokọ

 buy together

 

 gokọlụ

 buy all

 

 golu

 buy; hire {things}

 

 gote

 buy from

 

 gotelụ

 buy for someone

 go

 go ṅgo

 give a reward or inducement

 go

 

  {perfect marker}

 

 Ọ natago

 He has arrived

 

 Ọ gwụgo

 It has finished

 

 Ị pụtago ụla

 Good morning {lit. Have you come out of the sleeping room?}

 go

 

  upwards {related to ngo, upper part}

 

 Ụmụ akwụkwọ na-akwago moto Obele enu ugwu

 Students are pushing Obele's car up the hill.

 

 Afụ m Chioma ka ọ na-agbago ụzọ ụnọ akwụkwọ

 I saw Chioma going upwards in the direction of the school.

 

 Afụ m Uzoma ka ọ na-alịgo aja

 I saw Uzoma climbing up the wall

 gọ

 

  make a noise

 

 gọ akwa

 bewail; lament

 

 gọli

 rejoice; make a joyful noise

 gọ

 gọ iru

 be coy; hesitate to grant a favour which one actually wants to grant

 go du

 

  first; beforehand; preceding {du}

 

 Bịagodu fụ m tupu ị jebe afịa

  Come and see me first before going to the market

 

 Cheegodu!

 Wait first!

 gogọgo

 

  fish {ichthyborus besse}; {in Freshwater; Ichthyborus is a genus of distichodontid fishes found in tropical African countries}

 gologolo

 

  wateriness {of soup, broth, etc.; ghọlọghọlọ}

 

 Achọlụ m ofe dị gologolo

 I want a watery soup

 go-si

 

  show

 

 O gosigo onwe ya

 He has shown himself {in his true colours}

 

 Ọ na-eje igosi ya ụnọ Ọfọ

 He is going to show him Ọfọ's house

 

 ngosi

 revelation; show

 

 mụgosi

 teach

 

 Ọ na-amụgosi ya etu e si egbe akamu

 He is teaching him how liquid pap is prepared

 gọ

 

  deny

 

 gọ agịgọ, agụgọ

  deny {a fact}

 

 gọ agọ

 deny

 

 gọnarị

 deny {knowledge of something}

 gọ

 

  worship

 

 gọ alụsị

 worship a deity

 

 gọ ọjị

 offer kolanuts to the ancestors or deities

 

 gọ mmụo

 worship spirits {by presenting kolanuts}

 

 Fa na-agọ mmụo

 They are worshipping spirits

 

 ịgọmmụọ

 worshipping spirits

 

 gọ

 

 

 gọ ọfọ

 bless with ọfọ, the symbol of authority

 

 gọzi

 bless; invoke a blessing

 

 ngọzi

  blessing; female name

 gọ

 

  be related by marriage

 

 gọ ọgọ

 perform duties of a relation by marriage

 

 ọgọ

  in-law; relative by marriage

 

 ọgọ nwaanyị

  mother-in-law; female relative by marriage

 

 ọgọ nwoke

 father-in-law; male relative by marriage

 gọ

 

  make, be bent {ngọ crookedness}

 

 dọgọ

  pull crooked

 

 tigọ

 bend by beating

 

 Ụzụ na-etigọ mkpịsị

 The blacksmith is beating the spike to bend it

 gu

 

 see gwu

 gu

 gu mmili

 be damp {as of salt}

 gụ

 

  count; read

 

 ọgụgụ

 figures; number{s}; counting; reading; recitation

 

 ọnụ ọgụgụ

 numbering; the Book of Numbers {Bible}

 

 gụda

 read through

 

 gụfėe

 misread

 

 gụkọta

 add up; reckon; count

 

 gụmė

 read deeply

 

 gụnwụ

  read again

 

 gụnye

 add; reckon; count in

 

 fị gụnyego fa?

 Have you counted them in the group?

 

 gụnye na

 reckon as; account

 

 gụ ọnụ

  count; reckon

 

 gụpụ

  count out

 

 gụsi ike

 read out forcefully

 

 gụte aka

 read for a long time

 

 agụkata agba awarị

 an uncountable number

 gụ

 

  desire; like; want; need {with thing desired or needed as subject}

 

 gụ agụụ

  hunger; desire; long for

 

 {agụụ} gụ

 be hungry

 

 {mmili} gụ

 be thirsty

 

 Mmili na-agụ ya

 She is thirsty

 

 {ndụ} gụ

 want to live

 

 {ọnwụ} gụ

 want to die

 

 fị chọrọ ịchalụ moto ọfụma, ọ dị ka ọnwụ ọ na-agụ gị?

 You don't want to give way properly to the lorry; it seems you want to die?

 gụ

 

  bring; fetch; pick out

 

 gụpụta

 rescue {from fire or water}

 

 Ọ gụpụtalị ya na mmili

 He rescued him from drowning

 

 gụta ọkụ

 fetch fire

 gụ

 

  see gwụ

 gụ

 

  give name to; name

 

 gụ afa

 name; give a name

 

 agụ

  namesake

 gụ

 {akpịlị} gụ

 lose voice {as a result of excessive straining of the voice resulting from long speech or cold}

 gụ

 

  embrace; grip; enclose in arms

 gụ-gụ

 

  soothe, hush, comfort {e.g. small child}

 

 Ọ na-agụgụ ya akwa

 She is soothing {the baby} to make it stop crying

 

 gụgụta

 soothe; comfort; soothe to make stop crying {small child}

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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