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IGBO DICTIONARY

IGBO-ENGLISH-BEKEE

 

IGBO

Word

Continuous Meaning

ENGLISH

BEKEE

 

 

 

GW.

 

 

 

 

 

 gwa

 

  tell

 

 Gwa m ife melụ ị bịarọ ụnyaafụ

 Tell me why you did not come yesterday

 

 ọ chọ igwa m ịfe

 He wants to tell me something

 

 ọgwụgwa

 telling

 

 gwagbu

 slander {a person} to death; curse bitterly

 

 gwaghalị

 tell again

 

 gwakwụlụ

 reply

 

 gwa okwu

 address

 

 gwata

 hint to a person

 gwa

 

  mix

 

 ọgwụgwa

 mixing

 

 gwa agwa

 mix

 

 gwa garị

 mix gari

 

 gwa mmanya

 mix wine with water or other wine

 

 gwazi

 mix properly

 gwa

 

  revenge; avenge

 

 gwa ọchụ

 pull apart

 

 kụgwa

 revenge, avenge a beating

 

 megwa

 revenge; avenge {do back}

 

 Aga m emegwa ya ịfe ọ melụ m

 I will take vengeance for what he did to me

 

 tigwa

 revenge; avenge beating {beat back}

 

 Ọ bụlụ na o tie gị ịfe, tigwalụ ya

 If he beats you, beat him back

 gwe

 

  pound, grind {usu. dry objects}

 

 ogwugwe

 pounding

 

 gwel

 pound well

 

 gwe ọka

 pound corn

 

 gwesị

 pound all

 

 ṅgwe

 grinder; apparatus, machine for grinding

 gwegelegwegele

 

  weak flabbiness

 

 tụ gwegelegwegele

 move in a weak, flabby way

 gwo

 

  into pieces {something harder than - li}

 

 gbugwo cut open {pot, etc.}, till {something hard}

 

 

 tigwo

 break into pieces {e.g. iron pot}

 gwọ

 

  mix; cure

 

 ọgwụgwọ

 curing

 

 gwọ nsị

 work sickness or death by means of magic or poison

 

 gwọ ọgụ, ọgwụ

 make poison or medicine

 

 gwọ ọya

 cure disease

 

 gwọ ụla

 keep oneself awake by using kolanuts, drugs, etc.

 

 dibịa ọkpụlụ ọgwọọ!

 praise name for a native doctor {doctor who cures as soon as he sips}. Native doctors sometimes sip or chew certain medicines in the mouth, then spit it on any part of the patient's body, or in the air, following this sometimes by incantations

 

 ọgwọ ṅnụ ọya

 panacea; medicine capable of curing all diseases {"curer of 400 diseases"}

 

 gwọ ụla

 snore

 gwọ

 

  sit with the lower limbs twisted and drawn up, as a lame person or as Moslems during prayer; sit with the lower limbs drawn up {usually on the floor}

 

 gwọlụ

 be seated on flat surface {e.g. floor} and unable to stand

 

 gwọ ṅgwụlọ

 

 

 ṅgwọlụ ṅgwọlụ, ṅgwọlụ gwọ

 {slang} food prepared by mashing together different kinds of food

 

 akpụ a gwọlụ agwọ

  shredded cassava mashed with ụkwa or okwe

 

 gwọ agwọ

  be flexible, pliant

 

 Osisi a gwọlụ agwo

 This tree is flexible

 

 gwọ ile

 speak in metaphor or slang unintelligible to an outsider

 gwọ

 

  scrape, scoop out {ghụ}

 

 ọgwụgwọ

 scraping; scooping out

 

 gwọ ofe

 take all the meat, etc., of soup at expense of others

 gwu, gu

 

  dig

 

 ogwugwu

 digging

 

 gwufe

 dig in the wrong direction

 

 gwum

 dig deep inside

 

 gwu ọba

 make a barn of yams

 

 gwupụte

 dig up

 

 gwurube

 dig around

 

 Ọ na-egwurube anị n'ukwụ osisi

 He is digging holes around the tree

 

 gwute

 dig up

 

 gute ji

 harvest yams

 

 gwụ uny

 dig, mine coal

 gwụ

 

  swim

 

 ogwụgwụ

 swimming

 

 gwufe

 swim across

 

 gwụ mmili

 swim

 gwụ

 

  play

 

 gwụ egwu

 play

 

 gwụli egwu

 play about

 

 ngwụli

 play; fun

 

 gwụso egwu

 play with someone

 gwụ, gụ

 

  finish

 

 ọgwụgwụ

 ending {ngwụsị}

 

 gwụcha

 finish; end

 

 gwụfọ

 finish, leaving a little quantity

 

 Ọ gọfọgo

 It is just about to run out

 

 gwụ ike

 tire; be weary; be tired; have one's energy sapped

 

 Ife a agwụgo m ike

 I am tired of this thing, or, This thing has tired me

 

 gwụsị

 finish

 

 ngwusị

 ending {ọgwụgwụ}

 

 Ọ ga-abịa ebe a na ngwụsị arọ

 She will come here towards the ending of the year

 

 agwụ agwụ

 inexhaustible

 

 ike ọgwụgwụ

 tiredness

 

 

 

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