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 ị, i


  you; {dependent, 2nd person singular; harmonizes with following vowel if subject, and with preceding vowel if object or possessive}; you {singular}; your {singular}


 Ị jekọ ebee?

 Where are you going?


 Ị pụtago ụla

 Good morning {have you come out of the sleeping-room?}


 Kedu ka i melụ?

 How are you?


 Afụlụ m ị

 I saw you


 ụnọ ị

 your house


 ṅke i


 ị, i


  {harmonizes with vowel of verb root} {marks infinitive}



 to go



 to enter



  fever {general term, akọm }


 ịba mmanụ

 jaundice accompanied by pronounced coloration of the eyeballs, fingernails and sometimes skin


 ịba ọgụlụ



 ịba ojii

 malaria; jaundice without yellow coloration of eyeballs and fingernails


 ịba ọcha

 yellow jaundice {= ịba mmanụ}


 ịba ukwụ anya




  branch {anaka}





  ancestral house, typical of Onitsha and corresponding to the ọbi of other areas. It is constructed around a rectangular openair courtyard, one end of which leads to the ukpo or throne of the household head and the other to the entrance, beyond which is an open meeting-place {ọnụ ịba}. All rooms are within coursed mud walls.


 ada ịba

  daughter of the family; female name



  unpounded garri

 ịbụọ, ịbụa, abụa


  {counting form}; naabọ {qualifying form} two


 efifie naabọ, efifie naabọ



 etiti naabọ

  the middle, centre


 ibe naabọ

  two pieces


 iru naabọ

  hypocrite; hypocrisy {with double face}


 kwu ọnụ naabọ

  speak hypocritically


 mmaji naabọ



 ṅke abụa, ịbụọ



 ọgụ ịbụa, abụa



 ọkala naabọ

  two halves


 ugbolo naabọ

  twice; two times


 ụmụ naabọ




  headtie; handkerchief


 ịchafụ isi



 sụlụ ịchafụ n'isi

 put on headtie



  board game, mancala, warri, game like Yoruba ayo


 Ka anyị sụa ịchọ

 Let's play ịchọ { ṅchọkọtọ}



 see ife



 see ifele



  scrap; morsel


 ịfụlụfụ agwa

 pod of beans

 ịfụlịfụ, ọfụlịfu


  "up-wine" from crown of oil-palm



  love; liking; fondness {see fụ}



  fetters; handcuffs


 kụ ịga

 put in fetters; handcuff








  drum {general name}


 ịgba egede

 drum in pairs, used by dibịa


 ịgba ijele

 drum or music for the ijele masquerade


 ịgba ogwe

 tall standing drum used to play abịa music


  ịgba aka

 arm-band of skin worn on the upper arm at funerals; a similar arm-band, but made of iron, used as a charm against bullets



 type of dance with masquerade

ịgba mgba





  a general name for fish of the family Schilbeidae {= ideele}


  onye ịkọlịịkọ

 one melancholy or slightly mad







 Ọ na-eme ikpa

 He is a born rascal



 descent check tone, & is it Oni


 ti ịkpa

 box; strike with fist



  ground corn mixed with oil condiments and fried



  a food produced from maize


 ịkpata ụkwụ


ịkpu alu



ịkwa ozu


mortuary rites




 ịnọ, anọ


  {counting form}; naanọ, naanọ {qualifying form} four


 ife naanọ

  four things


 ọgụ ịnọ




  parade; bluff; showing-off

 ịnyịnya, anyịnya




 ịnyịnya ibụ






 ịnarịị bụ nwanne mkpụlụ aja

 Millet grains are as small as a grain of sand

 ịsaa, asaa


  seven {counting form}; naasaa {qualifying form}


 Chịtalụ m oloma naasaa

 Bring me seven oranges


 ṅke ịsaa

 the seventh; seventh


 Anyị ga-ana ụnọ n'ọnwa ṅke ịsaa

 We shall go home in the seventh month


 ọnwa isaa

 seven months; seventh month {July}


 Ọ ga-abịa n'ọnwa isaa

 He will come in the seventh month

 ịsatọ, asatọ


  eight, eighth {counting form}; naasatọ {qualifying form}


 Ọ dị ji naasatọ n'ime ṅkata

 There are eight yams in the basket


 ṅke isatọ

 the eighth


 Ejịma bụ onye ṅke isatọ

 Ejima is the eighth person, or Ejima is in the eighth position


 ọnwa asatọ

 eighth month


 Ọ nwụlụ n'ọnwa asatọ

 He died in the eighth month





  shrimp; crayfish


  ta ịta

 win stakes in a game



  act of pointing out guilty person by native doctor


 ta ịta

 bear witness {usu. of native doctor pointing out guilty person}


 onye ịta

 someone who gives evidence of harm done by sorcery



  cane {for thrashing}


 pịa ịtalị

  flog with whip; whip; chastise



  three {counting form}



 {normal qualifying form}


 ndụdụgandụ ṅke itọ

 third generation


  ịwalagada ụkwụ

  disease around groin



  exclamation of assent or pleasure; very good! excellent! fine!







Igbo Dotted Vowel Codes

Vowel ALT Code
  Ị ALT+7882  or   Ị
Capital I dot
  ị ALT+7883  or   ị
Lower I Dot
  Ọ ALT+7884  or   Ọ
Caiptal O Dot
  ọ ALT+7885 or   ọ
Lower O Dot
  Ụ ALT+7908  or   Ụ
Capital U Dot
  ụ ALT+7909  or   ụ
Lower U Dot
  Ṅ ALT+7748  or   Ṅ
Upper N Dot
  ṅ ALT+7749  or   ṅ
Lower N Dot

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