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IGBO DICTIONARY

IGBO-ENGLISH-BEKEE

 

IGBO

Word

Continuous Meaning

ENGLISH

BEKEE

 

 

 

Z.

 

 

 

 

 

 za

 

 answer; reply; sweep

 

 Za m

 Answer me

 

 za afa

 bear a name; answer to one's name

 

 za azịza

 answer query

 

 zado

 give {moral} support; prop up

 

 za leta

 reply to letter

 

 za mmụọ

 be dedicated to a spirit by taking its name

 

 za oku

answer a call

 O jelụ ịza oku

He has gone to answer a call

 za

 

swell {of animal body}

 

 Ọ bụlụ na ị jerọ gba ụkwụ na-esogbu gị ọgwụ ọ ga-aza

If you do not go for an injection, your bad leg will become swollen

 Ụkwụ m gbajili n'ụtụtụ azago

The leg that I fractured in the morning has swollen up

 ọzịza

swelling

 afọ ọzịza

flatulence

 za aza

swell; be swollen { Ụkwụ gị na-aza aza - Your leg is becoming swollen; Ọ gịnị kpatalụ ụkwụ gị ji za aza - Why is your leg swollen? }

 zachi

become so swollen as to cover up spaces or orifices in an organ, e.g. eyes, ears, etc.
{Anya gị ịbụọ azachigo - Your two eyes have become so swollen as to cover up the eyeball completely}

 zakpo

swell and cover up something completely; sweep something over something (e.g. vomit) so as to cover it completely

 nzịza

swelling; bump

 zanye

sweep into

 ọzịza

filter; skim {off}; be reduced in weight; be lean, thin {as result of abnormal condition, e.g. worry, illness, etc..}

 Dolly Parton azago

Dolly Parton has lost weight {Dolly Parton, the country and westen singer of Jolen, coat of many colours, I will Always love you, here you come again, 9 to 5, etc...

 za

 

  sweep

 

 ọzịza

 sweeping

 

 za aza

 sweep

 

 A ga-aza ụnọ afụ aza

 The room shall be swept

 

 zachapụ

 sweep out

 

 zakpọ

 sweep something over something {e.g. vomit} so as to cover it completely

 

 zanye

 sweep into

 za

 

  filter; skim {off}

 

 ọzịza

 filtering; be reduced in weight; be lean, thin {as result of abnormal condition, e.g. worry, illness, etc.}

 

 Dolly azago

 Dolly has lost weight

zaa

 

sweep

 zaa iro

to sweep compound {Ada zaaru ilo tata - Ada sweep the compound today}

 ze

 

  collapse; slip down; fall down {of wall, house, etc.}; sink {of raised path}; cave in

 

 ze eze

  see ze

 

 zekpudo

 sink over; collapse over

 

 ze ume

 sigh; snort

 

 ze uzele

 sneeze

 

 ze ọdụ

 make a palm branch booth on a farm

 ze

 

  dodge; shrink from; beware of; avoid; prevent

 

 Ndị agha na-amụ etu e si eze mgbọ

 The soldiers learn how to dodge bullets

 

 ọzize

 dodging; shrinking from; avoiding

 

 zedo

 take shelter, protect oneself

 

 ze eze

  see ze

 

 Ana m eze ya eze

  I try to avoid him

 

 ze izize

 loathe; abhor

 

 zelụ

  see ze

 

 ze{lụ} anwụ

 shelter from sun

 

 ze{lụ} mmili

 shelter from rain

 

 ze ṅdọ

 take shelter from sun

 

 ze ndụ

 be afraid of; avoid {from fear}; shun; beware of; fear for one's life

 

 Ọ na-eze ndụ

 He fears for his life

 

 ife ize

 thing to avoid; offensive thing

 

 ife ize ṅdọ

 shelter

 

 ize, ṅze

 avoidance {of disaster, etc.}

 

 O nwelụ ?ṅze

 He has good luck {naturally or by use of charms}

 ze

 

  melting

 

 gbaze

 melt

 

 Ọ ga-agbaze

 It will melt

 

 size

 melt by placing over the fire

 

 Ọ na-esize ụde

 He is melting the pomade over the fire

 zi

 

  teach; instruct; show

 

 zi azụ aka

 be insincere {show the back of the hand}

 

 zi ụzọ

 show the way

 

 Zi m ụzọ

  Show me the way

 

 kụzi

 teach; instruct

 

 onye nkụzi

 teacher; instructor

 zi

 

 be straight, right, upright:

 

 Ife ọ melụ zilị ezi

 His action is right

 

 zi ezi n'iwu

 be legal, lawful

 

 Ife ọ melụ ?zilị ezi n'iwu

 His action is legal

 

 zi n'anya

 convince; please {employer} with work

 

 dozi

 repair; correct; rectify

 

 kwezi ụta

 re-string a bow

 

 lụzi

 rectify; correct

 

 mezi

 repair; rectify; correct

 zi

 

  lower {e.g. load}

 

 ọzizi

 lowering

 

 zida

 descend; get down from vehicle; put down a load; lower bucket into well

 

 zido

 help put down load; put down load from the head

 

 zi ibu

 put down load from head

 

 zitụ

 put down load from the head

 zi

 

 borrow:

 

 Ọ na-eje izi ego

  He is going to borrow some money

 

 zinye

 lend

 

 Biko zinye m ego ịtọ

 Please lend me thirty kobo.

 

 nzinye

 lending

 

 zita

 borrow

 

 Jee zita ṅkata naabọ

 Go and borrow {and bring} two baskets

 

 nzili, nzita

 borrowing

 zi

 

  send; send on errand; assign work to; deliver message

 

 Zie m

 Send me

 

 zidata

 send down

 

 Zidata ngọzị Gị

 Send down Thy blessings

 

 zifie

 deliver wrong message; mislead {by message}

 

 Ọ gịnị kpatalụ ị ji zifie ozi m zili gị?

 Why did you deliver a message different from what I sent you with?

 

 ziga

 send

 

 zigota

 send up {towards the speaker}

 

 zina

 send home

 

 Aga m ezina gị echi

 I shall send you home tomorrow

 

 zinaba

 send home; dismiss

 

 Zinaba anyị n'ụdo

 Send us home in peace or Dismiss us in peace

 

 zi ozi

 send, deliver message; send on errand; assign work to

 

 Ị chọl?ụ izi m ozi?

 Do you want to send me on an errand? or, Do you want to give me some work to do?

 

 Ezili m nya ozi

 I have sent her on an errand

 

 zipụ

 send forth; send out; send; despatch

 

 Ezipụgo m nwa ọdibọ ?m ka o je kpọọlụ m Agnes

 I have sent out my servant to call me Agnes

 

 Ị zipụgo akwụkwọ Ị?

 Have you despatched your letter?

 

 zipụ leta

 post, send out letter

 

 zisa

 disseminate; broadcast; spread

 

 Achọlụ m ka ụnụ na ọnwe ụnụ jee zisaa ozi banyelụ ịfe anyị fụlụ n'ụtụtụ a

 I want you yourselves to go and spread the news about what we saw this morning

 

 zite

 send {towards the speaker}

 

 Zite mmadụ naabọ

 Send two persons.

 

 O zitelụ m ozi

 He sent me a message.

 

 zicha

 blow the nose; snort

 

 zi imi

 blow the nose; expel mucus from the nose

 zi zọ

 

 mimic; mock {= ji je}

 zị

 

  after{wards}; now {after something else}; with any more

 

 Bia bazịa!

 You can come now!

 

 Emesịzịa anyị ga-afụ

 We shall see afterwards

 

 Ife ṅkaa ọ dizị mma?

 But is this thing good {as it is now}?

 

 Ka ọ dịzịa nọọfụ

 That is enough now

 

 Kedụ zị?

 How?

 

 Ọ gịni zị?

 And why? Why? or, What is it now?

 

 Ọ mesizịa lụ ?bịa be m

 He came to my house afterwards

 

 Ụnụ ?gụsizịa egwu ụnụ ejee lie nni ụnụ

 After you have finished singing you should go and have your meal

 

 Nwata a adị ejezi akwụkwọ

 This boy is not going to school any more

 

 Ị gwarọzị m

 You never told me after all

 zị

 

 also

 

 Ọ dịazị mma

 She is also beautiful

 

 E ji mma ebe ịfe, e jiazị ya egwu anị

  A knife is used for cutting things, it is also used for digging

 

 Ndị ọma dị n'Obọdọ Oyịbo, ndi ọjọọ dịazị ebe afụ

 There are good people in the United Kingdom, but bad people are also there

 zo

 

  hide

 

 Ana m eje izo mma m

  I am going to hide my knife

 

 ọzuzo

 hiding

 

 zobe

 hide from; be hidden {from}

 

 Ana m eje izobe mma m

 I am going to hide my knife

 

 zo ezo

 hide; be hidden, in hiding

 

 O zọlụ ?ezo

 He has hidden, or, He is in hiding

 

 Ị na-ezo ezo?

 Are you hiding?

 

 zobe ezobe

 be hidden {from}; hide from

 

 Kpakpaṅdọ afụ zọbelụ ezobe

 The star is hidden

 

 zofụ

 become lost or disappear by hiding; lose by hiding; be lost by hiding; become forever hidden; hide away

 

 nzofụ

 hiding away

 

 Aga m ezofụ onwe m n'Obọdọ Oyibo

 I shall hide myself away in the United Kingdom (UK) {or Europe or United States of America (USA)}

 

 Ezofụgo m mma m

 I have lost my knife by hiding it; I have hidden my knife away

 

 zofụ ezofụ

 hide away

 

 zoghalị

 hide about

 

 Ada na-ezoghalị n'ime ọgige

 Ada is hiding about in the yard

 

 zonarị

 hide from; be hidden from

 

 Ọ ga-ezonarị gị

 He {it} will hide, be hidden from you

 

 zopụ

 hid away

 

 Ọji ezopụgo onwe ya

 Ọjị has hidden himself away

 

 da ṅzuzo

 hide oneself

 

 me nzofụ

 hide away; become perpetually hidden

 

 ṅzuzo, ṅzuzo

 hiding; secret

 

 ife ṅzuzo

 secret thing

 zo

 

 tie

 

 zochi

 knot

 

 Zọchie elili

 Knot the rope

 zo

 

 point; point at

 

 zo aka

 point at; point with the hand

zoo

 

rain

 mmili zoolu

it rain {Mmili zooru tata - It rain today}

zoputa

 

save; rescue {Zoputa anyi Chukwu - Save us God}

 zọ

 

  rain

 

 ọzụzọ

 raining

 

 Mmili ga-ezọ

 It will rain

 

 mmili ọzụzọ

 rain

 zọ

 

  heal; save; defend; claim; side with; contest

 

 ọz ụzọ

 claiming; claim

 

 zọdọ

  withhold; keep back; be selfish; protect

 

 zọ eze

 contest for chieftaincy title

 

 zọ ndụ

 save life

 

 zọ ọkwa

 contest for a post

 

 zọ ọnọdụ

 contest for a seat, position, post

 

 zọpụta

 deliver; save; heal

 

 Onye nzọpụta

 Saviour

 

 zọta

 obtain by struggling, contesting, or laying strong claims to

 zọ

 

 transplant; plant {cutting only}

 

 zọ ose

 transplant pepper

 

 zọ osisi

 transplant tree, plant tree cuttings

 zọ

 

 forget {restricted to verbs meaning "think"}

 

 chezọ

 forget

 

 lozọ

 forget

 

 O lzọgo afa ya

 She has forgotten his name

 zọ

 

  tread; step

 

 ọzụzọ

 treading; stepping

 

 zọ aja

 tread mud for building

 

 zọfie ụkwụ

 miss a step; step into a wrong place or spot

 

 zọgbu

 tread to death

 

 zọji

 break, snap by stepping on

 

 zọkwasị

 tread upon

 

 zọnye

 step in; presume; insinuate

 

 zọtọ

 tread in any sort of filth; tread till it becomes soft and messy

 

 zọ ụkwụ

 step

 

 zọwata

 come {esp. occasionally and unexpectedly}

 zọ

 

 bet; offer, lay, wager

 

 zọ iwu

  see zọ

 

 zọ n'ibe

 stand surety for; bail

 

 zọ ṅzọ

 lay, offer, wager; make a bet

 zu

 

 steal

 

 zu ego

 steal money

 

 zu ori

 steal

 

 zuta

 obtain by stealing

zuo

 

buy {Zuo tara m azu - buy me fish}

 zụ

 

 meet; encounter

 

 zụkọ

 meet; assemble; collide

 

 nzụkọ

 meeting; council

 

 kpọ nzụkọ

 call meeting

 

 zụkọta

 meet, assemble, together

 

 zụte, zụta

 meet, welcome visitor by deliberately going out to meet him on the way or at a place, e.g. motor park

 zụ

 

  be complete, correct; suffice; fulfil

 

 zụ ezụ

 be complete, sufficient, correct

 

 O zụlụ ezụ

 It is correct

 

 zụ ọke

 be correct; suffice; be complete, perfect, sufficient

 

 zụ ọnụ

 be complete; be enough to go round

 zụ

 

  as to relax; resting

 

 zụ ike

 rest

 

 ezụmike

 rest; leave

 

 zụ ike ọlụ

 rest from work

 

 zụlụ ike

 take {long} rest; retire

 

 Onye nwụlụ ọ zụlụ ike

 If anyone dies he goes to his rest or, He who dies goes to his rest

 

 Jee zụlụ ike!

 Go and rest! {sometimes figuratively, when addressing a troublesome person}

 zụ

 

 determine; purpose; plan; deliberate

 

 zụbe

 determine; purpose; plan

 

 zụ izụ

 hold a meeting, council

 

 zụpụta

 invent

 

 nzupụta

 invention

 

 zụsa

 alter a plan; abandon a purpose

 

 nzusa

 alteration of plan; caprice

 

 izụ

 meeting, council; whisper

 

 zuzọ ezuzọ

 mimic

 zuzụ

 

  be foolish, stupid

 

 nzuzụ

 foolishness; stupidity; folly

 

 onye nzuzụ

 stupid, foolish person

 

 zuzụ ezuzụ

 act foolishly, stupidly

 

 me nzuzụ

 be foolish, stupid; act stupidly, foolishly

 zụ

 

  buy; purchase

 

 ọzụzụ

 buying; purchasing

 

 zụ afịa

 trade; hold market; buy and sell in market

 

 zụchapụ

 buy all

 

 zụgbu

 cheat in marketing or in bargaining for commodity

 

 zụnye

 buy and give or present to another:

 

 Zụnye m akpa

 Buy me a bag

 

 zụta

 buy {and bring}

 zụ

 

 play game involving board, cards, etc.

 

 zụ akụ

  play the game akụ or ọkwe {Yoruba ayọ}; play board or card games in general

 

 zụ ọkwe

 play ọkwe; play board or card games in general

 zụ

 

 feed; nurse; nourish; train; train up; tend

 

 ọzụzụ

 nursing; nourishing; training; tending

 

 ọzụzụ nkụzi

 teacher training

 

 Ada nọ ọzụzụ nkụzi

 Ada is doing teacher training

 

 Ọ bụ m na-azụ Ikechukwu

 I am the one who is training Ikechukwu

 

 zụba

 continue to feed, nurse, train, train up, tend; be in the habit of feeding, nursing, etc.

 

 Anyi chọlụ ka ị zụba Chukwudi

 We want you to be training {or to begin to train} Chukwudi

 

 zụbi

 spoil; train badly

 

 zụ mọọ {mụọ)

 look after deities

 

 zụnita

 rear; bring up; educate; train up:

 

 Ndụ azụnitago Ugọnnwa Ndụ

 has trained Ugonnwa up

 

 zụpụta

 train by putting through

 

 Anyị azụpụtago Chukwudi na nnukwu ụnọ akwụkwọ a na-akpọ

 University We have trained Chukwudi by putting him through the University

 

 zụsị

 finish training, tending

 

 zụtọ

 train up badly; spoil

 

 zụto

 train, rear up

 zụ na

 

 consume

 

 Imilikiti ife nwoke afụ zụtalu n'Aba n'ọnwa galụ aga azụnago n'ime ọkụ

 Many of the goods bought by the man at Aba last month have perished in the fire

 zụ zụ

 

 massage; caress; stroke

 

 zụzụ aka

 stroke with hand

 

 

 

 

 

 

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