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IGBO DICTIONARY

IGBO-ENGLISH-BEKEE

 

IGBO

Word

Continuous Meaning

ENGLISH

BEKEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 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

 yours

 ị, i

 

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

 

 ije

 to go

 

 ịba

 to enter

 ịba

 

  fever {general term, akọm }

 

 ịba mmanụ

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

 

 ịba ọgụlụ

 jaundice

 

 ịba ojii

 malaria; jaundice without yellow coloration of eyeballs and fingernails

 

 ịba ọcha

 yellow jaundice {= ịba mmanụ}

 

 ịba ukwụ anya

 hepatitis

 ịba

 

  branch {anaka}

 ịba

 

  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

 ịba

 

  unpounded garri

 ịbụọ, ịbụa, abụa

 

  {counting form}; naabọ {qualifying form} two

 

 efifie naabọ, efifie naabọ

 noonday

 

 etiti naabọ

  the middle, centre

 

 ibe naabọ

  two pieces

 

 iru naabọ

  hypocrite; hypocrisy {with double face}

 

 kwu ọnụ naabọ

  speak hypocritically

 

 mmaji naabọ

  two-fold

 

 ṅke abụa, ịbụọ

 second

 

 ọgụ ịbụa, abụa

  forty

 

 ọkala naabọ

  two halves

 

 ugbolo naabọ

  twice; two times

 

 ụmụ naabọ

 twins

 ịchafụ

 

  headtie; handkerchief

 

 ịchafụ isi

  headtie

 

 sụlụ ịchafụ n'isi

 put on headtie

 ịchọ

 

  board game, mancala, warri, game like Yoruba ayo

 

 Ka anyị sụa ịchọ

 Let's play ịchọ { ṅchọkọtọ}

 ịfe

 

 see ife

 ịfele

 

 see ifele

 ịfụlịfụ

 

  scrap; morsel

 

 ịfụlụfụ agwa

 pod of beans

 ịfụlịfụ, ọfụlịfu

 

  "up-wine" from crown of oil-palm

 ịfụnaanya

 

  love; liking; fondness {see fụ}

 ịga

 

  fetters; handcuffs

 

 kụ ịga

 put in fetters; handcuff

 ịgọlọ

 

  shin

 ịgba

 

  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

  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

 ịgbadike

 

 type of dance with masquerade

ịgba mgba

 

wrestling

 ịjaarị

 

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

 ịkọlịịkọ

  onye ịkọlịịkọ

 one melancholy or slightly mad

 ịkpa

 

  rascality

 

 Ọ na-eme ikpa

 He is a born rascal

 ịkpa

 

 descent check tone, & is it Oni

 

 ti ịkpa

 box; strike with fist

 ịkpakele

 

  ground corn mixed with oil condiments and fried

 ịkpakpaa

 

  a food produced from maize

 ịkpata

 ịkpata ụkwụ

  hoof

ịkpu alu

 

purification

ịkwa ozu

 

mortuary rites

ịkwobi

 

chisel

 ịnọ, anọ

 

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

 

 ife naanọ

  four things

 

 ọgụ ịnọ

 eighty

 ịnyaṅga

 

  parade; bluff; showing-off

 ịnyịnya, anyịnya

 

  horse

 

 ịnyịnya ibụ

 ass

 ịnarịị

 

  millet

 

 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

 ịsha

 

  shrimp; crayfish

 ịta

  ta ịta

 win stakes in a game

 ịta

 

  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

 ịtalị

 

  cane {for thrashing}

 

 pịa ịtalị

  flog with whip; whip; chastise

 ịtọ

 

  three {counting form}

 

 naatọ

 {normal qualifying form}

 

 ndụdụgandụ ṅke itọ

 third generation

 ịwalagada

  ịwalagada ụkwụ

  disease around groin

 ịyaa

 

  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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