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IGBO DICTIONARY

IGBO-ENGLISH-BEKEE

 

IGBO

Word

Continuous Meaning

ENGLISH

BEKEE

 

 

 

W.

 

 

 wa

 

 cut; split; divide; space

 

 ọwụwa

 cutting; splitting; dividing

 

 wa ani

 break up land by digging; divide land for planting; dig ground

 

 awa ani

 division, plot, of land

 

 wa eze

 file teeth

 

 wa ji

 divide or split yam:

 

 Aga m awa ji

 I shall cut the yam; hold annual {religious} new yam festival

 

 oge ịwa ji

 annual yam festival

 

 ọwụwa ji

 feast of new yams

 

 wa oke

 make a boundary; put a mark; demarcate

 

 wa ọjị

 break kola

 

 gbuwa

 split by cutting {with axe or matchet}

 

 gbuwa akụ oyibo ṅsugbe

 speak out, break the news, bluntly {break the Nsugbe coconut} {Note that in Igbo land, Aku oyibo Nsugbe [coconut] has been a symbol of truth and honesty. An indigent Nsugbe person doesn't believe in stretching the truth or hiding the truth. Hence, for an Nsugbe person... truth is a treasure which cannot be hidden because they believed that Eziokwu bu Ndu - simply means that truth is life.}

 

 ọkilị m gbawa isi

 very severe headache

 

 tiwa

 break {esp. accidentally}

 wa

 

  come out; break through; burst out {on}; force one's way in

 

 waba

 rush in; invade

 

 wabata

 rush inside

 

 waku{lu}

 attack; rush at

 

 wakpọ

 rise upon; invade; attack; raid

 

 Eleghelu awakpọgo ọkụkọ n'ime ụla ọkụkọ

  Giant ants have invaded the fowls in the battery

 

 wakwasị

 attack

 

 wakwute

 attack

 

 wapụta burst out; flow; come out from the soil {of water}; flood

 

 

 Mmili awago n'ụnọ

  Underground water has flooded the floors of the house

 

 wakpọ

 submerge

 

 mmili ọwụwa

 coming out of underground water, flooding the land {e.g. when water seeps into buildings in swampy areas}; come out, rise, shine {of sun}

 

 ọwụwa anyaanwu

 East; sunrise; rising of sun

 wa

 

  wander; explore {e.g. forest}

 

 wagota

 wander up {nearer}

 

 waghalị

 wander about

 

 Kedu Ṅke ọ na-awaghalị n'ime ọfia?

 Why is he wandering in the forest?

 

 waghalị n'ụnọ

 wander about lazily in the house

 

 wa ọfịa

 wander in, explore, the forest

 wa

 

 break; shatter

 

 ọwịwa

 breaking

 

 afele ọwịwa

 breakable dish

 wa

 

  continuing; becoming more and more

 

 bawanye

 increase {in number}

 

 Ụmụ ọlụ ya na-abawanye ụba

 His apprentices are increasing more and more

 

 gawa

 go further, straight on

 

 Arụ nsogbu ya na-agawanye n'iru

 His illness is becoming worse {going further and further}

 wa

 

 put in between two closely placed objects with little or no space between them; insert

 

 wa akwa

 put on loincloth { = wa ọgọdọ}

 

 wanye

 insert in {between}

 

 wa ọgọdọ {= wa akwa}

  put on loincloth; put on loincloth ceremonially. In olden days, this ceremony marked the time when a boy stopped appearing nude. From thenceforth he had the privileges and obligations of a man

 

 Nnamdi awago ọgọdọ

  Nnamdi has become an adult

 

 wapụ

 pull out thing stuck in

 

 wa ụnọ

 repair thatch of a house {= wachi ụnọ}

 waine ufie; waine ocha

 

red wine; white wine

 walala

 

  narrowness

 

 walala ụzọ

 path {opposed to road}

 

 dị walala

 be narrow

 

 Ụzọ Ṅkaa dị walala

 This road or path is narrow

 wayo

 

  fraud {Pidgin wayo}

 

 afịa wayo

 inferior goods

 

 okwu wayo

 deception

 

 onye wayo

 fraudulent person

 we

 

 be angry, annoyed

 

 we iwe

 be angry, annoyed

 

 wewụsa iwe

 be annoyed, angry, with; vent anger upon

 

 mwewụsa iwe

 anger, vexation {with a person, etc.}

 we

 

  take

 

 ọwụwe

 taking

 

 webipụ

 take out some

 

 wedata

 bring down

 

 wedata anị

 bring down; humble; abase; humiliate

 

 Wedata ọnwe gị anị

 Humble yourself {Bring yourself down}

 

 wee

 used in many common phrases

 

 wee ganye na, wee nye na

 till; until; pending

 

 Aga mm na-apịa gị italị wee ganye na I kwupụta ife ọjọọ I melụ

 I shall continue to flog you till you confess the bad thing you did

 

 wee lue na

 until; as far as to

 

 wee lue n'ụwa ebigheebi

 for ever; for ever and ever

 

 wee pụ

 until

 

 ka.....wee

 in order that; so that

 

 Anyị na-ayọ Chineke ka O nye anyị amala ya n'ụwa Ṅkaa ka anyị wee gbakụta ajọ ọmụme azụ ka anyị wee bụlụazị ndi ga-aba anị eze Ya n'oge ikpe azụ

 We are praying God to give us His Grace in this world so that we may eschew bad deeds and so that we may also be those who will enter His Kingdom at last

 

 Ọ kwesịlị ka anyị na-eme ezi ọmụme ka anyị wee nwee ike ịba anị eze enu igwe n'emesịa

 We ought to continue doing good in order that we may be able to enter the Kingdom of God afterwards

 

 Achọ m iji gboo rapụ Nnewi ka m wee nwee ike ịfụ ụzọ lu Aba

 I want to leave Nnewi early so that I may reach Aba before dusk

 

 Achọlụ m ịba ụgbọ enu ka m wee lue Obodo; Oyibo ọsọọsọ

 I want to take an aircraft to be able to arrive in the United Kingdom quickly

 

 Bikọ nye m afele ka m wee kulu mmili

 Please give me a plate to take some water

 

 wefie ụgwọ

 seize for debt; seize wrongly for debt

 

 weghalị

 move, move {something} about; remove; change the position {of something}

 

 weju aka

 have enough

 

 mweju aka

 sufficiency; enough

 

 welụ

 take

 

 Welụ Ṅke ị

 Take yours

 

 welụ oche

 take a seat

 

 wemi

 take far away

 

 wenata

 bring home

 

 Wenata ji

 Bring home yams

 

 weni

 take up; raise

 

 weni aka

 take hand from; raise hand; abandon; leave alone

 

 Wenie aka gị

 Hands off! or, Stop being involved

 

 Wenie aka gị n'ani afụ

 Take your hand off that land or, Have nothing to do with that land any longer or, Abandon the land

 

 weni aka enu

 raise hand

 

 weni enu

 raise up

 

 Wenie aka enu

 Raise {your} hand

 

 wenita

 lift up; take up; pick up; be better

 

 wenita arụ

 get better {raise body}

 

 Ọ nafu ewenita

 She is improving {in health};

 

 wenita enu

 lift up; take up

 

 we nni

 reap; harvest {take food}

 

 wepụ

 remove; take off, away; subtract

 

 mwepụ

 act of taking away, removing; subtraction

 

 wepụ aka

 take hands off {e.g. a matter}

 

 Wepụ aka gị

 Remove your hand

 

 wepụ anya

 overlook; ignore; give up hope; connive at {remove eye from}

 

 wepụ obi

 dismiss from the mind

 

 wepụta

 bring out; take out

 

 Wepụtalụ m ji

 Bring out yam for me

 

 wepụ uche

 cease to expect; give up hope {remove mind}

 

 werụka

 put aside; take out of the way; move aside {of light things}

 

 werụka n'ụsọ

 put aside; take out of the way

 

 weta

 bring

 

 Wetalụ m ọfu ji

 Bring me a yam

 

 Weta akwụkwọ naabọ

 Bring two books

 

 mweta

 bringing; rendering; producing

 wee

 

  see we

 wefuta ego (ATM)

 

automatic teller machine (ATM)

 wensde

 

wednesday

 wete

 

bring

 wiski

 

whiskey

 wị

 

  see yị

 wo

 

  bore hole; poke

 

 A na m ewo ewi

 I am poking the giant rat's hole {with the intention of getting it out and capturing it}

 

 wokọ

 make loose, or widen, a hole by poking or probing

 

 wo n'anya

 be plain, clear, obvious; stare one in the face; leap to the eye

 

 wo ọnu

 dig hole {already existing, e.g. rat-hole}; excavate

 

 A na m ewo o nụ oke

 I am probing, poking, or digging a rat-hole {with the intention of catching the rat}

 wo

 

  peel off; shed {of skin, scales}

 

 wo iwọlọ {awọlọ}

 come off in scales; shed skin

 

 wọ

  put on {clothes}

 

 mwopu afe

 taking off of clothes

 wọ

 

  see nwọ

 wọ

 

  deny {a share; implies object has no legal claim to a share}

 

 wọ nni

 deny {share of} food

 wọọ

 

  see nwọọ

 wu

 

  boil, see the {corn, palm kernels}

 wu

 

  establish; build

 

 wughe

 open; make, declare open

 

 wughepụ

 give permission for any kind of gathering; declare open; open

 

 wu iwu

 make law

 

 wulu

 be firm, established

 

 wulu ewulu

 be firm, established

 

 Oche afụ amaka, o wụụlụ ewulu

 That chair is magnificient, it is very firm

 

 wu ụnọ

 build a house

 wụ

 

  become known, popular; spread

 

 Ife o melụ na-ewụ

 What he has done is fast becoming known to everyone

 

 ọwụwụ

 spreading; being popular

 

 wụbe

 begin to spread {of news}

 

 wụ ewụ

 spread; be noised abroad; be famed

 

 Akụkọ afụ na-ewu ewụ

 The news is spreading

 wu ta

 

  grieve; hurt; trouble; distress

 

 Ọnwụ enyi m nwoke na-ewuta m ri nne

 The death of my friend is hurting me greatly

 

 mwuta

 grief; sorrow; pain {of mind}

 

 ife mwuta

 painful thing; distressing thing

 wụ

 

  wash {body}

 

 ọwụwụ

 washing

 

 wụ arụ

 wash the body

 

 wụcha arụ

 wash the body clean; cleanse the body

 

 wụchapụ arụ

 wash the body thoroughly

 

 wụchapụta

 wash away; clear away

 wụ

 

 pour; spread; put; place

 

 wụba

 pour into

 

 wụchi

 fill {e.g. hole with debris}

 

 wụfụ

 pour away

 

 wụnye

 pour into

 

 wụpụ

 pour out; throw out {esp. liquids}

 

 wụra

 spread out and divide

 

 wụsa

  pour into a particular place {liquids, kernels}; place, put down upon {cloth or many objects}

 

 wụsị

 throw away, pour away, spill {liquids}

 wụ

 

  buy {palm kernels, gunpowder} {originally derived from wụ, since kernels and gunpowder must be poured into container in order to buy them}

 

 wụ ntụ

 buy gun powder

 

 wụta

 to buy {kernels}

 

 Ana m eje ịwuta akụ n'Nkwo Ozulogu

 I am going to buy some kernels at Nkwo Ozulogu market

 wụ

 

 excise; pluck out

 

 wụ akpụ

 cut, excise a tumour, growth

 wụ

 

  jump {kwụ}

 

 ọwụwụ

 jumping

 

 wụba

 jump into

 

 wụda

 jump down

 

 wụfe

 jump over

 

 wụ ịkpọtọ

 skip, gambol {as a young animal}

 

 wụni enu

 jump up

 

 wụ ọsọ

 race

 

 

 

 

 

 

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