Mkpuruokwu Igbo: Now Igbo English – Online Translator Arrives

We just got a heads-up that a new website is built that can translate Igbo to English and vice versa. The site name is Mkpuruokwu Igbo which means alphabets of Igbo or loosely basic components of Igbo language. In a post on the website,  they are building it based on Michael J.C. Echuruo’s excellent Igbo-English Dictionary.

 

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aka. aba ezi
n
[LH HH]
road crossing; intersection. var. agba üzö aba iceku n [LL-LHH] leguminous tree, used as a fallow crop; (possibly) velvet tamarind (Dialum guineensë).
abaïnya
n
[LL HL]
first hair on baby’s head; baby hair. var. aba nya; abönfi; apönfï.
abaömi
n
[LLHH]
cheek;jaw. var. agbanti; agba önü.
abaca
n
[HHH]
day-old young chick; grower chick; sometimes called “uriöm” or “üyöm”.
abaca
n
[LLL]
‘sliced, dried cassava flak.es; tapioca flakes; 2salad made from tapioca: flakes, var. abaja. *See “acfca” = wafere.
abada
n
[LLH]
wax printed cloth; wax priöt; printed cloth.
abadaba
adj
[HHHH]
broad; flat or wide.
abadaba
n
[LLLL]
narrow raffia-and-cotton cloth, the material from which men’s traditional pants or loin cloths were made.
abaja
n
[LLL]
sliced cassava; tapioca flakes. var. abaca.
abaje
n
[HHH]
(loan(?)) barrel.
abaka
n
[LLH]
type of fish.
abakpa
n
[LLL]
(loan(?)) market-town; originally name for section of Igbo town settled by Hausa traders and cattlemen; now found as specific place name for urban areas no longer so-settled – Abakpa-Nike = the Hausa quarters at Nike (near Emigu).

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