TOP MOST COMMON 100 EBIRA WORDS AND THEIR MEANING IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE BY Prince Otaiki


There are several Ebira people both home and in diaspora that often reached me through emails and calls about writing an articles that talks about ebira words and meaning in English language, There are several words in Ebira language which ebira sons and daughter often find it hard to know the meaning not to talk of using them in a statement. in this article i will be writing about top most common 100 ebira words and their meaning in English language.

This-- Ònooni/Osooni 

These- Esse, Esseni, Eneni. 

That - òònò. 

Joy - Iraje, Ayi'ohine.

Here - Izeni/Izenani.

There -Izoso/Izoo.

Where - ìzòvi. 

And -  Oniri, 

Also - bere

But - ààmaá. 

Why - sèvè. 

While - Amekwo ana, or Amekwo ehhu.

What - Sonovi/sovi?

Patient - Oyishenwu do..

Peace - èngwòrò.

Unity - èvàbè.

Because -Aguvika, Aguvavo, uvavo.

When - ìhìovì.

Fasting - àwè.

Those -Esse.

We/Us -Eyyi.

Heaven -Eku'oiza,

He'll -Eku'ira.

Quran -Aru'Qurani; 

Bible -Ivevuru, 

Minute -Ojeyi. 

Holy - ònìnì.

No - Hèyìyè.

Learn - òyìkòsè.

Faith - èdòwù.

Labour- Ukoro-ochengwu.

Thinking - àrìrò.

Fear - àngwàhì.

Sick - èngwòzì.

Disease - ùkù.

Different- Irenyi, ojenwunye.

Harvest - kusa'inare.

Correct - oojiri/oge.

Concern -anakanyi mi(or eyi). 

Interest - Òshàyìtù.

Song - àhè.

Strong - ùvèchì.

Hard - òkàtengwu.

Before - vìdìvè.

After - òvàvìrèma.

Straight - òyìvòrò.

Stubborn -iresu okatengwu, oyi rure

Wicked - ùdìvì.

Surprise - èhùrèhì.

Dance - Ézéé.

Igbo: - Anibo. 

Yoruba: -Aniyova.

Hausa: Ani Hausa/Ani Gambari. 

Igala - Anigara/Ojahugnwen.

Them - ènìni.

Believe - oyìdòwu.

Heaven - àrìjànà.

Earth - èhè.

Egg - àjè.

Minute - ìsàjú.

Time - úmè.

Doctor - adokita.

House- irehi

Mat- uvene

Broom- oóhi

Light- ira

Market- oóhu

Rabbit- Adeji

Rat - Usuu

Elephant- odoba

Goat- èèvu

Truth- Izeyiza

Lie - Oporima/ireche

Sleep- ara

Bone: echuku

Meat- uye

Oil- angwe

Snail- Irepa

Chair- aga

Cup- ako

Spoon - ishivi

Tobacco- otova

Night - Irahu.

Money - Ekehi.

Happy - Ayohine.

You - Ewu, plural: Ewunini.

Morning: Enene. (Nyene) is a greeting, meaning good morning. That is, nyar'enene.

Afternoon- Ume'oodu: In a greeting will be Nya'rodu

Evening: Oruva. Nyar'oruva, i.e. good evening.

God: - Ohomorihi, Ihinegba, Oricha, Adayi'eba.

Praise - ugama.

Note;  

LANGUAGE: This is the method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way. 

It is “a study of the way children learn language” Language is also a system of communication used by a particular country or community.

Please let us commence by teaching our Pupils, Sisters, Brothers, and Friends acquaintance of our language so that our great language, culture values, history, and way of life will not go completely extinct

Let's keep our language alive.

GOD Bless EBIRA Nation.

Forward Ever, Backward Never.

...to be continued

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