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

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There are several Ebira people both home and in the diaspora that often reached me through emails and calls about writing articles that talks about ebira words and meaning in the 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 the 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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