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Useful phrases in Igbo

A collection of useful phrases in Igbo, a Volta-Niger language spoken in Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea by about 18 million people.

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English igbo (Igbo)
Welcome nno; dalụ
Hello
(General greeting)
kedụ
How are you?


Fine thanks, and you?
kedụ
kedụ ka ọ dị
kedụ ka ịmere
ọ di mụ mma
a di mụ mma
Long time no see
What's your name?
My name is ...
Kèdú áhà gị́?
Áhàm bụ̀ ...
Áfàm bụ̀ ...
Where are you from?
I'm from ...
Olee ebe i si?
Esi m na ...
Pleased to meet you ndewo; obi dị m ụtọ ịmata onye ị bụ
Morning greeting(s) Ütütü öma
Afternoon greeting(s) ndewo; oga diri gị (reply)
Evening greeting(s) ndewo; oga diri gị (reply)
Nighttime parting phrase(s) ka chi fo
Parting phrase(s) ka omesia; ka o di echi (see you tomorrow)
Good luck ihe oma diri
Toasts used when drinking Mma manu!
Have a nice day
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
Ijeoma
I understand
I don't understand À ghọ́tàghìm
I don't know a marọ m
Please speak more slowly
Please say that again
Please write it down
Do you speak English? I na sú Bèké?
Do you speak Igbo?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Ị na-asụ oyibo?
obele
Speak to me in Igbo
How do you say ... in Igbo?
Excuse me Biko, chètú (for attention)
Biko, é weli íwé (begging pardon)
How much is this? Égó olé ka Ihe á di?
Sorry Ndo; Gbághàrám
Please biko
Thank you
Response
ịmela; dalụ
ndewo
Where's the toilet? Ké ébé ḿkpóchí dì?
This gentleman/lady will pay for everything
Would you like to dance with me?
I miss you
I love you
Get well soon
Go away!
Leave me alone! Hafum áká!
Help!
Fire!
Stop!
Nye aka!
Ọkụ!
Kwụsi!
Call the police!
Christmas and New Year greetings aňụlị ekeresimesi
aňụlị arọ ọfụụ
Easter greetings
Birthday greetings aňụlị ụbọsị ọmụmụ
One language is never enough
My hovercraft is full of eels
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