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Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Idowuogbo(f): 4:49pm On Nov 10, 2012
ItsModella:
your fam is igbo?
Yep!
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Nobody: 4:49pm On Nov 10, 2012
Idowuogbo:
Oh.. My bad!

I got loads I need help wiv... I find it a bit difficult to read sometimes but! I understand a few bits and bobs going by facial expression.LOL

Can sum1 translate dis>> Badosky kedu ihe ina-akpariri mmadu? Now d only tin I can pick up here is, my name and abuse? embarassed
Why are you troubling somebody?
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Nobody: 4:50pm On Nov 10, 2012
Idowuogbo:
Yep!
dafuq? I thought you were Yoruba?
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Idowuogbo(f): 4:51pm On Nov 10, 2012
ItsModella:
dafuq? I thought you were Yoruba?
Half ngbatic wink
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Afam4eva(m): 4:52pm On Nov 10, 2012
Idowuogbo:
Translate angry

Translation:
EzePromoe, well done, your handwork is good.
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Idowuogbo(f): 4:53pm On Nov 10, 2012
ItsModella:
Why are you troubling somebody?
Hen hen? I knew dey were telling me off going by d hand movements.mu che che
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Nobody: 4:54pm On Nov 10, 2012
Idowuogbo:
Half ngbatic wink
oh ok!!! that also explains why your craze level is high. That's what happens when Yoruba and Igbo mix grin grin grin
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Idowuogbo(f): 4:54pm On Nov 10, 2012
afam4eva:
Translation:
EzePromoe, well done, your handwork is good.
Thanks!

Nnayi = husband or dad?
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Afam4eva(m): 4:55pm On Nov 10, 2012
Idowuogbo:
Oh.. My bad!

I got loads I need help wiv... I find it a bit difficult to read sometimes but! I understand a few bits and bobs going by facial expression.LOL

Can sum1 translate dis>> Badosky kedu ihe ina-akpariri mmadu? Now d only tin I can pick up here is, my name and abuse? embarassed
Translation: Badosky how far, why are you disrespecting someone

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Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Idowuogbo(f): 4:55pm On Nov 10, 2012
ItsModella:
oh ok!!! that also explains why your craze level is high. That's what happens when Yoruba and Igbo mix grin grin grin
Yes! We form d ara gba ndi ara squad. grin grin
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Afam4eva(m): 4:56pm On Nov 10, 2012
Idowuogbo:
Thanks!

Nnayi = husband or dad?
It means DAD but can also be used to refer to one's husband or an elder.
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Idowuogbo(f): 5:07pm On Nov 10, 2012
afam4eva:
It means DAD but can also be used to refer to one's husband or an elder.
Yay!!! Am getting dia...

Dat automatically means "lor lor and " Nne" = wife/mother rite?
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Idowuogbo(f): 5:09pm On Nov 10, 2012
ItsModella:
Why are you troubling somebody?
Dis ur own translation na which version? Anambra or general? lipsrsealed lipsrsealed
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Afam4eva(m): 5:09pm On Nov 10, 2012
Idowuogbo:
Yay!!! Am getting dia...

Dat automatically means "lor lor and " Nne" = wife/mother rite?
Yup.
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Nobody: 5:10pm On Nov 10, 2012
Idowuogbo:
Dis ur own translation na which version? Anambra or general? lipsrsealed lipsrsealed
Does English have Anambra or general translation? grin grin grin
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Idowuogbo(f): 5:14pm On Nov 10, 2012
ItsModella:
Does English have Anambra or general translation? grin grin grin
English? No! Ndigbo? I think so.. grin
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Nobody: 5:16pm On Nov 10, 2012
Idowuogbo:
English? No! Ndigbo? I think so.. grin
Well, the Igbo you wrote looks to me like Igbo Izugbe (standard or general Igbo)
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Idowuogbo(f): 5:24pm On Nov 10, 2012
afam4eva:
Yup.
Make una clap for me na!

Phew!!!
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Idowuogbo(f): 5:26pm On Nov 10, 2012
ItsModella:
Well, the Igbo you wrote looks to me like Igbo Izugbe (standard or general Igbo)
Oops!!! So, wots d anambra version? undecided embarassed
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Afam4eva(m): 5:29pm On Nov 10, 2012
Idowuogbo:
Oops!!! So, wots d anambra version? undecided embarassed
Even Anambra does not speak the same Igbo. The general Igbo for "Thing" is "Ihe". Some parts of Anambra will call it "Ife" while other will call it "Ive".
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Nobody: 5:32pm On Nov 10, 2012
Idowuogbo:
Oops!!! So, wots d anambra version? undecided embarassed
Where I'm from, we would say "kedu ife ina akpalili mmadu"
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Afam4eva(m): 5:34pm On Nov 10, 2012
ItsModella:
Where I'm from, we would say "kedu ife ina akpalili mmadu"
Chei, Anambra dialect is very sweet to the ear. I like hearing Anambra people speak.
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Nobody: 5:35pm On Nov 10, 2012
afam4eva:
Chei, Anambra dialect is very sweet to the ear.
LOL, are you from Anambra?
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Nobody: 5:36pm On Nov 10, 2012
afam4eva:
Even Anambra does not speak the same Igbo. The general Igbo for "Thing" is "Ihe". Some parts of Anambra will call it "Ife" while other will call it[b] "Ive"[/b].

No wonder my dad pronounces my name differently. That Ive is it an Awka dialect?
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Afam4eva(m): 5:39pm On Nov 10, 2012
ItsModella:
LOL, are you from Anambra?
No, i'm from Enugu but the the Anambra dialect is my favourite.
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Afam4eva(m): 5:40pm On Nov 10, 2012
stillwater:

No wonder my dad pronounces my name differently. That Ive is it an Awka dialect?
I'm not really sure but i hear it mostly from people from Onitsha. I think Awka uses "Ife"
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by EzePromoe: 5:42pm On Nov 10, 2012
afam4eva:
Translation: Badosky how far, why are you disrespecting someone
Best translated as:
Badosky, why are you insulting somebody.

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Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Nobody: 5:42pm On Nov 10, 2012
afam4eva:
I'm not really sure but i hear it mostly from people from Onitsha. I think Awka uses "Ife"

Really? My dad pronounces my name with a V though.
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Afam4eva(m): 5:44pm On Nov 10, 2012
stillwater:

Really? My dad pronounces my name with a V though.
What's your name?
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by EzePromoe: 5:44pm On Nov 10, 2012
Please everyone should go back to the first page of this thread. Lesson 3 is very important and interesting. You can't afford missing that tutorial.
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by EzePromoe: 5:46pm On Nov 10, 2012
More question, please?
Re: Igbo learning thread + Translator by Idowuogbo(f): 5:47pm On Nov 10, 2012
Eze Promoe:
Best translated as:
Badosky, why are you insulting somebody.
Gbam! I picked up abuse/ insult in dat statement, so is dat Igbo izugbe? Y'all confusing me o! Hian!

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