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How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by jaibang(m): 12:50pm On Mar 04, 2013
my daughter asked me the name of this food item and i am still scratching my head.....
can someone please help?

Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by adeshina86: 3:10pm On Mar 04, 2013
licky licky....lorlz

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by Edithamazoya(m): 3:10pm On Mar 04, 2013
Amugen

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by frederal(m): 3:11pm On Mar 04, 2013
Ichekpu

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by madamebebe(f): 3:11pm On Mar 04, 2013
Ehhh I'm not sure but I think its called chaleko! (Igbo, Anambra) hahah don't quote me on this one.. embarassed

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by Maleeq(m): 3:12pm On Mar 04, 2013
"tsamiyan biri" in hausa

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by feminineA: 3:14pm On Mar 04, 2013
Its càlled 'awin' in yoruba

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by imeller: 3:15pm On Mar 04, 2013
The velvet tamarind can also be found in West African countries such as Ghana where it is known as Yoyi, Sierra Leone, Senegal, and Nigeria where it is known as Awin in Yoruba, Icheku in Igbo and Tsamiyar kurm in Hausa.


culled from wikipedia

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by Artistree(f): 3:15pm On Mar 04, 2013
It's called UNUEGU in my dialect.
Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by alaladakosta(f): 3:16pm On Mar 04, 2013
oooooooooohhhhhh,feel like i should just download it and start licking it cool

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by vicky6: 3:16pm On Mar 04, 2013
Ichekpu in igbo

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by NaLaugh: 3:16pm On Mar 04, 2013
Awin in Yoruba

Icheku in Igbo

Tsamiyar kurm in Hausa.

Source: Wikipedia wink
Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by Sweetapple007(f): 3:17pm On Mar 04, 2013
Strawberry.
Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by NaLaugh: 3:18pm On Mar 04, 2013
alala dakosta: oooooooooohhhhhh,feel like i should just download it and start licking it cool

Just lick it on your screen. It's the same sour taste. tongue

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by ihebrooke(m): 3:20pm On Mar 04, 2013
They call it ichekwu in igbo language, but they call it nchi-chi in my dialect.

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by pak: 3:26pm On Mar 04, 2013
Its called 'lick it and stop asking funny questions' wink


Just jokin , I think we used to call it awin back then
Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by Nobody: 3:30pm On Mar 04, 2013
Icheku

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by firestar(f): 3:32pm On Mar 04, 2013
Velvet Tamarind eh? 'Awin'.
Can't remember when I savoured it last. I should get a bunch. It truly does feel like velvet!
Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by duwell(m): 3:35pm On Mar 04, 2013
Dat tin na blackberry na.(cos its black and taste like berries) In my place its called 'ukuk'. #AKWAIBOM

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by mrman2(m): 3:39pm On Mar 04, 2013
I didn't even know it was called velvet tamarind in english. I have always known it as awin. Nice to learn something new.

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by aieromon(m): 3:42pm On Mar 04, 2013
Velvet tamarind shocked

I know the thing as licky licky oh.

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by 1shortblackboy: 3:43pm On Mar 04, 2013
Na icheku be that na

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by bokohalal(m): 3:43pm On Mar 04, 2013
Edithamazoya: Amugen

Have been trying to show this fruit to my non-Nigerian friends and I did not know the English name for it. I always told them 'we call it amugen'. Thanks,op.
Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by blank(f): 3:44pm On Mar 04, 2013
We call it Icheleku in my town in Anambra.
Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by fingard02k(m): 3:45pm On Mar 04, 2013
Icheku = Central Igbo
mbacheleku =in Awka dialet

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by Temismith: 3:51pm On Mar 04, 2013
Baba dudu

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by jeezybuck: 3:58pm On Mar 04, 2013
Temismith: Baba dudu

Baba dudu is a sweet made out of coconut water, Its called AWIN in yoruba.
Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by Donbasi(m): 3:59pm On Mar 04, 2013
Icheku in igbo language but in my dialect its called chichiba
Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by hardbody: 4:01pm On Mar 04, 2013
Owerri dialect Nchi-chi
Arochukwu Dialect Ukwubia
Some other Igbos Ichek(w)u

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by kekakuz(m): 4:04pm On Mar 04, 2013
Baba dudu na I'm u no fit remember

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Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by YorubaOmoge: 4:05pm On Mar 04, 2013
Please, wdh is velvet tamarin?

Why do I feel like I've had this yummy treat before? It's edible, right?
Re: How Is 'Velvet Tamarind' Called In Your Language by yme1(f): 4:17pm On Mar 04, 2013
Amugen in Bini

I miss this grin

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