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Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by zoeee(f): 11:21am On Jul 19, 2014
Is garri an English word? If yes , what is its local name? If No, what is its English name?

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Gooci(m): 11:41am On Jul 19, 2014
omoh, this thread is now as big as lagos.... i want to sell my first to comments. who are those interested

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by experimentist: 11:46am On Jul 19, 2014
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I had a sleepless night making research jx for you @OP, it original word comes frm Chelsea, Gary Cahil.

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Gooci(m): 11:51am On Jul 19, 2014
or from england Gareth Bale

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Nobody: 12:08pm On Jul 19, 2014
Interesting queshiion!....lets wait for the answers grin

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Gooci(m): 12:15pm On Jul 19, 2014
my second plot of land is still available here oo... preferrably for cassava farmers to process enuff garii
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Nobody: 1:40pm On Jul 19, 2014
AY TV has asked me this now zoeee is asking me again

To all spacebookers If this make frontpage lemme die.
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Nobody: 2:08pm On Jul 19, 2014
Yes, its local name iz garri no, itz english name iz garri quote me if am wrong dnt insalt?
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Tallesty1(m): 3:14pm On Jul 19, 2014
It is a baby name in USA and food's name in West Africa. So it is right if you think it is english word and it is also right if you think it is a local word. #my1kobo
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by zoeee(f): 3:25pm On Jul 19, 2014
krall: AY TV has asked me this now zoeee is asking me again

smiley so, what was ur response to AY TV?
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Nobody: 3:32pm On Jul 19, 2014
zoeee:

smiley so, what was ur response to AY TV?
it is an english name. If it is a local name, then from which tribe.

Check wikipedia for more info on garri
Tallesty1: It is a baby name in USA and food's name in West Africa. So it is right if you think it is english word and it is also right if you think it is a local word. #my1kobo
the name is Garry not Garri
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by zoeee(f): 3:57pm On Jul 19, 2014
krall: it is an english name. If it is a local name, then from which tribe.

Check wikipedia for more info on garri the name is Garry not Garri
have u heard of 'borrowing' or 'coinage' , especially in the English language?

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by armyofone(m): 10:37pm On Jul 19, 2014
From ex slaves who once lived in Garry, Indiana

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by freshness2020: 5:25am On Jul 20, 2014
That question should be directed to D'banj or ObJ.
they will know better!

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by thin: 5:26am On Jul 20, 2014
Forget the name!!!!!!! soak ya garri!!! if hungry no catch you...go sleep!!!! angry angry

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Nobody: 5:26am On Jul 20, 2014
English-Garrium,

local name -Garri

Primary school mentality.

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by AbdulAdam56(m): 5:27am On Jul 20, 2014
from cassava city.
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by martineverest(m): 5:28am On Jul 20, 2014
Italian?...lol
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by ojuafact: 5:37am On Jul 20, 2014
garri is like a universal word i dont have any origin every language speak it example of such language are papa and mama
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by tempem: 5:40am On Jul 20, 2014
zoeee: Is garri an English word? If yes , what is its local name? If No, what is its English name?
GARRI(Grandmother of all children, Asistant of Kulikuli, Representative of Epa, Remember that we are hungry, In order to satisfy our hunger)
You should know by now.

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by LMAyedun(m): 5:43am On Jul 20, 2014
The chemical name is Garrium monosodium glutamate cool

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Iamoilprince(m): 5:45am On Jul 20, 2014
Eba...lol
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by PietroRico(m): 5:46am On Jul 20, 2014
undecided
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Nobody: 5:48am On Jul 20, 2014
Its a slang "Ngari" by the native of Nigeria,then its now pronounced as "garri" cos most people can't pronounce. "Ngarri". Then you won't believe it that I don't know what am typing...

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by datguru: 5:54am On Jul 20, 2014
Garri na ibo language angry
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by iluvweed(m): 5:56am On Jul 20, 2014
Gay-rium Sulphate............. tongue

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by showby: 6:00am On Jul 20, 2014
"Garri" was first found by the white in "Warri"

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Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Shehucom(m): 6:01am On Jul 20, 2014
its suprising that all d tribes in nigeria call it that general name. BTW na why southerners dey call EBA self garri
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by Project400: 6:01am On Jul 20, 2014
Interesting smiley
Re: Where Does The Word 'garri' Come From? by chuqudy(m): 6:02am On Jul 20, 2014
See the meaning for garri proccesing company

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