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|Re: Kalabari People! by torusoeri(m): 7:00pm On Sep 05, 2015|
[quote author=delishpot post=37705365][/quote]
The definition of Kenge is to crack .
I am not sure if delishpot is correct or not cos that music was not of my time. I was a kid when it was the music of every Ogbo in Kalabari so I d not know if they said kengeba or kien aga ba or ke anga ba..
If it is kengeba, I m not sure kengeba means anything tho. Cos no one would say I will crack or peel ( a kengeba )
Kenge actually means to crack. So if the woman was singing about her skin sickness it has to be a kind of sickness that kenge is the symptom of and not the name of the sickness. Ari oju kenge ari ( Her skin was cracking )..
But I am not sure she meant oju kenge symptom .
Now Ah minji birite means I have taken my bath and not I ll be taking my bath..
I ll be taking my bath is ( a minji birite bebe )..
in be ye be ye balama.... Ah ke anga ba balama ( this makes more sense than a kengeba )
AH KE ANGA BA means I will live with it ( I do not care ).. while , In be ye be ye means ( what ever they say )
The message there fore would be... what ever they say I do not care don't worry ( in be ye be ye ah ke angaba balama ) .
|Re: Kalabari People! by torusoeri(m): 7:10pm On Sep 05, 2015|
I am not an Amachree...
I am an Akiala ( Founders and owners of Abonnema ) an Owere yedaba ( Jackrich )
an Abili ( Joe Jim ) and a Berepiki ( Abite )..
|Re: Kalabari People! by shota(m): 1:11am On Sep 06, 2015|
|Re: Kalabari People! by nayeb: 3:41am On Sep 06, 2015|
For once commit yourself to putting all this trash into a book under your real name and have it published so the Word can know who you are, and characterize you as the worthless intellectual midget that you really are.
|Re: Kalabari People! by nayeb: 3:47am On Sep 06, 2015|
I knew who you were Tom Alabaraba when I was writing all those things including calling your father and grandfather fools and mentally deranged derelict. I never once thought that you were an Amachree. My use of the term though included their supporters as you who are dedicated liars and fabricators, making you a psychopath.
|Re: Kalabari People! by torusoeri(m): 4:05am On Sep 06, 2015|
Mad people are better left to spew their rubbish cos they are mad anyway .
|Re: Kalabari People! by nayeb: 10:28am On Sep 07, 2015|
Sure, you insulted your grandmother Nduba of only capable of speaking Igbotic Kalabari because you did not inherit the hereditary mentally degenerate nature from your father and grandfather. Sure! your argument made sense.
|Re: Kalabari People! by shota(m): 3:32pm On Sep 07, 2015|
LOL I ll not tell you what Nduba mean in Kalabari.. Find out and get back to me.
|Re: Kalabari People! by torusoeri(m): 4:32pm On Sep 07, 2015|
You ll never know the meaning of Nduba in Kalabari .
|Re: Kalabari People! by delishpot: 5:28am On Oct 07, 2015|
A question for the house please .....What is WIN and VICTORY in Kalabari?
|Re: Kalabari People! by shota(m): 12:27pm On Oct 07, 2015|
Nengima / Buro
|Re: Kalabari People! by delishpot: 2:02pm On Oct 07, 2015|
|Re: Kalabari People! by nayeb: 8:12pm On Oct 09, 2015|
You might to want to visit some of he Kalabari Dictionaries online. Just get on Google and run search on "Kalabari", and some dictionary sites will appear. Read compare and contrast for your own assessment.
|Re: Kalabari People! by delishpot: 6:23am On Oct 10, 2015|
|Re: Kalabari People! by Staind(m): 3:33pm On Nov 25, 2015|
Hi Everyone, I happen to bear the surname Iyalla but i am from Benue state. However, my dad (in blessed memory) did tell me that his forefathers may have migrated from the south south to where they currently are. I would like to know my true origins from any Iyalla who would be willing to help me. Thanks
|Re: Kalabari People! by nayeb: 7:21am On Nov 29, 2015|
Your apparent forefather Chief Iyalla, history from his teenage years to his last great war, is in the book, "The True Kalabari History...". It is in amazon.com at
Get a copy and you can read more there than any one here can tell you about Chief Iyalla.
|Re: Kalabari People! by Nobody: 7:24am On Nov 29, 2015|
Are you Idoma?
|Re: Kalabari People! by mensah081: 7:43am On Nov 29, 2015|
iyalla is my compound name banana (hometown) but I resides at pH. 08182230647 if interestd
|Re: Kalabari People! by mensah081: 7:44am On Nov 29, 2015|
iyalla is my compound name, "bakana" (hometown) but I resides at pH. 08182230647 if interestd
|Re: Kalabari People! by Staind(m): 11:23am On Nov 30, 2015|
Yes I am Idoma, from Otukpa (Ogbadibo local government area)
|Re: Kalabari People! by chijiblaze(m): 10:32am On Sep 20, 2016|
If the ijaw speak nine languages, can they truly be considered as just one tribe?
Even if the languages are related, are they mutually intelligible?
I understand that western izon and eastern ijo are unable to communicate with each other in the same language. Ogbia is a different language altogether. So are Ogoni, Andoni, Kalabari & Obulom. People need to look properly into this matter.
Ijaw is not one tribe.
|Re: Kalabari People! by Nobody: 8:42pm On Dec 09, 2016|
Wa mianga emi o.
O dein na gborubo ke sime.
|Re: Kalabari People! by RedboneSmith(m): 10:34pm On Dec 09, 2016|
The same thing can be said about Igbo.
|Re: Kalabari People! by Nobody: 10:59pm On Dec 09, 2016|
chijiblaze:Ogoni isn't an ijaw group, from your name I guess you are igbo, how many dialects does igbo have? Look at dat properly and get back to me about how the igbos are one tribe
|Re: Kalabari People! by obakovich: 9:47pm On May 07, 2017|
Who knows about Iju(Jack) of Aboneema?
|Re: Kalabari People! by francesco01(m): 5:05pm On Feb 11|
joyblinks:joyblinks mbre,aisim o
|Re: Kalabari People! by doppelganger93: 2:58pm On Mar 07|
Good evening to everybody in the house.
Have you heard that Ambassador Iyalla from Bakana has passed away? He was buried on Tuesday.
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