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Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Eyop: 5:35pm On Mar 08, 2015
datalossvictim1:
Seun - Ewu

grin not the one we all know o

E be like say you wan chop 1 year Ban cheesy cheesy

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Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by DickDastardly(m): 5:36pm On Mar 08, 2015
Yte
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Goahead(m): 5:36pm On Mar 08, 2015
Bed bug =Ikpirishi
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by mirexxx(f): 5:36pm On Mar 08, 2015
wow! didn't know all these smiley
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by yahoomessenger: 5:36pm On Mar 08, 2015
òsa - squirrel
enwe - monkey
eke - python
pig - ezi
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Ilekeh(f): 5:37pm On Mar 08, 2015
Thank you, now I can broaden my insult horizon to the Igbo language.

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Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by veave(f): 5:37pm On Mar 08, 2015
baby cockroach- nte


oh, I used to cry well well when my granny refers to me as nte those days.
I was a colicky baby while growing up and was always uncomfortable...
grin grin grin grin grin

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Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by dave2meek(m): 5:37pm On Mar 08, 2015
Ebe =(beetle)
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Nobody: 5:37pm On Mar 08, 2015
Eyop:


E be like say you wan chop 1 year Ban cheesy cheesy

grin lol that's my best friends name in uni. I call him Ewu, he calls me ewure cheesy

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Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Etumgbe(m): 5:37pm On Mar 08, 2015
cat is buusu
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by iwezor1(m): 5:38pm On Mar 08, 2015
omoadeleye:
O
is for olodo

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Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by camcy: 5:38pm On Mar 08, 2015
anselm791:
1) Goat = Ewu (Male = Mkpi, Female = Nne Ewu)

2) Fowl = Okuko (Male = Oke Okpa, Female = Nnekwu)

3) Guinea Fowl = Ogazi

4) Chicken = Nwa Okuko

5)Turkey = Tolotolo

6) Duck = Obogwuma/Obogwu

7) Dove = Nduru

8.) Ostrich = Enyi Nnunu

9) Antelope = Mgbada

10) Deer = Ene

11) Cow = Efi

12) Horse = Inyinya

13) Rat = Oke

14) Guinea Pig = Oke Bekee

15) Squirrel = Osa

16) Dog = Nkita

17) Hyena = Nkita Ofia

18) Cat = Nwonogbo

19) Sheep = Atulu

20) Ram = Ebune/Ebule

21) Pig = Ezi

22) Lion = Odum

23) Leopard/Tiger = Agu

24) Elephant = Enyi

25) Monkey = Enwe

26) Chimpanzee = Adaka

27) Gorilla = Ozodimgba

28) Snail = Ejune/Ejula

29) Snake = Agwo/Echi eteka

30) Python = Eke

31) Lizard = Ngwele/Ngwere

32) Wall Gecko = Agu uno

33) Crocodile = Aguiyi

34) Toad = Awo

35) Frog = Mbala/Mbara/Nte/Akiri

36) Tortoise = Mbe/Nabe

37) Vulture = Udene/Udele

38) Eagle = Ugo

39)White Ant = Aruru

40) Black Ant = Agbisi

41) Mosquito = Anwu Nta

42) Grasshopper = Ukpana

43) Kite = Nkwo

44) Spider = Udude

45) Praying Mantis = Okongono

46) Earth Worm = Idide

47) Worm = Okpo

48) Scorpion = Akpi

49) Butterfly = Ilokolo Ibuba

50) Cockroach = Uchicha

51) House Fly = Ijiji

52) Cricket = Mgbaja

53) Bug = Ogii

54) Bee = Anwu

55) Crab = Nchiko

56) Bat = Usu

57) Millipede = Esu

58) Centipede = Ogbakuluu

59) Rabbit = Ewii

60) Grasscutter = Nchi

61) Owl = Ikwikwi/Iyi Ochi

62) Wood Pecker = Oturu Kpokpora

63) Chameleon = Ugwumagana

64) Fox = Ufu/Edi Abani

65) Fish = Azu

66) Jackal = Edi Ura

67) Wasp = Ebu (Isi kote ebu, O gbakasia nya aru wink)

68) Taylor Ant = Akpolide (Usually found on mango trees)

69) Porcupine = Ebi Ogwu

70) Shrew = Nkakwu (Mole-like rat that is known for its pungent smell.)

71) Eneke Nti Oba = ?? (A type of bird that hardly perches on trees when in season to avoid being gunned down by human hunters)

72) Hawk = Egbe


shocked
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by bobbyruffy(m): 5:40pm On Mar 08, 2015
I'm an Igbo boy, yet dunno some of these names. Thanks op.
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Fawklicant: 5:41pm On Mar 08, 2015
Hyena.......Kwurra
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Samirana360(m): 5:42pm On Mar 08, 2015
Bed bug ----chinchi

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Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Nobody: 5:42pm On Mar 08, 2015
I'm not Ibo but I suspect number 5.

Turkey - Tolotolo grin
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by ThunderTrail(f): 5:42pm On Mar 08, 2015
What about DONKEY. Becos l will be visiting Abakaliki Next week.


anselm791:
1) Goat = Ewu (Male = Mkpi, Female = Nne Ewu)

2) Fowl = Okuko (Male = Oke Okpa, Female = Nnekwu)

3) Guinea Fowl = Ogazi

4) Chicken = Nwa Okuko

5)Turkey = Tolotolo

6) Duck = Obogwuma/Obogwu

7) Dove = Nduru

8.) Ostrich = Enyi Nnunu

9) Antelope = Mgbada

10) Deer = Ene

11) Cow = Efi

12) Horse = Inyinya

13) Rat = Oke

14) Guinea Pig = Oke Bekee

15) Squirrel = Osa

16) Dog = Nkita

17) Hyena = Nkita Ofia

18) Cat = Nwonogbo

19) Sheep = Atulu

20) Ram = Ebune/Ebule

21) Pig = Ezi

22) Lion = Odum

23) Leopard/Tiger = Agu

24) Elephant = Enyi

25) Monkey = Enwe

26) Chimpanzee = Adaka

27) Gorilla = Ozodimgba

28) Snail = Ejune/Ejula

29) Snake = Agwo/Echi eteka

30) Python = Eke

31) Lizard = Ngwele/Ngwere

32) Wall Gecko = Agu uno

33) Crocodile = Aguiyi

34) Toad = Awo

35) Frog = Mbala/Mbara/Nte/Akiri

36) Tortoise = Mbe/Nabe

37) Vulture = Udene/Udele

38) Eagle = Ugo

39)White Ant = Aruru

40) Black Ant = Agbisi

41) Mosquito = Anwu Nta

42) Grasshopper = Ukpana

43) Kite = Nkwo

44) Spider = Udude

45) Praying Mantis = Okongono

46) Earth Worm = Idide

47) Worm = Okpo

48) Scorpion = Akpi

49) Butterfly = Ilokolo Ibuba

50) Cockroach = Uchicha

51) House Fly = Ijiji

52) Cricket = Mgbaja

53) Bug = Ogii

54) Bee = Anwu

55) Crab = Nchiko

56) Bat = Usu

57) Millipede = Esu

58) Centipede = Ogbakuluu

59) Rabbit = Ewii

60) Grasscutter = Nchi

61) Owl = Ikwikwi/Iyi Ochi

62) Wood Pecker = Oturu Kpokpora

63) Chameleon = Ugwumagana

64) Fox = Ufu/Edi Abani

65) Fish = Azu

66) Jackal = Edi Ura

67) Wasp = Ebu (Isi kote ebu, O gbakasia nya aru wink)

68) Taylor Ant = Akpolide (Usually found on mango trees)

69) Porcupine = Ebi Ogwu

70) Shrew = Nkakwu (Mole-like rat that is known for its pungent smell.)

71) Eneke Nti Oba = ?? (A type of bird that hardly perches on trees when in season to avoid being gunned down by human hunters)

72) Hawk = Egbe


Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Ikwokrikwo: 5:43pm On Mar 08, 2015
Nkakwu or Nkakpi?
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Johnpaul88(m): 5:43pm On Mar 08, 2015
Crocodile - Agu iyi
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by odumchi: 5:43pm On Mar 08, 2015
(In my dialect)

Cobra - ajuali

Baboon - adaka

Certain specie of forest gorilla - eberetete

Goose - okuko ugbala

Dragonfly - ojiike

Rattlesnake - akaansi

Native cow - evi igbo
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Eyop: 5:43pm On Mar 08, 2015
datalossvictim1:


grin lol that's my best friends name in uni. I call him Ewu, he calls me ewure cheesy

grin grin
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Plus234(m): 5:44pm On Mar 08, 2015
Tiger......Odum
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by ThunderTrail(f): 5:45pm On Mar 08, 2015
Ilekeh:
Thank you, now I can broaden my insult horizon to the Igbo language.

Same here.

@OP what is DONKEY IN IGBO Language?
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by dave2meek(m): 5:46pm On Mar 08, 2015
Guy nwayo grin
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by agadez007(m): 5:46pm On Mar 08, 2015
kle4d:
I'm not Ibo but I suspect number 5.

Turkey - Tolotolo grin

what are u suspecting,its pure igbo,is it because tolotolo is widely used in pidgin english today?maybe you didnt know that okra was gotten from the igbo name for the fruit okwuru too

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Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Staru1(m): 5:47pm On Mar 08, 2015
Nwanne edi too much.
Well done
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Nobody: 5:48pm On Mar 08, 2015
anselm791:
1) Goat = Ewu (Male = Mkpi, Female = Nne Ewu)

2) Fowl = Okuko (Male = Oke Okpa, Female = Nnekwu)

3) Guinea Fowl = Ogazi

4) Chicken = Nwa Okuko

5)Turkey = Tolotolo

6) Duck = Obogwuma/Obogwu

7) Dove = Nduru

8.) Ostrich = Enyi Nnunu

9) Antelope = Mgbada

10) Deer = Ene

11) Cow = Efi

12) Horse = Inyinya

13) Rat = Oke

14) Guinea Pig = Oke Bekee

15) Squirrel = Osa

16) Dog = Nkita

17) Hyena = Nkita Ofia

18) Cat = Nwonogbo

19) Sheep = Atulu

20) Ram = Ebune/Ebule

21) Pig = Ezi

22) Lion = Odum

23) Leopard/Tiger = Agu

24) Elephant = Enyi

25) Monkey = Enwe

26) Chimpanzee = Adaka

27) Gorilla = Ozodimgba

28) Snail = Ejune/Ejula

29) Snake = Agwo/Echi eteka

30) Python = Eke

31) Lizard = Ngwele/Ngwere

32) Wall Gecko = Agu uno

33) Crocodile = Aguiyi

34) Toad = Awo

35) Frog = Mbala/Mbara/Nte/Akiri

36) Tortoise = Mbe/Nabe

37) Vulture = Udene/Udele

38) Eagle = Ugo

39)White Ant = Aruru

40) Black Ant = Agbisi

41) Mosquito = Anwu Nta

42) Grasshopper = Ukpana

43) Kite = Nkwo

44) Spider = Udude

45) Praying Mantis = Okongono

46) Earth Worm = Idide

47) Worm = Okpo

48) Scorpion = Akpi

49) Butterfly = Ilokolo Ibuba

50) Cockroach = Uchicha

51) House Fly = Ijiji

52) Cricket = Mgbaja

53) Bug = Ogii

54) Bee = Anwu

55) Crab = Nchiko

56) Bat = Usu

57) Millipede = Esu

58) Centipede = Ogbakuluu

59) Rabbit = Ewii

60) Grasscutter = Nchi

61) Owl = Ikwikwi/Iyi Ochi

62) Wood Pecker = Oturu Kpokpora

63) Chameleon = Ugwumagana

64) Fox = Ufu/Edi Abani

65) Fish = Azu

66) Jackal = Edi Ura

67) Wasp = Ebu (Isi kote ebu, O gbakasia nya aru wink)

68) Taylor Ant = Akpolide (Usually found on mango trees)

69) Porcupine = Ebi Ogwu

70) Shrew = Nkakwu (Mole-like rat that is known for its pungent smell.)

71) Eneke Nti Oba = ?? (A type of bird that hardly perches on trees when in season to avoid being gunned down by human hunters)

72) Hawk = Egbe



Bros u try!
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Fawklicant: 5:48pm On Mar 08, 2015
Bed bug......chinchi
Termite.......Akiika
Stork(bird with large beaks).......Okpoko
Cricket.......Abuzu
Boa constrictor.......Eke Ogba
Re: Comprehensive List Of Animals In Igbo Language by Nickymezor(f): 5:49pm On Mar 08, 2015
Cockroach= Ochicha

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