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Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by omoelerin1: 1:14pm On Nov 26, 2017
IgalaSchool:
Counting in Igala (Numbers)

0 - Ofo
1 - Oka / Enye
2 - Eji
3 - Eta
4 - Ele
5 - Alu
6 - Efa
7 - Ebie
8 - Ejo
9 - Ela
10 - Egwa
11 - Egwa Oka
12 - Egwa Eji
13 - Egwa Eta
........
20 - Ogwu
30 - Ogwu Egwa
40 - Ogwu meji (Ogweji)
50 - Ooje
100 - Ogwu melu (20 x 5)
200 - Ideli meji


very similar to Yoruba's own. No doubt, they are Yoruba words, corrupted by Igala .

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Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by Chukazu: 1:20pm On Nov 26, 2017
As a people we have a lot in common,but we already chose to magnify the things that divide us

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Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by Todimusamuel: 1:25pm On Nov 26, 2017
Can I get like 100 words in igala that starts with "T"?
It's an assignment and I will appreciate if I can get it ASAP!... Thanks
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by jimcaddy(m): 1:28pm On Nov 26, 2017
Why would I wanna learn Igala? Who Igala epp? Why not learn Chinese and make money interpreting for the Igbo businessmen flocking to China for container business.

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Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by scholes0(m): 1:29pm On Nov 26, 2017
Coleslove:

Would I be right to rate all Okun/Kabba people the same if one messes up? I've crossed path with Kabba & Igala (in fact stayed in Isanlu, Anyigba & Egume) both parties weren't the best of my experience. So, what's your verdict? You both are terrible or good? One or few persons can't define an entire ethnic group

That guy is not from kabba
He is a silly Flatino trying to inpersonate Okuns.

Take him setious at your own risk.

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Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by rocoh(m): 1:35pm On Nov 26, 2017
IgalaSchool:
Terms Associated with Teaching

Teaching - Ukọ
Student - Ọma Ukọ / Oma Ukochẹ
Book - Otakada
Teacher - Ako Ọnẹ or Akukọ
Pen - Ukọ ẹnwu
School - Unyi Ukọchẹ (Learning house)

Pleae what is Apata in Igala . Apata in yoruba is Rock.




Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by rocoh(m): 1:37pm On Nov 26, 2017
IgalaSchool:
Terms Associated with Teaching

Teaching - Ukọ
Student - Ọma Ukọ / Oma Ukochẹ
Book - Otakada
Teacher - Ako Ọnẹ or Akukọ
Pen - Ukọ ẹnwu
School - Unyi Ukọchẹ (Learning house)



Please what is Apata in Igala . Apata in yoruba is Rock.
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by IgalaSchool: 1:42pm On Nov 26, 2017
Otapipia:

Sorry Bro where in igala land are you from. I can. See you don't speak central igala.

Ejule why?
What is different about it
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by omoelerin1: 1:43pm On Nov 26, 2017
IgalaSchool:


Yes it is Yoruboid, similarity is about let me say 65%
I once helped a Naija woman at Heathrow airport in the UK who spoke no English.

She spoke only Yoruba, but I helped her get a few things done based on the conversation I had with her.
It was hard, but conversation was achievable.

It was mostly one way though. I could understand her spoken Yoruba, but Yorubas can’t realy understand Igala beyond having a fair Idea of what is being said.

Also, Yorubas who understand their second Yoruba dialects well, understand Igala more than Yorubas who speak just plain general Yoruba

Just my opinion.
IYou are perfectly correct. I met an Igala girl on a social media platform, when she was an undergraduate in a university in Kogi State, we became friends. Coincidentally, she was posted to my place in the South West for youth service. She understands and speaks Yoruba, though not deeper. She told me Yoruba is her second language, despite that she had not been to Yoruba land before.
Unfortunately, the relationship collapsed because we couldn't agree on one particular issue, despite that we match each other 95%.

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Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by IgalaSchool: 1:50pm On Nov 26, 2017
Konquest:

^^^^^^^^
^^^^^^^^
Now to my 2nd post, but 1st question
to you @IgalaSchool:

1. What is rooster called in Igala language?
rooster is called Akuko in Yoruba.
rooster is called Okuko in Ibo.

So I believe it is through the Igala land bridge that the near-similarities in spelling
among the Yoruba and Ibo.

There is Igala ancestry/bloodline in 13 of the 21 LGAs in Anambra state alone!


2. What do you call STONE in Igala.
Yorubas call it Okuta.
Ibos call it Okwute.


3. The name Anambra is a British
corruption of the Igala word/phrase:
Omaobala. What does Omaobala
mean in Igala? OMA is child in Igala
so what is the full meaning of Omaobala?


4. I have seen Omambala being used
as the name of the River that Anambra
was named after. I have also seen
another spelling of Omaobala.

Which of the 2 spellings is correct?


5. Praise Ugbede Adejo(Praiz is Igala)
What is the full meaning of Ugbede?
and What does the name smiley Adejo mean?

Ade simply means crown in Yoruba,
so does the "Ade" in Adejo also refer
to a crown?

I'll stop right here and it is my wish that
this thread will serve as a source of
enlightenment for the benefit of all
knowledge seekers. smiley


#Loving Igala Nation

All the best!


PS: It is very clear that Igalas are direct ancestral cousins
to the Yorubas, Jukuns, Binis, and Ibos
from HRM Attah Michael Ameh Oboni's
2-page interview in Saturday Punch of August 26,
2017.

It is the Attah that is mostly from Kororofa (Jukun) , not the general people, everyone makes that mistake including Igala people.
Many Igalas say we came from Jukun land, personally i don’t believ that.

I believe you have been given the meaning to the other words you asked.

Adejo can mean two things:

Servant of God - Adu Ojo
We are all together - A de Jo
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by IgalaSchool: 1:55pm On Nov 26, 2017
OtemSapien:
Good language. Me likey.

Thank you
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by funnynation(m): 1:55pm On Nov 26, 2017
Following
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by IgalaSchool: 1:56pm On Nov 26, 2017
MrBigiman:
What will I benefit from learning Igala?, pls I need a thread for Yoruba, Hausa or IBO.

Good for you. But even though those languages are classified as so called majority languagez, you still NEED Igala language in Igala land.

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Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by DJMCOTTY(m): 1:57pm On Nov 26, 2017
How this one take make front page?
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by IgalaSchool: 1:58pm On Nov 26, 2017
klebson:
Proudly Igala

#OmaIgalaJali

Nago Omayemi.

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Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by Nobody: 2:03pm On Nov 26, 2017
Op, what is "my love" in Igala language?

Do people from Okene speak Igala too?
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by iamNICE(m): 2:03pm On Nov 26, 2017
Thank you so much for this laudable initiative. Proudly oma Igala

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Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by Iboni1(m): 2:11pm On Nov 26, 2017
IgalaSchool:


Yes it is Yoruboid, similarity is about let me say 65%
I once helped a Naija woman at Heathrow airport in the UK who spoke no English.

She spoke only Yoruba, but I helped her get a few things done based on the conversation I had with her.
It was hard, but conversation was achievable.

It was mostly one way though. I could understand her spoken Yoruba, but Yorubas can’t realy understand Igala beyond having a fair Idea of what is being said.

Also, Yorubas who understand their second Yoruba dialects well, understand Igala more than Yorubas who speak just plain general Yoruba

Just my opinion.

Agba kocho
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by shadeyinka(m): 2:13pm On Nov 26, 2017
enemyofprogress:
are you begging us to adopt you people?

Adopt? Please go ahead.
When are you bringing your lawyers so that we can discuss terms
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by MrBigiman: 2:14pm On Nov 26, 2017
IgalaSchool:


Good for you. But even though those languages are classified as so called majority languagez, you still NEED Igala language in Igala land.

Don't think I will be in Igala land any time in the foreseeable future. Happy Sunday and peace!
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by sexymonkey(m): 2:18pm On Nov 26, 2017
IgalaSchool:
Terms Associated with Teaching
Teaching - Ukọ Student - Ọma Ukọ / Oma Ukochẹ Book - Otakada Teacher - Ako Ọnẹ or Akukọ Pen - Ukọ ẹnwu School - Unyi Ukọchẹ (Learning house)



school>> shekpulu book>> otakida student>> oma shekpulu

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Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by IgalaSchool: 2:19pm On Nov 26, 2017
Iboni1:


Agba kocho

Abu uwe che le? I che enyo ke Gb’ichi wa.

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Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by sexymonkey(m): 2:23pm On Nov 26, 2017
winnar:
Op, what is "my love" in Igala language?
Do people from Okene speak Igala too?
I am dating Okene guy and i want to learn his language.
Following thread
u have to learn Ebira cos that's what they speak.
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by IgalaSchool: 2:23pm On Nov 26, 2017
sexymonkey:
school>> shekpulu
book>> otakida
student>> oma shekpulu

Hahaha Shekpulu is not proper Igala it is from English “School”
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by IgalaSchool: 2:26pm On Nov 26, 2017
iamNICE:
Thank you so much for this laudable initiative. Proudly oma Igala

From which local government?
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by Todimusamuel: 2:30pm On Nov 26, 2017
Can an igala person For the love of Christ help me on my assignment?
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by sexymonkey(m): 2:30pm On Nov 26, 2017
IgalaSchool:


Hahaha Shekpulu is not proper Igala it is from English “School”
okay o, but am not wrong sha.
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by Obascoetubi: 2:44pm On Nov 26, 2017
Afonjanightmare:


Whatever makes you sleep, wicked Igala people
just because we rejected ur Biafra?
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by Obascoetubi: 2:47pm On Nov 26, 2017
Todimusamuel:
Can an igala person For the love of Christ help me on my assignment?
what assignment?
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by greatjoey: 2:49pm On Nov 26, 2017
Konquest:

^^^^^^^^
^^^^^^^^
Now to my 2nd post, but 1st question
to you @IgalaSchool:

1. What is rooster called in Igala language?
rooster is called Akuko in Yoruba.
rooster is called Okuko in Ibo.

So I believe it is through the Igala land bridge that the near-similarities in spelling
among the Yoruba and Ibo.

There is Igala ancestry/bloodline in 13 of the 21 LGAs in Anambra state alone!


2. What do you call STONE in Igala.
Yorubas call it Okuta.
Ibos call it Okwute.


3. The name Anambra is a British
corruption of the Igala word/phrase:
Omaobala. What does Omaobala
mean in Igala? OMA is child in Igala
so what is the full meaning of Omaobala?


4. I have seen Omambala being used
as the name of the River that Anambra
was named after. I have also seen
another spelling of Omaobala.

Which of the 2 spellings is correct?



5. Praise Ugbede Adejo(Praiz is Igala)
What is the full meaning of Ugbede?
and What does the name smiley Adejo mean?


Ade simply means crown in Yoruba,
so does the "Ade" in Adejo also refer
to a crown?

I'll stop right here and it is my wish that
this thread will serve as a source of
enlightenment for the benefit of all
knowledge seekers. smiley


#Loving Igala Nation

All the best!


PS: It is very clear that Igalas are direct ancestral cousins
to the Yorubas, Jukuns, Binis, and Ibos
from HRM Attah Michael Ameh Oboni's
2-page interview in Saturday Punch of August 26,
2017.

Stone I called Okuta in Igala,
Omaobala means that child of a cat.
Ugbede means gratitude
Adejo is a modern pronunciation of Adu-Ojo which means the servant of God.
Crown In Igala is called Ukata or Ukata Onu.
Thanks.

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Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by Afonjanightmare(m): 2:49pm On Nov 26, 2017
Obascoetubi:
just because we rejected ur Biafra?
I know that you guys can't fit into Biafra cos you aren't industrious and skilled in business, academics or engineering, joke aside,
1.what has any Igala man achieved that got international recognition?
2.How many people in Igala land have put their names on the world map?
3. How many Igala Civil servants have committed suicide due to non payment of 22 months salary grin?
4. What can they achieve on their own as a state without government assistance?
5. Why then should you compare yourself with Biafra?

Essay : not less than 1000 words grin
Re: I Want To Learn Igala Language, Get In Here. by IgalaSchool: 2:57pm On Nov 26, 2017
greatjoey:


Stone I called Okuta in Igala,
Omaobala means that child of a cat.
Ugbede means gratitude
Adejo is a modern pronunciation of Adu-Ojo which means the servant of God.

Bros but I honestly think the name Adu -Ojo is different from Adejo o.

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