Are you learning Igbo?
Do you know there are lots of Igbo dialects.
You will find there are many ways to say the same things.
For example; to say good morning, you could say: 'ụtụtụ ọma'; 'Ịpụtala' or 'Ịbọọla chi'.
Nevertheless, there are common and universal Igbo phrases, common Igbo greetings that are really useful to know.
Useful Igbo words
5 Ways to say ''Hello'' in Igbo
Words for 'hello' in Igbo can also be used to ask 'how are you'.
They include :
Learn Igbo Phrases
Kedụ ka Ị mere? How are you?
Ị bịala Welcome
A dị m mma I am fine
Kedụ aha gị? What's your name?
Aha m bụ Ijeoma My name is Ijeoma
Kedụ ebe Ị na-aga? Where are you going?
Ana m aga ahịa I am going to the market
Ị bụ onye ebe? Where are you from?
A bụ m onye Nigeria I am from Nigeria
Kedụ ụzọ esi aga ụlọ ọgwụ? What's the way to the hospital?
Kedụ ebe m ga azụta nri? Where can I buy food?
More Igbo Phrases
Ka ọ dị/ ka o mesia Goodbye
Ka chi foo Goodnight
Daalụ rinne / Ịmeela nke ukwu Thanks a lot
Ị gbaligo Well done
Jisi ike Keep it up
Biko nye m mmiri Please give me water
Agụụ na-agụ m I am hungry
Biko nọdụ ala Please sit down
Were oche Have a seat
Bịa rie nri Come and eat
Ndị ụlọ gị kwanụ? How's your family?
Kee ihe Ị na-arụ? What do you do?/ What's your work?
Abụ m onye nkuzi I am a teacher
5 Ways to say ''thank you'' in Igbo
The above are different ways to say 'thank you' in Igbo.