Igbos come show your proverbs skills

Date: 27-06-2010 12:56 am (13 years ago) | Author: Alfred
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- at 27-06-2010 12:56 AM (13 years ago)
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Igbos are well renowned for their use of proverbs or idioms in expressing themselves. Let us build a catalogue of these proverbs with explanation in English language so that other tribes will appreciate how rich our heritage is.

Igbo Kwezuenu!!!

Posted: at 27-06-2010 12:56 AM (13 years ago) | Gistmaniac
- logten at 27-06-2010 12:56 AM (13 years ago)
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A si na akwuru oto tuba nwayi ime, o muo onye ara - If a man impregnates a woman while standing, she will beget a mad person
Posted: at 27-06-2010 12:56 AM (13 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ndjoe at 27-06-2010 01:11 AM (13 years ago)
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nobi small thing ooo

ok,  nwayi nwere uku nchigba shiere otu ya onya_A woman that has K leg sets a trap for her something
Posted: at 27-06-2010 01:11 AM (13 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- logten at 27-06-2010 01:26 AM (13 years ago)
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nwata etoghi eto wara ôgôdô, ikuku kue, o blulu ya na ôgôdô ô ma n'ukwu - if an ungrown child ties a wrapper, when the wind comes, it carries both the child and the wrapper they're tying
Posted: at 27-06-2010 01:26 AM (13 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Chyno at 27-06-2010 03:42 AM (13 years ago)
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 Anyuko mamiri onu o gbaa ufufu literaly meaning if we urinate 2geda it ll produce foams implyin united we stand.   
Posted: at 27-06-2010 03:42 AM (13 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Vixenx at 27-06-2010 03:49 AM (13 years ago)
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Quote from: logten on 27-06-2010 12:56 AM
Igbos are well renowned for their use of proverbs or idioms in expressing themselves. Let us build a catalogue of these proverbs with explanation in English language so that other tribes will appreciate how rich our heritage is.

Igbo Kwezuenu!!!

Ndi ara abiakwa ozo oooo
Che! ha abia ozo. Cheesy Tongue
Posted: at 27-06-2010 03:49 AM (13 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Chyno at 27-06-2010 04:04 AM (13 years ago)
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Nwayo kwa. Onye bukwa onye ara? Isnt forum for xchange of ideas & fun?
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- Vixenx at 27-06-2010 04:09 AM (13 years ago)
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O.k gosi anyi idea. Anam ege nti.
Posted: at 27-06-2010 04:09 AM (13 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- ndjoe at 27-06-2010 04:14 AM (13 years ago)
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Quote from: Vixenx on 27-06-2010 03:49 AM
Quote from: logten on 27-06-2010 12:56 AM
Igbos are well renowned for their use of proverbs or idioms in expressing themselves. Let us build a catalogue of these proverbs with explanation in English language so that other tribes will appreciate how rich our heritage is.

Igbo Kwezuenu!!!

Ndi ara abiakwa ozo oooo
Che! ha abia ozo. Cheesy Tongue

hmmm i love this proverb what's the meaning?
Posted: at 27-06-2010 04:14 AM (13 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Umbrella at 27-06-2010 04:15 AM (13 years ago)
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my favourite and pretty much the only igbo proverb i know off heart..


UKWA RUO OGE YA, O DAA
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- Chyno at 27-06-2010 04:16 AM (13 years ago)
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So ndi e gosiri ugbu a ,ifuro ha or aint u proud of our language?
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- Vixenx at 27-06-2010 04:19 AM (13 years ago)
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Quote from: ndjoe on 27-06-2010 04:14 AM
Quote from: Vixenx on 27-06-2010 03:49 AM
Quote from: logten on 27-06-2010 12:56 AM
Igbos are well renowned for their use of proverbs or idioms in expressing themselves. Let us build a catalogue of these proverbs with explanation in English language so that other tribes will appreciate how rich our heritage is.

Igbo Kwezuenu!!!

Ndi ara abiakwa ozo oooo
Che! ha abia ozo. Cheesy Tongue

hmmm i love this proverb what's the meaning?

It means am crazy about my language Cool
Posted: at 27-06-2010 04:19 AM (13 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- ndjoe at 27-06-2010 04:21 AM (13 years ago)
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Izu ka mma na nne ji meaning it's better to make plans with ur people than u know
Posted: at 27-06-2010 04:21 AM (13 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Vixenx at 27-06-2010 04:22 AM (13 years ago)
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Let me try another one:

Ibuzikwa okoro obia
Ibuzikwa okoro obia na'agboho akwuchiere gi uzo.
Ihe imere ya, amagim

Cham na isi
Cham na odu..
Iyonkoro n'oha

Gwanu okorobia mmuo ka odi..
Omanite Mmuo ka odi..


Lol lol..lol..lol

 Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Grin
Posted: at 27-06-2010 04:22 AM (13 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- ndjoe at 27-06-2010 04:22 AM (13 years ago)
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Quote from: Vixenx on 27-06-2010 04:19 AM
Quote from: ndjoe on 27-06-2010 04:14 AM
Quote from: Vixenx on 27-06-2010 03:49 AM
Quote from: logten on 27-06-2010 12:56 AM
Igbos are well renowned for their use of proverbs or idioms in expressing themselves. Let us build a catalogue of these proverbs with explanation in English language so that other tribes will appreciate how rich our heritage is.

Igbo Kwezuenu!!!

Ndi ara abiakwa ozo oooo
Che! ha abia ozo. Cheesy Tongue

hmmm i love this proverb what's the meaning?

It means am crazy about my language Cool

na lie small wayo dey there abeg talk true.
Posted: at 27-06-2010 04:22 AM (13 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ndjoe at 27-06-2010 04:24 AM (13 years ago)
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Quote from: Vixenx on 27-06-2010 04:22 AM
Let me try another one:

Ibuzikwa okoro obia
Ibuzikwa okoro obia na'agboho akwuchiere gi uzo.
Ihe imere ya, amagim

Cham na isi
Cham na odu..
Iyonkoro n'oha

Gwanu okorobia mmuo ka odi..
Omanite Mmuo ka odi..


Lol lol..lol..lol

 Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Grin

beko kam si ebea puo tupu unu emebierem ndi nwem
Posted: at 27-06-2010 04:24 AM (13 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Chyno at 27-06-2010 04:29 AM (13 years ago)
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Quote from: Vixenx on 27-06-2010 04:22 AM
Let me try another one:

Ibuzikwa okoro obia
Ibuzikwa okoro obia na'agboho akwuchiere gi uzo.
Ihe imere ya, amagim

Cham na isi
Cham na odu..
Iyonkoro n'oha

Gwanu okorobia mmuo ka odi..
Omanite Mmuo ka odi..


Lol lol..lol..lol

 Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Grin
lol lol lol, abeg translate cos dis looks lik song
Posted: at 27-06-2010 04:29 AM (13 years ago) | Upcoming
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- mallorca at 27-06-2010 04:34 AM (13 years ago)
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Quote from: Umbrella on 27-06-2010 04:15 AM
my favourite and pretty much the only igbo proverb i know off heart..


UKWA RUO OGE YA, O DAA
exactly ma sista, maka na aka adighi ekpuchi onwa

Posted: at 27-06-2010 04:34 AM (13 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Vixenx at 27-06-2010 04:36 AM (13 years ago)
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Hmmm

Ebe ihuru oka, ihukwa ube..lol
Posted: at 27-06-2010 04:36 AM (13 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- mallorca at 27-06-2010 04:44 AM (13 years ago)
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Quote from: Vixenx on 27-06-2010 04:36 AM
Hmmm

Ebe ihuru oka, ihukwa ube..lol
osi na ube mere ya gini mbu nwanyi

Posted: at 27-06-2010 04:44 AM (13 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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