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Audio Igbo-English Dictionary

Below is a collection of Igbo words listed alphabetically and spelled with their tone marks. Multiple variants of the same word can be listed to account for multiple dialects. Also several homograms (different words with the same spelling) exist in Igbo language. These are indicated with superscript numerals. To hear a word's prononciation, click it to see more information.

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àkị́kà termite

ákị́kọ́ news, story

ákị́kọ́-ụ̀wà news

àkọ́ sense

àkùpè fan

ákụ́ palm kernel

àkụ̀ wealth

ákụ́ óyìbó coconut

ákụ́kọ́ news, story

àkpà bag

ákpàtị̀ box

ákpị̀ scorpion

àkpị́lị̄ throat

àkpị́rị̄ throat

ákpụ́ cassava

ákpụ́kpọ́ leather

ákpụ́kpọ́ ụ́kwụ̄ shoe

ákwà cloth

àkwá egg

àkwà bed

ákwálà vein

àkwámózú funeral

ákwárà vein

ákwụ́kwọ́ book, paper, leaf

àkwụ́kwụ̀ epilepsy

álá madness

àlà earth, ground, land

àlà ézè kingdom

álụ́ heavy

álụ̄ abomination

àmàlà grace

àmàmífé wisdom

àmàrà grace

ámōósú witch

ámụ́ smile, laugh

ámụ́má prophecy

àmụ̀mà lightning

ànà earth, ground, land

ànà ézè kingdom

ànị̀ earth, ground, land

ànọ́ four

ánụ́ meat

ánụ́mànụ̀ animal

áṅụ̄ bee

áṅụ̀lị́ joy

ánwà that

ánwụ̄ sunshine

ánwụ́ ńtà mosquito

ánwụ́lụ̀ smoke

ánwụ́rụ̀ smoke