Original

Original (correct) names/spellings for Igbo City's/Towns/Villages
Abakaliki is Abakaleke; Afikpo is Ehugbo; Asaba is Ahaba; Awgu is Ogu; Awka is Oka; Bonny is Ubani; Enugu is Enugwu; Ibusa is Igbuzor; Igrita is Igwuruta; Oguta is Ugwuta; Onitsha is Onicha; Owerri is Owerre; Oyigbo is Obigbo; Port Harcourt is Diobu; Ogwashi-Uku is Ogwa Nshi Ukwu... any more will be added.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Another Nsibidi Sentence



This was another sentence created with original compound words (or Njikọta Édé), this time just one; 'to eat' (2) which uses the existing Nsibidi for knife (to cut or kill) fire with sticks (or tripod) and a mouth from Nsibidi 'talk' (See the last Nsibidi sentence post) which is understood as 'gather (or kill) cook and put in mouth'.

It's interesting to note that the Nsibidi for plantain (3) was used to inform someone of an order for plantain. It was used on a 'shopping' list (more like farming list).

Note: Again this used Nsibidi from different geographical areas where Nsibidi varies.

For more, visit http://nsibiri.blogspot.com
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