Click on the tone icons to hear how each tone sounds.
Igbo word: Enter word as spoken in isolation.
Tones: Enter tone numbers separated by commas e.g. for Okwute (stone) simply write 2,1,3, for Nwanyi (woman) write 8,2.
Weak or Strong: If word contains strong vowels (a,ị,ọ,ụ) in standard Igbo write S; if it contains weak vowels (e,i,o,u) write W.
For a compound word (e.g. uda ume) containing strong vowels followed by weak ones write SW.
English translation: Enter simple English translation.
Sample phrase or sentence: (optional): Give Igbo phrase followed by the English e.g. ezigbo nwanyi = good woman
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