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  • o (1) S

    he/she/it (as subject).

    O bia = he/she came.


  • o (5) S

    it is

    Onye na-aku? O Emeka = Who's knocking? It's Emeka


  • obere (1,1,3 or 3,3,4) W

    small


  • obi (1,2) W

    heart, chest

    obi oma = good (kind) heart


  • obodo (2,2,2) W

    land, country, town

    obodo a = this land


  • ocha (2,1) S

    light, clean, white

    onye ocha = white person


  • oche (1,1or 3,3) W

    chair, stool


  • ochi (1,2) S

    laughter

    I na-achi ochi = you're laughing


  • ofe (1,1or 3,3) W

    soup

    ofe onugbu = bitter leaf soup


  • ofu (2,1) W

    one

    Nye m ofu oroma = Give me one orange


  • oge (1,2) W

    time

    I na-egbu oge = you're wasting time, Bia n'oge = come on time


  • ogonogo (1,1,1,1 or 3,3,3,3) W

    tall, long

    ogonogo ndu = long life


  • ogu (2,2) S,S

    a fight

    Ha na-anu ogu = they are having a fight/fighting


  • ogwu (1,2) S

    medicine


  • oha (2,1) S

    a leaf used in making soup


  • ojii (1,5) W

    dark, black

    ndi ojii = black people


  • ojoo (1,5) S

    wicked

    Onye ojoo = wicked person


  • oka (1,2) S

    corn, maize

    nni oka = corn meal


  • oke (2,1) W

    rat


  • okpara (2,2,2) S

    grasshopper


  • okpo (1,3 or 3,4) S

    dunce


  • okpu (2,1) W

    hat, cap


  • okro (1,2) S

    okra


  • oku (1,1or 3,3) S

    fire, electricity, hot

    Oku na-ewu = Fire is burning, O di oku = it's hot.


  • okuko (2,1,2) S

    chicken


  • okwa (2,2) S

    Used at the start of a statement to invite agreement, approval, or confirmation.

    Okwa i na-abia echi? = You're coming tomorrow, right?


  • okwute (2,1,3) W

    stone


  • olu (1,1) S

    work


  • olu (1,1 or 3,3) W

    neck


  • omalicha (1,1,1,1) S

    beautiful

    omalicha nwanyi = beautiful woman


  • onu (1,3 or 3,4) S

    mouth

    mechi onu = shut up


  • onwa (1,1or 3,3) S

    moon, month


  • onwu (1,1 or 3,3) S

    death


  • onye (2,1) W

    who

    Onye na-aku? = Who's knocking?


  • onye isi (1,1,3 or 3,3,4) W,W

    head, chair person, boss, head


  • onyinye (2,2,1) W

    gift


  • ora (2,1) S

    a leaf used in making soup


  • osa (2,1) S

    squirrel


  • ose (1,2) W

    pepper


  • oshi (1,1) W

    theft


  • osisi (1,1,1 or 3,3,3) W

    tree


  • Osiso (1,5,3) S

    quickly

    Me ya osiso! = Do it quickly!


  • otu (1,2) S

    vagina (sometimes crude)

    otu nne gi! = your mother's vagina! (extremely offensive)


  • oyi (1,3 or 3,4) W

    cold

    mmiri oyi = cold water


  • oyi (2,2) S

    friend


  • ozo (2,1) S

    again, another

    nweteru m ozo = get me another one


  • ozu (1,1 or 3,3) W

    corpse

    igbu ozu = make a killing (i.e become rich)


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