Welcome to the third Igbo lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Igbo to help you practice your daily phrases.
In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar + Rules - Igbo|
|do you have milk?|
[verb + noun] Ị nwere ala-efi?
|I have milk and coffee|
[preposition + noun] e nwere m ala-efi na kọfị
|he has three apples|
[number + plural noun] o nwere aplụ atọ
|she only has one apple|
[number + singular noun] o nwere sọ ofu aplụ
|we live in a small house|
[adjective + noun] anyị bi n'ọbele ụlọ
|I like our breakfast|
[pronoun + noun] nri ụtụtụ anyi di m mma
The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.
Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.
|English - Igbo|
|Do you speak (English/ Igbo)? Ị na-asụ bekee?/Ị na-asụ oyibo?|
|Just a little obele|
|I like Igbo asụsụ obodo gị dị m mma|
|Can I practice with you? m ga esoro gị mụọ?|
|How old are you? arọ one k'ịdị?|
|I'm thirty three years old adị m arọ iri atọ na atọ|
|It was nice talking to you ọmaka ikpa gị nkata|
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