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Kalabari Bibi

Synonyms

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The Kalabari form (Kf) for Synonym is given as [Snnm] and defined in Kalabari below:

Snnm anịẹ In ma r, anịanịa tra r k snar’ gbr ẹkwẹn bb

 

Examples in Kalabari

adolescent boy = asambịrịma owibọ tụb  or  asatụb

adolescent girl = asambịrịma ẹrẹbọ tụb  or   iriabọ tụb

ambrosia =  oru fiye  or  kụnụaị

bed = ibila or  tanda

black = kurukuru  or ono

blood = ombie  or  pulo

break = ba (for bottles,glass, egg)  or  anyịma (for stick, hand, leg)

brother = inumbire  or mbire or mbe

catch = kuun  (for fowls, dog, etc)   kaịn  (for thrown objects)

colour = tọrụ  or   bia

crow =  panyịn  or  paa

danger = sowi  or ọhọm

daughter = ndụba  or ẹrẹbọ tụb

daughter(1st) = ogbolo or  gbolo aru  or ada

daughter(2nd) = anjụ  or sunju arụ  or ada palịb

fish = inji   or pẹịpẹị

gather = tan or kolokolo or kobiri

here = mị'yo or mụnjụ  or mịanga

mix = barị  (i.e hot water with cold)  or gwa (to form ascorted)  

         or pikiri  (as in pastry, egg, soup, etc.)

praying mantis = sịrịtagwọmgwọm or atẹkẹ opu ndo

shark = ofịrịma  or  obiotokolo

sister = inumbira or mbịra  or mba  

son (1st) = mgbe or ọpkara

son (2nd) =  osunju  or sunju owi  or  ọkpara palịb

son = inia  or owibọ tụb  

spoon = ọkịkọ or ịngajị

swallow (bird) = opulo ngịagịa or ẹkẹkẹ pekele

take = kị  or daa or oin!

there = anị'yọ or anịjụ or anịanga

vagina = okolo or  pẹkẹ

white = pịna pịna  or abịlala

yellow = odo or epe

 

… more to come

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