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Phrases & Sentences Abridged In Kalabari

In the process of translation, as in every language, there is the practice of abridging a fairly long statement to a shorter form. This abridged form , though not a word - for - word translation, nevertheless gives a complete understanding of what is said. Below are some examples:
 
Do I make myself clear? == I nate
Is that clear? == I nate
Have your seat(sng) == legi
Have your seats(plu) == O legi
Come to the table == bo yefi
Sands of time have run out == saki fate
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