Monday, 22 January 2018

How To Greet And Say Hello In Nigerian Igbo,Yoruba & Hausa Language 


Nigeria is the most populous African Nation on earth,there are a lot of tribes and dialects in Nigeria.

The three dominant tribes in Nigeria however are the Igbo's,the Yoruba's and the Hausa tribe.
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In this article we are going to teach you how to properly greet and say hello in Nigerian Igbo,Yoruba & Hausa Language. 

How To Greet And Say Hello In Nigerian Igbo,Yoruba & Hausa Language

How To Greet And Say Hello In Nigerian Igbo
  • Welcome  = Nnọọ
  • Welldone = Dalụ,Ndewo 
  • Hello =  Kedụ
  • How are you = Kedụ ka ịmere,Kedụ ka ọ dị?
  • Long time no see = Anya gị
  • What's your name =  Kedu aha gị?
  • Where are you from = Ebee ka i si
  • Pleased to meet you = Ọ dị m obi ụtọ izute gị
  • Good morning =  Ụtụtụ ọma
  • Good afternoon = Ehihie ọma
  • Good evening = Mgbede ọma
  • Good night =  Ka chi fo
  • Goodbye = Ka omesia
  • See you = Ka ọ dị 
  • See you tomorrow = Ka ọ dị echi 
  • Good luck = Ihe oma diri
  • Cheers = Mma manu
  • Have a nice day = Daalụ nwee ọmarịcha ụbọchị!
  • Have a nice meal = Rie nke ọma
  • Have a good journey = Ijeoma

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How To Greet And Say Hello In Nigerian Yoruba
  • E pele o = For elderly people, say “E pele ma” or “E pele sir”)
  • E nle o = To sound more respectful to elderly people, say “E nle ma” or “E nle sir” depending on the gender
  • E rora o = For elderly people, say “E rora ma” or “E rora sir”
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  • E ku ishe o = Greeting someone who is busy. 
  • E ku ishe ma or “E ku ishe sir” = Greeting an Elder who is busy 
  • E ku ikale o = Greeting someone who’s sitting down or relaxed. 
  • E ku ikale ma/E ku ikale sir = Greeting an elder who’s sitting down or relaxed. 
  • E kaaro o = Good morning 
  • E kaasan o = Good afternoon 
  • E ku irole o = Good evening 
  • E kaale o = Good evening (used at night time, after 7pm)

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How To Greet And Say Hello In Hausa Language 
  • Hello =  Barka dai (Sannu)
  • Good morning =  Ina kwana
  • Good afternoon =  In Yini
  • Good evening =  Sanu da Yamma 
  • Good night = Sai gobe
  • Thank You = Nagwode
  • How is it = Ya ya dai
  • How are you doing =  Inna Yini
  • Well done at work =  Sannu da aiki





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