EDONAZE LESSON FIVE – POSITION & NATURAL CREATIONS - 25 March 2011

By Uwagboe Ogieva


Odaro – front

Iyeke – back

Ukpẹ – pick

Igbefen – behind

Odukhun – up / top

Avava – between

Ototọ - bottom / bellow

Ikinegbe – beside

Ẹwẹ – chest

Udu – heart

Adesẹ -center

Oberrọmwan – right

Gọ / bigọ – bend / curve

Ehọ – edge

Okhiẹ - extreme

Otọ – down / downward

worhua – cool

kanmwan – particle / small

gẹdẹgbẹ - huge / big /

ideghideghe / distance

Aghonghon - shadow

Diake – close

Egbe – body

Von – fill

Ẹzi – root

Sikẹ / ọkpen – near

Obiyọmwan – left

Uhun – head

Otọ – down

Mudia - stand / wait

Dia - straight 

Taen / Tan - tall

kherre / tunien – small

Kpolor - big

Wọrọ - tall

Dunan / Dunaen - clear

Fuẹtin – weak

Dinmwin - deep

Wenren - slim / thiny

Nobun - many

Winrin – flavour / smell / odour

Sikuen - bend down / fold

Huan / Huaen - clean

Mose - fine/ pretty

Siẹ / draw

Simwin - drag

Wirri - lost /

Gbodẹ / Gue - cover /

 

 

Rrie iwanienmwen ya inota na:

Apply this to each of the positions above

ih ( i ) -------------------------------------------------

Wẹ ( you ) -------------------------------------------

Ima ( we ) --------------------------------------------

Uwa ( you - plural ) ------------------------------

Ẹre / onren / ihien ( him / her ) -------------

Ihian ( them / they ) ------------------------------

 

 

IYI AGBON– NATURAL CREATIONS

Iso - cloud / sky

Ẹzẹ – river

Otọ - land

Egbo - forest

Idagbiso - Space

Uki – moon

Oronmwen – star

owen/oven - sun

Ẹhoho – wind

Oni – cold

Uzeze – snow

Ẹfi – heavy wind

Ọrro – chaccos

Amen – water

Ọghọdọ – lake

Erran – tree

Otagbon – earth

Agbon – world

Uvun – hole

Ọmwan – human

Arhanmwen – animals

Iyiamen – Water creatures / world

Iyiẹhoho – sky creatures

/ world

Iyiotọ – land creatures

/ world

Iyidagbiso – space

creatures / world

Ugbohio – valley

Otẹghodo – open space/place

Ẹghodo – space

Ẹghodiso – universe

Ẹhoho - air

Erren – fire

Okpẹzẹ - ocean

Iyioha - plant

Ohie

Ugbo – farm

Oha - bush

 

 

 

Time – ẹghẹ

Ẹghẹ Ukpo – Seasons

Utonmwen - Temperature

Ugiẹvbo – Festivals

Meal time – ẹghẹ evbare

Owiẹfioro – early

morning

Ẹghẹ ifie – clearing season

Ton - hot

1.) Ukpu na ton - This cup is hot

2.) Ghẹ giẹrẹ ekpakpu izẹ ni ton - Don't let that plate of rice be hot

Ugie emorrọ

Evbare owiẹ - Breakfast

1.) Eti kevbe biẹdi - Tea and bread

 

Owiẹ – morning

Ẹghẹ egbọ – planting season

Oni - cold

1.) Oni fi mwen - I am cold

2.) Yẹrẹ omosefe ewu ne oni ghẹ fi ẹre - Wear omosefe shirt not to catch cold

Iguẹ

Evbare avan – Lunch

1.) Iýan vbe owo - yam and owo

2.) Izẹ kevbe estiu - rice and stew

3.) Ema / ẹbaẹ kevbe uwonmwen ogi / ọhẹrẹ . etc

Avan – afternoon

Ẹghẹ oni – cold season / winter

Zeze - freeze

1.) Owẹ mwen zeze - My leg is frozen

2.) Muen emiowo ni ye frigi n'oh zeze - Put that meat in the frize to freeze

 

Evbare otaSnacks time

1.) Oboboro (ọghẹdẹ n'ọvboro kevbe iýan kevbe ofigbon n'ọba kevbe umwen vbe amen) - ripe plantain+yam+red oil+salt+water

2.)merran - fruits

Ota – evening

Ẹghẹ egua – digging season

Kuamen - melt

1.) Oke ni wa kuamen - That mountain is melting

2.) Ghẹ giẹ kuamen! - Don't let it melt!

 

Evbare akotaDinner

1.Iyan / ọghẹdẹ / ebe iyioha / Izẹ amen ivin etc - yam / plantain / vegetable leafs / coconut rice . etc

Akota – near night

Ẹghẹ oven – summer

Gien - burn

1.) Owa ni wa gien - That house is burning

2.) Ghẹ giẹ gien! - Don't let it burn!

 

 

Ason – night

Orrọ – raining season

Sikan - gum

1.) Egilẹ ni sikan mu erran orhun - That snail gum the pear tree.

2.) Sikan ebe men deghẹ uh gha sẹtin - Gum this book for me if you can

 

 

Ebiebi / Ebiebi so –
dark / midnight

Okhuakhua – hamanttan

gbọfọ - wet

1.) Avbe ukpun na wa gbọfọ - These close are wet

2.) Eto wẹ gbọfọ - Your hair is wet

 

 

Ason kankankan – Midnight

 Ẹghẹ orrọ – Harvest time

Hie - blow

Ai ghi do hie erren, ighogho ọvọe - Smoke will alway expose the fire

 

 

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