Avbe Arhanmwen vbe Edo

( Types & Class of Animals in Edo )

Compiled by Uwagboe Ogieva

@ otedo.com

5 November 2012

Arhanmwen Owa

(Domestic)

Arhanmwen Oha

(Wild )

Arhanmwen oto

(Reptiles, insects & Crickets)

Arhanmwen Eze

(Aquatic)

Arhanmwen Ehoho

(Wind)

Avbe Eyen

(Snake family)

Abon = civic cat

Akharo = baboon

Aguor = tailor ant

Agbaka = crocodile

Ahianmwen = bird

Ẹyen = snake

Adiye = Hen

Akuragha = bush dog

Akikor = medium size snail

Bazabaza = stock fish

Ahuara = hawk

Aka = rattle snake

Agbo / Oghoo = ram

Akuagha = sloth

Akpakpa = spider

Ẹkiyẹẹ = frog

Ahianmwosa = sparrow

Akinikpin / Asionhun = Adder

Ẹwe = goat

Alazi = gorilla

Akpakpawangan = Scorpion

Enitan = Shrimp

Alemenze{nogigan} or

Ahianmwose = peacock

Arhumwontor = puff ader

Ehenmwen = cockroach

Ariukpa = moth

Atetere = grasshopper

Evbinramen = bacteria

Ẹguen = bat

Asienhun = python

Ekita = dog

Azana = male pig

Asaka N' Ugbogiorhimwin = Lethal black Army Ant

Ikolo = earthworm

Ekpakara = type of beetle found in raffia

Ikpin = python / Boa Constrictor

Ekpekpeye = duck

Ẹde = seal or Buffalo

Asaka- Black Army Ant

Izenọfua = crayfish

Ekpelekpele = mosquito larvae

Ivbiekpo = Viper

Elẹdẹ / Esiebo = pig (ordinary pig)

Egui = tortise

Asẹlẹ = cricket

Oriri = electric fish

Elekeleke{enibokun} = cattle egret

Obi = cobra

Elikhukhu = pigeon

Ẹhue = rhinoceros

Ayuhegbe = sand bug

Ozi = crab

Emunemune = glow worm / fire-fly

Ovbivbiẹ = black mamba

Emen = monkey

Ekhui = armadillo (Scaly ant eater )

Egbu = woodpecker

Eniamen = hippopotamus

Erhumwunriaria / ELabalaba = butterfly

 

Emila = cow

Emosima = type of tortoise

Egilẹ = giant land snail

Ẹwuwu / Eghughu = aligator

Eriaria = sand fly

Avbe Ofen, Ọfiotọ kevbe Otan

(Rat , rabbit & Squirrel family)

Ẹsin = horse

Eni = elephant

Ẹhihi = ant

Ẹhuvbọ = turtle

Esikpogho = Nightingale

Kẹtẹkẹtẹ = donkey

Ẹrhuẹ = wild deer

Ẹhuinhuan = Thick

Eboga = Tilapia

Esughusughu = owl

Ọtan = squirrel

Odegbe = She goat

Esi / Esioha = bush pig / wild pig

Okhorẹ = worm

 

Idu = dove

Ekuọmo ( Ebete) = brown rat

Ọkhọkhọ = fowl

Iwuaso = ravel

Ekpowa = wall gecko

 

Izagua = duckfowl

Orere = hare

Ọkporu = cock/ cockerel

Ogbo = bush Cat

Erokhi = chameleon

Arhanmwoha

irriemiowo

(Carnivoros)

Obalamen = dragon fly

Ọfiot= rabbit

Ologbo / ovbieden = cat

Oguonzihan (Ẹrhuẹ) = male deer

Ihionron = small size snail

Akpakomiza = hyena

Oghohen / Oghohon = eagle

Ọkhaen = porcupine

Oronmwen = guinea fowl

Okolobieyen = praying martin

Imuen = mosquito

 

Ugu = vulture

Ukpọbian and Ukhoro = Squirrel family made up of several medium size rodents called SCIURIDAE

Ovbiakota = small dog / pet

Oguonzihan =

Iruahusa = beg bug

Atalakpa = tiger

Ukorobozo = wild fowl

Ovbukhor = he goat

Ọsa = sometimes refers to as Chimpazin (or Gorilla but the dominant male group is referred to as the “Alazi”) .

Irhuhun (often referred to as Okologbo) = Millipede

Ẹkpen / Ubidun = leopard

Ẹghodin = kite

Ohuan = sheep

Obaikpo = red neck lizard (Agama lizard)

Obidon = cheetah

Etitibiti = Bee Hummingbird

Avamu = flying squirrel (family of bat too)

Tolotolo = turkeys

Oghogho = beetle

Oduma = lion

Errumohi = cockoo

Evuato = grasscutter

Ọkhuẹ = parrot

Ohubu/Obubu = carterpilar

Edi, Era, Ekitaoha or Umuokhokho (also called Umuadiye) = bush dog / fox

Ugomugo / Erhingohin = ostrich

Ofen = rat

 

 

Ọkpotọ = toad

Awẹ ogigan =

 

 

 

Ozikpalor / Osikpalor = lizard

 

 

 

 

 

Udian = tsetse fly

 

 

 

 

 

Ikian = fly

 

 

 

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