Some Verbs in Edo and Their Uses By Uwagboe Ogieva

Some Verbs in Edo and Their Uses By Uwagboe Ogieva

(English and Spanish)

12 May 2013

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1

Bi

Vomit

Vomitar

Ada bi ye eh bẹdi

Ada vomit on the bed

Ada ha vomitado en la cama

2

Bọre

Pet / pet him/ her

Caricia / a acariciale

Ya bọre n'ohunmwan

Go pet him to keep quiet

Ves a acariciale callar

3

Bọ / kun

Build / construct

Construir

Owa eha ihian bọ ukpo nogberra

They built 3 houses last year

Ellos construyeron 3 casas año pasado

4

De

Fall

Caer

Edobor de vbe uhun ikẹkẹ

Edobor have falling from bycicle

Edobor ha caído de la bicicleta

5

Dẹ

Buy

Comprar

Eki ivbie Kiaena(China) ih na dẹ(de) ibata

I buy shoe in china market

Yo compro zapato en mercado china

6

Dẹẹ

Buy

Comprar

Dẹẹ gumwen vb'uh gha de vbe odẹ.

Buy for me when coming on the way

Comprame en el camino.

7

Dẹghe

See

Ver

Ih dẹghe ẹre

I see it

La veo

8

Dia

Straighten

Rectar

Mugiẹ n'oh dia ẹre owẹ

Go give him to straighten his leg

Llevale que la pone recta su pierna

9

Diara / ye

Stay / Live

Vivir

Ukpo Adolor ih ye, owa ovbimwen n'odion ih diara

I live in Adolor street, I stay in my senior son's house

Vivo en Calle Adolor, vivo en la casa de mi hijo mayor

10

Dọlọ

Repear

Reparar

Oduwa dọlọ imoto ẹre yi nen

Oduwa have repaired her vehicle

Oduwa ya reparado su vehículo

11

Dọre

Off / off it

Apagar / apagalo

Dọre yọ vbe uh gha ladian

Off it when you are out

Apagalo cuando sales

12

Fi

Drive

Conducir

De imoto ne Anita fi?

Which vehicle is Anita driving?

De que vehículo Anita conduce?

13

Fiẹ

Throw

Tirar

Fiẹ fie otiku deghẹ ẹh yẹ wẹ

Throw in the dustbin if you don't like it

Tiralo si no te gusta

14

Gben

Write

Escribir

Ovbimwen n'okhuo gben ebe gumwen nẹghẹdia

My daughter wrote me day before yesterday.

Mi hija me escribe antes ayer

15

Gbẹrẹ

Beat

Pegar

Ẹma n'ugha gbẹrẹ ovbuẹ ẹghẹ hia!

Is not good to beat your child always

No esta bien pegar su hijo siempre

16

Gbina

Fight

Pelear

Ghẹ ghina vbe esuku!

Don't fight in the school!

No pelea en el escuela!

17

Ghakhian / yo

Go

Ir

Inu ẹvbo orriẹ iku ni?

How many people are going to the dance/show?

¿cuantas personas van a la fiesta?

18

Giahenmwen

Silence / shut up / quiet

Silencio / callarse

Eh tisa we n'uh Giahenmwen

The teacher said you should keep quiet

El profesor dice que te calles

19

Gire

Show /Demonstrta / illustrate

Enseñar /Demonstrar /ilustrar

Giẹre mamwen deghẹ uh rhoen

Show me if you know it

Enseñame si la conoces

20

Guan / Ta / Zẹ

Talk / Speak / Say/ Tell Comment

Hablar / Comentar / dicho

De emwen n'uh ta?

What did you say?

Que has dicho?

21

Gui

Quarrel / Complain / annoyed

Discutir / Denunciar / cabreado

Ghẹ gui deghẹ ẹmwen ni tae sonon wẹ. Kọrọ

Don't be annoyed if what I sad provoke you. Sorry.

No te enfadas si lo que te he dicho no te gusta. Perdón

22

Guọghọ

Break

Romper

Uyi guọgh'emwiebo n'iye dẹ rre.

Uyi have broken the glass plate mummy bought.

Uyi ha rompido el plato cristal que ha comprado mama

23

Khian

Walk

Andar

Khian ladian n'uh nọta

Walk out to ask

Andar para fuera a preguntar

24

Khien

Sell

Vender

Khien me, deghẹ uh mwen.

Sell for me, if you have

Vendeme lo, si tienes.

25

Khuan

Save / deposit

Ahorrar

Te ah khuan khẹ ota

You save for the future

Hay que ahorrar para el futuro

26

Khui

Close

Cerrar

Khui ẹkhu ni, n'oyi ghẹ la owa.

Close that door for thief not to enter the house.

Cierra esta puerta que no entra el ladrón.

27

Kọ

Plant

Plantar

Evbe ah kọ ah rrie ihẹre

What you sow, you reap / harvest

Lo que plantas es lo que cultivas / beneficias.

28

Kpaegbe

Up / rise (rise up / get up)

Levantar

Kpaegbe n'uh guan!

Get up and talk!

Levantate y hablar!

29

La

Enter

Entrar

Tamaen n'oh la owa

Tell him to enter the house

Dile que entra la casa

30

Ladian

Out

Salir

Ghẹ ladian deghẹ uh ma muegbe ẹse.

Don't come out if not properly dressed

No sales si no estas vestido bien.

31

Larre

Come

Venir

Larre emwanna!

Come here!

Ven aquí!

32

Manren / Man / Maen

Show / Teach

Mostrar / Enseñar

Eh tisa Ẹdonaze maen ima Abidi Ẹdo uzọla nọgberra

Edo teacher taught us Edo alphabets last week

El profesor de Edo nos enseño alfabeticos de Edo semana pasada.

33

Nọta

Ask / Question

Preguntar / Pedir

Nọta deghẹ uh ma rhen, emwin n'ọh ta.

Ask question if you don't understand what she says.

Pregunta si no entiendes lo esta diciendo.

34

Rra / dorrie /

Thief / steal

Robar

Oyi ya rra vbe owa el Giemisi .

Thief went to steal in Jame's house.

Un ladron ha ido robar en la casa de Jaime

35

rhuẹ

On

Encender

Lahor, gumwen rhuẹ urrukpa ni. Urhuẹse.

On that light for me, please

Encenderme esta luz, porfavor.

36

Rhulẹ

Run

Correr

Uyimwen rhulẹ ne eh Sipeni.

Uyinmwen run for Spain

Uyinmwen corre para España

37

Re

Eat

Comer

De eke n'uh na de alimo n'uh re?

Where did you buy the orange your are eating

Donde has comprado la naranja que estas comiendo?

38

Rrie / Vior

Take

Coger

Rrie birro ni me.

Give me that biro

Dejame este bolígrafo

39

San

Jump

Saltar

San rra're nẹghẹ bun wẹ owẹ

Jump it not to break your leg

Saltarla para no te rompe la pierna

40

Sẹrae

Live (Live him )

Dejar (dejale )

Sẹrae, ọh ma rriabe.

Live her alone, she is not guity

Dejala que no tiene la culpa

41

Sie / Si

Stretch

Estirar

Ghe siẹgbe, ghẹrẹ oh gha fian

Don't stretch it too much, it will cut

No la estira mucho, que se rompera.

42

So

Sing

Cantar

Ihuan ne maikẹ so wa yẹmwen

I like the song micheal is singing

Me gusta la cancion micheal esta cantando

43

Sẹrẹ

Sow

Cocer

Inigho uh khian ya sẹrẹ ẹwu na me?

How much are you going to sow this shirt for me

Cuantos me cobras para cocer esta camisa

44

Sọlor / yanghaen

Tear

Roto

Utalawẹ ne ebaba yọ, yanghaen vbe ototor.

The trouser daddy is wearing is torn under

El pantalon que esta puesto el papa esta roto abajo

45

Tanren / Taen

Spread / shade

Tender / poner

Ghẹ taen ye evbani, ọh ghe gbihuen.

Don't spread it there, it will stain

No la pongas allí, se ensuciara

46

Tọlor

Scratch

Rascar

Agha tọlor egbe gbe,ọh bolo

If you scratch your body too much, it will pill.

Si te rasca tanto el cuerpo, se pelara

47

Tota

Sit (Sit down)

Sentar (siéntese)

Tota n'uh danmwehor.

Sit down and listen

Siéntese y escucha

48

Van

Shout

Gritar

Ghẹ ghi van, ghe ọh balọ ehor

Stop shouting, it pains on the ear.

Deja de gritar que duele en oreja.

49

Vinon / vinoen

Draw

Dibujar

Ẹhigie duara vinon egbe ere ye ebe.

Ehigie can draw himself on the book

Ehigie puede dibuja el mismo en el libro

50

Wewe / wew

Hawk / annouce / publish

Mostrar

Ya wewẹ ma ihian, ghe ọh rre en.

Go annouce it to them that he have arrive.

Ves decilo a ellos que ya llegado.

51

Wina

Work

Trabajar

Uh ma wina yọ, ih rrie nuen

If you don't work for it, I wouldn't give you

Si no trabajas por el, no te la dejo.

52

Won

Drink

Beber

Eh draiva won aýon gbe

The driver drinks too much

El conductor bebe demasiado

53

Wu

Die

Morir

Iyemwen wu vbe uki okaro vb'ukpo na

My mother died january this year

Mi madre morio en este enero.

54

Ya / Ye

Give / gift

Dejar / regalar

Ya're ne deghẹ ẹh ghi gua wẹ egbe

Give it to him, if no longer fit or size you

Regalarle si ya no te viene bien o no te entra.

55

Yi / kun

Create

Crear

Wẹ guara yi imoto?

Can you create or make a car?

Tu puedes crear un coche?

To be continue....

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